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Chapter One - Bali Rai

We’ve asked our favourite authors to read one chapter from their books to help you keep children engaged and excited about reading. Where possible, we’ll include links to free teaching resources to make your lesson planning even simpler. What are you waiting for? Click on the video to start the story!

Now or Never: A Dunkirk Story by Bali Rai

Bestselling author Bali Rai reads chapter one of his wartime tale of courage and betrayal, following a young Muslim soldier at the Dunkirk evacuation. Now or Never is part of the Voices series, celebrating unsung voices of our past.

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