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Reeve, LaFleur and Priestly in Booked Up giveaway
08.06.10 | Victoria Gallagher
Philip Reeve, Suzanne LaFleur and Chris Priestley are just some of the authors which will have titles given away for free to children in this years Booked Up campaign.
Booked Up, run by Booktrust, allows year seven pupils choose one free book from a list of 19 titles that include fiction, non fiction and poetry. By Christmas, more than two and half million books will have been given to pupils across the country since the programmes inception in 2007.
Public libraries and school library services are being offered the opportunity to receive free sets of the books and supporting resources to enhance the Booked Up programme.
Full list of free titles:
Takeshita Demons by Cristy Burne (Frances Lincoln)
Warning! Aliens Are Invading the School! By Dinah Capparucci (Scholastic)
Z-Rex by Steve Cole (Random House)
The Dying Photo by Alan Gibbons (Barrington Stoke)
The Joshua Files: Invisible City by M.G. Harris (Scholastic)
At the Sign of the Sugared Plum by Mary Hooper (Bloomsbury)
Love, Aubrey by Suzanne LaFleur (Puffin)
Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror by Chris Priestley (Bloomsbury)
Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve (Scholastic)
Michael Rosen's A-Z: The Best Children's Poetry from Agard to Zephaniah (Puffin)
How to Avoid a Wombat’s Bum by Mitchell Symons (Random House)
The Crowfield Curse by Pat Walsh (Chicken House)
The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan (Hachette)
Boffin Boy and the Forest of the Ninja by David Orme (Ransom)
The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton (Macmillan)
Me and My Cat? By Satoshi Kitamura (Andersen Press)
Stone Soup by Jess Stockham (Child’s Play)
Calm Down, Boris! by Sam Lloyd (Templar)
Clackety-Clacks: Elephant by Luana Rinaldo (Macmillan)