Young Spitfire

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Telegraph | News | Forget the namby-pamby girly stuff, here are ripping yarns for real chaps

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News of a new boys-only imprint, Young Spitfire:

"...Our criteria is that we want bloody good reads." Of Harry Potter, Elliott said: "It's typical of modern children's books in which there is a boy and a girl and the girl is as good as the boy. Just William [which features the unattractive Violet Elizabeth Bott as the only girl of substance] is a much better read for boys.

"Violet Elizabeth Bott was a whingeing, snivelling sneak who was always frightened. That is how I would like the girls to be."

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I have an idea for a book. What is your 'phone number so that I may actually talk to someone as opposed to writing to cyberspace!!

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