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The Story Of The Creation

By Jane Ray
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Jane Ray
Winner of the Smarties Prize, The Story of Creation is magnificently illustrated in beautiful detail by Jane Ray, with the words being adapted from the book of Genesis. The Story of Creation has been translated into ten different languages, and Jane Ray's artwork is loved the world over.
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  • A Seed In Need

    By Sam Godwin
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    Sam Godwin
    Follow a tiny sunflower seed on its amazing life cycle, germinating from a seed, becoming a sunflower and shedding its own seeds. Meet some charming characters on the way including an inquisitive ladybird and snail who encourage young readers to explore this key science subject beyond the simple and accessible text. A great resource for young children learning about life cycles at KS1.
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    Strange Bear

    By Hilary Mckay, Alex Ayliffe
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    Hilary Mckay
    Illustrated by:
    Alex Ayliffe
    Simon's bear is called Snowtop. Snowtop's fur is a mixture of jam, paint and sandpit. Simon thought he was beautiful. But one day Simon goes out with Gran and when he comes back Snowtop has gone! In his place sits a pure-white strange bear. How can Simon find his lovely, muddy, smelly Snowtop?
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  • The Secret Mermaid Handbook

    By Penny Dann
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    Penny Dann
    Join Pearl as she gets ready to sing at the Fish King's birthday concert, meeting all her special ocean friends along the way. This magical mermaid adventure is full of fun pop-ups and mermaid paper gifts including: a shell bikini top, a photo frame, a lucky fish bracelet, a pearl ring, sparkly hair decorations, a magic fortune fish and stick-on jewel earrings.
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  • Six Dinner Sid

    By Inga Moore
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    Inga Moore
    Sid is a cat who is addicted to having six meals a day and glories in this lifestyle. Manipulative, persuasive and a charmer he has wrapped everybody round his little paw - each owner believes that Sid belongs to them only . . . until the day he is found out!
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  • Sparkling Sticker Book

    By Emma Thomson
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    Emma Thomson
    Look inside to find six dazzling scenes, featuring Felicity Wishes and her friends. Find the stickers to complete each picture and you will have a beautiful album to treasure forever.Over 20 magical stickers of Felicity Wishes and her friends in Little Blossoming. Another great addition to the Felicity Wishes range.
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  • The Secret Princess Handbook

    By Jan Lewis
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    Jan Lewis
    Here is a must-have handbook for everyone who's always wanted to be a princess! Packed with tips, gifts and surprises, this adorable novelty pop-up book shows little girls how to make their princess dream come true! The special gifts include: lucky crystal earrings, a pair of pink shoe decorations, sparkly hair accessories, a matching ring and bracelet, a shimmering party mask, a glittery tiara, and a pretty purse to keep all your gifts safe!
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    Spookyrumpus

    By Tony Mitton, Guy Parker-Rees
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    Tony Mitton
    Illustrated by:
    Guy Parker-Rees
    Bong! Goes the bell in the rickety tower, Twelve times...that means it's Spooky Hour. Listen! Hush! Oooh, what's that sound? The midnight spooks are coming round. The creepy countdown has begun, so get ready to giggle at funny, floaty ghosts, clickety-clackety skeletons and terrific tromping trolls! A real rollicking, romping, rhyming story with hilarious illustrations - perfect for every little monster!
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    Story Shop: Stories For Literacy

    By Nikki Gamble
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    Nikki Gamble
    Myths, legends, folk tales, fables, trickster stories, humourous stories, adventure stories, mystery stories, historical stories, fantasy, science fiction, stories with familiar settings, stories that raise issues ... all kinds of complete stories for Literacy and reading for pleasure. Chosen by an expert in the use of children's literature in the classroom, this is a collection of 70 complete texts from a range of cultures which are perfect for the requirements of the National Literacy Strategy at KS2. It is also an exciting and immensely varied treasury of short stories that will be enjoyed by all readers. Authors range from Aesop and Arthur Ransome to a role call of the very best for today's young, including Anthony Horowitz, Morris Gleitzman, Alexander McCall Smith, Michael Rosen, Michael Morpurgo, Philippa Pearce, Jan Mark, Jeremy Strong, Adele Geras, Paul Stewart, Malorie Blackman, Jamila Gavin and Beverley Naidoo.
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    Snip Snap

    By Mara Bergman, Nick Maland
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    Mara Bergman
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Maland
    Reminiscent of We're Going on a Bear Hunt, this text is an absolute delight to read aloud, enabling a child audience to really join in. An alligator is creeping up the stairs, slithering down the hall and swishing and swooshing its tremendous tail and the children are very scared. Until they decide they've had enough of all this scary alligator stuff! And they banish him back from where he came. Beautifully designed and illustrated this book is a real treat!
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    The Story of Everything

    By Neal Layton
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    Neal Layton
    This pop-up book is literally larger than life! Neal's unique perspective on Evolution, the beginnings of the world and the Big Bang theory presents life in a format accessible to even the very young - a perfect gift book for all. With pops, flaps and tabs.
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  • Sinbad and the Diamond Valley

    By Martin Waddell, A O'kif
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    Martin Waddell
    Illustrated by:
    A O'kif
    Sinbad and Ali are shipwrecked on an island. They spy a sparkling valley below them and decide to investigate. But they are not alone...The Hopscotch Adventures series features exciting, page-turning adventures in under 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.
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    Small Billy and the Midnight Star

    By Nettie Hilton, Bruce Whatley
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    Nettie Hilton, Bruce Whatley
    Every night, the smallest bilby looks up at the midnight sky and searches for his favourite star - the smallest one that hangs close to the edge of the sky. Every night she shines down on him. But one night, fearful that she may go away and never come back, the smallest bilby decides to give her something that will make her remember him forever and always.
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    School Trip

    By Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen
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    Nick Butterworth
    Illustrated by:
    Mick Inkpen
    A much-loved classic from the creators of Kipper and Percy the Park Keeper.Are you ready for the school trip? There'll be dinosaur bones and giant blue whales, buttons to press, lunches to swap and money to spend. The coach is waiting to go. But where is Matthew Tibbs?'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian'Nick Butterworth is one of the best picture book writers alive.' Independent
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  • The Sword In The Stone

    By Karen Wallace, Neil Chapman
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    Karen Wallace
    Illustrated by:
    Neil Chapman
    When young Arthur accompanies his uncle to a tournament to find the new king of Britain, he's in for a surprise...The Hopscotch Adventures series features exciting, page-turning adventures in under 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.
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  • Spooky House

    By Chris Mould
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    Chris Mould
    Beyond the rickety gates at 76 Pumpkin Lane lies Tombstone Hall - a pop-up haunted house! Read the spine-tingling story, play with the gruesome characters and discover ten terrifying rooms brought to life with pops and flaps.
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  • The Scallywags

    By David Melling
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    David Melling
    The Scallywags are a bunch of messy, noisy wolves who find it rather hard to behave properly. But as they soon discover, if it means losing your friends, then just maybe it's time to practise those manners...By the bestselling creator of the Hugless Douglas series, which has sold over 1.4 million copies in 26 languages. Find out more about David Melling at http://www.davidmelling.co.uk/Check out the sequel - The Scallywags Blow Their Top - in which the rambunctious wolves learn to control their tempers.'David Melling's touch is light but this is a thought-provoking and refreshing storyline.' - Guardian
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  • Secrets and Surprises

    By Emma Thomson
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    Emma Thomson
    Join Felicity in the hectic days leading up to her birthday. Have Felicity's friends forgotten all about it? Will anybody come to her party? Find out in this fantastic pop-up and flap paperback edition.
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    Sir Gadabout Gets Worse

    By Martyn Beardsley, Martyn Beardsley, Tony Ross, Clive Anderson
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    Martyn Beardsley, Martyn Beardsley
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
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    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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  • Small Knight and George

    By Ronda Armitage, Arthur Robins
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    Ronda Armitage
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    Small knight doesn't want to fight a dragon, he wants to stay at home and play kick-a-ball with his friends. He doesn't even know what a dragon looks like. But it's what big brave knights do, so he sets out on his quest. As he travels the land on his trusty steed, George, he sees the havoc a dragon can wreak! But what happens when he finally comes face to face with one?A fabulously funny, read-aloud adventure from Ronda Armitage - author of bestselling family favourite The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch. With detailed, cartoon-style illustrations from Arthur Robins.
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