Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips on R&J kids line-up

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 14:00 Titles from Frank Cottrell Boyce, Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips are among the choices in Richard and Judy's second children's book club. The selected titles are available from today in a 3 for 2 offer through W H Smith. The books are organised across three categories; Read Together, Read Yourself and Fluent Reader and the club is run in association with the reading charity Booktrust. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips on WHS kids line-up

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 11:17 Titles from Frank Cottrell Boyce, Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips are among the choices in Richard and Judy's second children's book club. The selected titles are available from today in a 3 for 2 offer through W H Smith.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sweet Cherry scoops 10 Dick King-Smith titles

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Online presence for Dick King-Smith

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Nicholls, Smith and McEwan join Cheltenham Literature Festival line-up

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W H Smith annual results will be 'in line with expectations'

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Fletcher unveils second kids book club line up

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