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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.
Welcome to Bikini Bottom, home to SpongeBob SquarePants and his pet snail Gary. Fans of the TV series will love this comic-style book packed with new tales from this underwater world of adventures.
Discover who or what is on the menu when it's dino-dinnertime. A graphically illustrated book that will appeal to dinosaur fans with strong stomachs!
Subtitled ‘a novel in cartoons’ the pictures and humour of the short journal style entries in this popular title will keep less keen or confident readers happy.
Will Peppa Pig's daddy make it to the finish line of the fun run and raise enough money to fix the school roof? This title combines simple text and vibrant illustrations in a durable board book.
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