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Two Sides: Discover this lovely tale of friendship and fall-outs

Take a look at the gorgeous illustrations in Polly Ho-Yen and Binny Talib's new picture book about the ups and downs of childhood besties.

Bestselling teen author Holly Smale: 'I want to give young people hope and belief in themselves and the world'

To celebrate the start of her new series The Valentines, we asked the wonderful Holly Smale about how she writes such great characters and which books are her favourites for young teens.

Heartstopper: a boy-meets-boy graphic novel romance that will win your heart

Alice Oseman talks us through her LGBTQ+ love story for young adults and teens, which began as an online webcomic and – after growing a massive fanbase – has just been published into a gorgeous new graphic novel.

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