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25th January 2016
National Storytelling Week
National Storytelling Week
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14th January 2016
Is it or is it not opposite day?
Is it or is it not opposite day?
Good morning, or is it good night? Hello, or is it goodbye? On January 25th it’s National Opposite Day. Although an unofficial holiday, this day can be lots of fun and a great opportunity for the family to break out of the winter blues. While it is unclear who created Opposite Day and for what purposes, it has been suggested that it dates... Read More...

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11th January 2016
Our Best Selling Books of 2015
It has been a great year for the book industry with some fantastic new releases and a few surprises too, such as half of the UK’s top-ten bestsellers on Amazon being colouring books for adults! If, however, you would prefer to read with your child rather than grabbing the felt-tips here is our list of last year’s bestsellers. From... Read More...

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7th January 2016
Keeping up with the online Joneses, by B Wright
Keeping up with the online Joneses, by B Wright
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24th December 2015
Christmas quotes to make you drool!
Quotes are a unique way to describe the way an author thinks or feels about something.A good quote can transport you to a place far away, stir up an emotion or simply be inspiring. Enjoy this list of mouth-watering quotes from classic children’s books to put you in a holiday state of mind and whet your appetite for Christmas indulgencesRead More...

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25th November 2015
The UK’s Top Christmas Traditions
Family Christmas traditions are increasing in popularity across the UK, with parents coming up with more creative ways of keep the magic of Christmas alive. A recent survey by the NSPCC asked parents about how their children’s experience of Christmas compared to their own and it seems we have become more creative in recent times, including... Read More...

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24th November 2015
Mog Mania
Mog Mania
Judith Kerr’s resurrection of her beloved cat Mog, 13 years after she was killed off in Goodbye Mog, has shot to the top of the UK book charts, beating names including David Walliams, Bill Bryson and Ian Rankin to the number one slot. Kerr’s new picture book, Mog’s Christmas Calamity, sees the beloved tabby cat cause chaos in... Read More...

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9th November 2015
Our Top Five Books for Christmas
Our Top Five Books for Christmas
It's been a busy year at Itsyourstory with four new books launching, bringing our tally to 28. Choosing our top five books for Christmas was no easy task but we've done our best (with the obvious caveat that all of our books make a wonderful Christmas present!)   1 Read More...

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30th October 2015
Top 5 Haunted Houses in Children’s fiction
Top 5 Haunted Houses in Children’s fiction
It's almost time for monsters, witches and goblins to come out and go ‘Trick-or-Treating’, but if you and your family happen to be tucked up indoors, staying away from all the ghosts and ghouls, why not share a scary story on a blustery October night!? Listed below are our top 5 picks of children stories which contain haunted houses: Read More...

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26th October 2015
Fiendish Fun at Halloween
Fiendish Fun at Halloween
Halloween doesn’t just have to be about costumes and trick-or-treating. Here at Its Your Story, we have come up with some spooktacular games and activities so the whole family can have some frighteningly good fun! Mummy Wrap This game is sure to leave you all wrapped up! Get into teams of two and grab a roll of toilet... Read More...

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