It’s National Shakespeare Week and we’re celebrating all things Shakespearean.
William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire in April 1564. He was married at the age of 18 to Anne Hathaway and they had three children together; Susanna in 1583 and twins Hamnet and Judith around 1585. It’s been over 400 years since the ‘Father of the English language’ died but his works remain relevant and compelling to this day. Shakespeare Week opens the door to Shakespeare and ensures that children are given a chance at a great first […]
On Friday, 15th March it’s Red Nose Day and people across the UK will be fundraising in the name of Comic Relief. Have you got your big red nose yet?
Visit the official Comic Relief website to support the fundraising efforts. You can download a FREE fundraising pack here, if you need help hosting a super duper cake sale head over here, want to throw a fantastic fancy dress party Comic Relief have put together a helpful guide here, or will you support by throwing the biggest party […]
It is International Women’s Day and we are celebrating women, their struggles and their accomplishments. To celebrate we’ve put together a list of our favourite female book characters and authors who will inspire children and teenagers in lots of different ways. This list of women ranges from classic heroines to contemporary badass girls. Today we celebrate smart, brave, intelligent and heroic women of literature.
- Matilda from Matilda by Roald Dahl
Matilda overcomes terrible adversity through the power of books which helped […]
The worlds biggest book party is just around the corner and we’ve put together some of our favourite costume ideas we think you’re going to love. We’re offering free delivery on all orders when you buy a World Book Day book. Head over to our World Book Day page and add your favourite title to your cart.
If you’re looking for even more book entertainment don’t forget to head over to the World Book Day website for lots of free resources, extracts and games to […]
Who doesn’t love a day dedicated to books? World Book Day is just around the corner and it’s almost time to celebrate all thing bookish.
Each World Book Day children up and down the country dress up as their favourite book characters and express their love of reading with their £1 book tokens and can enjoy exclusive £1 books.
This year World Book Day will take place on the 7th of March and the theme is ‘share a story’, we can’t wait to hear your stories and to see lots of pictures.
From Percy Jackson […]
Whether you’re looking for a gift for a loved one, your best friend or your favourite little reader these books are sure to put a smile on their face this Valentine’s Day.
Fall in love with John Green’s international best-selling books: The Fault in Our Stars, An Abundance of Katherines and Will Grayson, Will Grayson. This three book collection is a journey of love, tragedy, humour and heart-breaking commitment. You won’t help but fall in love with these characters. Get the John Green 3 Book Collection for only […]