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Waterstones Children's Laureate
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- Our #BookOfTheDay is an awe-inspiring tale based on a true story from wartime Poland. #WhiteEagles by @EWein2412 will really stick with you: https://t.co/4UYBKgAbtR @BarringtonStoke https://t.co/AilQhxPFwS 23 minutes ago
- There's something so special about returning to a beloved Christmas picture book year after year. Is your festive favourite on our list? https://t.co/VGhm3YLJOy Ill: Shirley Hughes https://t.co/1LiiCo2RpY 14 hours ago
- The Snow Dragon by Abi Elphinstone and Fiona Woodcock is a divine read at this time of year - a beautiful, magic story accompanied by enchanting illustrations. Um, yes please! We have five copies up for grabs - here's how you could win one: https://t.co/Vs5H1GoVqN https://t.co/u25RrUNFwz 15 hours ago