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Author of Varjak Paw, The Outlaw Varjak Paw & Phoenix; now writing a new book called TYGER. I also write about children's books & all things connected to them.

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Joined November 2013
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2 months ago
TEACHERS, PARENTS, LIBRARIANS! I've just filmed a Masterclass for @authorfy - a set of 10 videos for kids, all about writing & Varjak Paw, complete with creative writing challenges! Please pass this on to anyone you know who might find it interesting:
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@whatSFSaid
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a month ago
Never forget: READING FOR PLEASURE has the biggest positive impact of any factor on children's life chances. So never stop sharing books with kids. Never stop reading to them, and helping them to read. Never stop changing lives. #literacy
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a month ago
If you're anywhere near London on Fri 15 or Sat 16 Oct, here's a brilliant new book festival from @BurleyFisher! Please share far & wide - there's something for everyone, from headliners @Elif_Safak & @LawrencePatrice in conversation, to family events with @FlyingEyeBooks!
@BurleyFisher
Burley Fisher Books
a month ago
#BFDay21 TMRW @StPetersDB 9 months since 5th b'day 10 indie publishers 13 events 44 speakers ALL THE BOOKS BSL,♿️access Drinks & snacks for DB Welcomes Refugees Fri 15 Oct, 7-9pm + @BrixtonBooks launch Sat 16 Oct, 10.30am-9pm + party @The_Haggerston
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@OvendenLaura
Dr Laura Ovenden
a month ago
If anything proves to me the power of reading for pleasure and intrinsic motivation, it is the 30 mins on a Monday afternoon when I take our Y1s into the library to choose a book to take home. The excitement and chatter as they choose says it all @OpenUni_RfP @TeresaCremin
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@ImogenRW
Imogen Russell Williams
a month ago
What makes someone a hero? I wrote about some children’s book heroes for @BL_Learning here, including @NadiaShireen’s Billy, @DapsDraws and @NathanBryon’s Rocket, and @FansofJWilson’s Tracy Beaker
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@BL_Learning
British Library Learning
a month ago
This autumn, we're asking children to create their own comics starring heroes of all sorts – whether they have the power to fly, save forests or make someone smile. Share their work tagging @BL_Learning before 30 Nov for a chance to win book tokens!
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@suecheungstory
Sue Pickford Cheung
a month ago
📚GIVEAWAY📚 For #WorldMentalHealthDay I'm giving away 3x signed copies of ‘Chinglish’, which tackles bullying, racism, abuse and how against the odds, we can overcome the darkest times. Like and RT this post & I'll randomly pick winners by midnight Sat 16th Oct (UK only) ▶️
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@StamfordGreen
Stamford Green
a month ago
Year 4 wrote some great newspaper reports on our class book ‘Varjak Paw’!
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@BooksForKeeps
Books for Keeps
a month ago
For everyone celebrating #NationalPoetryDay this week, there's lots of ideas and inspiration in the #BfK poetry supplement, first published last year. #choosepoetry
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@Booktrust
BookTrust
a month ago
Have you heard about the BRILLIANT competition our Writer-Illustrator in Residence @DapsDraws has set up for primary school children? He's asking them to design a character - and his favourite will appear in one of his books! SERIOUSLY. Get involved:
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@EggyHelen
Helen Jones
a month ago
The Children's Literature Specialism students at @IOE_London have been making wonderful reading scrapbooks at home as a record of what they've been reading. Thanks for the brilliant idea @jonnybid @RobCrossley4 @Teacherglitter #lovereadingscrapbooks
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@wylie_alan
Alan Wylie
a month ago
The Fight for Britain’s Libraries “we must continue to fight not only for libraries, but for library workers: without them, the services will cease to exist.” #savelibraries
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@davidjalmond
David Almond
a month ago
I'm at Durham Book Festival tomorrow morning, talking about Bone Music, the writing process, writing for young people, rewilding the imagination, flutes made out of bones, the beauty of the north etc etc. Details here. You can watch online, too!
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@clpe1
CLPE
a month ago
*COMPETITION TIME* Written by @carliesorosiak Roar Like a Lion is the perfect book for 2021 - a celebration of individuality & kindness, and is out now with @DFB_storyhouse We are giving away 3 copies for this week's #CLPEFridayGiveaway. To enter, QT using 🦁🦁🦁. UK only.
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@smerchant13
Sarah Merchant
a month ago
If you're interested in graphic novels, join this friendly group.
@Mat_at_Brookes
Mathew Tobin
a month ago
Looking forward to catching up with the #LetsTalkGraphicNovels people: anyone's invited to come along. Our next booktalk will be around @JeremyRTankard & #HermioneTankard #YorickandBones @sam_creighton @my_red_spark @Parky_teaches @royjamesmoss @katehitchings1 @MrBakerKS2
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@jonnybid
Jon Biddle
a month ago
This is sad news. The Hatchet books have turned a lot of kids into readers over the years.
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@debtex
Deborah Texeira 📚❤️
5 months ago
Read about how my school put the LOVE back into reading! ❤️📘📗📕📒 #BookTwitter #edutwitter
@Booktrust
BookTrust
5 months ago
How can you get your whole school excited about books and their library? By hosting a Year of Reading! That's what @debtex did at her school, and it was a huge success. Now, she's sharing her top tips with you for #LifechangingLibraries:
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@mrjamesmayhew
James Mayhew 🎨
a month ago
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