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- New book Great Britons is full of #MondayMotivation - it profiles 50 amazing people who have made a huge impact on our country! But how much do you know about them already? Find out by taking our fun quiz here: https://t.co/onQICI97eS Pic: Sara Mulvanny https://t.co/Q4AUooyq9m 20 minutes ago
- When all the woodland animals squeeze into Moose's house to listen to his stories, he knows something must be done... so he sets up Moose's Book Bus! We have five copies of this charming story to give away: https://t.co/hS8oOpg1XU https://t.co/wZs6wNczWF 51 minutes ago
- Our #BookTrustHomeTime Cupboard is absolutely bursting with treats, thanks to great authors and illustrators who have shared everything from storytimes and drawalongs to writing tips and craft ideas! Open it up here: https://t.co/HQCbVQ2jUb Pic: Piet Grobler https://t.co/7bs5IlXaUH 1 hour ago