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Five things we loved this week

Our literary round-up of the last seven days

Extract: Rediscovered Beatrix Potter story to be illustrated by Quentin Blake

The Tale of Kitty-In-Boots is a never-before published Beatrix Potter story, discovered 100 years after it was written, that will be released later this year with illustrations by Quentin Blake. Read a short extract of the story.

Beatrix Potter's overdraft extension application

A new collection of amazing and entirely made up correspondence sheds light on some of the most exceptional letters never written - including this from Beatrix Potter to her bank manager...

Book Clinic: A child's Christmas in books

Are the sleigh bells ringing in your town? With less than three weeks to go until Christmas (yikes!) there’s no time like the present for dabbling in some Christmassy books. Isabel Popple shares some favourites, old and new, for young children (and mum and dad) to indulge their Christmas spirit…

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