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Literacy project returns to Shropshire’s rural schools

Literacy project returns to Shropshire’s rural schools

A project aimed at enhancing literacy skills and creativity among pupils in some of Shropshire’s smallest and most rural schools is set to return this year. The Rural Schools Write, Read and Inspire Project will take place from June 10 to June 14 and applications are...

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Can author visits inspire children?

Can author visits inspire children?

In a world of ever-increasing technology – tablets, Playstations and even eBooks, it is more important than ever for parents and teachers to look for new, exciting and interesting ways to engage children with physical books to ignite a love of reading and writing....

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Author set to inspire with rural school tour

Author set to inspire with rural school tour

A Newport author is preparing to visit pupils across Shropshire as part of a new literacy project to enhance reading, writing and creativity in primary schools. The Rural Schools Write, Read, Inspire Project has been developed by children’s author Lorna McCann in...

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Children’s author set for new year school tour

Children’s author set for new year school tour

Children’s author Lorna McCann is heading on a tour of Shropshire schools in the new year to share her passion for reading and writing. The mum-of-two, who writes fun and engaging stories for children aged 3 to 7, will be using the tour to promote her new picture book...

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Shropshire author nominated for county business award

Shropshire author nominated for county business award

Just a little bit excited to share this news: A Shropshire author is celebrating after being nominated for a county business award. Lorna McCann, who writes fun and engaging stories for children aged 4 to 7, is among the nominees for children’s product of the year at...

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Children’s authors donate books to flood hit school

Children’s authors donate books to flood hit school

A team of children’s authors from Shropshire and beyond have come to the aid of a Shifnal school which lost hundreds of books during a flood. Nine authors, all of which have published books through Team Author UK, have rallied together to provide a bundle of...

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