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The last chapter has been written

On this day in 1894, Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, passed away. He is most well known for his novels “Treasure Island” and “Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde”, however he was also a poet, travel writer and … Continue reading

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The Mousetrap

On this day in 1952, Murder Mystery theatre play ‘The Mousetrap’, written by British writer Agatha Christie, officially opened in London. Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, starring husband and wife Richard Attenborough and Sheila Sim, opened at London’s Ambassador Theatre on … Continue reading

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And so the Tale begins

On this day in 1902, Beatrix Potter’s novel ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’ was first published. Check out her website for more information- http://www.hop-skip-jump.com/

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National Poetry Day

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Not what the Doctor ordered

On this day in 1991, children’s author Dr. Seuss died. Some of his work includes The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Horton Hears a Who, The Lorax, Fox in Socks and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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Roald Dahl Day 2017 @ Red Lane

Good Morning to all our Human Beans and Phizzwizards @ Red Lane! Today is going to be a Phizz Whizzing day @ Red Lane as it is officially Roald Dahl Day. All across school Your Majesters have prepared a wide … Continue reading

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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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