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Be more badger with this sweet new picture book

Take a look inside The Only Way is Badger, a lovely new story about acceptance and the importance of saying sorry.

'An army carrying pencils and notebooks': Telling the story of Cuba's brigadistas

Bridge to Terabithia author Katherine Paterson didn't think she'd write another novel - until she heard the amazing story of the young people who helped Cuba become a literate nation...

'Have a little daydream': Jacqueline Wilson shares her tips for budding writers

As she launches her 2018 Creative Writing competition for children, Jacqueline Wilson shares some great advice for budding authors.

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