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The Secret's out! 55% off Oxford Dictionaries & Thesauruses

Posted by Danielle Jones on

The Secret's out! 55% off Oxford Dictionaries & Thesauruses

We couldn't keep it to ourselves any longer! We're very excited to announce that our top secret agents have tracked down six of the best-selling Oxford Dictionaries and Thesauruses just for you.  Packed with thousands of words and phrases, these titles make perfect goodbye gifts for primary school leavers as well as a wonderful way to welcome your new Year 7s. This is also a great opportunity to stock up on these everyday, must-have resources for your school. With a discount this good, it's safe to assume our supply of each title is limited. This is why we want to make sure you...

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Top 10 Strongest Superheroes!

Posted by Danielle Jones on

Top 10 Strongest Superheroes!

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Book of the Month - The Wizard of OZ, The Overlooked Classic

Posted by Ian McMullen on

Book of the Month - The Wizard of OZ, The Overlooked Classic

As literature has become a little saturated with stories of fanciful conflict, where wizards battle noseless villains in a brute force of magical explosions, children struggle to extract any tangible morality. However, the Wizard of Oz, written by L. Frank Baum in 1900, remains a fairytale story like no other and a beloved classic to many children. It centres on Dorothy Gale, a gentle protagonist, who embarks on a modest quest to return home, instead of an unachievable power fantasy to subdue feelings of inadequacy. One of the most delightful aspects of Baum's novel, which makes it such a lasting...

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Top 10 World's Weirdest Animals

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Top 10 World's Weirdest Animals

Take a walk on the wild side and read our list of the top 10 weirdest animals in the world. 

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Talk like a pirate day!

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Talk like a pirate day!

The 19th of September is Talk Like a Pirate Day! Arghhhhh ... So strap on your eye-patch, polish your peg-leg and get in the pirate spirit. To get you in the mood, we have a special book review of Jim Ladd's Treasure! The life of a Space Pirate isn’t an easy one. First you have to get used to the space-sickness, then you have to learn all of the intergalactic shanties and, finally, there’s always hundreds of quantum barnacles to clean off the hull of your ship! But despite all this, Sam and the rest of the crew on board the Jolly Apollo...

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