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    • ISBN:9781444009934
    • Publication date:31 Jul 2014
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Mr Monkey and the Magic Tricks

By Linda Chapman
Illustrated by Sam Hearn

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Brand-new full colour Early Reader story from the million-copy-selling author of series such as My Secret Unicorn and Animal Ark, Linda Chapman.

A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your child's reading journey.

Meet Mr Monkey, who belongs to Class Two. He's more than just an ordinary toy. He's magic! No one can quite remember now how long he's been at the school or where he came from, but once a week one of the children has to take him home and write a diary about their time with him.

Ben can't stop Ian from Class Five taking his things. But when he's given Mr Monkey to look after, Ben finds out that Mr Monkey knows lots of clever tricks to cure Ian of being so mean...

Biographical Notes

Linda Chapman is the million-copy-selling author of such series as My Secret Unicorn, Stardust, Skating School, Not Quite a Mermaid and Loving Spirit. She has also written for the Animal Ark series, Rainbow Magic and many more Working Partners series. Linda lives in Leicestershire with her husband, two daughters and their three dogs. Her website is http://www.lindachapmanauthor.co.uk/

Sam Hearn began illustrating children's books in 2003 and has since worked with publishers like Bloomsbury, Macmillan, Hodder and Scholastic. He is the illustrator of the Charlie series by Hilary McKay. Sam lives in West London. His website is http://samhearn.blogspot.co.uk/

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  • ISBN: 9781444009927
  • Publication date: 03 Jul 2014
  • Page count: 80
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
It's a hilarious story about overcoming a bully with a bit of magic. — Parents in Touch, PARENTS IN TOUCH
A very nicely written story, easy to follow and plenty of fun illustrations that children will love. — Baby Buzz Magazine, Baby Buzz Magazine
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