Discovering Children's Books

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Do you remember the first story that you were told? The first that made you see the world differently? The first that you read over and over again?

Explore centuries of stories, poems and illustrations with Discovering Children’s Books, our new online learning resource for book-lovers of all ages. Over 100 treasures are waiting to be found. Take your pick from a 2,000-year-old homework book, Lewis Carroll’s original drafts, Judith Kerr’s sketches and more.

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