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Here's where you'll find all the extras — Q&As with your favourite authors, essays from your other favourites, and maybe even the occasional blog post from a staff member.

So if you want to know what makes your favourite author tick, or what they listen to while they're writing, or how they researched their latest masterpiece, check here first.

If you're looking for something by a specific author, or about a specific book, you can find them on their respective pages, or use our handy search tool.

Enjoy!

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Download a Plastic lesson plan for World Oceans Day

28 May 2019

Teaching students Years 2-4 about different materials and promoting…

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Filling the gaps - Jonathan Carr on historical fact and fiction

3 May 2019

When it comes to source material, which is preferable — feast or famine? 

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Goodnight Trump: Q&A with Erich Origen & Gan Golan

13 December 2018

Erich Origen and Gan Golan, creators of Goodnight Trump, on the message…

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From The Author: Maria Davhana Headley

29 October 2018

Maria Dahvana Headley on The Mere Wife, her fierce, feminist retelling…

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An extract from Breakthrough by Jack Andraka

4 July 2017

To celebrate #LGBTLit, read an extract from Jack Andraka's Breakthrough

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Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys on Under the Love Umbrella

11 March 2017

The author and illustrator of Under the Love Umbrella share a message…

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Translator Q&A: Samuel Rutter

23 September 2016

Sam Rutter, translator of new release The Winterlings, talks about his…

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Q&A with Dr Robynne Chutkan

21 January 2016

A Q&A with Dr Robynne Chutkan, author of The Microbiome Solution

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The Drowning Ophelia recipe from Shakespeare, Not Stirred

27 November 2015

Drown your sorrows not yourself, with this pretty blue cocktail from…

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