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The Survival Game by Nicky Singer

In a world full of checkpoints and controls, can love and hope defy the borders?

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Our writers at WORD Christchurch

Juno Dawson grew up in West Yorkshire, writing imaginary episodes of DOCTOR WHO. She later turned her talent to journalism, interviewing bands before writing for a Brighton newspaper. Until recently, Juno worked as a teacher, specialising in PSHE. She is most proud of her work surrounding anti-bullying and family diversity. In 2014 she became a School Role Model for the charity STONEWALL. In 2015, Juno announced her intention to undergo gender transition and live as a woman.

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Enid Blyton for Everyone!

Enid Blyton's books have been a right of passage for generations of children. She wrote over 600 books and hundreds of short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy.

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Welcome to the World of Donovan Bixley

Have fun with these Donovan Bixley activity sheets!

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Our Writers at the Auckland Writers Festival 2018

Born in 1963 to Jamaican parents living in Brixton, Alex Wheatle spent most of his childhood in a Surrey children's home. He returned to Brixton in 1977 where he founded the Crucial Rocker sound system and performed his own songs and lyrics under the name of Yardman Irie. He spent a short stint in prison following the Brixton uprising of 1981. Following his release from prison he continued to write poems and lyrics and became known as the Brixton Bard.

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Gorgeous Reads

Pamper your soul with these gorgeous reads!

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Roast tomatoes, fennel & chickpeas with preserved lemons & honey

For the tomatoes10 large plum tomatoes1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar1 1/2 tablespoons harissa2 teaspoons caster sugarsea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper

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Super Kids. Super Stories

Super Brave. Super Intelligent. Super Kind. Super Talented. Super Role Models.

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Killer Reads

A mystery with roots in World War Two, a murdered woman who is much more than she seems and a serial killer targeting newly engaged couples.

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