(17th December 1945 -)
Dame Jacqueline Wilson is one of the nation’s most-loved and favourite authors with her books being cherished by young readers. She has sold millions of copies worldwide, the total stands at over 40 million for the UK alone and her books have been translated into 34 different languages. Read More »
(13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990)
Roald Dahl was a British author and fighter pilot who fought in the Second World War. Dahl wrote a total of 19 children’s books throughout his decades-long writing career, earning several awards and his books selling more than 250 million copies worldwide. Read More »
Being curled up on the couch on a Sunday night and watching movies used to be what I looked forward to at the end of a stressful week. But today that is not the case. Instead of laughing at every scene in ‘Liar Liar’ like we’d normally do, there’s a tense silence in the room and vacant expressions etched across our faces.
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The day she was born. When she grabbed my finger with her whole fist. Taking her home from the hospital; her warm, brown eyes widened in fascination. Sitting on her own. Her first smile. The first time she crawled. The day she took her very first steps. The most amazing sound ever made: her laugh. Her first day of school. Picking her up from school to find her clothes dirty from playing in the grass.
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