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City Reads 2019 – Submissions Open

NOMINATIONS FOR CITY READS 2019 ARE NOW OPEN ONE CITY. ONE BOOK. A THOUSAND CONVERSATIONS… DEADLINE: FRIDAY 29 JUNE 2018       ‘City Reads (Brighton) is unique because it’s run with a wonderful sense of imagination. It reaches such a diverse range

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COMPETITION WINNER!

Inspired by Nektar – the freak wasp man villain of Kid Normal we asked all our Young City Readers to create a VILE VILLAIN! We received over 150 entries to the comp, and my what a talented (and slightly terrifying

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TEAM KID NORMAL

Between us, Team YCR must have read Kid Normal 3,452* times, so it’s fair to say we know all the characters pretty well. We’ve talked with loads of you about which character wins your affection the most and we even

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Young City Reads 2017 Fantastic Fizzlbert Finale!

Thank you to everyone who took part in Young City Reads 2017, it’s been a brilliant project with more children joining in with our ‘big read’ than ever before!   There’s been so much love for this year’s book Fizzlebert Stump, The Boy Who

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Chris Riddell appointed Patron of Young City Reads

We are delighted to announce that author, illustrator and children’s laureate Chris Riddell will be the first patron of Brighton-based reader development project, Young City Reads, a scheme run by the organisation Collected Works CIC and delivered as part of

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Dr Surprise launches Young City Reads 2017!

A few days on and we are still fizzing from our brilliant Young City Reads 2017 launch. Kicking off on World Book Day, we celebrated the beginning of what promises to be our most successful and fun project to date! Things

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