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Inkpots’ best bits of 2018

When Nick Sharratt came to visit On one of the hottest days of the year, one of the loveliest people came to visit Inkpots. Nick Sharratt is hugely popular at Inkpots, particularly for his illustration of Jacqueline Wilson’s books. One of our members, Rebecca, is a particularly big fan and has been inspired by Nick’s […]

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Guest review: The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig

For those of you that have not come across his work before, Matt Haig is a bestselling author from Brighton.  He writes novels for children but is also well known for books such as Notes On a Nervous Planet and Reasons To Stay Alive.  These are aimed at an older audience and deal with mental […]

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Halloween reading recommendations

The nights are drawing in, which means it’s the perfect time to cosy up with a good book! To get you in the mood for the Halloween season, here are our top autumnal reading recommendations. Younger Readers (7-9) The Witches by Roald Dahl – Dahl is perfect for any time of year, but this tale […]

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Happy Dyslexia awareness day!

On average, one in three children in every UK classroom is dyslexic, which amounts to around 1.2 million. This means that a number of those who come to Inkpots face challenges with reading, writing and comprehension. To celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Day, we’ve put together some resources that may help you in supporting your child, particularly […]

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