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Some highlights from 2002

  • Visit to libraries and Youth Library Groups in Scotland, 23-25 January
  • Reading the World – with Jamila Gavin, Bath Literature Festival, Saturday 9 March (information from )
  • Teenagers and politics – small ‘p’, Federation of Children’s Book Groups Annual Conference,
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Some highlights from 2001

  • The Other Side of Truth awarded the Carnegie Medal for 2000. The award is made annually by The Library Association ( for ‘an outstanding book for children and young people’.

Lauren Child (left) won the 2000 Kate Greenaway Award for … Read more

Some highlights from 2000

  • Celebration of Collins Modern Classic edition of Journey to Jo’burg at the South African High Commission in London.

For twenty-seven years, from the time I arrived in England, I took part in anti-apartheid protests outside the South African Embassy. This

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