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Children will love finding out what happens on a building site from this brightly illustrated book with sturdy flaps to lift. Packed with lots of information including all the right vocabulary.
Perfect for newly-confident readers, this is one of a series of funny and endearing family stories featuring the adventures of irrepressible 5-year-old Iggy, as seen through the eyes of big sister Flo.
The latest instalment from the ever popular Horrid Henry. The chapters work well as either read-aloud stories to share, or for children growing in confidence to read by themselves.
One of a 24-part series using dialogue, humour and non-fiction elements to encourage less keen readers, featuring a gang of boys getting into scrapes as they investigate strange mysteries.
Discover who or what is on the menu when it's dino-dinnertime. A graphically illustrated book that will appeal to dinosaur fans with strong stomachs!
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