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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 16: Big Shot

It's here! The 16th hilarious story in the Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney.

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The most talked about books of 2021.

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As seen on 7:30

Cathy Freeman's heartwarming and inspiring new picture book for children.

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Jack is back!

Better off Dead is the brand new, pulse-pounding read from Lee and Andrew Child.

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Bluey: Sleepytime

One of the much-loved and tear-jerking episodes of Bluey is available in an absolutely stunning and must-have picture book format. Out now!

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What teens are reading in October

Read what's newly trending on TikTok and Instagram.

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Our October book club picks

Get the gang together for an engaging reading group discussion.

Must-read thrillers and mysteries

Settle in for an epic month of reading with the latest releases from Jo Nesbo, James Patterson, Candice Fox and Richard Osman.

Monica McInerney makes her children's fiction debut

This heartwarming story by award-winning and bestselling author Monica McInerney will delight readers young and old. Out November.

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QUIZ: Find the perfect Christmas gift

Find the perfect stocking stuffer or gift for a bookworm with our Christmas quiz.

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Cinnamon Scrolls

Learn to make the famous scrolls of Bistro Morgan Bakehouse.

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Our top five books to read after bingeing the first season.

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Daisy Jones and The Six – meet the band

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LEGO Halloween Ideas activity pack

Get ready for Halloween with this awesome LEGO activity pack! Create a garden of ghoulish gourds or build some spooky skulls to surprise your party guests with.

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Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life activity pack

Jump into the pages of this incredible anthology and learn about unusual prehistoric creatures.

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Change Sings activity pack

You are the voice that needs to be heard!

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The Camping Trip activity pack

Enjoy hands-on learning with Henry on his camping trip.

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Which Harding-Pencroft House do you belong to?

Take the aptitude test to find out!

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The Met series activity pack

Learn about iconic artists and what they inspired them in this fun activity pack! Children will be encouraged to showcase their creativity and use famous techniques to create their own work of art.

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Everything Under The Sun Fun

A curious question for every day of the year.

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Roald Dahl Story Day 2021 party pack

Download activities for school and home.

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Father's Day Bingo with Ginger Meggs

illustrated by Jason Chatfield

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The Nature Adventure Book activity pack

Encourage adventurous children to get creative and learn about the outdoors in this fun activity pack.

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Sports Heroes activity pack

How do little kids become sporting superstars? Find out in this inspiring activity pack featuring three Olympic legends.

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Where Are You, Magoo? Activity Pack

Pre-schoolers will love to play hide-and-seek with Magoo, the fun and loveable red dog from We Love You Magoo!

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Frankie and the Fossil Activity Pack

A sweet and funny picture book for anyone who loves dinosaur fossils, friends and cheese sandwiches.

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Outdoor Maker Lab water rocket activity pack

Step outside and discover the science that surrounds you

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Outdoor Maker Lab activity pack

Step outside and discover the science that surrounds you.

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The Space Race activity pack

Take an awe-inspiring journey through space history!

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Smiling Mind 4: The Inside Day activity pack

Find joy inside on a rainy day with Milly and her classmates.

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Fart and Burp are Superstinkers Activity Page

Zoë Foster Blake's beloved character Fart is back. Together with his new friend Burp, they're off on an adventure to use their bad pongs for good!

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How to be an ally for autistic people

Download the poster by Abigail Balfe.

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Endangered Animal Tales activity pack

Meet Coco, Poppy and Rusty!

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The Silly Seabed Song activity pack

Jelly flubber! Wobbly gong!

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Stand Up! Speak Up! Activity pack

Make your own Stand Up! Speak Up! mini-book.