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  • Macbeth

    By Andrew Matthews, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Andrew Matthews
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    Out, damned spot! A brilliant retelling of this classic tale of witches, murder and madness. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Evil in Macbeth.The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
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  • Machines At Work: Diggers and Cranes

    By Clive Gifford
    Authors:
    Clive Gifford
    Find out all about diggers and cranes, from bulldozers and tunnelling machines to the biggest tower cranes. Zoom in, see them up close and discover what makes them work. Then try the quiz to see how much you've learned!
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  • Machines At Work: Motorbikes

    By Clive Gifford
    Authors:
    Clive Gifford
    Find out all about motorbikes, from city motorbikes and off-road machines to the fastest racing motorbikes. Zoom in, see them up close and discover what they can do. Then try the quiz to see how much you've learned!
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  • Maddie the Playtime Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
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  • Madeleine the Cookie Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Kirsty's aunt is in charge of the cookie machine at Candy Land. But when the machine goes wrong, all cookies taste terrible! Unless the girls find Madeleine the Cookie Fairy's magical charm, biscuits will never be the same again!Join Kirsty and Rachel and meet a new fairy friend in each magical adventure!
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  • Madison the Magic Show Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Jack Frost has stolen the Showtime Fairies' magic stars, which means everyone is losing their special talent! Can Rachel and Kirsty help Madison find her star so that the magic auditions for the Tippington Variety Show will be a success?
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  • Mae the Panda Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Kirsty Tate and Rachel Walker are helping out at the Wild Woods Nature Reserve. They're having a great time meeting cute animals and making friends with the Animal Rescue Fairies. But when Jack Frost decides he wants baby animals for his own personal zoo, he steals the fairies' magical key rings. And without her key ring, Mae the Panda Fairy can't protect any pandas! Can the girls help Mae find her key ring before baby panda Pan Pan is trapped inside the Ice Lord's zoo for ever?Join Rachel and Kirsty and meet a new fairy friend and gorgeous baby animal in each magical adventure!
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  • Magic Marcus

    By Elizabeth Dale
    Authors:
    Elizabeth Dale
    Marcus comes across a magic wand at a jumble sale, but he doesn't believe it has any magic in it. Soon after he starts making wishes and they each to come true, until he breaks his mum's favourite vase. Perhaps Marcus has discovered that real magic doesn't lie in the wand, after all.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.
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  • Magic Mountain

    By Rosie Banks
    Authors:
    Rosie Banks
    Enter a magical world of friendship and fun!In book five of the exciting Secret Kingdom series, it's time for best friends Ellie, Summer and Jasmine to head to the frosty slopes of Magic Mountain! Can they find Queen Malice's fifth enchanted thunderbolt and stop the snow brownies from turning into icicles...? Secret Kingdom is a brand new series full of the things girls love most: special friendships, secrets and magical adventures. Newly confident readers will be swept away by the magical stories of three children whose courage and resourcefulness save a fantastical land from disaster.Full of all the things little girls love best: special friendships, secrets and magical adventures, all set in an incredible kingdom!Eye-catching illustrations throughout.Become best friends with Ellie, Summer and Jasmine - plus Trixi the pixie!Help Ellie, Summer and Jasmine save the Secret Kingdom from wicked Queen Malice and her naughty storm sprites. A new exciting adventure in each and every book.
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  • The Magic Paintbrush: a Chinese tale

    By Jillian Powell
    Authors:
    Jillian Powell
    The Magic Paintbrush is a chinese tale. There once was a young man called Lian who loved to paint the animals in the forest around him. One night he dreamt of a magic paintbrush. When he woke up, Lian was amazed to find the paintbrush beside him!
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  • The Magic Porridge Pot

    By Jackie Walter
    Authors:
    Jackie Walter
    When a poor girl gets a magic porridge pot, she is thrilled - she will never be hungry again! Then the little porridge pot begins to cook a bit too much porridge!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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  • The Magic Pudding Pot

    By Kay Woodward, Sheena Dempsey
    Authors:
    Kay Woodward
    Illustrated by:
    Sheena Dempsey
    Mum loves to dish up vegetables for dinner, but the little girl is sick of them! One day the saucepan breaks and the little girl goes off to buy a new one. That's when she discovers the magic pudding pot...Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for 5-7 year olds starting to read independently.
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  • The Magic Pyjamas

    By Karen Wallace, Manola Caprini
    Authors:
    Karen Wallace
    Illustrated by:
    Manola Caprini
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  • Magic Seal

    By Rosie Banks
    Authors:
    Rosie Banks
    The Snowy Seas are home to the Ice Mermaids, who love and care for all the animals that live there. But something's made the mermaids cruel and unkind - it must be Queen Malice's spell! Can Summer, Ellie and Jasmine find the Seal Keeper and return her kindness charm before the mermaids' kind nature is lost forever?
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  • The Magic Sword

    By James Mayhew
    Authors:
    James Mayhew
    Full colour red Early Reader about the legendary Arthur, Merlin and the sword in the stone, written and illustrated by James Mayhew.Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books, perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Long ago, in the days of knights and castles and magic, there lived a wizard called Merlin. One night, in a churchyard in London, Merlin casts a spell on a sword. He pushes it into a stone and writes magic words, saying: He who pulls this sword out of the stone, is the true King of England. Then Merlin waits for the boy who will be king. Full colour Early Reader edition of the popular myth about the sword in the stone.
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  • Magical Fairy Make and Bake

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Join the Rainbow Magic fairies for hours of fun with this sparkling activity book! Jam-packed full of fun games and crafts, this is the ideal book for any fairy fan this spring.
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  • Magical Story Collection

    A luxurious padded treasury containing FIVE bumper stories about magic and friendship, starring your favourite My Little Pony friends!Twilight Sparkle and her My Little Pony friends have decided to write a journal to tell YOU all about their best adventures! This magical story collection contains hours of storytelling fun: discover how the pony friends stop mischievous Discord from destroying Equestria; join them as they explore a spooky castle; find out how the Magic of Friendship is the most powerful magic of all . . . and much, MUCH more!With a padded hardback cover and super sparkly pink foil, this is the perfect gift for Pony fans!My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic TV series is the number 1 series on TinyPop and PopTV, and is also available to stream on Netflix and BinWeevils.Brand-new feature film with star-studded cast coming to cinemas across the UK in Autumn 2017!Look out for more brilliant stories about your My Little Pony friends:The Big Book of EquestriaPrincess Cadance's Royal HolidayMagical Baby Flurry HeartRace Day in Rainbow FallsTwilight Sparkle and the Crystal EmpireAdventure in Everfree Forest!The Secret of Gabby GumsA Springtime SurpriseCutie Mark Crusaders Forever
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  • A Magical Birthday Surprise

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Learning to read is fun with the Rainbow Magic Fairies! Developed in conjunction with Early Years reading consultants and based on the most up-to-date educational research, the Rainbow Magic Beginner Readers are the perfect way to introduce your child to the magical world of reading.
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  • Magical Activity Book

    By Emma Thomson
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
    Brimming with crosswords, games, puzzles, spot-the-difference, odd-one-out, colouring fun and quizzes for budding fairies everywhere!
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  • Magnet Magic

    By Terry Jennings, Honor Head
    Authors:
    Terry Jennings, Honor Head
    Why do we need magnets? Magnets are fun but they are also very useful.Magnet magic looks at how magnets work and how we use them every day in many different ways. Lively text, colourful pictures and fun puzzles help you to learn all about magnets.Part of the series Now You Know Science - 6 titles that cover fun science topics.
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