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Is a sinister hand puppet the reason for the school’s sudden leap in the league tables? Graphic-novel style pictures complement a fast-paced story.
The inspiring story of Liverpool captain Gerrard’s rise to fame, adapted from the adult biography for younger football fans. Still a lengthy read at 256 pages, so recommended for keen readers only!
Babies love to chatter with their toys and in these books, you can make the puppet talk back. Great to encourage children in their speaking and listening.
The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? A classic story that continues to capture children’s imaginations decades after it was written.
Fantastic stories from top children’s authors, each told in 366 words. Try out Charlie Higson, Anne Fine, Paul Stewart and even Tom Fletcher from McFly...
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