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  • Fruit

    By Camilla Lloyd
    Authors:
    Camilla Lloyd
    The Photo Word Book series of books are simple, non-fiction reading books to help establish vocabulary, basic grammar and comprehension alongside current reading schemes. The book uses a new typeface with specially designed letter shapes to help with children's literacy development. Each word is featured with one sentence to introduce it. A second sentence relates the word to the charming pictures.Includes a bibliographical quiz to turn the index and contents page into fun games.Designed to bridge the gap between nursery and the national curriculum, these books will introduce emergent readers to curriculum topics in a charming and visually stimulating way. Developed for children to read on their own or with adult guidance in conjunction with the Roehampton Institute. Ideal for emergent readers, reluctant readers and those diagnosed with dyslexia.
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    The Frog Olympics

    By Brian Moses, Amy Husband
    Authors:
    Brian Moses
    Illustrated by:
    Amy Husband
    Laugh out loud with this wonderfully funny and charming picture book story about frogs coming together from around the world to particpate in and celebrate their 'Frog Olympics'. The rhyming text is brilliant to read out loud at home or in the classroom.Great for discussion starters about the Olympics and to talk about inclusion and how people, or frogs, of every size and ability can take part in the Olympics.Humorously illustrated by Amy Husband, the frogs will really leap off the page.
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  • The Fact or Fiction Behind Shakespeare

    By Kay Barnham
    Authors:
    Kay Barnham
    True or false?Shakespeare didn't write his own playsShakespeare burnt down the Globe Theatre!The Great Bard beat the Black Death!The great playwright couldn't spell his own nameExplore the life and works of the world's great playwright, William Shakespeare. This book examines the myths and legends about Shakespeare's birth and death, his plays, his writing partners, the Globe Theatre, his audience and his family life! In 'The Bard's Best Bits' we learn which Shakespearean quotes and phrases are still part of our everyday language.The Truth or Busted series explores the fact or fiction behind stuff you THINK you know in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable!
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  • Festivals

    By Brian Moses, Kristina Swarner
    Authors:
    Brian Moses
    Illustrated by:
    Kristina Swarner
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  • Family Break-Up: My Family's Changing

    By Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker
    Authors:
    Pat Thomas
    Illustrated by:
    Lesley Harker
    A beautifully illustrated picture book to support children through divorce or separation. The fears, worries and questions surrounding this difficult experience are made accessible and approachable. Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class. Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this title is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.
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  • Fizz Wizz Phonics: Seven Smelly Socks

    By Kate Ruttle
    Authors:
    Kate Ruttle
    Seven Smelly Socks is about hearing sounds in phrases and sentences. the book includes tongue twisters and silly sentences each of which focuses on a different sound. Children will enjoy saying the silly sentences and hearing the repeated sounds.
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  • Fish Fingers and Leaks

    By Tom Easton, Matt Buckingham
    Authors:
    Tom Easton
    Illustrated by:
    Matt Buckingham
    The Poor Pirates have stolen a bag full of fish fingers. Just as the men are about to sit down to eat, their ship, The Stuck Pig, starts to leak. Captain Flint orders his crew to plug the leaks, but they aren't very happy!
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  • The Flying Elephant

    By Liss Norton, Emma Mccann
    Authors:
    Liss Norton
    Illustrated by:
    Emma Mccann
    When Fergus and his best friend, Doris, hear a strange noise, they fly off to investigate. What they don't expect to find is a thirsty elephant!
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  • The Frightened Frog

    By Joe Hackett
    Authors:
    Joe Hackett
    Finlay the frog is no ordinary frog - he's frightened of water! Can any of his friends help him overcome his fear?Each story in the Animal School series centres around the animals at Animal School. Each character is the opposite of what you would expect- a cowardly lion, a speedy tortoise, a pig who doesn't like getting dirty and a frog who is afraid of the water.
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  • Footprints in the Snow

    By Karen Wallace, Jackie Harland
    Authors:
    Karen Wallace
    Illustrated by:
    Jackie Harland
    One snowy morning, the farmyard wake to find footprints all over the land. But where did they come from? Detective Dog must solve the mystery. Detective Dog is a series of four books at green band 5 of the Start Reading programme.
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