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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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  • A Horse Called Deathblow

    By Karen Wallace
    Authors:
    Karen Wallace
    Bright, page turning stories that bring history to life, with historially accurate information and fact sections to reinforce learning.In this story, Arthur Knucklebone knew that working for King Henry VIII wouldn't beeasy, but he didn't expect to take the King's place in a jousting duelagainst the French champion!
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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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  • Having Fun With Collage

    By Sarah Medina
    Authors:
    Sarah Medina
    Let's Do Art: Having Fun with Collage uses a variety of techniques to carry out a range of simple projects.In doing so readers investigate different kinds of art, craft and design enabling them to explore and develop their ideas eg an event in their lives, or a natural object.Projects are easy enough for children to achieve alone, with minimal adult assistance.
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  • Held to Ransom

    By Anthony Masters, Tim Sell
    Authors:
    Anthony Masters
    Illustrated by:
    Tim Sell
    Nicola ran back to the hotel -- straight into the arms of her kidnappers! HELP! She struggled to get free as the gang dragged her into the back of the car and sped off at high speed. What did the kidnappers want? Could Nicola escape?
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  • Humpty Dumpty's Great Fall

    By Alan Durant, Leah-Ellen Hemming
    Authors:
    Alan Durant
    Illustrated by:
    Leah-Ellen Hemming
    Humpty Dumpty is a broken egg beside a wall. Was he pushed? This looks like another nursery crime!
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  • Hopscotch Histories: Eric Bloodaxe the Viking King

    By Damian Harvey, Ross Collins
    Authors:
    Damian Harvey
    Illustrated by:
    Ross Collins
    Eric Bloodaxe is a fierce Viking. A shepherd boy must deliver a special helmet to Eric before he is crowned king. Can he find Eric in time?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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  • Hiroshima

    By Stewart Ross
    Authors:
    Stewart Ross
    Looks at some of the most well-known places in modern history and explores why they are remembered.
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  • Hansel and Gretel

    By Anne Walter, David Lopez
    Authors:
    Anne Walter
    Illustrated by:
    David Lopez
    Hansel and Gretel are lost in the woods, when they discover a house made of gingerbread! but when they start eating, a wicked old witch opens the door...
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  • House and Home

    By Dereen Taylor
    Authors:
    Dereen Taylor
    The 'Popcorn' series aims to develop children's knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. Each title has a lively design, engaging text and features an activity at the end of each book. The titles have been written in conjunction with a literacy consultant to ensure the text is completely appropriate for the age-range.
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  • Having Fun With Paper

    By Sarah Medina
    Authors:
    Sarah Medina
    Let's Do Art: Having Fun with Paper uses a variety of techniques to carry out a range of simple projects.In doing so readers investigate different kinds of art, craft and design enabling them to explore and develop their ideas eg an event in their lives, or a natural object.Projects are easy enough for children to achieve alone, with minimal adult assistance.
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  • Horse Riding

    By Jillian Powell
    Authors:
    Jillian Powell
    Horse Riding follows Josh as he goes to his local horse riding club.
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  • Henry VIII

    By Moira Butterfield
    Authors:
    Moira Butterfield
    Each 'Discover the Tudors' title offers a fascinating look at a different key area of Tudor life, from monarchy to exploration.
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  • Hopscotch Twisty Tales: The Princess and the Frozen Peas

    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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  • Horses and Ponies

    By Peter Gray
    Authors:
    Peter Gray
    Brilliant books for animal artists! These books reinforce key art skills and help young children develop their repertoire. The step-by-step technique takes you from basic outlines to fully coloured up drawings using a range of paints and inks. Featuring popular animals to inspire young artists.
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  • How to Spend a Billion

    By Anne Rooney
    Authors:
    Anne Rooney
    Do you know what goes into one of the world's most expensive ice creams?Or how much it costs to buy your own private beach, or private island?No? Then find out in How to Spend a Billion - filled with facts about some of the world's most expensive items. Slipstream is a new generation of reading resources specifically designed for struggling and reluctant readers. Through exciting and carefully levelled texts, Slipstream enables readers to accelerate their reading experience.This book is part of Slipstream LEVEL 1. The 300-word text is levelled for readers with a reading age of 5-7, but its engaging content makes it perfect for a wide range of older readers too.All texts are levelled by reading experts Dee Reid and Diana Bentley.
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  • Hansel and Gretel and the Green Witch

    By Laura North, Chris Jevons
    Authors:
    Laura North
    Illustrated by:
    Chris Jevons
    In this classic fairy tale retold with a twist Hansel and Gretel are greedy and unfit. Their father, the woodcutter plans a trip to the woods, but they soon get lost and discover a hungry, health-conscious witch! 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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  • Helicopters

    By Rob Scott Colson
    Authors:
    Rob Scott Colson
    An introduction to the world's most popular high-performance vehicles. This title features all the information about helicopters, from early and classic models to the latest high-tech machines.
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