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A sweet and funny take on the problem of being yourself and finding new friends. Jerry Bee has always had trouble making friends - people are scared until one day he picks up a wig!
Ellie’s cat Tuffy brings her presents. Unfortunately, they’re dead animals so she’s not very grateful! Hear Tuffy’s side of the story in an entertaining story for readers new to chapter books.
A simple but effective split-page book. Newer readers will enjoy concocting hundreds of fantastical food creations (cornflakes and ketchup anyone?) by turning sections of each page.
The story of Hiccup Haddock Horrendous III's rise to fame, through his dragon-training exploits. Packed with lively diagrams and jokes, this is a popular choice for older or more confident readers.
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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