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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Having Fun

    By Sue Finnie, Daniele Bourdais
    Authors:
    Sue Finnie, Daniele Bourdais
    Meet Ryan. He is in France on a special mission. He is going to find out how French children like to have fun. Follow Ryan's blog to find out about sport in France, the music scene, what friends do together, reading habits and much more.You can also learn some key French phrases, pick up French language tips and test your knowledge of France with the mini quizzes. Go to franklinwatts.co.uk for your free downloads of the French conversations.Home Life is part of the Young Reporter in France series. They are a great resource for the KS2 and 3 Framework for Languages which include an Intercultural Understanding strand where children compare and contrast life in other countries with their own.
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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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  • 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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  • History

    By Moira Butterfield
    Authors:
    Moira Butterfield
    Each title of The Olympics examines the the Olympic Games from ancient times, then the revival of the 1890s through to today's multi-million pound business. From the history of the games to which events are included and why, and from scandals to record breakers, The Olympics puts the reader at the centre of the action with fact-packed text, dramatic full-colour photos, facts and statistics.
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  • Hope Powell

    By Roy Apps, Chris King
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Chris King
    Ever had a dream -- a dream to win? Hope had a dream -- to play in, and manage, the England women's football team.This is the story of Hope's early years and her break through into world-class women's football.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. We believe this title will be of interest to readers aged 7+ and to older readers who struggle with reading. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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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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  • 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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  • Hansel and Gretel

    By Penny Dolan, Graham Philpot
    Authors:
    Penny Dolan
    Illustrated by:
    Graham Philpot
    Hansel and Gretel saw a pretty cottage, covered in gingerbread and sweets...A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join Hansel and Gretel as they attempt to escape the wicked old witch.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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  • How to be a... Freerunning Champion

    By James Nixon
    Authors:
    James Nixon
    This series is all about the exhilarating world of extreme sports and what it takes to become a top professional. Each title lists the essential equipment you need and examines the basic skills, before going on to look at the more demanding tricks and stunts. There are also profiles of some of the greatest names in the sport, the biggest competitions in the world and the most fearsome locations that these daring competitors come up against.Freerunning Champion opens up the world of parkour for young readers. Techniques, moves, facts, stats and pro profiles grab young readers' attention and ensure a thrilling read from cover to cover.
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  • Hidden Animals

    A modern twist on a childhood favourite - rediscover your love of colouring with this stunning new range of colouring books for all ages. With 32 pages of mandalas, birds and butterflies ready to colour, discover the hidden beauty of the natural world.Key scenes are partially coloured to inspire creativity. The perfect way to practice mindfulness and let your inner artist glow.
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  • Horrid Humans: Facts, Stats and Quizzes

    By Tracey Turner
    Authors:
    Tracey Turner
    Stat Attack is irresistible to fact fiends, providing A-Z lists, top tens, etc, and focusing on mind-boggling information about the subjects that really interest them. Fascinating lists are meticulously researched and backed up with supplementary information. The books lend themselves to statistic games and comparisons, and are illustrated in an infographic style.
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  • The Hare and the Tortoise

    By Jackie Walter
    Authors:
    Jackie Walter
    When Tortoise challenges Hare to a race, Hare is so sure he will win that he stops for a little nap. Will Tortoise be able to beat the cheeky Hare to the finish line?A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story.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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  • Hippo's High Dive

    By Damian Harvey, Andrew Painter
    Authors:
    Damian Harvey
    Illustrated by:
    Andrew Painter
    Hippo knows she is going to have to pull off something spectacular to impress the diving judges. As she climbs up to the highest diving board she can't help feel she has forgotten something important...The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words.They are great for 5 year olds or those reading book band 5 (green).
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  • Horrid Henry's Swimming Lesson

    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.Armbands at the ready as Henry causes chaos in a mischievous bid to escape his dreaded swimming lesson with Soggy Sid.A hilarious and horrid Early Reader from bestelling author Francesca Simon, and illustrator Tony Ross.
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