Caboodlers' Corner: Stuff for junior bookworms

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Book Island Challenge is BACK!

Book Island Challenge is BACK!

 

Help young readers guess which book characters live on the islands in our Book Island Challenge – and 50 players will each win a £10/€10 National Book Token!

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Enter a land of wizards, warriors, mythical creatures and powerful magic

Enter a land of wizards, warriors & powerful magic

 

Win one of three magical goody bags, each containing signed copies of Cressida Cowell's The Wizards of Once series, and more.

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Join Horrid Henry for some fiendish fun!

Join Horrid Henry for some fiendish fun!

 

Win a £50/€50 Horrid Henry National Book Token, a set of Francesca Simon's hilarious books, and a Merlin Annual Pass.

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Izzy and Fixer are back for more machine mayhem in Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention

Izzy and Fixer are back for more machine mayhem

 

Win a signed copy of Izzy Gizmo and the sequel Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention, plus a wooden workbench and toolbox.

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The perfect gift for booklovers of all ages

The perfect gift for booklovers of all ages

 

This year's National Book Tokens gift cards feature some truly iconic children's characters. Available from your local bookshop or online.

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Book Doctors: Cressida Cowell and Francesca Simon

Book Doctors: Cressida Cowell and Francesca Simon

 

Cressida Cowell and Francesca Simon prescribe the best reads for young booklovers.

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Book Doctor: Abi Elphinstone answers your questions

Book Doctor: Abi Elphinstone answers your questions

 

Abi Elphinstone, author of Rumblestar and The Dreamsnatcher series, prescribes the best reads for young booklovers.

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Book Doctor: Jeff Kinney answers your questions

Book Doctor: Jeff Kinney answers your questions

 

Jeff Kinney is our Book Doctor for World Book Day, prescribing the best reads for young booklovers. 

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Book Doctor - Chloe Coles

Book Doctor: Chloe Coles answers your questions

Book Doctor: Chloe Coles
 

Chloe Coles, author of Bookshop Girl (and real-life children's bookseller extraordinaire) prescribes just the right read for book-loving children and teens.

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Book Doctor: Andy Griffiths

Book Doctor: Andy Griffiths answers your questions

 

Andy Griffiths, co-author of the hilarious Treehouse series, prescribes the best reads for junior bookworms.

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10 armchair adventures for junior bookworms

10 armchair adventures for junior bookworms

 

Author Katherine Rundell recommends her favourite adventure stories.

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Who won our Book Bursary?

Who won 2019's Book Bursary?

 

16-year-old Caitlin from Cumbria won our Book Bursary for students and soon-to-be-students. She's won £1,000 of National Book Tokens. Congratulations!

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Find the missing book titles

Help us find the missing book titles

 

Our bookshelves have fallen down and we've lost some of our books titles! Can you help us find the missing words?

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10 locations in children's books

10 locations in children's books

10 locations in children's books
 

From Hogsmead to Treasure Island, take our fun quiz on 10 locations in children's literature.

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20 years of World Book Day

20 questions for 20 years of World Book Day

 

Play our quiz feauring 20 questions about 20 World Book Day authors to celebrate 20 years.

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Calling all junior bookworms!

Calling all junior bookworms!

Guess which characters live on the islands in our Book Island Challenge and win National Book Tokens.

Book Island Challenge
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