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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Matchbox Mysteries

    By Sally Gardner, David Roberts
    Authors:
    Sally Gardner
    Illustrated by:
    David Roberts
    'Agatha Christie for kids' - the fourth in a detective agency series brimming with mystery and magic by million-copy-selling author, Sally Gardner, and illustrated by acclaimed artist, David Roberts.It's Hallowe'en and the town of Podgy Bottom is in trouble. Cars are being shrunk to the size of a matchbox in the blink of an eye; a giant purple bunny rabbit is running riot and a strange-looking broomstick is causing chaos and calamity . . . Sounds like a case for Wings & Co, the famous detective agency! Can Emily, Buster and Fidget put a stop to this magical mischief before it's too late?Includes Wings and Co detective case notes, character profiles and clues.
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  • The Mystic Moustache

    By Kate Pankhurst
    Authors:
    Kate Pankhurst
    The eighth novel from the MacMillan Prize for Picture Book Illustration's winner Kate Pankhurst. The perfect book for 7-9 yr olds who love funny stories with quirky illustrations like DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, the DORK DIARIES and CLARICE BEAN.Mariella Mystery (That's me!) - totally amazing girl detective, aged nine and a bit. Able to solve the most mysterious mysteries and perplexing problems, even before breakfast.There's strange goings-on at the Young Super Sleuth convention, could it be something to do with the mysterious Mystic Moustache?Perfect for fans of Cathy Cassidy and Tom Gates.
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  • The Map to Everywhere

    By Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
    Authors:
    Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
    'It is said the Bintheyr Map to Everywhere will take its possessor wherever he or she needs to go...'Master thief, Fin, is unusual - when he's out of sight, everyone forgets he exists! He needs to find his mother - the one person who might remember him.Schoolgirl, Marrill, boards a pirate ship in a car park and is carried off to another world. She needs to find her way home.Fin and Marrill are on a wild adventure to find the Map to Everywhere, but can they escape the Oracle - a dark and powerful wizard who seeks the map to fulfil a terrifying prophecy?The first in an epic new adventure series from husband-and-wife team, John Parke Davis and NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, Carrie Ryan. Beautifully illustrated by Todd Harris.
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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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  • The Missing Ballerina Mystery

    By Holly Willoughby, Kelly Willoughby
    Authors:
    Holly Willoughby, Kelly Willoughby
    Jump back in with your favourite BFFs in the sixth story in the hugely popular SCHOOL FOR STARS series written by THIS MORNING TV presenter Holly Willoughby and her sister Kelly. After a busy term at L'Etoile, it's time for a London holiday. But adventure follows the friends wherever they go, and it's not long before they find themselves exploring hidden tunnels and buried secrets surrounding a missing ballerina. Here's a mystery to really keep them on their toes!This book is GLEE for 9+ and is perfect for fans of BALLET SHOES and MALLORY TOWERS.
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    My Friend Twigs

    By Cliff McNish
    Authors:
    Cliff McNish
    When her gran dies, Jess inherits Twigs - a talking cockatoo! Huge and hilarious, Twigs is Jess's best friend and, now she's starting at a new school, Jess needs a friend more than ever. But - Squawwwwk! - Twigs is noisy, and he's pushing Jess's dad to breaking point. Jess promised her gran she'd take care of Twigs, but can she make the new friends she needs to save the bird she loves? A heartwarming new story about the power of friendship from the author of GOING HOME, Cliff McNish.
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    The Maloneys' Magical Weatherbox

    By Nigel Quinlan
    Authors:
    Nigel Quinlan
    Neil and Lizzie's Dad is a Weatherman. But not the boring kind that you see on TV. He's one of the people who make sure that the Seasons change every year. But this year the Autumn hasn't arrived. Who is stopping it. Why? And can Neil and Lizzie help their father bring in the Autumn before it's too late?This is a rich, magical fantasy adventure from a talented debut author - a story that readers are sure to fall in love with.
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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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  • Monkey Madness

    By Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler, Alex Paterson
    Authors:
    Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler
    Illustrated by:
    Alex Paterson
    Do you wish your life was full of excitement and adventure? The pets from space are here to help!In this third hilarious book in the series, join Satniks Fizz, Toppo, Zingle and Gronk as they go on a crazy supermarket shopping trip and a walk on the wild side at Monkey Magic Adventure Park. But can friends Tom, Zack and Daisy keep the pets from space out of trouble when one of them is spotted monkeying around? Will the day be cosmic or will everyone go bananas?Moshi Monsters meets Horrid Henry in this hilarious new series for readers of 6+. Each book features two fun stories.
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    Milly and the Mermaids

    By Maudie Smith, Antonia Woodward
    Authors:
    Maudie Smith
    Illustrated by:
    Antonia Woodward
    On a visit to the seaside, Milly is desperate to meet a mermaid. She's sure that if she just wishes hard enough, her dream will come true. The underwater world of Maudie Smith's lovely tale is brought to life by Antonia Woodward's sumptuous artwork in this lyrical mermaid tale of fun and friendship, perfect for young readers.
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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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