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Fergus doesn’t realise his ship-based lessons are odd until a flying box reveals his teachers are pirates! Inventive fantasy for newly fluent readers.
A highly interactive, brightly-coloured book with simple language suitable for younger children, who will enjoy lifting the flaps and following the adventures of some very cheeky cats.
Naughty characters such as Dirty Bertie and Horrid Henry are great for drawing in less keen readers. In this story Henry seeks revenge when Perfect Peter steals his birthday party theme.
From an award-winning former children’s laureate, this chapter book for newly confident readers tells the funny and moving story of an angel that looks after bullied children at Nitshill Road school.
Tommy is worried about the strange pupils at his new school in this gruesome page-turner recommended for those not worried by nightmares.
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