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  • The Groaning Ghost

    By Liss Norton, Emma Mccann
    Authors:
    Liss Norton
    Illustrated by:
    Emma Mccann
    When Fergus and his best friend, Doris, hear a strange noise, they fly off to investigate. What they don't expect to find is wailing, groaning ghost!
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    Greyfriars Bobby

    By Richard Brassey
    Authors:
    Richard Brassey
    Everyone has heard the legend of Greyfriars Bobby, the Skye terrier who belonged to a policeman in Edinburgh more than one hundred and fifty years ago - and who was as loyal in death as in life to his master. He was so famous that it's said that Queen Victoria paid him a special visit. But until now, not all the facts of this often told story have been known. Richard Brassey uncovered new research in preparing this book. Best of all, however, is the warmth and humour in the words and pictures that has made this story a favourite for generations of readers.
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  • Greg Rutherford

    By Roy Apps
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    This inspirational biography for children, written by award-winning author Roy Apps, follows the jumping story of Greg Rutherford and his incredible rise to become Olympic long jump gold medalist and IAAF top-ranking Diamond League athlete. Illustrated with colour artwork by Alessandro Valdrighi, including graphic novel-style panels, this book is perfect for sport-mad girls and boys with a reading age of 7, but will work perfectly well for older readers too. Printed on off-white paper using a reading font approved by the British Dyslexia Association, the Sporting Heroes series brings to life the skill, grit and determination needed to be a world-class sportsperson today. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of booksto get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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  • The Green Machines

    By Andy Blackford, Mike Byrne
    Authors:
    Andy Blackford
    Illustrated by:
    Mike Byrne
    The Green Machines is a funny story for young fans of big machines who are learning to read on their own. Perfect for children aged 5-7 who are reading at book band green.The machines are not happy. The boss has told them to knock down the playground! They decide to run away - but how will they hide? And what will they get up to?The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words and puzzles to encourage retelling the story and to help build vocabulary. Compiled in consultation with Catherine Glavina, PGCE and Primary Leader, The Centre for Professional Education, University of Warwick.
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  • Great Granny

    By Ann Bryant
    Authors:
    Ann Bryant
    Jake's great granny is quite a person. She has many stories of her exploits during the second World War and is going to give a talk at Jake's school. Can she convince Jake's friend Ryan, that nothing about her or her stories will be boring?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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  • Granny at the Park

    By Damian Harvey, Jan Smith
    Authors:
    Damian Harvey
    Illustrated by:
    Jan Smith
    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.Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons.In this story, Granny loves the park - even more than her grandson!
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  • Grandpa's Car

    By Sue Graves, Garyfallia Leftheri
    Authors:
    Sue Graves
    Illustrated by:
    Garyfallia Leftheri
    Grandpa and Alfie are off to the shops in Grandpa's car, but when Alfie sees the car, he would much rather get the bus ... Tadpoles are original stories for young readers told in large text under 80 words, with full colour illustrations to support the story.
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  • Grandma's Seaside Bloomers

    By Julia Jarman, Roger Fereday
    Authors:
    Julia Jarman
    Illustrated by:
    Roger Fereday
    It's the first summer bank holiday and the family are off to the seaside. The children can't wait to go bathing, but Grandma is not so keen ...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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  • Goodbye Tessa

    By Elizabeth Dale
    Authors:
    Elizabeth Dale
    Tessa is a much loved pet dog, but she is getting old. One day, Tessa does not wake up. Jack is devastated, but maybe one of Tessa's puppies will help him get over the loss of his beloved pet.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. Perfect for children aged 6-8 or reading book band 10.
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  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears – English/Polish

    By Anne Walter
    Authors:
    Anne Walter
    A beautiful billingual English-Polish picture book of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.An accessible introduction to modern languages, these billingual readers Introduce the best loved fairy tales with parallel text in English and Polish. Stories are told in approximately 400 words and are supported by modern artwork. The two languages are in a different fonts to help distinguish them clearly on each spread. As well as a perfect approach to learning a new language for the first time, these books will be a useful tool for EAL teaching as well. The texts are perfectly pitched for children aged 5-7 and up.
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  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Boucle D'or Et Les Trois Ours

    By Anne Walter, Marjorie Dumortier
    Authors:
    Anne Walter
    Illustrated by:
    Marjorie Dumortier
    An accessible introduction to modern languages, these billingual readers Introduce the best loved fairy tales with parallel text in English and French or English and Spanish.
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  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Ricitos De Oro Y Los Tres Osos

    By Anne Walter, Marjorie Dumortier
    Authors:
    Anne Walter
    Illustrated by:
    Marjorie Dumortier
    An accessible introduction to modern languages, these billingual readers Introduce the best loved fairy tales with parallel text in English and French or English and Spanish.
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  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    By Anne Walter, Anni Axworthy
    Authors:
    Anne Walter
    Illustrated by:
    Anni Axworthy
    Goldilocks is out for a stroll in the woods when she starts feeling hungry. The Three Bears are out for a walk too, waiting for their porridge to cool. Goldilocks finds their house and soon makes herself at home...Hopscotch Fairy Tales retell classic fairy tales in accessible language of no more than 400 words, with bright colourful supporting illustrations by our top authors and illustrators.
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  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    By Barrie Wade, Kristina Stephenson
    Authors:
    Barrie Wade
    Illustrated by:
    Kristina Stephenson
    "Someone's been eating my porridge!" growled Daddy Bear.A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join the three bears as they try to find out just who has been in their house!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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    Girls Only! All About Periods and Growing-Up Stuff

    By Victoria Parker
    Authors:
    Victoria Parker
    The essential girl guide to growing up!Girls Only! focuses on the practicalities, social and personal implications of starting your period, and the physical and emotional developments in puberty. It tells you what happens and when, what you need to know and how to prepare. It answers all the questions girls are dying to ask, but daren't, in a clear, friendly way, using real-life examples. It's the perfect first book about periods for girls from primary school age and upwards, with a reassuring tone and fun, quirky illustrations.The perfect first book about periods for girls of primary school age, information at the right level. Family Interest Parenting
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  • The Gingerbread Man

    By Robert James, Bruno Robert
    Authors:
    Robert James
    Illustrated by:
    Bruno Robert
    "Run, run as fast as you can.You can't catch me, I'm the gingerbread man!"A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join in the chase, but beware falling for the words of the sly, old fox!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 Giant Sunflower

    By Diane Marwood
    Authors:
    Diane Marwood
    In this fantasy story, there's a competition to grow the tallest sunflower. Ash and Kim are determined to win, but Polly's sunflower is tallest by far and reaches up into the clouds! Whatever will they find at the top?This series featuring the popular characters from Espresso Education includes fun stories in under 200 words for children building their reading confidence.
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  • The Giant Snowball Mystery

    By A H Benjamin
    Authors:
    A H Benjamin
    Rabbit wakes up to a blanket of snow, but just as he goes out to play he spots a giant snowball... he darts out the way just in time! Soon Mole and Squirrel join Rabbit in chasing the giant snowball to find out where it's going - and if anyone is inside! 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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  • The Ghost Train

    By Liss Norton
    Authors:
    Liss Norton
    When a fair is set up next to Creepy Castle, Skelly and Bony decide to go and have a look...
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  • George the Knight

    By Leon Read, Clare Elsom
    Authors:
    Leon Read
    Illustrated by:
    Clare Elsom
    George really wants to be a knight, but first he must find a sword... and a shield... and a horse!The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.A word list at the start of the book allows you to check the child's ability to decode and understand each word before reading, providing a fully supported first reading experience. And a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.
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