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  • Beastly Beasts

    By John Mclay, Martin Brown
    Authors:
    John Mclay
    Illustrated by:
    Martin Brown
    It's never too early to find out about brilliant beasts and mythical creatures with this brand new green Early Reader factbook.Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books, perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A green Early Reader is a first factbook.Did you know that and that people used to believe in fire-breathing dragons and that no one has ever seen the Loch Ness Monster up close?Learn fascinating facts about brilliant beasts and mythical creatures in this brand new non fiction Early Reader from John McLay, with full colour illustrations on every page.
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  • Belinda and the Bears go to School

    By Kaye Umansky, Chris Jevons
    Authors:
    Kaye Umansky
    Illustrated by:
    Chris Jevons
    A brand new red Early Reader about Belinda and the Bears' day at school, from bestselling author, Kaye Umansky, and illustrator, Chris Jevons.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.There are two cottages in Honeybear Lane. One has a green door, and one has a blue door. Behind the green door lives Belinda. Behind the blue door live . . . The Three Bears! It's time for Baby Bear to go to school. Can Belinda help him learn all about making new friends, sharing and having fun?
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  • Belinda and the Bears Go Shopping

    By Kaye Umansky, Chris Jevons
    Authors:
    Kaye Umansky
    Illustrated by:
    Chris Jevons
    A brand new red Early Reader about family and friendship, from bestselling author, Kaye Umanksy, and illustrator, Chris Jevons.Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books, perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.There are two cottages in Honeybear Lane. One has a green door, and one has a blue door. Behind the green door lives Belinda. Behind the blue door live . . . The Three Bears!Baby Bear has his very own room, but nothing to put in it! Can clever Belinda persuade the bears to go on their first shopping trip?
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  • Belinda and the Bears and the New Chair

    By Kaye Umansky, Chris Jevons
    Authors:
    Kaye Umansky
    Illustrated by:
    Chris Jevons
    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.There are two cottages in Honeybear Lane. One has a green door, and one has a blue door. Behind the green door lives Belinda. Behind the blue door live . . . The Three Bears! Goldilocks has broken Baby's chair, and Daddy Bear doesn't know how to fix it. Can Belinda help make it Just Right again?Kaye Umansky's new series for Early Readers is just as warm and delightful as her Algy's Amazing Adventures books. Every page is illustrated in full colour by Chris Jevons.
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  • Belinda and the Bears and the Porridge Project

    By Kaye Umansky, Chris Jevons
    Authors:
    Kaye Umansky
    Illustrated by:
    Chris Jevons
    Belinda lives in Honeybear Lane with her mum and dad. The house next door is empty ... until, one day, The Three Bears move in. Their house in the woods has been knocked down to make way for a motorway, and now they need Belinda's help to cope with the outside world. After all, bears can't live on porridge alone. Kaye Umansky's new series for Early Readers is just as warm and delightful as her Algy's Amazing Adventures books. Every page is illustrated in full colour by Chris Jevons.
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  • Bracken and the Wild Bunch

    By Georgie Adams, Anna Currey
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Illustrated by:
    Anna Currey
    Something mysterious has come to the Ripple River Valley! When Bracken hears a whistling noise, none of his family believe him, so he decides to run away to prove them wrong. Soon he's tracking some very odd looking paw prints. But who do they belong to?Heartwarming and hilarious, with Anna Currey's charming illustrations, this is a brilliant animal adventure series from a bestselling children's author.
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  • The Boy Who Made Things Up

    By Margaret Mahy, Jenny Williams
    Authors:
    Margaret Mahy
    Illustrated by:
    Jenny Williams
    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.Michael loves to make things up, and when he and his dad go for a walk, they can't believe what they see. Islands. Giants. Even mermaids...A brand-new full colour Early Reader edition of this favourite story, with charming illustrations by Jenny Williams, illustrator of the beautiful and classic picture book, A LION IN THE MEADOW.
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  • Berry and the Amazing Maze

    By Georgie Adams, Anna Currey
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Illustrated by:
    Anna Currey
    There are strange goings-on at Fairweather's Farm Park! The maize field is ripe - but the people-folk have decided to cut patterns into it and fill it with terrifying monsters! What will happen when Berry, Fern and their friends Tansy and Teasel get lost inside it? Will Wisher's special ears be able to save the day?Heartwarming and hilarious, with Anna Currey's charming illustrations, this is a brilliant animal adventure series from a bestselling children's author.
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  • Barley and the Duck Race

    By Georgie Adams, Anna Currey
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Illustrated by:
    Anna Currey
    The Longears family are enjoying a beautiful spring day when danger strikes! Burdock the buzzard attacks, and Barley finds himself taking an unexpected dip in the river - and then an even more unexpected flight with Hazel Heron! He lands in Fairweather's Farm Park, in the middle of a Pet Show - but can Barley get home before he's mistaken for one of the pets?Heartwarming and hilarious, with Anna Currey's charming illustrations, this is a brilliant animal adventure series from a bestselling children's author.
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  • Bramble and the Treasure Hunt

    By Georgie Adams, Anna Currey
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Illustrated by:
    Anna Currey
    The twins Tansy and Teasel have come to stay! All of the young rabbits are very excited to see their friends again. When Mellow tells the story of a ghostly rabbit and a golden treasure, Bramble and his brothers and sisters decide to go exploring on the moor. Can they escape a barn owl and a yellow-eyed beast to discover the golden apples for themselves?Heartwarming and hilarious, with Anna Currey's charming illustrations, this is a brilliant animal adventure series from a bestselling children's author.
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  • Bracken Finds a Secret Tunnel

    By Georgie Adams, Anna Currey
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Illustrated by:
    Anna Currey
    On a misty morning in Ripple Valley, Bracken and his sister Wisher decide to go exploring - and end up getting very lost! Then Bramble discovers a mysterious tunnel in the forest. Where does it go? And who is waiting for them on the other side?Heartwarming and hilarious, with Anna Currey's charming illustrations, this is a brilliant animal adventure series from a bestselling children's author.
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    Britannia: Great Stories from British History

    By Geraldine McCaughrean
    Authors:
    Geraldine McCaughrean
    King Canute, Lady Godiva, Guy Fawkes, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Grace Darling and other famous names live again in these 101 tragic, comic, stirring tales of adventure, folly and wickedness. Spanning nearly three thousand years, and including stories as up-to-date as Live Aid, the Braer Oil Tanker disaster and the Hadron Collider, each story includes a note on what really happened.
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  • The Boy with the Magic Numbers

    By Sally Gardner
    Authors:
    Sally Gardner
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  • Blood and Guts and Rats' Tail Pizza

    By Vivian French, Chris Fisher
    Authors:
    Vivian French
    Illustrated by:
    Chris Fisher
    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.Hank can't work out where all his customers have gone. They usually queue for miles for a taste of his rats' tail pizza and special guts pie with blood sauce. And when he finds them all at a newly opened cake shop, sitting at tables and sipping tea, he can't believe it! He's got to find a way to win his customers back. But how?
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  • The Big Sticky Bun

    By Vivian French, Selina Young
    Authors:
    Vivian French
    Illustrated by:
    Selina Young
    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.Jason and his little sister Daisy B help Mum and Dad with the shopping, the gardening and eating cakes in this fun and accessible story, perfect for early readers.
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    Boobela and Worm to the Rescue

    By Joe Friedman, Sam Childs
    Authors:
    Joe Friedman
    Illustrated by:
    Sam Childs
    Boobela and Worm are off on their toughest mission yet. First they must fly by balloon to the Dabushta Jungle, and then they must venture deep into the forest to free Boobela's parents from their jungle prison. Boobela will need all the skills she learnt on her other adventures to succeed. But with a little help from friends, and plenty of courage, Boobela is sure to save the day.Sam Childs warm and wonderful colour illustrations bring Boobela's adventures to life in these heart-warming tales for young readers.
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  • Barnyard Hullabaloo

    By Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Emily Bolam
    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.Naughty Fox is on the prowl again, and the animals of Potter's Barn must come up with a plan to get rid of him once and for all. It's time to create a Barnyard Hullabaloo!
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  • Billy the Kid Goes Wild

    By Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Emily Bolam
    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.Billy the kid has so much to do before Gabby Goose's birthday party, there's no way he's ready for his afternoon nap. It's up to the rest of the animals in Potter's Barn to tire him out and ensure Gabby's party goes off with a bang!
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    A Book of Princesses

    By Sally Gardner, Emma Chambers
    Authors:
    Sally Gardner
    Read by:
    Emma Chambers
    Five favourite fairy stories retold for today's children with a light touch:CinderellaThe Frog PrinceSleeping BeautyThe Princess and the PeaSnow White'Emma Chambers from The Vicar of Dibley is an excellent choice to read this suitably pink collection for girls' - AudioBookseller(P)2004 Orion Publishing Group.Ltd
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