Tag: Chris Bradford

What Kids Are Reading Awards 2017

At 3pm yesterday, whilst Doris was wreaking havoc across the UK scores of teachers, librarians, authors, publishers and a good helping of Renaissance staff were raising the roof at Sadler’s Wells for the launch of the 9th annual What Kids Are Reading report and 3rd annual awards.

Chris Bradford

Chris Bradford is the author of the hugely popular Young Samurai series. In writing the series, Chris researched everything from samurai swordsmanship to ninjutsu in the most practical way possible: he learned the skills himself. An avid martial artist, he names his samurai sword as his most treasured possession. The Young Samurai stories are set […]

Picture books and top requests among new Accelerated Reader quizzes

Several top titles have been quizzed recently for Accelerated Reader. Some highly-requested titles have been made available for quizzing, including books by Chris Bradford and Derek Landy, as well as a range of great picture books for Lower Years readers. In addition, the popular non-fiction Dream to Win series from Franklin Watts has been updated […]


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