Haikus for good mental health

My Mindful A to Zen by Krina Patel-Sage will help children to connect; be active; take notice; keep learning and give. 

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A view from behind the bookshop counter

Guest reviewer, Alun Severn finds "Confessions of a Bookseller" by Shaun Bythell 'funny, fascinating, comforting and deeply enjoyable, with a real life-as-it-is-lived-here feeling.' 

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Puffin Picture Books: a revolutionary idea in children’s publishing

The Puffin Picture Books imprint ran to 120 titles by the time the series was drawn to a close 

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Is this book the genesis of the modern spy thriller?

Riddle of the Sands, was published in 1903 and has become recognised as a classic thriller of the espionage or spy genre that redefined and established many of the rules that this kind of fiction would follow. 

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Get ready for Halloween with this classic ghost story

This children’s classic - The Ghost of Thomas Kempe - was written by Penelope Lively in 1973 and although it’s the best part of 50 years old it actually feels like it came from a long lost world. 

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