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Told in lively comic-strip style, this book relates eleven action-packed tales about Robin and his merry men. The highlyillustrated, colourful stories keep less keen or confident readers engaged.
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.
A word-of-mouth bestseller, this modern horror story begins when Stephanie inherits her famous writer uncle’s estate. She soon discovers his inspiration…
A battered journal reveals 8 year-old Charlie Small’s wild adventures, but are all the amazing stories just an elaborate hoax? Fun for less keen readers.
Jack is so short it doesn’t look like he’ll be allowed on the school football team – until his special technique is discovered, that is! An easy to read story from a series aimed at less keen readers.
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