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Play bingo with your child during a football game. Match the phrases used by commentators during a game to the titles of books about football. Click here.
This brightly coloured pop-up book also introduces telling the time. But watch out for the surprise ending as the reader wakes up Mr Croc by knocking on his door!
Fantastic stories from top children’s authors, each told in 366 words. Try out Charlie Higson, Anne Fine, Paul Stewart and even Tom Fletcher from McFly...
A ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’-style book from the ‘Clone Wars’ series. Children can choose the direction of the story and imagine themselves as a Jedi Knight. Includes links to online games.
A beautiful, wordless picture book telling the story of a boy growing up from childhood to parenthood through the changes taking place in the world outside his window.
A hilarious series of books featuring Jiggy McCue and his friends. Jiggy’s adventure begins when his mum buys him a pair of underpants from hell…
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