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A beautiful, wordless picture book telling the story of a boy growing up from childhood to parenthood through the changes taking place in the world outside his window.
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.
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 wonderful rhyming picture book following a group of children as they set out on a journey through Tanzania, learning to count from one to ten in both English and Swahili.
Pip is enjoying playing at Posy’s house so much he forgets to use the potty... The first in a new series from the illustrator of the Gruffalo that covers toddlers’ every day experiences.
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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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