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Peters @Petersbooks Birmingham UK

The UK's leading specialist supplier of children's books and furniture to schools and libraries. Official book supplier for @CILIPCKG Awards Shadowing Scheme.

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Joined Twitter 9/23/09


Reading must be the "top priority" for pupils returning to school, says @HuntingEnglish https://t.co/jfLCrDcQtz
Retweeted by PetersIf your school is open, we can deliver books to you! We now have a reduced team in our warehouse so can accept orde… https://t.co/ipJbKhWSzJIt's just one week until #EmpathyDay on 9 June - we can't wait! So if you're yet to order your empathy book collect… https://t.co/9E8PpiLJmJ'Relates a powerful, emotional tale of guilt, resilience and hope that will leave you both drained and uplifted.' O… https://t.co/GQlb49JTS1 @Petersbooks Not nearly as much fun as a visit to the Birmingham showroom, but always exciting to buy new stock https://t.co/TnjYrQ5SLe
Retweeted by PetersWe have a wide range of recommended #BAME reads for secondary schools on our website – take a look if you're seekin… https://t.co/GzvphyHiZUNext week we'll be hosting an amazing day devoted to the power of empathy - something so important in our challengi… https://t.co/oIx1LOrTZs
Retweeted by PetersThe SLA are proud to support @EmpathyLabUK in all they have done to move #EmpathyDay online this year with their fa… https://t.co/Su8Xovdn4s
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6/2
2020
If you're planning ahead for September and need themed book lists and recommendations for your pupils, we can help.… https://t.co/bex07yVGJY
6/1
2020
The @CILIPCKG Carnegie and Kate Greenaway shortlisted book packs are available to order at https://t.co/rgjjIdGn5a.… https://t.co/y7VRY9OSDASome more great books to be added to our school library, thanks to @Petersbooks 🌝🌞📚 #livolovesreadinghttps://t.co/Sw46wGBvKw
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5/28
2020
We now have a reduced team in our offices and warehouse and are therefore able to accept orders and dispatch goods.… https://t.co/5hJIoxUUk5"Anything that illuminates to children the process of making picture books is a good thing." If your pupils are sha… https://t.co/c1gCCvub5O
5/27
2020
We are super excited about The Ickabog, an original fairy tale for children in lockdown by J.K. Rowling.… https://t.co/AD53F9gcOkExciting news! The brand new Wimpy Kid book is coming this October and here is a sneak peek of the cover. Is Greg… https://t.co/GMLxzh4VBI
5/26
2020
If your school is planning ahead and deciding on books for after the summer, we can help. Our team can advise on th… https://t.co/KBq1S6FYA0
5/25
2020
Our Early Years toolkit features rhyme ideas and a special activity plan featuring everyone's favourite elephant -… https://t.co/ISE5iJicYA
Retweeted by PetersLooking for a reading challenge for the summer? Try our 100 books to read before leaving secondary school list, com… https://t.co/AspxyCah6yEarly years children will love our bright and colourful Elmer soft seating and rugs featuring their favourite patch… https://t.co/uq7Ew0KUKc
5/23
2020
It’s Elmer Day tomorrow! Get involved with free activities in the Elmer Day activity pack: https://t.co/DY2xEGPgf3https://t.co/vMbpuGL9vP @_Reading_Rocks_ If any of you are purchasing books for schools, Peters are now able to accept orders and dispatch… https://t.co/53MGZWI7yuThe shortlisted titles for the SLA Information Book Awards 2020 have been announced and we are delighted to offer s… https://t.co/jWLFPi68XWFrom head teacher and star of Educating Yorkshire, Matthew Burton, this secondary school survival guide is perfect… https://t.co/1YQErks7qR
5/22
2020
We now have a reduced team in our offices and warehouse and are therefore able to accept orders and dispatch goods.… https://t.co/9FXqk6O1Ot
5/21
2020
With the @Literacy_Trust, we're providing schools with a FREE survey helping your school understand more about lite… https://t.co/mEmRaiZie5
Retweeted by PetersChosen by our own team of librarians and curriculum specialists, we've highlighted 100 of the best books for each y… https://t.co/k3GaOVO8i3
5/20
2020
On 21st May, Rob Biddulph is going to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the World's Biggest Art Lesson… https://t.co/IUsftfMjwb
5/19
2020
With Empathy Day fast approaching on 9 June 2020, we're counting down the days with a set of fun activities for the… https://t.co/hgyDrJnlOJ
5/18
2020
Celebrate Elmer day at home on Saturday 23rd May this year! #elmer #elmerday2020 https://t.co/nviaiWgpQm
5/17
2020
The team at Peters never miss a chance of getting their children dressed up as book characters! Happy 40th birthda… https://t.co/WtiqqYDdpsTo celebrate 40 years of @WalkerBooksUK, we've teamed up with the wonderful team at Walker to share a range of down… https://t.co/fR1donzrxU
5/16
2020
How to make the most of reading with your child at home. Our librarians and curriculum specialists share their top… https://t.co/hzwyPE3oNs
5/13
2020
Join author @iszi_lawrence tomorrow at 12pm on our KidsBloomsbury Facebook Page, as she teaches you all about the S… https://t.co/GoZWXqJK8x
Retweeted by PetersGet your kids to try their hand at diary writing while you're at home, or write a book review. Download our free Di… https://t.co/KUOkZnInMk
5/11
2020
Our team have updated their list of 100 recommended reads for every year group in secondary school, to include some… https://t.co/B4voQzW0sH
5/8
2020
Exciting news on Empathy Day 2020! https://t.co/A2LOamA3va
5/6
2020
Stay in, stay safe, keep reading! #stayinstaysafe #keepreading #thankyounhs #thankyoukeyworkers #thankyoucarers https://t.co/mNuzBNO5pX
5/5
2020
As part of Walker's 40th anniversary, they are funding 40 memberships for schools wishing to join the School Librar… https://t.co/LuYVf4UIrv
5/4
2020
Need more reading ideas for your children at home? There's still time to try our super spring reading checklist. Ho… https://t.co/VixYeHV6Hi
5/3
2020
These themed activity sheets tie in with some of our favourite book genres, from spies to superheroes. Including pu… https://t.co/6Qc3CD4aN8Following on from the success of Alex Rider Live, Anthony Horowitz is now reading Stormbreaker in its entirety on t… https://t.co/wqq2drFaNF
5/1
2020
We are delighted to reveal the shortlist for the #BranfordBoaseAward 2020. Congratulations to these hugely talente… https://t.co/SIt4HanH8j
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4/30
2020
If you have any young fans of fairytales or fantasy stories at home, these Dragon themed activities should keep the… https://t.co/5GYWVzOjje
4/29
2020
Princess Eugenie reads 'Guess How Much I Love You'. https://t.co/6waSq6UwUq @WalkerBooksUK #earlyyears #storytime #childrensbooks
4/28
2020
100 of the best books for each year group from Reception to Year 6. These are the books we think are must-haves, ha… https://t.co/QG09h6L2km
4/27
2020
If you're planning ahead and need support or advice on books for your school, our team are here to help. Call us on… https://t.co/o8aSpppAmt
4/25
2020
@EHLibraryTweets @AccessitLib @CILIPCKG Hope your students enjoy reading their lovely new books! @emmasuffield @BrownsBFS So pleased you are happy with our service Emma. If you need any book lists or recommendati… https://t.co/8dRDiPSzLNCarnegie books collected from school & catalogued at home! Off to deliver a few sets to doorsteps!! @Petersbookshttps://t.co/7iStb38GeK
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4/24
2020
If you're shadowing this year's Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards, don't miss this Q&A with @BethWatersArt, shortl… https://t.co/l6ys1KivnW
4/23
2020
For any teens looking for a reading challenge, try our 100 books to read before leaving secondary school. An exciti… https://t.co/17gVtgBJWHThe longlisted titles for the @uksla Information Book Awards 2020 have been announced and we are delighted to offer… https://t.co/JK4mYoyvt5Here's a free lockdown treat for all our followers 💚🏠💚 STAYING HOME is a new, FREE picture book from… https://t.co/GTKkSaK9kO
Retweeted by PetersExploring the downloadable materials @amymckay14 highly recommends checking out the wonderful CKG Bookshelf produce… https://t.co/QzVCpE0jt6
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4/21
2020
Read poetry, listen to an audio book, or let someone else read to you! Can your children complete our super spring… https://t.co/tBiqqKkIhY
4/20
2020
These free spies and detectives activities are great for young fans of detective books. Create your own disguise an… https://t.co/YjTnPQa9dY
4/19
2020
I am absolutely DELIGHTED that @Booktrust have extended my tenure as @UKLaureate by an extra year so that we can ca… https://t.co/IJARkhUYUv
Retweeted by PetersRecognising emotions is a key foundation for the development of empathy and talking to children about emotions is c… https://t.co/W1R92br4LG
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4/18
2020
Oi Fans! Kes Gray has stepped back into the world of social media and has read ALL of the Oi books for you to enjoy… https://t.co/WG2lNdFsUR
Retweeted by PetersNeed more reading recommendations for your children? Don't miss our 100 books lists for every year group in primary… https://t.co/1QMoQTow8p
4/17
2020
'There is something parents can do for children - read aloud to them every day.' Why it's a great idea to read alou… https://t.co/neglM0YMMw
4/16
2020
Want to set your kids a reading challenge over the next few weeks? Try our super spring reading checklist:… https://t.co/pJZXCy4m36
4/14
2020
Here's one for those shadowing the @CILIPCKG Awards from home. Read our Q&A with @anthony_mcgowan, shortlisted auth… https://t.co/0VjaUuJMIc
4/12
2020
Reading aloud to your children is a simple and joyful way to keep learning going at home, whatever their age! It's… https://t.co/D6lRjcdNHu
4/11
2020
.@Petersbooks thank you for putting our parent and teaching ideas up online in time for publication day :)… https://t.co/w5vYhZgqV1
Retweeted by Peters @PhilMcCahillSTP @MrsSarahMullin @rlrossi64 @Mellow_Pascoe @vievewright @YoulandeH @ViviennePorritt @EquitableEdhttps://t.co/dpOgVx6TvB
Retweeted by PetersWe've updated our 'Useful links for parents' page - keep an eye on this page to see who's offering free resources a… https://t.co/2bBGD0ULVBFind out more about how you can get the most out of Shadowing the #CKG20 Shortlists in this free @CILIPinfo Webina… https://t.co/MCOUanhbQo
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4/9
2020
One for the CKG Shadowers, plus don't miss this Q&A with Anthony on our blog too! https://t.co/GHZdk9oz07 #CKG20 https://t.co/SYdJnRcbfH
4/8
2020
The fantastic @NosyCrow have launched a free book that explains the #coronavirus to children, with expert input fro… https://t.co/UScdvG74SzYesterday the #NationalShelfService was presented by our wonderful #CKG20 judge, @angela_m_foster from… https://t.co/Kdm4EbO9Zl
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4/7
2020
We've made a free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel… https://t.co/9gjcOg8mBH
Retweeted by PetersThis year's @CILIPCKG Shadowing Scheme has been extended until October with some changes to the 2020 timeline. Find… https://t.co/4OSS9DDW0aWe've announced changes to the #CKG20 timeline. While we're sadly unable to hold the Medal Winners’ ceremony in its… https://t.co/NEJQ3ZGJ1W
Retweeted by PetersWe are so excited to be extending Shadowing 2020 into October to allow our Shadowing Groups the greatest opportunit… https://t.co/ZG47kug0vJ
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4/6
2020
In case you missed it, we caught up with @ActualBenMiller this week to celebrate the paperback release of The Boy W… https://t.co/SOqDxnIfux'Let them choose their own book. Children are more likely to enjoy something if they have an interest in it to begi… https://t.co/jS4aWi9aDH
4/4
2020
https://t.co/BSc2kEz6YeTwinkl is incredibly proud to announce that it will be working with @bbcbitesize to deliver BBC Bitesize Daily. Con… https://t.co/Ht3lKqiqax
Retweeted by PetersWe're celebrating this week's paperback release of the fantastic The Boy Who Made The World Disappear from… https://t.co/21xYXhxrhzDid you know? We've started to collate your ideas about engaging students in AR from home! Check it out here and we… https://t.co/soM4wkBN5N
Retweeted by PetersMore great free resources for teachers and parents - some Peters favourites on this list! Thanks @FaberChildrens https://t.co/Sw31kQC9HM📢Launching Monday 11am…the #NationalShelfService! Join professional librarians as they recommend great e-books the… https://t.co/p0qJgVJusI
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4/3
2020
This is such an important message. You don’t have to stop when your children leave primary school. I often read to… https://t.co/HxdPz20Tlz
Retweeted by PetersReading aloud to your children is a simple and joyful way to keep learning going at home, and it's the most effecti… https://t.co/pOcWCYb8F6
4/2
2020
If you have any fans of the fantastic Oi! series in your house, you won't want to miss this! Kes Gray has put readi… https://t.co/1XmuVCZru3How to make the most of reading at home - our librarians and curriculum specialists share their top tips on relucta… https://t.co/WXAxpyzLi0Our teams have been working on a number of free lesson packs containing a variety of activities and resources we ho… https://t.co/1awyKfqebw
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4/1
2020
Publishers did you love the 2020 #ReadforEmpathy collection pictured below? We need your submissions for the 2021 c… https://t.co/92rC9akEzR
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3/31
2020
We'll be tuning in at 10am on Thursday - don't miss it! #AlexRiderLive https://t.co/E7eMuGzQ0gIf you need themed book lists or recommendations for your pupils, our team are here to help while working from home… https://t.co/KGhR4ZvCz4Got any superhero fans at home? Download our free superheroes activity booklet. Make your own mask, try a word sear… https://t.co/fQmVemVCGZDon't forget, we have lots of FUN & FREE activities to keep kids occupied! 🎨 Downloadable activity sheets:… https://t.co/UntqDm4XLZ
Retweeted by PetersBeautiful colouring sheets from @pmistryartist, illustrator of You're Snug With Me which has been shortlisted for t… https://t.co/ng3xedVXyq
3/30
2020
The @Petersbooks team are working remotely but we're still here to support you with book recommendations & advice.… https://t.co/VeQDDkv5MYThese free themed activity sheets tie in with some of our favourite book genres, from spies to superheroes. Include… https://t.co/dSgR5cOBatA lovely idea! See how children have been putting bears in their windows to create their very own Bear Hunt during… https://t.co/yjvHs17v5F
3/27
2020
This looks like great fun! Pages & Co author Anna James @acaseforbooks launches The Bookwanderers Club, starting at… https://t.co/n9gIFePOJO @CILIPCKG for any parents/carers out there with youngsters shadowing the Carnegie, I'll happily have a chat with yo… https://t.co/RzBXGf88lp
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3/26
2020
Advice for aspiring young poets! Take a look at these free videos from @clpe1. 33 poets reflect on their writing an… https://t.co/rtilj02a4g
3/25
2020

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