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  • Zadie the Sewing Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Jack Frost has stolen Zadie the Sweing Fairy's magical thimble. Without her special object, all sewing everywhere will go wrong. What can Kirsty and Rachel do to help their fairy friend?
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  • Zainab and Mash

    By Jonny Zucker, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Jonny Zucker
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    What's it like going to stay with a monster - and having a monster to stay with you? Zainab is an ultra-keen skateboarder and is obsessed with midnight feasts. Mash is six feet tall and has red laser beam eyes. What on earth's going to happen when these two get together? Zainab is about to find out, in her first MONSTER SWAP ...Illustrations by the million-selling Tony Ross make this a perfect book for young readers growing in confidence and for parents to read aloud. Read the other two books in the series: ROBBIE AND VOXY and EDDIE AND FENDA.
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  • Zak's King Arthur Adventure

    By Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain
    Authors:
    Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain
    Zak and his family are off to a caravan site for a holiday. Zak has brought his new metal detector. He hopes he can find some treasure! But when he finds a broken sword it leads to a much bigger adventure!Race Ahead with Reading is the perfect introduction to reading chapters with brand new page turning reads in five short bite size chapters, to encourage children to take the driving seat with their reading.
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  • Zak's Robot

    By Kate Ruttle
    Authors:
    Kate Ruttle
    Zak's Robot supports the teaching of phonics at Phase One, looking specifically at oral segmenting.
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  • Zara the Starlight Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Strange things are happening to the stars at Camp Stargaze, and without Zara the Starlight Fairy's bag of star dust, the night sky will be ruined forever. But can Kirsty and Rachel help her to find it before the goblins do? The race is on!
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  • Zed The Zebra

    By An Vrombaut
    Authors:
    An Vrombaut
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  • Zenith

    By Helen Dennis, Bonnie Kate Wolf
    Authors:
    Helen Dennis
    Illustrated by:
    Bonnie Kate Wolf
    Jed must confront the revelation of his true identity: he is the alchemist Fulcanelli who discovered the elixir of life and used it to become young again. He must take the elixir one more time in order to live for ever. If he doesn't take it he will die. But Jed only has nine months left to take the elixir. And he has absolutely no idea how to make it. The challenge is clear. Jed, Kassia and co. must hunt down the secret recipe.Their quest takes them to Prague and then on to Paris - but hot on their heels are NOAH, the secret organisation that will do anything to get their hands on the secret to eternal life. Jed has everything to live for. But who can he trust?The second in an action-packed series full of adventure, this book has an illustrated narrative running through it, helping readers to solve the mystery alongside the characters in the story.
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  • Zepha the Monster Squid

    By Adam Blade
    Authors:
    Adam Blade
    The Evil Wizard Malvel has stolen the magical suit of golden armour and scattered it throughout Avantia. Tom vows to find the pieces - but they are guarded by six terrifying new Beasts! Will Tom survive an underwater battle with Zepha the Monster Squid and collect the first piece of armour?Don't missCLAW THE GIANT MONKEY, SOLTRA THE STONE CHARMER, VIPERO THE SNAKE MAN, ARACHNID THE KING OF SPIDERS, TRILLION THE THREE-HEADED LION
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  • Zoe Gets the Jitters!

    By Kes Gray, Mary Mcquillan
    Authors:
    Kes Gray
    Illustrated by:
    Mary Mcquillan
    It was a beautiful day in Africa. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and all the zebras were peacefully eating their lunch. All except for Zoe who is so busy looking out for big, scary animals that she doesn't look where she is going and trips up over a teeny-tiny tortoise! But don't worry, with a little help from Nurse Nibbles and her Get Well Friends, she'll soon be feeling better.Get Well Friends' toys and books have real play and care values. Each loveable character comes not only with a name, but an instant personality and a humorous story to tell. Each book contains over 50 stickers.'A vibrant new set of animal characters. These are stories told with humour, but with a real sense of empathy and understanding.' - The GuardianTo find out more about children's author Kes Gray, visit www.kesgray.comFor games to play, books to read, and toys to nurse, visit www.getwellfriends.com
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  • Zoe the Skating Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    The Sporty Fairies are in need of Rachel and Kirsty's help. Everyone in Fairyland is preparing for the Fairy Olympics, but Jack Frost and his goblins have stolen the magic sporty items so they can win by cheating! What's more, with the items missing, everyone in the human world is playing sports really badly, and so the human Olympics is in danger of being ruined too! Zoe the Skating Fairy knows that without her Magic Lace all types of skating will go really badly. Can Kirsty and Rachel trick the goblins and get it back?
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    Zombie Baseball Beatdown

    By Paolo Bacigalupi
    Authors:
    Paolo Bacigalupi
    The apocalypse begins on the day Rabi, Miguel and Joe are practicing baseball near their town's local meatpacking plant and nearly get knocked out by a really big stink. Little do they know the plant's toxic cattle feed is turning cows into flesh-craving monsters... ZOMBIES!!!The boys decide to launch a stealth investigation into the plant's dangerous practices, unknowingly discovering a greedy corporation's plot to look the other way as tainted meat is sold to thousands all over the country. With no grown-ups left they can trust, Rabi and his friends will have to grab their bats to protect themselves (and a few of their enemies) if they want to stay alive...and maybe even save the world.In this inventive, fast-paced novel that strikes a pitch-perfect tone for reluctant readers, National Book Award finalist and Printz Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi effectively uses humour and high-intensity action to take on hard-hitting themes - from food safety to racism and immigration - and creates a zany, grand-slam adventure that will get kids thinking about where their food comes from.
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  • Zombie Hunter

    By Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow, Paul Davidson, Adam Willis
    Authors:
    Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow
    Illustrated by:
    Paul Davidson, Adam Willis
    You are the Hunter - destined to fight horror wherever you find it. You're called to an island in the South Pacific - home to the Nutco Oil corporation. Their operation is being disrupted by the sort of pest that only you can help to defeat - zombies!They are threatening to destroy everything on the island of Saruba, and now you must fight your way through the fog and hordes of living dead to find the truth...
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  • ZOMBIES!

    By R. McGeddon, Jamie Littler
    Authors:
    R. McGeddon
    Illustrated by:
    Jamie Littler
    It's the end of term and Sam and Arty are anxiously awaiting the final bell. They barely pay attention when the bumbling science teacher causes an explosion and accidentally covers one of the pupils with a strange goo. Sam and Arty are sure it won't be serious - stuff like this happens all the time at their school.But then zombies (and bits of zombies) start turning up, desperate to munch on braaaaaaaiiiins! With a bunch of useless adults quickly getting themselves infected instead of sorting the situation out, Sam, Arty and their fearless friend Emmie have to take charge. If they can't find a cure, they'll be zombie breakfast . . .
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  • Zoo Animals

    By Annalees Lim
    Authors:
    Annalees Lim
    Find out all there is to know about your favourite zoo animals with these exciting craft projects! Follow the step-by-step instructions to make meerkats, elephants, monkeys, lions and much more! You can even create displays for your classroom or at home. Each project uses materials that are easy to source, and you will be introduced to loads of craft techniques.Includes QR codes that link to step-by-step videos, showing how some of the crafts are made.Combines fun craft projects with the science topic of animals.Each project uses a range of everyday materials and clear step-by-step instructions to ensure a great result every time!Includes a wide range of craft techniques - from cutting out and tracing to papier-mâché and painting.
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  • Zoo In The Attic

    By Hilary Mckay
    Authors:
    Hilary Mckay
    Danny is mad about animals and wants a sheepdog for his birthday. But instead he gets a goldfish called Oscar. This inspires him to set up his own zoo - in the attic above his flat - a plan that proves to have it's own problems!
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  • Zoom, Rocket, Zoom!

    By Margaret Mayo, Alex Ayliffe
    Authors:
    Margaret Mayo
    Illustrated by:
    Alex Ayliffe
    Come on a fantastic adventure to the moon and deep into space! This exciting book is full of amazing astronauts and super space vehicles. Discover a different vehicle on each page, from rockets and moon buggies, to robot rovers, satellites and more.With bright, bold illustrations and fun, rhyming text, this is perfect for sharing and reading aloud. Little ones will love spotting all the details on each page and joining in with the lively text; as rockets 'zoom' and satellites 'whizz!'From the creators of the bestselling Dig Dig Digging.
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  • Zorgan and the Gorsemen

    By Georgie Adams
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    The world of Karisma is in turmoil: storms are raging and crops have failed. Queen Charm blames Zorgan for everything bad that has happened since he threw her charms away, so orders his capture by her soldiers. Zorgan gathers together his own army of Gorsemen - wild savages with hair as prickly as gorse bushes, who live on Heart Moor - bribing them with the promise of rich rewards, to defeat Charm's army. When Sesame arrives in this magical land, she finds herself walking into a raging battle. Once Morbrecia has witnessed Zorgan's explosive demise, Sesame must stop her becoming a powerful sorceress in his place, and find the next charm in a very prickly place.
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  • Zulok the Winged Spirit

    By Adam Blade
    Authors:
    Adam Blade
    Battle Beasts and fight Evil with Tom and Elenna in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls aged 7 and up!When supernatural events start to occur in Avantia it can only mean one thing - something is afoot in the terrifying Isle of Ghosts, and the Dark Wizard Malvel is to blame. Tom and Elenna must travel to the Isle and first face eagle Ghost Beast Zulok.There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out! Zulok the Winged Spirit; Skalix the Snapping Horror; Okira the Crusher and Rykar the Fire Hound
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