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  • Little Red Hen's Great Escape

    By Elizabeth Dale
    Authors:
    Elizabeth Dale
    Little Red Hen knows something is wrong when she sees the bulldozers arrive on the farm! How can she find out what the farmer is up to when the other animals are all to lazy to help! Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently. Ideal for children aged 5-7 or reading book band 8.
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  • Big Pancake to the Rescue

    By Katie Dale, Steve Stone
    Authors:
    Katie Dale
    Illustrated by:
    Steve Stone
    The baker gets a huge shock when the giant pancake he is making leaps off the frying pan and rolls off into town! The butcher and the candlestick maker give chase, but soon a giant sniffs out the tasty pancake and chases them all! The only escape is on the river, but how can they stay afloat? 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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  • Thumbelina Thinks Big

    By Katie Dale, Rupert Van Wyk
    Authors:
    Katie Dale
    Illustrated by:
    Rupert Van Wyk
    Thumbelina dreams of being a model on the catwalk. She has big dreams of stardom...but not very much luck at being noticed! When a local fashion show comes to town, is this her big chance? 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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  • Puss in Football Boots

    By Sam Watkins, A O'kif
    Authors:
    Sam Watkins
    Illustrated by:
    A O'kif
    When a young boy asks his gran for a football kit, he is surprised to receive a cat instead! But the Puss wants to help his young friend make his dream football team - all he asks for is a pair of football boots! Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for 5-7 year old children starting to read independently.
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  • The Magic Pudding Pot

    By Kay Woodward, Sheena Dempsey
    Authors:
    Kay Woodward
    Illustrated by:
    Sheena Dempsey
    Mum loves to dish up vegetables for dinner, but the little girl is sick of them! One day the saucepan breaks and the little girl goes off to buy a new one. That's when she discovers the magic pudding pot...Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for 5-7 year olds starting to read independently.
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  • Hopscotch Twisty Tales: Mole Versus the Enormous Turnip

    By Dawn Casey, Michael Emmerson
    Authors:
    Dawn Casey
    Illustrated by:
    Michael Emmerson
    Mole's Hole is being invaded by an enormous turnip! This means war! Mole needs the help of all his friends to push this pesky vegetable out of his home! Sumptuously illustrated by amazing artist Michael Emmerson, this heart warming tale is a fun new twist on the original tale, The Enormous Turnip.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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  • Dick Whittington Gets On His Bike

    By Ellen Weeks, David Ouro
    Authors:
    Ellen Weeks
    Illustrated by:
    David Ouro
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  • Rapunzel and the Prince of Pop

    By Karyn Gorman, Laura Anderson
    Authors:
    Karyn Gorman
    Illustrated by:
    Laura Anderson
    In this new tale the Prince of Pop is driving through the forest when he hears a stunning voice singing...none other than Rapunzel! The ony problem is she is locked in a tower by a witch - can he free her and make Rapunzel into his next big pop star? 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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  • The Emperor's New Kit

    By Maureen Haslehurst, Kelly Kennedy
    Authors:
    Maureen Haslehurst
    Illustrated by:
    Kelly Kennedy
    Enrico Empery is known as 'the Emperor' of football. When a big cup match approaches his team mate, Freddie Foulo, tells the Emperor about a very special kit that only brilliant footballers can see... 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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  • Hansel and Gretel and the Green Witch

    By Laura North, Chris Jevons
    Authors:
    Laura North
    Illustrated by:
    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.
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  • The Lovely Duckling

    By Penny Dolan, David Boyle
    Authors:
    Penny Dolan
    Illustrated by:
    David Boyle
    A fabulous retelling of the Ugly Duckling by respected children's author Penny Dolan in which a family of ducklings are all born a little bit strange except for one called Beauty!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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  • Rumpled Stilton-Skin

    By Daniel Postgate
    Authors:
    Daniel Postgate
    In this new twist on the traditional fairy tale a funny little man named Rumpled Stilton Skin appears when the poor cheese-maker's daughter needs his help. He makes her beautiful for a ball, but what will he ask for in return? The carefully controlled text level and beautiful illustrations ensure this is a fantastic read for all children of all reading levels!
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  • Princess Frog

    By Enid Richemont
    Authors:
    Enid Richemont
    In this new twist on the traditional fairy tale the princess is bored of her princess duties and clothes, she longs for freedom and adventure, in fact she'd prefer to be a frog! But then she falls in love...The carefully controlled text level and beautiful illustrations ensure this is a fantastic read for all children of all reading levels!
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  • The Three Frilly Goats Fluff

    By Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain, Phil Littler
    Authors:
    Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain
    Illustrated by:
    Phil Littler
    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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  • Snow White Sees the Light

    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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  • Hopscotch Twisty Tales: The Princess and the Frozen Peas

    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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  • Hopscotch Twisty Tales: Sleeping Beauty - 100 Years Later

    By Laura North, Gary Northfield
    Authors:
    Laura North
    Illustrated by:
    Gary Northfield
    In this twist on the original fairy tale we see what happens when sleeping beauty really does sleep for a hundred years. The world she finds when she wakes up is very different!Hopscotch Twisty Tales give the classic fairy tales a new twist. Perfect for the reluctant or newly independent reader, these stories capture the spirit of the fairy tale world and encourage imaginative exploration through carefully controlled word and text levels.
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  • Hopscotch Twisty Tales: Little Bad Riding Hood

    By Julia Jarman, Jane Cope
    Authors:
    Julia Jarman
    Illustrated by:
    Jane Cope
    Little Bad Riding Hood sets off with for some cakes for Granny, but she has a habit of getting into trouble...Hopscotch Twisty Tales give the classic fairy tales a new twist. Perfect for the reluctant or newly independent reader, these stories capture the spirit of the fairy tale world and encourage imaginative exploration through carefully controlled word and text levels.
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  • Sinbad and the Giant Spider

    By Martin Waddell, A O'kif
    Authors:
    Martin Waddell
    Illustrated by:
    A O'kif
    Sinbad and Ali are shipwrecked by the foot of some needle-sharp cliffs. It seems there's no way out, until they spy an underground cave... but something nasty lives in there!The Hopscotch Adventures series features exciting, page-turning adventures in under 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.
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  • Hopscotch Twisty Tales: Cinderella's Big Foot

    By Laura North, Martin Remphry
    Authors:
    Laura North
    Illustrated by:
    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.
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