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Linby author’s work to feature in BBC online lockdown lesson


A book written by an author from Linby has been selected by the BBC to help thousands of children across the country beat the boredom of lockdown.

Kim Slater’s young adult novel ‘A Seven-Letter Word’ will feature in one of the BBC’s online lockdown Bitesize lesson next Thursday, May 7.

The story, which is set in Nottingham, features a boy called Finlay who struggles with speaking due to a bad stammer but is a whizz at the word game, Scrabble.

The cover to Kim’s book A Seven Letter Word’

The BBC have introduced daily lessons in all subjects to assist the nation’s parents in homeschooling their children. Lessons are available to watch on BBC iPlayer or can be accessed through the Red Button.

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Mrs Slater told Gedling Eye: “It’s great news that the book, which is set in Nottingham, will highlight our region and hopefully help parents during this challenging time.

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