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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.
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 mixture of short bursts of text, high interest topics including and colourful, enticing illustrations make this a great series for reluctant or less confident readers.
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!
A word-of-mouth bestseller, this modern horror story begins when Stephanie inherits her famous writer uncle’s estate. She soon discovers his inspiration…
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