BLOG: What If? You Were Drawn in to a Jigsaw Puzzle?

The search is on for Britain’s funniest friends and family! Oxfordshire-based toy company Ravensburger is giving puzzle fans a chance to feature in their bestselling What IF? jigsaw range.  Launching on 5th March, entrants will be asked to tweet their best funny family and friends photo using the hashtag #WhatIfWeAreAPuzzle. The winning group will be drawn into the next What IF? 1000-piece puzzle, depicted as entrants in a Challenge-Quiz-Show type scenario.  Number 21 in the popular What IF? series, the illustrations will be the brainchild and handiwork of much-loved artist, cartoonist and comedy writer Geoff Tristram.  The winners will also

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PRESS RELEASE: mummycareers.co.uk

Dedicated site from the team behind NewSkillsAcademy.co.uk offers advice, training and guidance on re-joining the workforce, setting up a new business and more A new online resource, Mummycareers.co.uk, is to launch on International Women’s Day (Thursday, March 8th) to offer practical training and advice to parents who are returning to work, or simply looking to switch careers. The site is deliberately aimed at mothers who have taken a career break whilst raising their children, plus those who want to run their own businesses from home. Mummycareers.co.uk features practical advice and training courses, plus tips on careers, working from home and

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BLOG: World Book Day Author to Write New Secret Seven Novels!

World Book Day author Pamela Butchart has signed up to write two new titles about Enid Blyton’s much-loved Secret Seven characters. London, UK:  9th October 2017 Hodder Children’s Books, an imprint of Hachette Children’s Group, announces the acquisition of two new books about Enid Blyton’s Secret Seven, from award-winning World Book Day 2018 author Pamela Butchart. Alex Antscherl, Editorial Director for Enid Blyton Entertainment, has secured world rights from Becky Bagnell, Lindsay Literary Agency. Set in the same world as Enid Blyton’s original stories, these fantastic new mysteries will have all the fun, adventure and humour that Butchart is known

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BLOG: Why Poetry is Good for You – Ana Sampson

Parents in Touch have this refreshing article about poetry, written by Ana Sampson, to share with you. This article originally appeared in So Magazines. Visit www.somagazines.co.uk Why Poetry is Good for You – Ana Sampson We live our lives at a pace that would have seemed alarmingly frenetic to any previous generation. The advent of the smartphone means that each moment can be crammed with activity, from ordering the week’s shopping on the train to answering work emails from the bath. Many of us report, with regret, that we don’t have to read – though we are up to date

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BLOG: Journeys – The Writing Competition from Alma Books

Alma Books have a writing competition open to children ages 7-11, read on below to find out how to enter. Journeys – The Writing Competition Inspired by the Aarhus 39 project – Quest and Odyssey, Stories of Journeys from Around Europe We are offering ten children the chance to have their “journey” story printed in a special collection. Want to win? All you have to do is write a 500-800 word story about “journeys” and get an adult to send it to competitions@almabooks.com with your name and age, to be in with a chance of winning! Want to tell someone else about the

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