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Matt Dickinson Takes Pupils to Mount Everest and Back

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Matt Dickinson, author of Popcorn-Eating Squirrels and The Everest Files, has recently been in China and spent a whole week at Wellington College in Shanghai leading discussions, presentations and workshops on the theme of Mount Everest to the children studying there.

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Schools have been in touch to say they'd love a copy of Fantastic Female Adventurers but don't have a budget, can you help?

With the publication of Fantastic Female Adventurers we want to encourage as many boys, girls (and adults!) as possible to enjoy the benefits of having adventures in the outdoors. If you'd love to help us, here's how:You can nominate a school of your choosing to a receive a free library copy of Fantastic Female Adventurers when you purchase a copy of the book through our website. Just send us a message via PayPal stating the name and address of the school when you place your order. Thanks to The BMC for supporting this initiative. The call for more books by and featuring a diverse range...

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A free book for your school library

We have published Fantastic Female Adventurers to inspire a younger generation of boys and girls to go out into the world (or indeed the playground) and have some adventurers of their own. We’d like to give away ten copies to school libraries who may have already spent their budget – well done, the kids aren’t even back yet!Just send us an email and we will pick ten at random to get a free copy of the book: lorna@v-publishing.co.ukA little bit about the book … Fantastic Female Adventurers by Lily Dyu is a collection of fourteen exciting and inspirational stories about...

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We have two new brilliant books available to pre-order this summer holiday!

Fantastic Female Adventurers by Lily Dyu is a collection of incredible stories of women exploring the world. Featuring a diverse range of women's voices including round the world cyclist Jin Jeong, ocean swimmer Beth French, mountain runner Mira Rai and Helen Sharman, Britain’s first astronaut, this is a book that will inspire boys, girls and adults everywhere that they can achieve incredible things too. Popcorn-Eating Squirrels Go Nuts on Everest is the second book in a fun, action-packed series by the bestselling author of The Everest Files, Matt Dickinson. In this whacky instalment, the four squirrelly friends enter a competition to win a million pounds and popcorn...

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Engaging Young Readers: Eight great reasons to give audio a go

Engaging Young Readers: Eight great reasons to give audio a go

We’re excited to announce that as well as providing our books in print and ebook formats, we are offering audiobook versions of select titles. Our first three audiobooks, Matt Dickinson's The Everest Files, North Face and Killer Storm are now live. To celebrate this addition to our digital library, our Digital Assets Editor, Sarah, takes a look at what makes audio so appealing for young readers …   The ‘immerseability’ factor Ever heard the phrase, ‘Headphones in. World out’? This really rings true here – listening to a book makes it so much easier to get drawn into the story. This can be especially...

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