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Budding writers are invited to fill in the blank boxes that complete a series of action- packed stories about a daring superhero, in this fun title that introduces nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs.
The amazing story of how an Emperor Penguin chick is born and raised, told in friendly language, with beautiful illustrations and a read-along CD.
A fun picture book telling the story of Timothy and his new telescope. Lots of
rhymes, actions and refrains for children to enjoy make this a Words for Life favourite.
A beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book and CD set, following the life journey of an eel. Each spread answers all the ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions about the life of this fascinating creature.
Little Fish has lots of fishy friends and this bright and colourful book lets young children meet all kinds of imaginary fish. Stripy fish, spotty fish, happy fish, grumpy fish, so many fish!
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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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