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We're at #cheltlitfest today, are you? #penguinstagram #bookstagram
Penguins! Guess where we are today? Let us know if you're at #cheltlitfest too.
Salut Inspector Maigret. Georges Simenon's detective on screen this Oct at @BarbicanCentre >
This beautiful book just landed in the art department - Frog by Mo Yan - with some very lovely illustrations from the talented Joe McLaren #penguinstagram #penguinbooks #bookporn
#Win a bundle of @classicpenguins' Maigret books + a pair of film tickets. Can you name these four detective films?
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Calling all history buffs! We've got a pair of weekend tickets to the @HgateHistFest up for grabs worth £360! Get in.…
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Would you mind voting for us at the @lovieawards? We'd love a chance to don our Penguin suits:…
If you weren't lucky enough to win, #poetrybyheart is available here.
An excellent effort from all on #NationalPoetryDay. Thank you for taking part. #poetrybyheart #thinkofapoem
It's your final chance to win in our #poetrybyheart competition - tell us the missing line from Dover Beach...
@PenguinUKBooks I'm not first, so I won't bother, except to say that my cat's called Ossie and we love to recite it to him, King of Cats...
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Here's our penultimate poem. Will you be first to fill in the blanks? #poemsbyheart #thinkofapoem
Wonderful responses from poetry lovers and comedians, so far...#PoetryByHeart #thinkofapoem
Next in our #PoetryByHeart competition - who knows the missing line in Ode To A Nightingale? #thinkofapoem
@PenguinUKBooks through cavenns measureless to man/ down to a sunless sea
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Congratulations @GranthaMaven! You're our very first winner!
To start, who will be the first to fill in the missing line of Coleridge's Kubla Khan? #PoetryByHeart
Simply be the first to tell us the blanked out line of the classic poem for a chance to win. @PoetryDayUK #NationalPoetryDay
We have 4 copies of POETRY BY HEART for poetry loving readers to win.
We have an exciting competition coming up to celebrate #NationalPoetryDay... @PoetryDayUK
@PenguinUKBooks two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the road less travelled by, and that has made all the difference! #robertfrost
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@PenguinUKBooks “Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.” -Percy Bysshe Shelley
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@PenguinUKBooks "And the end & the beginning were always there/before the beginning & after the end/And all is always now." - T.S. Eliot
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Time to celebrate #NationalPoetryDay. We want to hear all about the lines that have moved you the most.
The Owl & the Pussy-cat went to sea-How to make a beautiful pea-green boat #NationalPoetryDay
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Samuel West is definitely a #GBBO aficionado if his #SpectacularTale is anything to go by...
@PenguinUKBooks The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe, followed by rest of Chronicles of Narnia #SpectacularTale
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Unsurprisingly Jeremy Fisher’s #SpectacularTale is witty, and a little wet…
.@PenguinUKBooks My #SpectacularTale is Blackberry Farm Lucy Mouse Keeps a Secret - I think Peter would like it too!
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@PenguinUKBooks 'Back Home' by Michelle Magorian! Know it off by heart, but can still read and reread it! #SpectacularTale
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It's no surprise that Mrs Tiggywinkle's #SpectacularTale is a story about being spick and span...
Once bitten, twice shy? NOT Jemima Puddleduck. Her #spectaculartale is a kinder sort of fox, courtesy of @roald_dahl
Can you think of any other literary characters who might pick a style themed #SpectacularTale?
For the chance to #win a SIGNED copy of #SpectacularTale, simple RT and click here by 5pm:
.@BeatrixPotter characters are sharing their favourite books. An elegantly #spectaculartale for the dandy Mr. Tod.
Mr. McGregor loves @LeeChildReacher and upholds that Tom Cruise would play him in a film. His #spectaculartale is...
Benjamin Bunny: sensitive aesthete, modern philosopher, @vintagebooks fan. He's picked this for his #spectaculartale.
Ginger and Pickles know their entrepreneurial skills could be sharper - their #SpectacularTale is the business...
@PenguinUKBooks I really loved Roald Dahl's books, but "The Fillyjonk Who Believed In Disasters" by Tove Jansson was my #SpectacularTale
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'The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea, In a beautiful pea-green boat...' Voted today as the nation's most popular children's poem. Tag your paper boats #owlpussycat for a chance to win a signed copy of Julia Donaldson's new story 'The Further Adventures of The Owl and the Pussy-cat' The competiti
First up with his #SpectacularTale, it's Peter Rabbit himself. No surprises here, eh @PuffinBooks @sbutlerbooks?
Now, we'd like you to tell us about YOUR #SpectacularTale. What was the book or story that made you fall in love with reading?
Emma Thompson's THE SPECTACULAR TALE OF PETER RABBIT is here and we're rather excited for you to read it.