Karen Wallace - The Stolen Egg - Hachette Children's Group

The Stolen Egg

By Karen Wallace
Illustrated by Jackie Harland

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  • £4.99

Detective Dog follows Dog as he works hard to discover the clues and solve the mysteries of the farmyard. Detective Dog is a series of four books for Band 5 of the Start Reading programme.

Goose has lost her egg, but where could it be? Detective Dog looks all about the farmyard but he cannot find it anywhere. Detective Dog is a series of four books at green band 5 of the Start Reading programme.

Biographical Notes

A Canadian, Karen Wallace gained a degree in English from London University. Shortly afterwards she and her husband went to Toronto and worked in the publishing business. A few years later they moved to Ireland with their two young sons, and returned to England in 1982. She now writes full-time for children and for children's television. She and illustrator Mike Bostock won the TES Information Book Award for THINK OF AN EEL (Walker Books). Her novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTSE was short-listed for the Guardian Award. She is married to novelist Sam Llewellyn.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750263375
  • Publication date: 26 Aug 2010
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
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The Magic Pyjamas

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The Sleepy Dinosaur

Karen Wallace, Ross Collins
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Ana Anteater Goes for Gold

Karen Wallace, Andy Rowland
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Ana Anteater has a special skill: synchronized swimming! Along with her friends she whirls and twirls around the water - so when the Olympics comes to town she has to enter! The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words. They are suitable for 5 year olds or those reading book band 5.

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It Takes Two: A book about how life begins

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Chomp! Munch! Chew!: A book about how animals eat

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Hiding: A book about animal disguises

Karen Wallace, Charles Fuge
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For many animals Hiding is the only way of staying alive: sometimes it's to fool hungry enemies and sometimes it's to creep unseen upon luckless prey. The world of animal disguise is rich and colourful - a hunting tiger's coat can cleverly blend into long grass, a harmless fly will pretend to be a fierce hornet and an opossum will play dead.The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.

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Lorries and Buses

Karen Wallace, Jo Lodge
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Diggers and Dumpers

Karen Wallace, Jo Lodge
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Can you see a dig, dig digger and a rumble, tumble dumper?With a handy strap and an innovative sticky pad that can be stuck to a variety of surfaces - from car windows to tables to high chairs - this bright, crinkly cloth book is bursting with favourite vehicles to spot. Little ones will want to take it wherever they go!

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Planes and Jets

Karen Wallace, Jo Lodge
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Can you see a zoom, zoom plane and a whirr, whirr helicopter?With a handy strap and an innovative sticky pad that can be stuck to a variety of surfaces - from car windows to tables to high chairs - this bright, crinkly cloth book is bursting with favourite vehicles to spot. Little ones will want to take it wherever they go!

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Cars and Trains

Karen Wallace, Jo Lodge
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Footprints in the Snow

Karen Wallace, Jackie Harland
Contributors:
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Treasure Trail

Karen Wallace, Jackie Harland
Contributors:
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The animals on the farm have all got a present, but who is it from? Detective Dog finds a trail of treasure and sets off to follow it... Detective Dog is a series of four books a green band 5 of the Start Reading programme.

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The Lost Kittens

Karen Wallace, Jackie Harland
Contributors:
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Cat has lost her kittens. She is very upset. Can Detective Dog solve the mystery? Detective Dog is at green band 5 of the Start Reading programme.

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Karen Wallace, Neil Chapman
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A Royal Robber

Karen Wallace, Cathy Brett
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A royal robber wants to steal Princess PJ's money but she persuades him otherwise!

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The Stinky Giant

Karen Wallace, Cathy Brett
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Lulu's Song

Karen Wallace, Lisa Williams
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All the animals are playing musical instruments but Lulu can't find anything to play...until she discovers she can sing!Follow the adventures of Flora the elephant, Lulu the parrot, Spot the leopard and Monty the monkey in Start Reading: Down in the Jungle!

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Perseus and the Snake-haired Monster

Karen Wallace, Jane Cope
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