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Winter Magic curated by Abi Elphinstone

Winter Magic arrived at my house just before I set off for an Inkpots after school club, so I took it with me. On the spur of the moment, I decided to read some if the introduction out loud to the group. This isn’t something I usually do but there is this lovely book lends […]

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Cogheart by Peter Bunzl

Cogs and chronometers! What a fabulous book! Cogheart by Peter Bunzl is a brilliant, rip-roaring tale set in a murky, menacing Victorian world of villains, airships, and deadly secrets. 13-year-old Lily holds the key to her inventor father’s secrets – and he is missing. Together with her new friend Robert, she is pursued by silver-eyed […]

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beetle boy

Beetle Boy by M G Leonard – review by Safia Cross

Beetle Boy tells the story of Darkus, some newly discovered friends and a whole host of insects. Darkus’s dad disappears in mysterious circumstances and he has to move house and ends up living next door to the most disgusting neighbours ever. A giant beetle called Baxter comes to his rescue. But can the two solve the […]

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