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  • The Witch of the Ditch

    By Steven Butler, Nigel Baines
    Authors:
    Steven Butler
    Illustrated by:
    Nigel Baines
    A red Early Reader full of humour and fun, from bestselling author and actor, Steven Butler.Every town in the world has one witch - only one! So when the Hag of the Crag moves into town next door to the Witch of the Ditch, an all-out Witch War ensues.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.
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  • Where's Horrid Henry Colouring Book

    By Francesca Simon
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    A fun-packed Horrid Henry colouring book, stuffed with tricky things to search for and find, and filled with pages of Horrid Henry chaos to colour in!Go mad with 32 pages of fiendish things to spot and colour in - join Henry and his friends (and evilest enemies!) on their awesome adventures - from birthday parties and camping trips to hiding out at a spooky haunted house. With pages of illustrated Horrid Henry scenes to colour in, this is the perfect boredom-busting book!Get creative with Horrid Henry!
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  • Where's Horrid Henry?

    By Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    A fun-packed full colour Horrid Henry picture book with illustrated scenes, stuffed with tricky things to search for and find. Featuring 32 pages of fiendish things to spot, join Henry and his friends (and evilest enemies!) on their awesome adventures - from birthday parties and camping trips to hiding out at a spooky haunted house. With a challenging checklist of things to spot, this is Henry's most horrid challenge yet!The question is, where's Horrid Henry?Perfect for existing Horrid Henry fans, as well as fans of activity books such as WHERE'S WALLY?, WHERE'S THE MEERKAT? and WHERE'S SANTA?
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  • Weird Snowy Day

    By Alan Gibbons, Megan Gibbons, Rachel Gibbons, Jane Porter
    Authors:
    Alan Gibbons, Megan Gibbons, Rachel Gibbons
    Illustrated by:
    Jane Porter
    A full colour blue Early Reader story from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel.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.Katie Cat saw it first. It was a single white flake drifting down from the sky. It's a snowy day, and that means snowball fights and playing outside with friends. Even the littlest animals can have fun in the snow.A delightful new Weirdibeasts story from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel, and illustrated by Jane Porter.
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  • Weird Spooky Day

    By Alan Gibbons, Megan Gibbons, Rachel Gibbons, Jane Porter
    Authors:
    Alan Gibbons, Megan Gibbons, Rachel Gibbons
    Illustrated by:
    Jane Porter
    Join the Weirdibeasts for Halloween in this brand-new full colour blue Early Reader story from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel.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.It's the weirdest Halloween ever. Mrs Creature is having a Halloween party, with food, games and a special prize for the best fancy dress. The Weirdibeasts can't wait to try on their scary costumes and dress up. A fun Halloween-inspired story from Alan Gibbons, writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel, and illustrated by Jane Porter.
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  • Weird Sports Day

    By Alan Gibbons, Rachel Gibbons, Megan Gibbons, Jane Porter
    Authors:
    Alan Gibbons, Rachel Gibbons, Megan Gibbons
    Illustrated by:
    Jane Porter
    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.It's Katie Cat's Sports Day. She and her friends must race faster than cheetahs, bounce better than kangaroos and climb higher than monkeys!A delightful story from million copy selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel.
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  • The Worst Wizard

    By John McLay, Martin Brown
    Authors:
    John McLay
    Illustrated by:
    Martin Brown
    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.Harry's family are all knights. They are big, but Harry is quite small. Then an idea hits him. Perhaps a bit of magic can make him taller...A hilarious new Early Reader story about a horse called Oats, a wizard and a boy who longs to be a knight from John McLay and Horrible Histories illustrator, Martin Brown.
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  • Weird School Day

    By Alan Gibbons, Rachel Gibbons, Megan Gibbons, Jane Porter
    Authors:
    Alan Gibbons, Rachel Gibbons, Megan Gibbons
    Illustrated by:
    Jane Porter
    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.It's Katie Cat's first day of school ... but what has happened? She has feathers and fur and whiskers and wings. She's all mixed up!A delightful story about starting school from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel.
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  • The Witch Dog

    By Margaret Mahy, Sam Usher
    Authors:
    Margaret Mahy
    Illustrated by:
    Sam Usher
    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.The Witch Dance is a special party. Every witch brings a cloak, a hat and a cat. But not Witch Rose. She is allergic to cats! Luckily for her, Nightshade, the perfect Witch Dog is on hand to help. But can Witch Rose and Nightshade convince the other witches that a Witch Dog really can be as good as any cat?A brand-new full colour Early Reader edition of this charming story from the CARNEGIE-winning and HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD nominee author Margaret Mahy, with illustrations by Sam Usher.
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  • Where are my Lambs?

    By Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Emily Bolam
    It's time for bed but Mother Sheep can't find her lambs, Tilly and Tam, anywhere! Where in Potter's Barn could they be hiding? An ideal story to read at Easter! 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.
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    Watch Me!

    By Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey
    Authors:
    Margaret Mahy
    Illustrated by:
    Peter Bailey
    Like its companion volumes WONDERFUL ME! And WAIT FOR ME!, these stories and poems are alive with the sort of magic and fun that children's dreams are made of. In these pages you will meet Aunt Nasty the witch, the boy who bounced, a few magicians, a ghostly girl, a princess who marries a clown and endless other surprises. Originally published as The Third Margaret Mahy Storybook, and newly illustrated by Peter Bailey, these tales remain as well-loved now as ever.
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    Wait for me!

    By Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey
    Authors:
    Margaret Mahy
    Illustrated by:
    Peter Bailey
    An irresistible collection of stories brimming with bird-children, kind wizards, kings in broom cupboards, butterflies, goats, kites, woodland creatures and many other delights. Margaret Mahy is one of the twentieth century¿s most popular and successful children's authors . The stories in this book, first published as 'The Second Margaret Mahy Storybook', have appeared in many anthologies in many countries over the years. Here they are freshly presented with line drawings by Peter Bailey, as a companion volume to 'Wonderful Me!'
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