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  • Anglo Saxons

    By Izzi Howell
    Authors:
    Izzi Howell
    Read all about Early Britons with the Fact Cat! The Anglo Saxons came to Britain in the year 400, and they stayed until the Normans invaded in 1066. So who were the Anglo Saxons; find out where they came from, how they took English lands from the Early Britons, and how they ruled over the country and struggled to hold power agaist the raiding Vikings!Follow the Fact Cat on a journey through Anglo Saxon England; find out where and how they lived, what they ate and what they believed in. Learn how we know about the lives of the Anglo Saxons with the evidence of artefacts and ancient sites that have been discovered. Simple quiz questions at the back help readers to remember what they've just read.Perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.
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  • Ana Anteater Goes for Gold

    By Karen Wallace, Andy Rowland
    Authors:
    Karen Wallace
    Illustrated by:
    Andy Rowland
    Ana Anteater has a special skill: synchronized swimming! Along with her friends she whirls and twirls around the water - so when the Olympics comes to town she has to enter! The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words. They are suitable for 5 year olds or those reading book band 5.
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  • The Ants and the Grasshopper

    By Jackie Walter
    Authors:
    Jackie Walter
    Grasshopper lazes around, singing in the summer sunshine and laughing at the hardworking ants. He's far too busy to collect food for the winter. But what will happen when the cold weather comes?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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    Aliens Stole My Dog

    By Ian Whybrow, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Ian Whybrow
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    From football to go karting, and real heroes and aliens, Books for Boys are packed with high action, adventure and humour, ideal for turning reluctant boy readers into lifelong bookworms.What's out there? First David finds the mysterious CD-rom in the school playground. Next, there's a spaceship in his garden, and his dog, Hairy Spice, disappears. Who else have the aliens kidnapped? Why have they chosen David to help them? And will he be able to save the world?This book provides the ideal first step into longer fiction for fans of Ian Whybrow's HARRY AND THE DINOSAURS stories.
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  • Amber the Orange Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Get ready for an exciting fairy adventure with the no. 1 bestselling series for girls aged 5 and up. When Rachel and Kirsty meet on the ferry to Rainspell Island they have no idea the incredible magical adventures in store for them!'These stories are magic; they turn children into readers!' ReadingZone.comRead all seven fairy adventures in the Rainbow Fairies set! Ruby the Red Fairy; Amber the Orange Fairy; Saffron the Yellow Fairy; Fern the Green Fairy; Sky the Blue Fairy; Izzy the Indigo Fairy and Heather the Violet FairyIf you like Rainbow Magic, check out Daisy Meadows' other series: Magic Animal Friends and Unicorn Magic!
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  • Angelica the Angel Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Angelica the Angel Fairy makes sure we all treat each other kindly at Christmas time. But when Jack Frost steals her magic items, everyone from Brownies to the residents of an old folks' home start acting up! Can Kirsty and Rachel restore order in time for Christmas?
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  • Amy the Amethyst Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Disaster has struck Fairyland! Jack Frost has stolen all the jewels from Queen Titania's crown. Without them, the fairies are losing their magical powers. Rachel and Kirsty have to help India the Moonstone Fairy, Scarlett the Garnet Fairy, Emily the Emerald Fairy, Chloe the Topaz Fairy, Amy the Amethyst Fairy, Sophie the Sapphire Fairy, and Lucy the Diamond Fairy to get the jewels back, before it's too late... in this exciting adventure Amy's amethyst needs to be found, but can Rachel and Kirsty reach it before the pesky goblins get their warty hands on it...?
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  • Abigail The Breeze Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Jack Frost has promised not to trouble the Rainbow Fairies again, but he didn't say anything about the weather fairies! Now he has stolen the feathers from Doodle, the weather-vane cockerel in charge of the weather. It's up to Rachel and Kirsty to get each of the feathers back from Jack Frost's goblins, with a little bit of help from the weather fairies: Crystal the Snow Fairy, Abigail the Wind Fairy, Pearl the Cloud Fairy, Goldy the Sunshine Fairy, Evie the Mist Fairy, Storm the Lightning Fairy and Hayley the Rain Fairy. In this book, Abigail the Breeze Fairy needs to find her wispy wind feather before the wind causes chaos in Fairyland and the human world!
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  • Amy Snowycoat's Daring Dive

    By Daisy Meadows
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Best friends Lily and Jess are in the magical land of Friendship Forest for a Swimming Gala. But the beautiful Shimmer Lake is slowly rising... and won't stop! Can the girls and shiny seal pup Amy Snowycoat defeat wicked witch Grizelda before the Sapphire Isle is flooded completely?
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  • Archie and George and the New Bikes

    By James Brown
    Authors:
    James Brown
    A blue Early Reader about Archie and George, twin brothers who may look the same but are VERY different.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.Archie and George are identical twins. Archie is six minutes older than George. They look the same but are very different. Archie loves ball games and running and being outside. George loves drawing and reading and being inside.When Grandma and Grandad give the twins their very first bikes, Archie can't wait to have a go. George feels a bit scared but luckily Grandma is on hand to help!A blue Early Reader story about learning to ride your first bike - and how practice can often make perfect.
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  • Alexandra the Royal Baby Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    The royal family of Fairyland can't wait to welcome their new baby. Everyone is very excited, until the magical bundle of joy goes missing! Could this be the work of nasty Jack Frost? Join Kirsty and Rachel as they must help Alexandra the Royal Baby Fairy save the day!
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  • All the King's Tights

    By Maudie Smith, Ali Pye
    Authors:
    Maudie Smith
    Illustrated by:
    Ali Pye
    A charming new red Early Reader story from OPAL MOONBABY author Maudie Smith, and talented illustrator Ali Pye, about friendship, kindness and tights!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.Kit has an important new job; Keeper of the King's Tights. More than anything he wants to do his best, but with so many of the King's subjects in need of Kit's help, he finds himself in need of a little help himself. . .A warm, funny story for beginner readers from an exciting new author and illustrator team.
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    Ankylosaur Attack: A Dinosaur Adventure

    By Daniel Loxton, Daniel Loxton, Jim W.W. Smith
    Authors:
    Daniel Loxton
    Illustrated by:
    Daniel Loxton, Jim W.W. Smith
    Come on an amazing dinosaur adventure. Ankylosaur is a young dinosaur, munching his way quietly around his prehistoric world. He feels safe with his armour-platted skin. He meets an older Ankylosaur and tries to make friends but then T-rex attacks. Can Ankylosaur defend himself?This dramatic picture book story brings the world of the dinosaurs to stunning life, accurately depicting prehistoric animals and how they lived. Perfect for young dinosaur enthusiasts who want a bit more excitement than just the facts.
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  • The Animals' Football Final

    By Clare De Marco, Trevor Dunton
    Authors:
    Clare De Marco
    Illustrated by:
    Trevor Dunton
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  • All About Plants

    By Peter Riley
    Authors:
    Peter Riley
    A first science series that introduces young readers to basic science principles in a friendly and accessible way. Early scientific skills are taught through a combination of experiments, activities and key questions, designed to get young scientists thinking!All About Plants looks at the parts of a plant and describes where and how plants grow.
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  • Alyssa the Snow Queen Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Alyssa the Snow Queen Fairy makes sure that everyone is happy throughout winter in both the human and fairy worlds. But when nasty Jack Frost steals her magical objects, everything becomes an icy misery! Can Rachel and Kirsty help get them back before Fairyland freezes over?There's a magical snowflake, an enchanted mirror and an everlasting rose in this book. Read it to see if Kirsty, Rachel and Alyssa can find them!
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  • Ariana the Firefighter Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Ariana the Firefighter Fairy makes sure firefighters everywhere do a fantastic job keeping people safe. But when nasty Jack Frost steals her magical object, it all starts to go wrong! Can Rachel and Kirsty help their fairy friend put things right?
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  • Aunt Nasty

    By Margaret Mahy, Chris Mould
    Authors:
    Margaret Mahy
    Illustrated by:
    Chris Mould
    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.Aunt Nasty is coming to stay. Claire and Toby don't know what to expect. You see, Aunt Nasty isn't like other aunties. Aunt Nasty is a witch! A spooky and magical full colour Early Reader edition of a classic story from the CARNEGIE-winning and HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD nominated author Margaret Mahy, with new full colour illustrations by Chris Mould.
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  • Amelia Jane is Naughty Again

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Enid Blyton's Amelia Jane is big, bad and the world's naughtiest toy!Amelia Jane causes mayhem with a boomerang, defaces the nursery walls and plays all sorts of tricks on poor Mr Up-and-To! The toys have enough and Amelia Jane promises to be behave. But can the world's naughtiest toy ever learn to behave?First published in 1954, this edition contains the classic text and illustrations by Deborah Allwright, cover by Alex T. Smith (2011).
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  • Amelia Jane Gets into Trouble

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Enid Blyton's Amelia Jane is big, bad and the world's naughtiest toy!Look out! Not only have the toys got to beware of the terror of the toy cupboard - Amelia Jane - they now have to put up with Sidney, the selfish teddy bear. The toys are desperate to teach Amelia Jane a lesson once and for all!First published in 1954, this edition contains the classic text and illustrations by Deborah Allwright, cover by Alex T. Smith (2011).
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