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Harry Hill is Professor Branestawm

We're eagerly awaiting this Christmas treat - Harry Hill, David Mitchell and Ben Millar bringing to life Charlie Higson's adaptation of The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm. If the book is anything to go by, this is going to be unforgettable Christmas fare. Here's the trailer for the adaptation. Why not read it before you see it?

 The Swallows and Amazons Competition

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Secret Water, we've teamed up with the Nancy Blackett Trust to offer the first eight books in the Swallows and Amazon series, plus a year's free membership to the Trust. To enter test your Ransome knowledge here.

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