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The Story of the Olympics

By Richard Brassey
Authors:
Richard Brassey
Records and reputations, cheats and champs, victors and venues - here's the lowdown on the modern Olympic games, from bestselling author and illustrator, Richard Brassey. Updated to include Rio 2016.From the games of ancient Greece to the twenty-first century, and with individual tales of heroes and heroines, this is a lively, witty and entertaining guide for young readers everywhere. As always with Richard Brassey's popular books, this is packed with comic strips, fact boxes, hilarious captions and speech bubbles, plus amazing information and entertaining insight.
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Sparky!

By Jenny Offill, Chris Appelhans
Authors:
Jenny Offill
Illustrated by:
Chris Appelhans
A little girl wants a pet. She's not fussy, any will do. Her mother said no to a bird and bunny and trained seal. Then she agrees to the sloth, Sparky! Sloths don't know how to fetch. Or roll over. But they sure know how to play dead. What's an eager pet owner to do?
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The Story of World War One

By Richard Brassey
Authors:
Richard Brassey
It began 100 years ago. They said it would be over by Christmas. They were wrong! Read about the tanks and trenches, bombs and battlefields that make up the chilling story of World War One. Did you know that German Zeppelins were made from cow intestines, the same material as sausage skins, so sausages were banned in Germany? Or that the fighting was stopped on Christmas Day 1914, so that German and British soldiers could play football in no man's land? Discover these facts, and so much more, in this fascinating book.Richard Brassey, author of the successful THE STORY OF THE OLYMPICS, brings World War One to life in this unique take on the history and events of one of the 20th century's most important episodes. Full of wonderful, full-colour illustrations and interesting stories, this is a timely addition to existing books on the subject that will interest even the most reluctant readers.
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The Story of the World Cup

By Richard Brassey
Authors:
Richard Brassey
This is a colourful history of the World Cup from the author of THE STORY OF THE OLYMPICS.From the first tournament in Uruguay to England's legendary 1966 win and beyond, with red cards, penalty shoot-outs and goals galore, there are fun facts football fans can use to impress their family and friends. This book will delight fans of all ages, and is great value for money at £4.99 in full colour.This fun and fascinating exploration of the history of the World Cup is perfect for football fans everywhere.
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  • Steve Backshall's Deadly series: Deadly Top Ten Activity Book

    By Steve Backshall
    Authors:
    Steve Backshall
    Put your DEADLY knowledge to the test with Steve Backshall's next fun and interactive activity book.
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  • Shumba's Big Adventure

    By Lauren St John, Lorna Hussey
    Authors:
    Lauren St John
    Illustrated by:
    Lorna Hussey
    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.Shumba is the naughtiest lion cub in the whole of Africa. When he sneaks off one night to go exploring, he finds himself on a boat going all the way to England with gorillas, snakes, monkeys, zebras and parrots. And that's just the start of his adventure! A heartwarming Early Reader story from the author of the White Giraffe quartet, which brings Africa and its animals to life for the youngest readers.
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  • The Smallest Girl Ever

    By Sally Gardner
    Authors:
    Sally Gardner
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  • Sophie's Dance Class

    By Angela McAllister, Margaret Chamberlain
    Authors:
    Angela McAllister
    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.Sophie loves to dance. She dreams of being a ballerina, and when she receives ballet lessons for her birthday, she hopes her wish to be a real dancer one day might really come true.
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  • Snow White

    By Sally Gardner
    Authors:
    Sally Gardner
    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.With skin as white as snow, lips as red as roses, and hair as black as ebony, Snow White soon arouses the jealousy of her wicked stepmother. Hidden away in the forest, can she escape the evil queen with the help of her new friends?
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  • Sleeping Beauty

    By Sally Gardner
    Authors:
    Sally Gardner
    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.Deep in a forest of thorns lies a beautiful princess, cast into an enchanted sleep by the wicked seventh fairy. Can the spell ever be broken?
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    Sir Gadabout Gets Worse

    By Martyn Beardsley, Martyn Beardsley, Tony Ross, Clive Anderson
    Authors:
    Martyn Beardsley, Martyn Beardsley
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    Read by:
    Clive Anderson
    Meet Sir Gadabout - the Worst Knight in the World . . . When Excalibur is stolen, Sir Gads sets off with his trusty band of followers to find the evil Sir Rudyard the Rancid. They must face the worst if they are to return the mighty sword to its rightful home.Read by Clive Anderson(P)2004 Orion Publishing Group.Ltd
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