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  • Hot Hippo

    By Mwenye Hadithi, Adrienne Kennaway
    Authors:
    Mwenye Hadithi
    Illustrated by:
    Adrienne Kennaway
    Hippo was hot and thought how wonderful it would be to live in the water. Hippo pleaded with the god of Everything and Everywhere to let him live in the rivers and streams. Ngai agreed Hippo could live in the water but only if he promised not to eat the little fishes and to come out of the water at night and eat grass.The story of how Hippo came to live in the river instead of on dry land.
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  • Hungry Hyena

    By Mwenye Hadithi, Adrienne Kennaway
    Authors:
    Mwenye Hadithi
    Illustrated by:
    Adrienne Kennaway
    Hungry Hyena steals Fish Eagle's dinner and sets off a chain of events which leads to the hyenas reaching for the moon ... with disastrous results.This is the story of how Hungry Hyena came to slink about on the great African plain and how Fish Eagle soars in the clouds.
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    A Handful of Horrid Henry 3-in-1

    By Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    Horrid Henry creates havoc wherever he goes. To his well-meaning parents and to every adult whose path he crosses, he is the ultimate nightmare child. His naughtiness is of the kind all children secretly admire and few dare to aspire to. He doesn't always mean to be bad, but the best- laid plans have a habit of going wrong...This bumper 3-in-1 collection contains Horrid Henry, Horrid Henry and the Secret Club and Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy. Horrid Henry is illustrated by Tony Ross, who also illustrates David Walliams' children's books, as well as his own picture books.
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    The Houseminders

    By Ian Whybrow
    Authors:
    Ian Whybrow
    Set over the course of a year, each season's changing colours and moods are portrayed through stunning artwork that perfectly captures the feel of this text.
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    Harriet and the Little Fat Fairy

    By Deborah Inkpen
    Authors:
    Deborah Inkpen
    Harriet never misses an opportunity to venture forth and explore new territory. Join Harriet in her journey through a sparkly new world - a newly decorated christmas tree. And find out how a Little Fat Fairy and Father Christmas, come to her aid...
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  • Horrid Henry: Horrid Henry's Wicked Ways

    By Francesca Simon, Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon, Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    Following the spectacular success of Horrid Henry's Big Bad Book, here is a new hardback collection of favourite stories, with colour pictures and brand new material to tell you more about Horrid Henry.The ten stories all focus on Horrid Henry's home life, and how he vies with his little brother Perfect Peter and drives his well-meaning parents to distraction. They are:Horrid Henry's Holiday, Horrid Henry's Birthday Party, Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy, Horrid Henry and the Fangmangler, Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick, Horrid Henry and the Comfy Black Chair, Horrid Henry Tricks and Treats, Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse, Horrid Henry's Thank You Letter and Horrid Henry's ChoresFurther insights into Henry's family life include Home Fact File, a list of Horrid Henry's Prized Possessions, Mum's shopping lists and menus as amended by Henry, and more.
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    The Happy Prince

    By Jane Ray
    Authors:
    Jane Ray
    Oscar Wilde's moving story of the relationship between a magnificent statue and a little swallow is brought to life by Jane Ray's stunning artwork. Perched on high, the prince's statue can see all the misery of the city and begs the swallow to pluck off his gold leaf and distribute it amongst the poor. First published over one hundred years ago, the fairy tale is recognised as an enchanting masterpiece and this classic picture book is bound to be enjoyed by adults and children alike and treasured forever.
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  • Horrid Henry's Evil Enemies

    By Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    Ten brilliant stories about Horrid Henry's evil enemies - Moody Margaret, Sour Susan, Stuck-Up Steve, Bossy Bill, Perfect Peter and Rabid Rebecca the Bogey Babysitter, to name just a few - and how he schemes to outwit them, sometimes successfully, sometimes not. Alongside these much-loved and laughed-over stories there is lots of new material, such as Horrid Henry's Top Secret Plan to Rule the World, Rules for a Secret Club, a Wanted poster, an exchange of rude notes between Henry and Moody Margaret, diagrams, battle-plans and recipes for Glop. With many pictures in colour, including some new ones, this is a treat for all Horrid Henry fans, just as funny and inventive as HORRID HENRY'S BIG BAD BOOK and HORRID HENRY'S WICKED WAYS.
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  • Hoorah for Mary Seacole

    By Trish Cooke, Anni Axworthy
    Authors:
    Trish Cooke
    Illustrated by:
    Anni Axworthy
    Mary is a brave nurse. When a war starts in the Crimea she sails across the sea to help, and even enters the battlefield!Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence
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  • Hopscotch Histories: Tutankhamun and the Golden Chariot

    By Damian Harvey, Graham Philpot
    Authors:
    Damian Harvey
    Illustrated by:
    Graham Philpot
    Young Tutankhamun is given a golden chariot, but he's not allowed to ride it outside the palace gates. How can he prove himself the greatest chariot racer?Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence.
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  • Harry's Hat

    By Sue Graves, Belinda Worsley
    Authors:
    Sue Graves
    Illustrated by:
    Belinda Worsley
    Harry got a new hat for his birthday. But will he ever be allowed to wear it?
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    Have You Seen My Potty?

    By Mij Kelly, Mary Mcquillan
    Authors:
    Mij Kelly, Mary Mcquillan
    Suzy Sue has something very important to do... the truth is she needs to do a poo, but someone has borrowed her potty! Join her as she searches the farmyard for her bright red potty. Will she find it in time?'Youngsters, already tickled with the bathroom humour, will be in hysterics as Suzy Sue asks each animal in turn if they have seen her potty.' - Kirkus ReviewsAn hilarious rhyming story and 'A perfect book for potty training.' Bournemouth Echo Read about the author at www.mijkelly.com
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    The Happiest Man in the World

    By Mij Kelly, Louise Nisbet
    Authors:
    Mij Kelly
    Illustrated by:
    Louise Nisbet
    Just who is the happiest man in the world and what does it mean to be happy? Mouse lives in a house all alone - and that's the way she likes it. Until one day a miserable old man moves in and turns mouse's life upside-down. As mouse makes moves to cheer up the old man, she slowly learns what it is to be happy and discovers the true identity of her visitor.
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  • Horrid Henry's Birthday Party

    By Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    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.Horrid Henry creates havoc at his birthday party.
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  • Hopscotch Myths: Romulus and Remus

    By Mick Gowar, Andrew Breakspeare
    Authors:
    Mick Gowar
    Illustrated by:
    Andrew Breakspeare
    A wolf finds baby twins abandoned in the woods and raises them as her own. As they grow up, they can't stop fighting. Both of them want to build a great new city, but only one of them will succeed ...
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  • Horrid Henry's Holiday

    By Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    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.Horrid Henry is up to high jinks, causing chaos on his family holiday.
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  • Harry's Home

    By Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    Catherine Anholt
    When Harry goes away from home for the very first time to stay with his grandad on his farm, he feels a bit funny. The countryside is very quiet, so different from Harry's home in the city. But then Grandad has a clever idea . . . Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book all about the importance of home - wherever that is.
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  • Hide Me, Kipper

    By Mick Inkpen
    Authors:
    Mick Inkpen
    Cuddle up with Kipper! This playful and funny Kipper story features a cat, a mouse and an exciting chase!A little squeaky mouse comes running across the page and hides himself inside the 'foldy bit' in the middle of the book. Will the cat find him? Not if Kipper can help it!You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper' Daily Mail'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian
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  • Horrid Henry Early Reader: Horrid Henry's Underpants Book 4

    By Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    Horrid Henry receives a most unwelcome present . . .
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  • Horrid Henry Early Reader: Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick

    By Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    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.Horrid Henry needs money - and fast! But just how is he going to do it?
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