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People have enjoyed stories ever since time began. Many of the stories we hear or read today are really old, and have come to us over centuries.

But many stories are brand new, and no one has ever heard or read them before the author made them up. Here are some such tales, written specially for you.

The Jimbaroo - a nonsense story in verse by Rohini Chowdhury



Do You Know...?    click on the underlined bits of the questions to read the answers...

In January 2002, Philip Pullman became the first children's writer to win the Whitbread Book of the Year award for his book The Amber Spyglass. This is the third book in his trilogy His Dark Materials. Can you name the first two books of the trilogy?

Quentin Blake was named the first UK Children's Laureate in May 1999. Do you know who took over from Quentin Blake as Children's Laureate?

What is the real name of Lemony Snicket, the author of A Series of Unfortunate Events?


If you haven't been able to read the answers above, then click on Answers

 

 

 

 

 

 

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