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Wild About Britain – an RSPCA short story competition for children

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Saturday 1st December 2012

Hurry, hurry, hurry – there’s no time to waste. If your children are interested in wildlife and love writing stories, then there are just a few days left for them to enter a great new short story competition run by the RSPCA. The Wild About Britain challenge is inspired by wonderful children’s classics like Wind in the Willows and The Tale of Peter Rabbit. In fact Peter Rabbit was voted ...keep reading

Friday book review – Ratburger by David Walliams

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Friday 5th October 2012

David Walliams is the fastest growing children’s author in the UK  – so children aged nine and up will be thrilled to hear that his fifth novel has hit the bookshops. Like its predecessors, Ratburgeris hilarious, sad and at times downright revolting. It isn’t for children of a nervous disposition but most young readers will laugh uproariously from start to finish – in between gasping in horror at Burt, Walliams’s ...keep reading