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  • Little Spook

    By Penny Dolan, Joshua Heinsz
    Authors:
    Penny Dolan
    Illustrated by:
    Joshua Heinsz
    In this story, Little Spook is afraid of something - but none of the Spook family can work out what is frightening him. Then a little firefly comes to the rescue ...Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.
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  • Little Red Riding Hood: Le Petit Chaperon Rouge

    By Anne Walter, Marjorie Dumortier
    Authors:
    Anne Walter
    Illustrated by:
    Marjorie Dumortier
    An accessible introduction to modern languages, these billingual readers Introduce the best loved fairy tales with parallel text in English and French or English and Spanish.
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  • Little Red Riding Hood: Caperucita Roja

    By Anne Walter, Marjorie Dumortier
    Authors:
    Anne Walter
    Illustrated by:
    Marjorie Dumortier
    An accessible introduction to modern languages, these billingual readers Introduce the best loved fairy tales with parallel text in English and Spanish. Stories are told in approximately 400 words and are supported by modern artwork. The two anguages are in a different fonts to help distinguish them clearly on each spread. As well as a perfect approach to learning a new language for the first time, these books will be a useful tool for EAL teaching as well. The texts are perfectly pitched for chidlren aged 5-7 and up.
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  • Letters from Grandpa

    By Jill Atkins, Lisa Williams
    Authors:
    Jill Atkins
    Illustrated by:
    Lisa Williams
    In this story, Josh and Grandpa happily exchange letters and are looking forward to Grandpa visiting. Then Grandpa has to go to hospital, and Josh visits him instead... and brings him home.Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.Independent Reading Green stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 5 (Green) in classroom reading lessons.
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  • Little Red Riding Hood – English/Polish

    By Anne Walter
    Authors:
    Anne Walter
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  • Lost!

    By Sue Graves
    Authors:
    Sue Graves
    Evie and George are going on a family holiday to France. They've never been on a ferry before and can't wait! It's very big on board and the children soon find themselves lost!Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for 6-8 year olds or those reading book band 10.
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  • Look out!

    By Elizabeth Dale
    Authors:
    Elizabeth Dale
    Reading Champion is a book banded reading programme for independent reading offering fantastic, original stories accompanied by engaging artwork. Each book has been carefully levelled making it easy to match to a child's reading ability and fully supports reading for pleasure.In this story, Ted is up his ladder cleaning windows when a mouse scampers past, followed by a cat, followed by a dog, followed by a boy - uh oh, look out Ted!
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  • Lazy Jack

    By Sue Graves
    Authors:
    Sue Graves
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  • Lizzie Lizard's Long Jump

    By Enid Richemont
    Authors:
    Enid Richemont
    Lizzie Lizard is great at leaping! She knows she can win the Long Jump if she can get in enough practice. Can she leap her way out of danger from some hungry animals?The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words. They are pitched perfecty for children aged 5-6 starting to read alone or at book band 5 green.
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  • The Lion and the Mouse

    By Jackie Walter
    Authors:
    Jackie Walter
    When Mouse wakes up Lion, Lion is about to eat him up! But Mouse convinces Lion to let him go... will Mouse be able to come to Lion's rescue one day?A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite Aesop fable.Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 1 stories are told in under 500 words, for children to read independently.
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    The Life of Roald Dahl

    By Emma Fischel
    Authors:
    Emma Fischel
    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth, this book traces his life from his childhood, to his time in Africa and as a fighter pilot and his early writing - leading to Roald becoming one of the funniest, most famous and best-loved children's authors of all time. The book also includes information about his legacy. A fun quiz and brief summaries of four of Roald Dahl's best-loved books (James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG) are included to inspire children to read them.Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring Roald Dahl's adventures to life. Accessible to readers aged 6 and up.
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  • Lily Long Pockets

    By Clare De Marco, Benedetta Giaufret, Enrica Rusinà
    Authors:
    Clare De Marco
    Illustrated by:
    Benedetta Giaufret, Enrica Rusinà
    Lily loves to carry as many treasures as she can. But soon her pockets have burst! Can she and Dad come uo with a plan for some super long pockets? The Tadpoles series contains fun, original stories told in under 80 words and accompanied by bright illustrations, perfect for beginner readers.
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  • The Little Red Hen

    By Penny Dolan, Beccy Blake
    Authors:
    Penny Dolan
    Illustrated by:
    Beccy Blake
    Little Red Hen found some grains of wheat. Who will help her to grow them?A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join Little Red Hen in her efforts to get some help around the farm yard!Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 1 stories are told in under 500 words, for children to read independently.
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  • Little Red Riding Hood

    By Maggie Moore, Paula Knight
    Authors:
    Maggie Moore
    Illustrated by:
    Paula Knight
    "Oh grandmother, what big ears you have!"A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join Little Red Riding Hood at her grandmother's house - how will they escape the big bad wolf?Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 1 stories are told in under 500 words, for children to read independently.
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  • Little Joe's Horse Race

    By Andy Blackford, Tim Archbold
    Authors:
    Andy Blackford
    Illustrated by:
    Tim Archbold
    Little Joe is desperate for a part in the school play. But he's just too little to play Prince Charming. Will Joe get the most interesting part after all?The Leapfrog series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words.
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  • The Lovely Duckling

    By Penny Dolan, David Boyle
    Authors:
    Penny Dolan
    Illustrated by:
    David Boyle
    A fabulous retelling of the Ugly Duckling by respected children's author Penny Dolan in which a family of ducklings are all born a little bit strange except for one called Beauty!Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.
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  • Leapfrog: That Noise!

    By Penny Dolan, Gerald Kelley
    Authors:
    Penny Dolan
    Illustrated by:
    Gerald Kelley
    All was quiet in the classroom... but then the children start making lots of noise. Mr Edwards asks to see them all later. Are they in trouble? Or has Mr Edwards got an idea? He has lots of djembe drums in his room...The Leapfrog series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 180 words.
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  • Little Bad Riding Hood

    By Julia Jarman, Jane Cope
    Authors:
    Julia Jarman
    Illustrated by:
    Jane Cope
    Little Bad Riding Hood sets off with for some cakes for Granny, but she has a habit of getting into trouble...Hopscotch Twisty Tales give the classic fairy tales a new twist. Perfect for the reluctant or newly independent reader, these stories capture the spirit of the fairy tale world and encourage imaginative exploration through carefully controlled word and text levels.
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  • Leapfrog World Tales: Too Many Webs for Anansi

    By Malachy Doyle, Lisa Smith
    Authors:
    Malachy Doyle
    Illustrated by:
    Lisa Smith
    A tale from West Africa. Anansi the trickster is hungry. All the animals are cooking but none of the food is ready. Anansi comes up with a cunning plan, but will he be ready when the food is cooked?Exciting stories from around the world told in fewer than 180 words, suitable for children who are starting to read independently. The series introduces readers to stories from other cultures and encourages them to find where the story comes from on a map.
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  • Leapfrog World Tales: No Turtle Stew Today

    By Anne Adeney, Giuliano Ferri
    Authors:
    Anne Adeney
    Illustrated by:
    Giuliano Ferri
    A tale from Africa. Turtle gets into trouble when a group of hunters capture him for their hungry chief - can he find a way to stop being made into a stew? Exciting stories from around the world told in fewer than 180 words, suitable for children who are starting to read independently. The series introduces readers to stories from other cultures and encourages them to find where the story comes from on a map.
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