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A good introduction to a great author for newly fluent readers. Meet the eccentric and gifted pupils of Wayside in this story of an unusual school where strange things always seem to be happening.
Roald Dahl fans will love this hilarious tale of mean, miserable old Mr. Gum, and the bath-dwelling fairy that hits him with a frying pan whenever his garden starts to look messy.
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.
Budding artists will be inspired by lots of new information, techniques, ideas and projects including thumb-print lions and a farmyard animal race.
A funny book using a series of clever illustrations to show how changing the order of four key words can result in some very different scenes! A simple but effective exploration of language
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