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A quirky, fun tale for confident readers aged 8+, featuring another outrageous adventure for Clarice Bean and friends. In this story Clarice wants a role in the school play and to impress her teacher.
The entertaining story of an unpopular boy called George whose life is transformed when his Grandad gives him an old bottle of aftershave for his birthday.
A read-aloud favourite featuring pea-hating Daisy and her mum’s evermore tempting bribes to make her eat them. Includes a frieze and stickers.
One of a series of books that help budding manga artists to learn how to draw a range of characters in different poses, including tips on shadow and movement. N.B. Limited availability.
A clever and funny story with a twist that is great fun to read aloud to pre-school children. Eddy has lost his teddy in the woods and when he finally finds him again he seems to have changed!
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.
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