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Once upon a Tyne … Seven Stories’ secret of success worth sharing

In a further feature linking in with World Book Day (which seems to last at least a week these days), writewyattuk reports back on a recent family day out at Seven Stories in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Despite all the hard work over … Continue reading

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From Florence to Porthaven – stories of secrets, self-discovery and survival

In which writewyattuk runs the rule over two winning children’s books that prove the future remains bright for traditional adventure stories. Shirley Hughes – Hero on a Bicycle (Walker Books, 2012) Shirley Hughes’ first novel – at the age of 85 – … Continue reading

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