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Maisie Mae Activity Sheets

Maisie Mae: No Boys Allowed is all about FUN. What better way to join Maisie's world than with three brilliant new activity sheets to share with friends at home or in school?

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

We publish fantastic fiction for children aged 5 – 12, with a focus on growing talent for growing readers. From fantasy football to petticoat pirates, monsters to mythology, scary stories and lots of laughs, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers is the place to come for brilliant children’s books. Find out more on our homepage...

Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Teri Terry

Teri Terry arrived on the children’s book radar last year with her debut novel Slated, which was immediately shortlisted for a number of prizes, and has recently won the 14-16 category of the Leeds Book Awards. Here she talks to Graham Marks about the extraordinary journey she has taken to become an author – a story almost worthy of a book itself.

Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Kate O'Hearn

Kate O’Hearn is a larger-than-life author who was born in Toronto, Canada, but has since travelled the world – as well as working in the fashion and film industries - before making her home in England. Here she talks to Graham Marks about childhood adventures, both good and bad, and how she eventually became a writer of acclaimed fantasy novels. Prepare yourself…

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Putting on a Play Resources

The Putting on a Play series includes four fun plays for children that can be performed as a class or read during a literacy lesson. Download teacher resources and worksheets here.

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Best of Enemies, Best of Friends Resources

Best of Enemies, Best of Friends is a collection of poetry celebrating good friendship and how to cope with bad acquaintances. Download resources to accompanying the book here.

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Radar Top Jobs Resources

Top Jobs is a series of nine books, including Being a Pro Footballer and Celebrity Fashion Stylist, all with a strong magazine-style flavour. The books deliver streetwise, high interest, non-fiction reads to your classroom or library. Download resources here.

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Hodder Children's Books Shortlisted for RHCBA

Hodder Children’s Books are very excited to announce that Mick Inkpen’s Rollo and Ruff and the Little Fluffy Bird and David Melling’s Don’t Worry Douglas! have both been shortlisted for the 2012 Red House Children’s Book Award!

Cressida Cowell speaks to Graham Marks

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Cressida Cowell’s Hiccup books, which she also illustrates, are now published in over 30 countries around the world and the first book in the series, How to Train Your Dragon, has been made into an animated movie by DreamWorks; Cressida also writes and illustrates picture books. The eleventh title in the Hiccup Saga, How to Seize a Dragon’s Jewel, is published in September, and here she talks to Graham Marks about pretty much everything to do with writing a hit series…

Hachette UK announces the creation of a single publishing division for children’s books

Hachette Children's Group Announcement

Tim Hely Hutchinson, CEO of Hachette UK, today announces the creation of the Hachette Children’s Group, a single publishing division comprising Hachette Children’s Books, Orion Children’s Publishing and Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

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Hugless Douglas Activities

David Melling's Hugless Douglas series has already sold over 350,000 copies all over the world. Download fun activities here.

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Hachette Authors at Bath Children's LitFest 2012!

Check out the line up of Hachette authors at Bath Children's Litfest!

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Dressing-Up Dreams Activity Sheets

Amber loves dressing up with her friends, but Amber's dressing-up box isn't like any other. It's positively magical. Download fantastic Dressing Up Dreams activity sheets here.

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Beast Quest - The No. 1 series for Boys!

Beast Quest has sold over 5 million copies since it’s launch in 2007. This is the 7th special bumper book.

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Fast Lane Resources

Fast Lane is an eight book series of blow-your-socks-off fiction for teens who aren`t keen to pick up books. Each title contains a manageable story, with around 2000 words spread over 64 pages and illustrated with eye-catching black and white artwork. Download resources here.

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Where Giants Hide Activity Sheet

Download an activity sheet for Mij Kelly’s Where Giants Hide here.

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Radar Street Sports Resources

Street Sports is a series of four books -- Board Sports, Free Running, Freestyle BMX and Street Football -- that delivers streetwise, high interest, non-fiction reads to your classroom or library. Download resources here.

Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader is the most popular reading practice software in schools today. This innovative programme makes reading fun for struggling young readers. Progress is measured through quizzes, focusing on reading practice, vocabulary and literacy skills.