Some kids refuse to read, others won?t stop - not even at the dinner table! Either way, many parents question the best way to support their child?s literacy journey. When can you start reading to your child? How do you find that special bo... read more

Raising Readers: How to Nurture a Child's Love of Books


 Reading & Writing

Series:Read This Ser.

This book demystifies the writing process, empowering you to write your own novel or short story. The author explains expert technique in a clear and jargon-free way, with examples from the fifty greatest writers of our time. For aspiring writers ... read more

Read This If You Want to Be a Great Writer
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'Paling's deftly drawn vignettes are frequently funny, sometimes sad and occasionally troubling . . . Borrow a copy from your local library, if you still have one. Better yet, buy it' Neil Armstrong, Mail on Sunday 'Not only w... read more

Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library
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In the long-awaited sequel to his surprise bestseller, Save the Cat!, author and screenwriter Blake Snyder returns to form in a fast-paced follow-up that proves why his is the most talked-about approach to screenwriting ... read more

Save the Cat! Goes to the Movies: The Screenwriter's Guide to Every Story Ever Told
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An accessible yet comprehensive guide aimed at those with a keen interest in writing feature film screenplays
Using case studies, creative exercises, and interviews from the industry, this book will guide readers through the necessary stages of writ... read more

Screenplays: How to Write and Sell Them
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 Reading & Writing

Chance encounters can spring upon us at any moment, but if we aren't looking they may pass us by. This lively journal teaches users how to spot serendipity in all its many forms, prompting them to record the details of their daily encounters and become more aware of the e... read more

Serendipity: A Journal
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 Reading & Writing

Sh*t Rough Drafts collects imagined misguided early drafts of classic books, screenplays, and contemporary literature, creating visions of alternate works that would exist had the authors not come to their senses. What if F. Scott Fitzgerald had gone with the title The Cooles... read more

Sh*t Rough Drafts


 Reading & Writing

Story Geniusis a foolproof program that saves writers from penning hundreds of pages only to realize that something's not working and they have to start again. Informed by story consultant Lisa Cron's science-based insights into how story structure is built into the architecture of the... read more

Story of Genius
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Do you ever think about the structure and arrangement of what you say and write? And why it's said and written like that and not some other how? Has anyone ever asked you to catch a red big ball? No. Because in English we would say 'big red ... read more

The Australian Students' Guide to Writing and Grammar
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The book world has changed dramatically thanks to the digital revolution. Now, anyone with a great book idea and the time to write it can become a published author. But what happens when your masterpiece go... read more

The DIY Book PR Guide: The Happier Guide to Do-it-Yourself Book Publicity in Seven Easy Steps
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One of the biggest problem areas for writers is conveying a character's emotions to the reader in a unique, compelling way. This book comes to the rescue by highlighting 75 emotions and listing the possible body language cues, thou... read more

The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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 Reading & Writing

A heart-wrenching story from the bestselling author of The Throwaway Children. Thirteen-year-old Lisa has escaped from Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport. She arrives in London unable to speak a word of English, her few belongings crammed into a small suitcase. Among them is one... read more

The Girl with No Name
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