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Celebrating World Book Day 2019

Another year, another wonderful World Book Day celebration! Every year here at SLS we invite local schools to put together a team of either Year 6 or Year 7 students to take part in a literary quiz. Ranging from ‘Food for Thought’ to ‘Magic & Mystery’, we put together six rounds of quiz questions for… Continue reading Celebrating World Book Day 2019

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Book Review: Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

Quirky from the outset, Kenneth Oppel’s latest offering Inkling is an innovative look at creativity, honesty and belonging. The story follows Ethan Rylance, the 11-year old son of a well-known graphic novel artist, who finds himself in need of inspiration when a school project pressures him to turn in an art project that is nothing… Continue reading Book Review: Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

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Book Review: The Man who Loved Libraries

In 2019 as libraries suffer cuts and closures around the UK, author Andrew Larsen wanted to share the story of a man who founded many libraries across the world. This beautifully illustrated book published by Pikku Publishing tells the story of a man who understood the value of libraries in his life and wanted to… Continue reading Book Review: The Man who Loved Libraries