Author of the Month: Thomas Hardy

by Lewis Saddington June 08, 2020 3 min read

With his 180th Birthday having passed us by on June 2nd, there seemed no better candidate for our author of the month than the great novelist Thomas Hardy. Having made an astounding impact on the world of reading and writing with his 19th century literature (who could ever forget such classics as Far From The Madding Crowd and The Trumpet Major?), Thomas Hardy truly cemented himself as a titan of his craft with his works. Here we will be exploring not just Hardy's greatest titles but also his life and times, following his journey down a path that led to his legacy as one of the most well-known authors in history - from his first days to his last.

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Shakespeare week picture quiz. Can you guess the play from the picture?

by Sean Heather March 13, 2019 1 min read

Here’s a little fun thing to try with your kids for Shakespeare Week. If you don’t know what Shakespeare week is, by the way, it’s a week in March in the UK, aimed at getting kindergarten age children into Shakespeare, and it’s totally fun. 
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