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Blogtour: Lollies 2020 giveaway – win all 12 books on the shortlist!

Huge congratulations to all of the authors and illustrators on the Lollies 2020 shortlist! Voting is open to teachers and their pupils, parents and children who have until December 13th to vote for their favourite funny books.

The Lollies (Laugh Out Loud Awards) were created in response to findings from The Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™, which found that what two-thirds of children aged 6-17 looked for when choosing books for themselves were ‘books that make me laugh’.…

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Fabulous fictional friendships – International Friendship Day

Friendship is a central theme in many children’s books and stories and familiar, endearing characters can help children to understand and deal with issues and difficulties in their own friendship situations. To celebrate International Friendship Day we’re sharing fabulous fictional friendships but this isn’t the first International Friendship Day list that we’ve compiled, the more stories that we read, the more fabulous fictional friendships we discover! …

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Goodnight Sleepy Babies by Janet Bingham & Sebastien Braun

Today is World Sleep Day, ‘an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep’ which makes it the perfect day to think about picture books that can be read as part of a bedtime routine. Goodnight Sleepy Babies with its soothing rhyming text and beautiful illustrations has the quality of a lullaby, it’s a fabulous choice for a bedtime story or simply for those times when children (and parents!)…