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Twit

By Steve Cole
Illustrated by Jane Porter

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A brand new Early Reader story about the adventures of a dim and raggedy owl named Twit, from bestselling author Steve Cole.

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

Twit is a raggedy little owl whose brothers love to play tricks on him. It gets him into all sorts of trouble! But that all changes when Twit meets Norma, a clever little vole. All of a sudden, Twit's brothers had better watch out - Norma and Twit might just have a trick of their own to play...

A charming, heart-warming Early Reader story from Steve Cole, author of the Astrosaurs books, and a talented DOCTOR WHO script writer.

Biographical Notes

Steve Cole is the bestselling author of the Astrosaurs books, which Amanda Craig from THE TIMES recently described as 'the kind of inspired, hysterically silly fantasy that boys adore.'

Visit his website at http://www.stevecolebooks.co.uk, keep up-to-date with his blog at http://www.stevecolebooks.co.uk/steves-space/blog and watch his Youtube channel at http://www.youtube.com/stevecolebooks.

Jane Porter is a children's illustrator whose work ranges from picture and novelty books to children's maps, murals and hand-made books suitable for outreach work. She also runs a weekly art class for under 5s.

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  • ISBN: 9781444009699
  • Publication date: 03 Oct 2013
  • Page count: 80
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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