Laura North - Hachette Children's Group

Laura North



Laura North is a children's book author who lives and works in London. Her first children's book was a retelling of 'Theseus and the Minotaur', one of her favourite myths. She has since written a series of fairy tales with a twist, including 'Cinderella: The Terrible Truth', 'The Princess and the Frozen Peas' and 'Hansel and Gretel and the Green Witch', with pictures by some extremely talented illustrators.
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Little Mermaid's Deep Sea Rescue

Laura North, Dylan Gibson
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Laura North, Dylan Gibson

Little Mermaid is out swimming when she gets trapped by fishing nets and hauled aboard a ship. She encounters a handsome young sailor who frees her. Later, while the sailor, who has fallen in love, tried to track the mermaid down, he gets into very big trouble with a hungry shark! Little Mermaid to the rescue...!Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.

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Rattlesnake's Relay Race

Laura North, Leo Antolini
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Laura North, Leo Antolini

Rattlesnake is so determined to win the race, he wants to gobble up the other runners! Porcupine, Octopus and Parrot will have to be quick to avoid being eaten...The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words. Puzzles at the back of the book encourage story retelling and matching words to characters to build vocabulary.They are great for children age 5 or reading book band 5/green.

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The Boy Who Cried Sheep!

Laura North, Becka Moor
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Laura North, Becka Moor
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Theseus and the Minotaur

Laura North, Ross Collins
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Laura North, Ross Collins
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The Boy with the Pudding Touch

Laura North, Neil Chapman
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Laura North, Neil Chapman

It's Jack's birthday. He makes a wish and gets a super power! Everything he touches turns into a pudding. He thinks it will be the best birthday ever. Then things start to get sticky...Race Ahead with Reading is the perfect introduction to reading chapters with brand new page turning reads in five short bite size chapters, to encourage children to take the driving seat with their reading.

Franklin Watts

Hansel and Gretel and the Green Witch

Laura North, Chris Jevons
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Laura North, Chris Jevons

In this classic fairy tale retold with a twist Hansel and Gretel are greedy and unfit. Their father, the woodcutter plans a trip to the woods, but they soon get lost and discover a hungry, health-conscious witch! Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.

Franklin Watts

The Big Bad Wolf and the Robot Pig

Laura North
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Laura North
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Cinderella: The Terrible Truth

Laura North
Authors:
Laura North

Everyone knows the famous story about Cinderella - but that's because it is a huge cover up. Find out what really happened at midnight on the night of the Royal Ball...Race Ahead with Reading is the perfect introduction to reading chapters with brand new page turning reads in five short bite size chapters, to encourage children to take the driving seat with their reading.

Franklin Watts

Sleeping Beauty - 100 Years Later

Laura North, Gary Northfield
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Laura North, Gary Northfield
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Cinderella's Big Foot

Laura North, Martin Remphry
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Laura North, Martin Remphry

In this classic fairy tale retold with a twist we meet Jack, the great bean pie cook, and a Giant who's very hungry, but not so keen on eating people! Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.

Franklin Watts

Jack and the Bean Pie

Laura North, Mike Phillips
Contributors:
Laura North, Mike Phillips