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An author in the making

On this day in 1866, British children’s author Beatrix Potter was born. She is best known for bringing to life the well-known character of Peter Rabbit as well as many more. Visit the Official website at http://www.hop-skip-jump.com/ for more information!

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Book 3 and 4 released

On this day in 1999, the third book in the Harry Potter series, ‘The Prisoner of Azkaban’, was released by author J.K. Rowling, followed by the fourth book, ‘The Goblet of Fire’, a year later on the same day.

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Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble

On this day in 1611, the first performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Macbeth’ was performed at The Globe Theatre.

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National Haiku Poem Day

Today is National Haiku Poem Day. “Haiku” is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. A Haiku poems consist of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables. The lines rarely … Continue reading

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Week 2 @ Red Lane

Week 2 already in our new half term and what an action packed week we have next week! Red Lane Book Week- this week will be Red Lane’s Book Week, with a whole host of activities on throughout the week- … Continue reading

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World Book Day

Today is Officially World Book Day. Check out the official website for more details- World Book Day website Red Lane Book Week is NEXT WEEK! Look out for all of the events and times on your newsletter.

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Novel first published

On this day, 2nd October 1902, Beatrix Potter’s ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’ was first published. This year celebrates 150 years of Beatrix Potter’s work- check out the link below for more information. http://www.peterrabbit.com/about-beatrix-potter/

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NEW! 100 Word Challenge

Check out the NEW 100 Word Challenge page to see the first picture of the year. Post your answers below.

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National Comic Book Day

Today is National Comic Book Day. How many comic book characters can you name? Post your answers below.

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