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  • Monstar's Messy School Day

    By Steve Cole, Pete Williamson
    Authors:
    Steve Cole
    Illustrated by:
    Pete Williamson
    A brand-new red full colour Early Reader story from ASTROSAURS author and DOCTOR WHO script writer, Steve Cole, about the lovable pet Monstar and her first day at school.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.She's green. She's fluffy. She's . . . MONSTAR!Jen and Jon are bringing Monstar to school for the day - and she's so excited! But they had better hope their teacher is ready for her - as there's classroom chaos is in store for everyone.A delightful, heart-warming Early Reader story from Steve Cole, author of the ASTROSAURS books, and a talented DOCTOR WHO script writer. With full colour artwork on every page by award-winning illustrator Pete Williamson, who has illustrated for Francesca Simon and Marcus Sedgwick.
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  • Mercy and the Hippo

    By Lauren St John, Nila Aye
    Authors:
    Lauren St John
    Illustrated by:
    Nila Aye
    A full colour Early Reader story about a little girl and her hippo friend, Mercy, from BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD-winning author, Lauren St John.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.
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  • Murdoch Mole Digs for Gold

    By Georgie Adams, Pippa Curnick
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Illustrated by:
    Pippa Curnick
    A blue Early Reader about a little mole with a big heart and some amazing buried treasure, from bestselling author, Georgie Adams.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.Murdoch Mole loves to dig, but his molehills are making a mess all over the farm. If only there was some useful digging to do!
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  • Monstar and the Haunted House

    By Steve Cole, Pete Williamson
    Authors:
    Steve Cole
    Illustrated by:
    Pete Williamson
    Full colour Early Reader from Astrosaurs author and DOCTOR WHO script writer, Steve Cole, about Monstar, the furry green monster and her Hallowe'en trip to the haunted manor!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.She's green. She's fluffy. She's . . . MONSTAR!It's Hallowe'en and Monstar's off to visit Cousin Frankengrot at his haunted manor for some spooky fun!A delightful Early Reader story from Steve Cole, author of the Astrosaurs books, and a talented DOCTOR WHO script writer. With full colour artwork on every page by award-winning illustrator Pete Williamson, who has also illustrated for Francesca Simon and Marcus Sedgwick.
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  • The Magic Sword

    By James Mayhew
    Authors:
    James Mayhew
    Full colour red Early Reader about the legendary Arthur, Merlin and the sword in the stone, written and illustrated by James Mayhew.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.Long ago, in the days of knights and castles and magic, there lived a wizard called Merlin. One night, in a churchyard in London, Merlin casts a spell on a sword. He pushes it into a stone and writes magic words, saying: He who pulls this sword out of the stone, is the true King of England. Then Merlin waits for the boy who will be king. Full colour Early Reader edition of the popular myth about the sword in the stone.
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  • Mr Monkey Plays Football

    By Linda Chapman, Sam Hearn
    Authors:
    Linda Chapman
    Illustrated by:
    Sam Hearn
    A brand new red Early Reader about the magical Mr Monkey from the million-copy-selling author of series such as My Secret Unicorn and Animal Ark, Linda Chapman.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.Meet Mr Monkey, who belongs to Class Two. He's more than just an ordinary toy - he's magic! No one can remember now how long he's been at the school or where he came from, but every week one of the children gets to take him home and write a diary about their time together. This week, it's Jack's turn. Football is Jack's favourite thing in the whole world, but he's not big enough to make it onto the school's football team. Might Mr Monkey and his magic be able to help? . . . A magical new Mr Monkey adventure, perfect for young football fans.
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  • Monstar's Perfect Pet

    By Steve Cole, Pete Williamson
    Authors:
    Steve Cole
    Illustrated by:
    Pete Williamson
    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.She's green. She's fluffy. She's . . . MONSTAR.Monstar's been given her very own 'hamstar' as a pet, but when it accidentally gets turned into a giant and escapes, can our favourite furry monster save the day? A charming, heart-warming Early Reader story from Steve Cole, author of Astrosaurs, and the Young Bond books. With full colour artwork on every page by award-winning illustrator Pete Wiliamson, who has also illustrated for Francesca Simon and Marcus Sedgwick.
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  • Mr Monkey and the Fairy Tea Party

    By Linda Chapman, Sam Hearn
    Authors:
    Linda Chapman
    Illustrated by:
    Sam Hearn
    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.
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  • Monstar Makes a Wish

    By Steve Cole, Pete Williamson
    Authors:
    Steve Cole
    Illustrated by:
    Pete Williamson
    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.She's green. She's fluffy. She's... MONSTAR.When Monstar digs a tunnel to a Top Secret workshop, she finds a magic lamp! Now all of her wishes can come true...A charming, heart-warming Early Reader story from Steve Cole, author of the Astrosaurs books, and a talented DOCTOR WHO script writer. With full colour artwork on every page by award-winning illustrator Pete Wiliamson, who has also illustrated for Francesca Simon and Marcus Sedgwick.
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  • Micky's Magic Pencil

    By Vivian French, Sarah Jennings
    Authors:
    Vivian French
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Jennings
    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.Mickey's gran has sent him a magical pencil. It's red and yellow and blue and green, and Mickey can't wait to use it. But there always seems to be someone who needs the help of its magic powers more than Mickey does...A lovely story about friendship and togetherness, told in Vivian French's heartwarming style. With full colour illustrations on every page from Sarah Jennings, MICKY'S MAGIC PENCIL is guaranteed to delight.
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  • Miranda the Castaway

    By James Mayhew
    Authors:
    James Mayhew
    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.Miranda is on a desert island - all by herself! Luckily she has some very clever ideas...A full-colour blue Early Reader edition of this classic story, written and illustrated by James Mayhew.
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  • Mr Monkey and the Magic Tricks

    By Linda Chapman, Sam Hearn
    Authors:
    Linda Chapman
    Illustrated by:
    Sam Hearn
    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...
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  • Monstar, the Superhero

    By Steve Cole, Pete Williamson
    Authors:
    Steve Cole
    Illustrated by:
    Pete Williamson
    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.Monstar is sure that she can be a superhero who will help the town with all its problems. But will Monstar save the day - or just cause chaos everywhere she goes...?A charming, heart-warming Early Reader story from Steve Cole, author of the Astrosaurs books, and a talented DOCTOR WHO script writer. With full colour artwork on every page by award-winning illustrator Pete Wiliamson, who has also illustrated for Francesca Simon and Marcus Sedgwick.
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  • Monstar Finds a Home

    By Steve Cole, Pete Williamson
    Authors:
    Steve Cole
    Illustrated by:
    Pete Williamson
    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.She's green. She's fluffy. She loves porridge. She's... MONSTAR. Jon and Jen are so excited to meet Monstar. They have wanted a pet for ages. But Monstar is MUCH more trouble than they could ever have imagined!A charming, heart-warming Early Reader story from Steve Cole, author of Astrosaurs, the Young Bond books, and a talented DOCTOR WHO scriptwriter. With full colour artwork on every page by award-winning illustrator Pete Wiliamson, who has also illustrated books by Francesca Simon and Marcus Sedgwick.
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  • Mr Monkey and the Birthday Party

    By Linda Chapman, Sam Hearn
    Authors:
    Linda Chapman
    Illustrated by:
    Sam Hearn
    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.Mr Monkey is a toy monkey who belongs to Class 2. 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. And when Anya takes him home, she soon finds out that Mr Monkey is more than just an ordinary toy...
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    Moo Baa Baa Quack

    By Francesca Simon
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Full colour bind-up gift book of four Early Reader farmyard stories - including BILLY THE KID GOES WILD, MISH MASH HASH, CHICKS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN and MOO BAA BAA QUACK. 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 child's reading journey.
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  • Mondays at Monster School

    By Ruth Louise Symes, Rosie Reeve
    Authors:
    Ruth Louise Symes
    Illustrated by:
    Rosie Reeve
    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.Even little monsters get worried about their first day at school. It's a big step to take. Fred and Ted are two little monsters who aren't at all sure they want to go...but once they do, they soon find out it's fun. After a day filled with mud splashing and slime painting, some howling and growling practice and a good stomp and stamp, not to mention big helpings of worms for lunch - they can't wait for Tuesday!
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  • Miranda The Explorer

    By James Mayhew, James Mayhew
    Authors:
    James Mayhew, James Mayhew
    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.Miranda wins a balloon ride - but the rope snaps and away she goes, over seas, mountains and deserts. She touches down at the Taj Mahal and the Pyramids, flies over the Great Wall of China, visits Japan, almost falls into a river full of crocodiles in Australia, makes some new friends at the Leaning Tower of Pisa - and much more.
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    The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate

    By Margaret Mahy, Margaret Chamberlain
    Authors:
    Margaret Mahy
    Illustrated by:
    Margaret Chamberlain
    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.Sam has an ordinary life - but his mother used to be a pirate! One day at breakfast, they decide to go to sea and an amazing adventure begins. A brand new Early Reader edition of this hilarious story.
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  • A Monster Helping of Horrid Henry 3-in-1

    By Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    A collection of twelve classic stories about everyone's favourite horrid boy, including the one in which Horrid Henry makes his own scary movie, The Undead Demon Monster Who Would Not Die.
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