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Thanks to me from them and to them from me

I had a lovely surprise the other day when I discovered that an S2/3 class at Larbert High School had made a wonderful display to thank me for being their...

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Readaxation (again) at #edbookfest

Yesterday I discovered, to my astonishment, that my main #edbookfest event on teenage stress and reading for pleasure had sold out already. Immediately, a load of people said,...

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School Library Association weekend

*waves to the school librarians at this weekend’s SLA course near Stafford* I’m doing a keynote for you tomorrow (Friday) and I’m going to talk about Readaxation –...

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What is the 21st Century Doing to Our Teenagers? Edinburgh Book Festival time!

This morning I’ll have been at the always-lovely launch party for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival, and at midday the programme will have become public. So I can...

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What is readaxation?

I coined the word readaxation a couple of years ago and a lot of people are asking to know more about it. What is it and what’s the...

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