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Based on the popular online world of Moshi Monsters, this ‘Pick Your Path’ book allows you to decide where the story will take you, as you become a monster and explore Monstro City!
Tommy is worried about the strange pupils at his new school in this gruesome page-turner recommended for those not worried by nightmares.
Crocodile has plenty of jobs to do around the house but Alligator is always too busy to help. The fun finger puppet can help to keep the attention of less keen readers.
A perfect book for newborn babies with images that are easy to focus on as well as touchy-feely patches to bring the pictures to life. This padded 'soft touch' hardback is perfect for sharing or can be propped up for babies to see.
Packed with amazing facts and terrific trivia about things that children have done when they are eight, from writing novels and symphonies to climbing mountains and recording hit pop-songs!
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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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