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- There are so many smart, inventive, clever counting books out there to make numbers fun! Which ones would you recommend? https://t.co/gkmGfUYArb 14 minutes ago
- Some children need a little encouragement to start reading. To celebrate ten years of his character Barry Loser, author Jim Smith shares his top eight books for kids who don't like books. https://t.co/Z6BXeumI9F https://t.co/KdAcYvCbtf 15 minutes ago
- Schools and local authorities, #FosterCareFortnight is the perfect time to register children who are looked after for our #LetterboxClub! We'll send them parcels of books and stationery for six months - and it can make such a huge difference: https://t.co/O8cAWjo3wQ https://t.co/kmFOZLJct4 47 minutes ago