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Author: Amy Sparkes

I'm delighted that Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo has been shortlisted for the brand new Booktrust Best Book Awards! Congratulations to everyone who's made the shortlist. It's so exciting that the monsters are doing so well, especially as a percentage of royalties from the book is supporting a wonderful...

Today, February 26th, is National Tell a Fairy Tale Day! I love fairy tales - the magic, history, characters, themes and (depending on which version you read) that element of darkness which surrounds the story. And the marvellous thing about fairy tales is that they are still going strong....

What’s better than a book? A book in a sack! Devon County Council have been running a ‘Story Sack’ course in Tiverton, to promote reading with children. This brilliant course encouraged the learners to think creatively about elements of a story and create related activities to...