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Based on the popular online world of Moshi Monsters, this ‘Pick Your Path’ book allows you to decide where the story will take you, as you become a monster and explore Monstro City!
Discover a host of fascinating bug facts including which insect fires acid from its abdomen, whether all bugs have brains and what makes a flea flee in this beautifully presented information book.
A beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book and CD set, following the life journey of an eel. Each spread answers all the ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions about the life of this fascinating creature.
This bright and cheerful collection of poems, rhymes and finger games comes complete with an accompanying CD and is a great introduction to poetry for very young children.
A hitchhiker who isn't what he seems, a mobile phone that lets you contact the dead…just a sample of the sinister stories that you’ll wish you hadn’t read!
Comic books can be a great way of interesting children who aren’t enthusiastic readers. Use the power of comics to boost literacy with these fun activities. Click here.
All our downloadable activities in one place. Spot the difference, Colouring, Craft, Mazes, Wordsearches and lots more. Click here.
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