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Featured Poem: Winter by Robert Southey

The Reader's Director of Communities and Communications, Sophie Clarke, shares her thoughts on this week's Featured Poem, Winter by Robert…

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Literature

Featured Poem: At Day-Close in November by Thomas Hardy

The Reader’s Learning and Quality Leader, Katie Clark, shares her thoughts on this week’s Featured Poem, At Day-Close in November by Thomas…

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Literature

Featured Poem: The Changelings by Kudyard Kipling

The Reader's Marketing and Communication Manager, Martin Gallagher-Mitchell, shares his experience of this week's Featured Poem, The Changelings by Rudyard Kipling. I must…

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Calderstones

The Reader’s Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is coming and if you'd like to give a gift that gives a little something back, look no further…

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Calderstones

A Reader Postcard from Somerset

Earlier this year, we announced the news that there are now over 500 Shared Reading groups running across the UK.…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Patience, Though I Have Not by Sir Thomas Wyatt

The Reader's Learning and Quality Leader, Tom Young, shares his thoughts on this week's Featured Poem, Patience, Though I Have…

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Literature

On Active Service: The Battalion is Now on Rest by Ivor Gurney

This week we're sharing a daily poetry reading from our On Active Service 1914-1918 collection as part of our Armistice commemorations.  For…

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Literature

On Active Service: The Send-off by Wilfred Owen

  This week we'll be sharing a daily poetry reading from our On Active Service 1914-1918 collection as part of our Armistice…

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Literature

On Active Service: Lament by WW Gibson

This week we're sharing a daily poetry reading from our On Active Service 1914-1918 collection as part of our Armistice commemorations.  Mary…

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Literature

On Active Service: A Lark Above the Trenches 1916 by J.W. Streets

This week we'll be sharing a daily poetry reading from our On Active Service 1914-1918 collection as part of our Armistice commemorations. …

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Children and Young People

The Scariest Character in Literature?

  Halloween is upon us and we're indulging in some frightful reads with a look back at some of literature's…

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Literature

Featured Poem: The Flower of Mending by Vachel Lindsay

Our Featured Poem this week comes from American poet Vachel Lindsay. The Flower of the Mending was originally published in his…

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