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  • 15 Cornish kid’s books

    Local Cornish authors and stories about Cornwall that your kids will love - packed with pirates, mermaids, fishermen, singing cats and selkies.

  • 10 books to read to escape to Cornwall

    In the absence of being able to literally escape to Cornwall, how about a literary escape instead.

  • Best new children’s books for 2020

    Looking for stocking fillers? Or perhaps just a gift that keeps giving once Christmas is long gone? Look no further - here are the best books for every age, from tiddlers to pre-teens.

  • 5 best new books to read in November

    There's only so much TV a gal can watch during lockdown, so give your gogglebox eyes a break and dive into one these new reads for November.

  • Raynor Winn: My fave places

    Writer and long distance walker Raynor Winn shares her favourite places across Cornwall. Where shall we go first?

  • Read THESE this month

    Reasons to be cheerful: spring has sprung and a brilliant new batch of March books has arrived. Gather around, and let Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter tell you a story.

  • The 5 best books out February

    Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter has got five Feb fancies for your delectation. Read all about 'em.

  • This month’s best new reads

    What kind of insaniac leaves the house in January? Retire to the sofa pronto and get stuck into one of pro bookworm Kerry Potter's enthralling new literary picks.

  • Muddy’s 10 best books of 2019

    So many rip-roaring reads, so little time. But Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter has made it easy for you - here's her definitive list of the year's best books. Get stuck in!

  • The 10 dreamiest coffee table books of the year

    Clear space on your coffee table! Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter has 10 sexy, shiny visual feasts for your delectation.

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