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Our best moments from Off the Shelf 2017

Our best moments from Off the Shelf 2017

It's been a fantastic year for Off the Shelf, with more people than ever before coming to our events and celebrating words and ideas.

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Student blog: Adam Kay

Student blog: Adam Kay

Our student blogger Maja reviews Adam Kay's talk about his hilarious, heartbreaking and thought-provoking book, This Is Going to Hurt.

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A message from Brian Blessed

A message from Brian Blessed

We asked Brian for a message to close Off the Shelf 2017. Here's what he had to say...

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RT @HodderBooks: We’re 150 years old in 2018. That’s quite a lot of books. Take a trip through our history with us on #Hodder150 https://t.…

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RT @britishlibrary: The magnificent painting in this book was intended as a gift from the city of Prato to Robert of Anjou, King of Naples…

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RT @britishmuseum: 😯 Rembrandt was born #onthisday in 1606. This self-portrait made when he was 24 is part of a series that experimented wi…

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RT @ShirleyHughes_: Today is Shirley’s birthday. To mark the occasion here are birthday scenes from Alfie and the Birthday Surprise, Alfi…

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RT @IMcMillan: I leave the bedroom window open so that last night’s dreams can fly out and this morning’s hopes can float in.

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RT @PenguinUKBooks: ‘Justice and judgment lie often a world apart.’ Emmeline Pankhurst, born #onthisday in 1858.

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RT @RobGMacfarlane: "In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will be singing About the dark times." (Bertolt Brecht) h…

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RT @HelenJMacdonald: UK peeps! If you missed the H is for Hawk documentary the first time, or even want to see it again: turn on 5.50, BBC2…

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RT @vintagebooks: "It is a book that changes how you see the world and our adaptation should do the same, to serve as a wake-up call for wh…

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RT @mrjamesmayhew: #BookIllustrationOfTheDay is a very early work by @ShirleyHughes_ for The Swineheard (Hans Anderson's Fairy Tales, retol…

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Very sad to hear this news. Stig of the Dump is such a wonderful classic Children’s book. One of our favourites. https://t.co/r2QMZyxJMU

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RT @MuseumSheffield: Roll up! Roll up! To open our Circus exhibition in stupendous style, we've lined up a thrill-packed family fun day wit…

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