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  • Leopard Rescue

    By Sara Starbuck
    Authors:
    Sara Starbuck
    Keep wildlife in the wild! Support the Born Free charity and join Virginia McKenna and her team behind the scenes of a real life leopard rescue.Every year Born Free helps hundreds of animals around the world. This is the true story of one of their incredible rescues . . .Meet brave Leda, a dedicated mother leopard, and her shy twin daughters, Rhea and Roxanni. These are the Limassol leopards, a family who grew up behind bars in a cramped city zoo in Cyprus, far from their natural homeland. This is the inspiring true story of their rescue, a journey that led these remarkable creatures from hardship to hope, and to the eventual sanctuary of Born Free's South African wildlife reserve.Filled throughout with full-colour photographs and fascinating facts about how leopards live in the wild, this is an ideal book for young animal lovers.
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  • Lottie and Dottie Grow Pumpkins

    By Claire Burgess, Marijke van Veldhoven
    Authors:
    Claire Burgess
    Illustrated by:
    Marijke van Veldhoven
    A brand new blue Early Reader about two little girls who love gardening, with tips on growing your own pumpkins in time for Halloween from one of the UK's top gardening bloggers.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.Halloween is coming and Lottie and Dottie are growing their very own pumpkins. From making yummy soup to carving scary faces, there are lots of things for them to make and do.Perfect for budding gardeners. Contains instructions on how to grow your own pumpkins.
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  • Lion Rescue

    By Sara Starbuck
    Authors:
    Sara Starbuck
    Every year Born Free helps hundreds of animals around the world. This is the story of one of their incredible rescues . . . Meet Bella, the lioness with a broken heart, and Simba, the captive king of the jungle. And learn how all animals that are born free should live free.Simba was born in a French zoo and was later bought by an animal trainer. For many years he lived in cramped captivity.When Bella was young, she was used as a photographer's prop and then later lived in a run-down zoo in Romania. Because she had been taken from her mother at such a young age and fed a poor diet, she sadly developed a weak spine and back legs. Luckily Born Free could come to the rescue. Now Simba and Bella both live in Malawi where they have become great companions.Join Born Free behind the scenes of one of their real life rescues.
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    Let's Bake

    By Cathryn Dresser
    Authors:
    Cathryn Dresser
    From parties to picnics, lunchboxes to the last day of school, and with Halloween and summer holidays in between - here you'll find 52 easy, delicious recipes for beginner bakers, and fool-proof family baking for every occasion.Step-by-step instructions, photographs, and all the tricky bits explained in a fun and friendly way - there's no one better than Cathryn Dresser to get mums, dads and kids baking together.With twists on old favourites and new ideas to try, LET'S BAKE is an instant kitchen classic.So what are you waiting for? Let's Bake!
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  • Lottie and Dottie Sow Sunflowers

    By Claire Burgess, Marijke van Veldhoven
    Authors:
    Claire Burgess
    Illustrated by:
    Marijke van Veldhoven
    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.When Lottie and Dottie take a trip to Mr McWelly's Garden Centre one sunny day, they hear about a local competition for growing sunflowers. They know they just have to enter!Perfect for budding gardeners. Contains instructions on how to grow your own sunflowers!
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  • Lottie and Dottie Sow Carrots

    By Claire Burgess, Marijke van Veldhoven
    Authors:
    Claire Burgess
    Illustrated by:
    Marijke van Veldhoven
    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.Lottie and Dottie love growing things and when they take a trip to Mr McWelly's Garden Centre they make the amazing discovery that carrots taste much better when they grow them themselves...
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  • Lucky Chance the New Foal

    By Pippa Funnell, Jennifer Miles
    Authors:
    Pippa Funnell
    Illustrated by:
    Jennifer Miles
    Meet Tilly Redbrow, who doesn't just love horses - she lives, breathes and dreams them too! Tilly's riding skills are improving by the day, and she can't wait to go to Pony Club Camp. But first there's an exciting new arrival to welcome to Silver Shoe Farm.From Pony Club to riding for the British team, and for every girl who has ever longed for a pony of her own, these delightful, warm and engaging stories are packed with Pippa Funnell's expert advice on everything you ever wanted to know about horses.
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  • The Last Portal

    By Georgie Adams, Gwen Millward
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Illustrated by:
    Gwen Millward
    The Silversmith travels to the Outworld; she is the last portal and has come to take Sesame to Karisma for the last time. It is time for her Seeker to return the jewellery box containing the bracelet and twelve charms, and find the missing key, which is needed to lock the heart and complete the bracelet, reuniting all thirteen charms. Will Sesame manage to overcome the newly powerful sorceress Morbrecia, who can influence Ses from a distance, and take possession of the precious final charm at the castle?
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    Lucy Willow

    By Sally Gardner, Peter Bailey
    Authors:
    Sally Gardner
    Illustrated by:
    Peter Bailey
    'There were three things that marked out Lucy Willow as different. The first was that she lived on a train. The second was that she had a snail called Ernest as a pet. And the third, the most important of all, was that she had green fingers.'It's Lucy's green fingers that save the day when Silverboots McCoy the famous footballer and his girlfriend Blossom B order flowers for their wedding - for Ricky Sparks, who runs the rival garden centre, will stop at nothing to get the contract for himself.Longer and fuller than the Magical Children books, LUCY WILLOW has all Sally Gardner's soaring imagination, enchanting humour and great heart, and is rich in scenes and characters that readers will adore and always remember.
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