Read of the Week: Fairy Tales – A Selection by Hans Christian Anderson

This week’s read comes recommended by Lead Reader Clare who shares her love of fairy tales with Hans Christian Anderson’s collection.

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Read of the Week: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dosoyevsky

Our read this week may be a daunting undertaking for some… Membership coordinator Andrew on Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

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Inspiring Primary School leavers to keep reading for pleasure

National Literacy Trust, Walker Books and Facebook team up with author Anthony Horowitz to inspire reading for pleasure among children leaving primary school.

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Volunteers’ Week: Read of the Week: The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

This week’s Read comes recommended by Charlotte, Training and Support Lead for our Shared Reading North West Volunteers. She’s chosen Thomas Hardy’s The Woodlanders.

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Read of the Week: Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan

This week’s read is recommended by Storybarn developer Holly who has chosen Shaun Tan’s fantastic Tales from Outer Suburbia.

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The Spark Series: Shakespeare’s As You Like It

Ahead of his one-day literary workshop at Birkenhead Central Library, Tom tells us why he’s chosen to explore Shakespeare’s As You Like It.

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