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May’s Monthly Stories and Poems

May’s selection of stories, extracts and poems have been chosen on the theme ‘Wonders of the World’. As we start…

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The Reader Magazine

Reader Revisited: An Interview with Mark Rylance, actor and writer of ‘I Am Shakespeare’

We're taking a trip down memory lane and revisiting articles from The Reader Magazine. This article first appeared in issue 29.…

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Literature

April’s Monthly Stories and Poems

The clocks have not long changed to herald the longer hours of daylight, making us consider the passage of time…

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Children and Young People

The Storybarn Selects… From The Reader Bookshelf

Our last deep dive into the 2023/24 Children and Young People's Reader Bookshelf is a review of Floodland by Marcus Sedgwick…

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Hand resting on a book as a person reads
Literature

March’s Stories and Poems

March’s stories, extracts and poems have been chosen on the theme ‘Moving on’, which perhaps feels especially relevant as we…

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Literature

February’s Stories and Poems

February’s selection of stories, extracts and poems have been chosen on the theme of ‘Making connections’. We spend so much…

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Courage Out Loud
Children and Young People

The Storybarn Selects… From The Reader Bookshelf

We're continuing to delve into the Children and Young People's Reader Bookshelf with a review of Joseph Coelho's 25 Poems of Power…

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The Reader Bookshelf

From the Bookshelf: A Year With Rilke

Our 'From the Bookshelf' piece for January  explores the collection A Year With Rilke, and was written by Lisa Spurgin.…

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Literature

January’s Monthly Stories and Poems

Settling into a new year can often come with lots of feelings and emotions – excitement about new opportunities, along…

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Little Princess
Children and Young People

The Storybarn Selects… From The Reader Bookshelf

We're continuing to delve into the Children and Young People's Reader Bookshelf with a review of Frances Hodgson Burnett's  The Little…

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Cosy coffee cup in bed with a book and fairy lights
Literature

December’s Monthly Stories and Poems

The end of the calendar year is often a busy time, but also a time where we reflect on what…

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Brock, Pike, Rook & Lark, by Anthony McGowan
Children and Young People

The Storybarn Selects… From The Reader Bookshelf

We're continuing to delve into the Children and Young People's Reader Bookshelf with a review of Anthony McGowan's series Brock (2013),…

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