10 of the strangest children’s books we’ve ever been asked to review

10 of the strangest children’s books we’ve ever been asked to review

If you are a regular reader of W1nners’ Club content, you’ll know that we have a fairly relaxed attitude to some of the content we carry on our website. Unfortunately however, as a result of our long standing reputation for open-mindedness, certain shall we say – er, ‘niche’ publishers see us as a soft option…

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Former bookstore giant Borders fails to modernise and ends up going bankrupt

Former bookstore giant Borders fails to modernise and ends up going bankrupt

  Borders Group, Inc. was an international book and music retailer that was based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.   In its final year of trading the company employed nearly 20,000 people throughout the U.S. In February 2011 the company applied for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and began liquidating 226 of its stores in the United…

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WH Smith hails spoof humour as the saviour of the English language

WH Smith hails spoof humour as the saviour of the English language

  WH Smith is championing spoof humour literature as the potential saviour of the English Language.   At a time in the development of linguistics when phrases such as, ‘LOL,’ ‘LOOL,’ ‘PMSL,’ and ‘;-)’ qualify as satisfactory modes of communication between human beings, the book and stationery retailer is throwing its considerable weight behind the…

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