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in fact, that he could move freely as he wished from now on - travel anywhere he liked, do anything he wanted to do… https://t.co/8vwOKMSzq9one over the other over the other, until a piece of word-lace of such beauty and craft had emerged that no one coul… https://t.co/UHWZeoaIkiReynard couldn't really believe how well things had gone. He'd laid out his bobbins and he'd woven his threads of f… https://t.co/NkQPFu0Jh2"He'd got him fast and fair. He'd got him in his paw. He'd got him just where he wanted him. In fact, Reynard The… https://t.co/v0HU52DebXThe ACHUKA #BookOfTheDay for Wed 28 Oct is Black and British: A short, essential history by David Olusoga… https://t.co/aiYgB2qizt
10/28
2020
Happy Birthday, Enid Bagnold, whose 1935 story was adapted for film in 1944, starring Elizabeth Taylor. #kidlithttps://t.co/QWRhghTDvT
Retweeted by ACHUKAa jasmine which grew profusely in the Queen's sheltered garden by the ramparts overlooking the river (some of the m… https://t.co/g23Af1mE8K"It was midnight now, tharky and humid and dripping after the rain. The air smelt of wet mud and of the sweet white… https://t.co/wQYdPdmpXnThe ACHUKA #BookOfTheDay for Tues 27 Oct is Dogger's Christmas by Shirley Hughes @ShirleyHughes_ @edvulliamyhttps://t.co/JGm29vjZpOAvery conjures an authentic-feeling late-medieval world while adding a novelistic depth to the repetitive romance s… https://t.co/7ShffrqEJj"All this learning must be worn lightly if a fox is to prance light-footed, and everything here is in service of th… https://t.co/AIhJJ95oHIIllustration what I done for @philipreeve1’s ‘Night Flights’ https://t.co/1JsXHPj86o
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10/27
2020
Is there ever a place for a semi-colon in everyday dialogue? I'd rather not have one. Anyone have an example of whe… https://t.co/ohew3OZW04nearing the end of JFK - https://t.co/89RMQAjntA - in need of another chunky NF read for November - I have a few th… https://t.co/504x9KkKOBNew greeting cards & original art available in my shop! ✨ https://t.co/beQtQZuQu6 https://t.co/BCCmIY81Fb
Retweeted by ACHUKAThe ACHUKA #BookOfTheDay for Mon 26 Oct is Leo and the Gorgon's Curse - Brownstone's Mythical Collection 4 by Joe T… https://t.co/zrg1GKO7VoOh how we miss capturing events! Here's a look back at some photos from the @Waterstones Children's Book Prize Winn… https://t.co/RVz5aD8DPjthe mice, the hedgehogs, the weasels - looked concerned, or those, like Sir Grimbart, whose cellars marched close b… https://t.co/8ESnDc6M72were used to flooding in their watery, low-lying world, and the castle was sound and safe, and meat was roasting in… https://t.co/BY5tuF1UmHflooding the courtyards and belling the Leie till its banks were fierce-broached; fleaming on the roofs and fast-fl… https://t.co/infOpZHHQV"Reynard bowed low, and as he did so the rain, pouring hard for a while now, increased to a deluge - bursting the m… https://t.co/P4aC8Ldu3z
10/26
2020
‘gulped it down’ Reynard the Fox by Anne Louise Avery | Waterstones https://t.co/HL1jwzpINU“A triumph of storytelling” Heartily agree! https://t.co/BAFQ73ad2Z @lisa_letters It gets better and betterACHUKA wishes @_KnightsOf a happy 3rd anniversary https://t.co/gNkrAQwp86Because spelling mistakes cost lives 😈 https://t.co/mNDEw0WUv9
Retweeted by ACHUKAAmazing and beautiful book. It will be our Book if the Week when we return from half term https://t.co/mJ5hn0MGoT
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10/25
2020
Recommended feature about Philip Pullman by Nicholas Tucker https://t.co/5zTvghmies @DapsDraws The reviews have so far been mixed - not all ‘terrible’ @BagsofBooks @BrightonWstones @RotherBooks That goes without saying but I think you should _definitely_ have it in… https://t.co/Bfv6ioi3lx @BrightonWstones @RotherBooks @BagsofBooks 👍Bid for a complete developmental edit by Scott Pack @meandmybigmouth to raise money for FareShare https://t.co/Um89lMj1NPTimes Children’s Book of the Week selected by @aoconnell https://t.co/nakklc9ST7'The toughest challenge I realised was to locate the essence of the story.' @youthlibraries Interview with… https://t.co/NW7p0UbSo7
Retweeted by ACHUKAAnother week and another set of five ACHUKA #BookOfTheDay recommendations - Go Fetch! featuring: @helenbaughbookshttps://t.co/0UL8bM6fDWNice review of my translation of this book by @ladyquercus published by @AqueductPress (even if the review does not… https://t.co/krzzgWewrl
Retweeted by ACHUKASisterly tlc #Caturday https://t.co/o2yt3OlqAXThe educational podcast "You're Wrong About" presents a kind of Schadenfreude theatre; you get to hear someone get… https://t.co/V9uVfzzRq7
Retweeted by ACHUKAreminder that 'life-changing' author visits can still take place: https://t.co/BIlh9n5MobIt's been ages since I was inside a bookshop so I've no idea how likely you are to find this fabulous title in stoc… https://t.co/nI6PPFVwIMDusk and a storm was brewing. The air was heavy and humid, and the great bells of Gent were tolling across the city… https://t.co/hGyiyzEnS5
10/24
2020
So @CarolMidgley is largely on point in her 2star review of Riviera, 3rd season - it is though skilfully shot and s… https://t.co/BhpST8S4muThe Witches review – Roald Dahl reboot fails to cast the original's magic spell https://t.co/w2RQv2bmlX‘The Witches’ Review: A Tale of Mice and Women, Toil and Trouble https://t.co/RZml6I9FofThe Witches review — screen-chewing Anne Hathaway is mesmerising https://t.co/BsG9nxB3BiThe ACHUKA #BookOfTheDay is Honey on the Page: A Treasury of Yiddish Children's Literature ed. & tr. Miriam Udel il… https://t.co/YmhSD9eInxand so I shall bring myself full out of danger." from Reynard The Fox by @AnneLouiseAvery published by @BodPublishingthen weave my falsehoods with hundreds of fine silvered threads. Oh, I will twist the bobbins so skilfully that pat… https://t.co/BACYB31Fs6have a good foot to dance on! I shall look out at them all straight and sure, and compose the fairest lies which ev… https://t.co/CBcYIqLuMZ"Thank God for my aunt! What skill she has! What brilliance! She has made dry, wintered twigs blossom again! She ha… https://t.co/AiTlbychfJCongratulations to @OnjaliRauf and @suecheungstory winners of The 2020 Diverse Book Awards @The_DBAwards in the chi… https://t.co/GbfAn6ro9yLittle Rebels Award 2020 Winner https://t.co/s9qZMMWPSjCongratulations to @TheJanePorter and @MaisieParadise winners of the 2020 @littlerebsprize with The Boy Who Loved… https://t.co/18flvsMXatIndependent children's bookshops and booksellers - very useful Googlemap created by @jonnybid https://t.co/00Ag46B0rx
10/23
2020
Big Beard Appreciation! New Online Learning Programme - Introducing Darren of @clpe1 https://t.co/jcqVFWvyLb via @YouTubeCLPE Podcast Ep2: The importance of Poetry in schools & CLiPPA 2020 w/ Z... https://t.co/5qsN3vOdAF via @YouTube @adelegeras @c4 oh I must check that out - currently reading the big JFK biog. by Fredrik Logevall https://t.co/PETpoWOkq0🚨 Just over an hour until our competition to win #IAda and matching specially-designed earrings from Studio Eris cl… https://t.co/JEPkZZnB8v
Retweeted by ACHUKAA list for #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/YnodMQ7byrAuthor & Illustrator of our #BookOfTheDay in highly recommended fascinating conversation SKUNK AND BADGER by Amy T… https://t.co/jHGRrXlP1hThe ACHUKA #BookOfTheDay for Thu 22 Oct is Skunk And Badger by Amy Timberlake ill. Jon Klassen @amytimberlakehttps://t.co/BZKKjWZQpChierarchies are upended and the rich and foolish and overprivileged are exposed and thoroughly punished for their s… https://t.co/BqKdIimeLFEntirely through his wiles and his ability to spin a compelling tale out of nothing, the establishment is mocked an… https://t.co/Ln5MoL6GFEa whisker away from being executed for his many crimes, Reynard nevertheless manages to squeeze out of every tight… https://t.co/0VZ4mkFSA7He elegantly tricks us into liking him, just as he hoodwinks his fellow animals into traps and elaborate falsehoods… https://t.co/kwXw1U1iO2"From the very beginning of his literary career, Reynard the Fox has charmed his audiences... Reynard The Fox by… https://t.co/ZGk4BnGrId
10/22
2020
New Christmas cards available over on my website https://t.co/L6SXlr7rXp retweets appreciated! 💕🎀 https://t.co/Gf8ennYWuE
Retweeted by ACHUKAThe ACHUKA #BookOfTheDay for Wed 21 Oct is My Headteacher Is An Evil Genius by Jack Noel @jackdraws from… https://t.co/h3ngo4gKKrAnother desirable title from @BodPublishing just added to our Gifts suggestions and publishing very shortly... Aeso… https://t.co/LwLgkM6l95 @Jess__Red @MacKidsBooks @MacKidsSL @LovethePippins any UK publication of this in the pipeline?Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards 2020 Winners https://t.co/SMDgaUHyIHdeserve all the obfuscation and trickery a tod can throw at them. from Reynard The Fox by @AnneLouiseAvery published by @BodPublishinga crackling _millefeuille_ of signification and soothfastness rooted in a single belief - that a fox can only ever… https://t.co/O4YOPnfbncHow many things can one foolish sentence shake into being? How many can it evoke simultaneously to different ears?… https://t.co/NTTC1Ib7f5
10/21
2020
Less than 2 weeks until National Non-Fiction November We have 9 brilliant book reviewers lined up to introduce some… https://t.co/xSA66ZQA74
Retweeted by ACHUKAApropos of our #BookOfTheDay and our month-long appreciation of a new retelling of Reynard The Fox, I'd love to see… https://t.co/384ghUuPY5Don't be misled into thinking that because this book is published by an academic press - @BodPublishing - it is for… https://t.co/cuqjxPPgX1beat them or shouted at them and he played with them whenever he could. He taught them hunting and all about the st… https://t.co/5NEmEOQgOV'The three cubs were sitting in a row, their faces covered in sugar and cinnamon and pastry flakes and raspberry. T… https://t.co/tna1oJhqhkthe literature you offer them you have to entertain them in contempt. You lower the expectation of what they are ca… https://t.co/4OBawxiH4oJill Paton Walsh, quoted in this @BooksForKeeps Authorfile https://t.co/Lo409YOZXU ‘The mechanism that causes the… https://t.co/Y0PIfm5pcqThe ACHUKA #BookOfTheDay for Tue 20 Oct is Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll ill. Chris Riddell… https://t.co/OZ9VpxhVtl
10/20
2020
Jill Paton Walsh has died, aged 83 https://t.co/0n6fTYgOlaThe Spots and the Dots is @achuka's #BookOfTheDay 🔴🔵🔴🔵🔴🔵🔴🔵🔴🔵🔴🔵 Have you learnt how to celebrate difference in thi… https://t.co/xTskczoodc
Retweeted by ACHUKAHey, @Waterstones, why aren't you highlighting Reynard The Fox from @BodPublishing in 'Our Best New Hardbacks'? Th… https://t.co/kC9IlbZpKhChildren’s books roundup – the best new picture books and novels https://t.co/HVeMNDuGZ2Join Frank's October Book Club over on Insta where he has a chat with the author of The Good Hawk… https://t.co/vVOFFtIAKAa previous ACHUKA #BookOfTheDay https://t.co/YsmGQRI63D https://t.co/XG5BRigFeWThe ACHUKA #BookOfTheDay for Mon 19 Oct is The Spots And The Dots by Helen Baugh ill. Marion Deuchars… https://t.co/pd1WLVOlOnof the heaving tides and the cold grey water and the moon rising over the sea, and both fox and badger were moved t… https://t.co/Ue7Czq2U4dpassing through Rumpelmonde for the oily river eels and the tavern scraps and the tasty moll-fish. Some of their pl… https://t.co/4J5Vh0qeOQThrough the high loopholes there began to drift stark and beautiful songs of the sea intoned by a sunning of cormor… https://t.co/hyOjArZfwROn my fairy tale blog today, Lorena Carrington writes about creating one of the illustrations for Beauty and the Be… https://t.co/XVDJQI9voZ
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10/19
2020
Review of No Place For Monters by ⁦@KoryJMerritt⁩ https://t.co/VOxyuyLmAa @AmandaPCraig Watched concluding episode of The Singapore Grip, which I have enjoyed - will catch up with this on @BBCiPlayerVery much enjoyed @ITV ‘s The Singapore GripOver 100 children's books are available in this year's Authors' & Illustrators' Auction for @BBCCiN Looking for g… https://t.co/GTMwP78DM2
Retweeted by ACHUKAST Children’s book of the week: When Life Gives You Mangoes by Kereen Getten published by ⁦@PushkinPress⁩ selected… https://t.co/LV3wwWKXVyShoe Wars by @LizPichon Trailer | Book Depository https://t.co/JyjWiZTL5K via @YouTube Half price in @Waterstones https://t.co/cfljW9183H
10/18
2020

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