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These spiral-bound stories allow you to mix and match fairy tales to create dozens of your own sensible or silly stories! Highly interactive and great fun.
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Jake won't stop boasting about his space ship, and soon he and Lizzy are involved in a race in this super space story for new readers from awardwinning author, Malorie Blackman.
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