2020's Summer Reading Challenge is going to be lots of fun … 
Its theme is 'Silly Squad' and one of the selected titles is Riding a Donkey Backwards. 
Mulla Nasruddin, one of literature's great comic characters, is celebrated in Muslim culture. If you haven't met him yet, now's your chance. Join millions of others in deciding whether he was extremely foolish – or actually very wise.
Find out more about The Reading Agency's Summer Reading Challenge    
Paperback £7.99   9781913074944

Two titles on UKLA's 2020 longlist…

The UK Literacy Association sponsors the only national book awards judged by active classroom teachers. Two of our books feature in the 7-10 age-group longlist for 2020. Congratulations to Rachel Rooney and Chris Riddell (A Kid In My Class) – see CLiPPA Awards below as well; and to Sita Brahmachari and Jane Ray (Corey's Rock).

And both books are also on the longlist for Sheffield's Steel City Book Club Awards 2020.

A Kid in My Class's latest accolade is the Poetry Prize in the North Somerset Book Awards, announced on November 9.

… And two nominations for the 2020 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

Ken Wilson-Max's lovely story shows that high tech is definitely not just for the boys. 

"Adorable … a great women-in-STEM title for the youngest readers" Goodreads

ISBN9781910959213  £11.99

Dianne Hofmeyr's text, illustrated by Jesse Hodgson

"Entrancing … Jesse Hodgson's arresting tigerish scenes … have just the right balance of ferocity, realism and reassurance as befits a bedtime story."

Red Reading Hub

ISBN 9781910959411  £11.99

 

Top Primary reads from Otter-Barry Books, as selected by Books for Topics (January 2020)

Reception: Zim Zam Zoom by James Carter, illustrated by Nicola Colton 9781910959053 £6.99

Pattan's Pumpkin by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Frané Lessac  9781910959848 £6.99

Year 4: Where Zebras Go by Sue Hardy-Dawson 9781910959312  £6.99

Year 6: Overheard in a Tower Block by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Kate Milner 9781910959589  £6.99

A Kid in My Class by Rachel Rooney, illustrated by Chris Riddell  9781910959879  £10.99

 

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