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RM Books partners with Pan Macmillan to make ebooks available to UK schools

Pan Macmillan, UK Publisher of the Year, today announced that children’s and young adult fiction titles are now available for schools via RM Books. Pan Macmillan’s authors available in ebook through RM Books include children’s favourites Chris Riddell, Eva Ibbotson and Andy Griffiths, … Continue reading

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Engage all your students in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge via ebooks in Glow

RM Books is delighted to be supporting the First Minister’s Reading Challenge – Scotland’s brand-new reading initiative to encourage all pupils in Primary 4-7 to develop a life-long love of reading – through your ebook platform within Glow. All students within schools in Scotland have 24/7 access to borrow and read ebooks from their … Continue reading

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How to combat the summer reading slump

A big thank you to our guest blogger, Bev Humphrey, for her top tips on how to combat the summer reading slump. “The countdown to the summer holidays has now started and I’m sure for many of us it can’t … Continue reading

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Using Football to Promote Reading

Football and Reading: not usually considered the best of friends. But as Danny Scott, author and football fan, pointed out in his recent article in The Guardian – maybe they should be: “Books train your brain to think faster, harder … Continue reading

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NACE 2015 poetry competition

Congratulations to Eppie Andrews from Bute House Preparatory School for Girls and Kyle Huish from Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni, winners of the NACE 2015 Poetry Competition. The Poetry Competition is an annual event sponsored by the National Association for Able … Continue reading

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Branford Boase Award 2016 – shortlist announced

The Branford Boase Award is given to the author and editor of an outstanding debut novel for seven year-olds and upwards. It has an impressive record of identifying talented authors at the start of their careers. Meg Rosoff, who recently won the Astrid … Continue reading

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Celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary

In 2016 the world will commemorate 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare. The famous British playwright is believed to have been born on or near April 23rd 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He was baptised a few days later on 26th … Continue reading

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