Category Archives: Authors

Happy Maytilda!

 

 

 

 

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What better way to celebrate the month of May than to honour one of the best literary characters! Waterstone’s have chosen Roald Dahl’s Matilda as their children’s book of the month and are hosting events all around the UK. We can’t wait to spend the bank holiday weekend re-reading this old favourite. Who can resist these sentiments:

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Happy Birthday (and death) to Shakespeare

A very happy birthday (and death) to William Shakespeare today.

In celebration of the Bard’s birthday we are indulging in a bit of Shakespearian insulting: http://www.pangloss.com/seidel/Shaker/index.html?

Thou impertinent motley-minded scullian!

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Happy Birthday Douglas Adams!

Do you know your Jane Austen from your Jane Eyre…?

Celebrate International Women’s Day and test your knowledge of pioneering female writers.

http://books.guardian.co.uk/quiz/questions/0,,448070,00.html

Happy International Women’s Day!