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Long-lost twins Olivia and Ivy couldn’t be more different – Olivia’s a cheerleader and Ivy’s a vampire! A great story for aspiring Stephanie Meyer (Twilight) readers with a liking for horror.
Aliens and underpants make this a popular children’s choice, and the fun, rhyming text makes this a good book for joining in or sharing. Can be enjoyed equally by pre-school and older children.
Jake won't stop boasting about his space ship, and soon he and Lizzy are involved in a race in this super space story for new readers from awardwinning author, Malorie Blackman.
A clever and funny story with a twist that is great fun to read aloud to pre-school children. Eddy has lost his teddy in the woods and when he finally finds him again he seems to have changed!
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