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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!
If you like happy endings, don’t read the ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’, in which the Baudelaire siblings suffer all sorts of misfortunes!
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.
“No animal is half so vile/As Crocky-Wock the crocodile” Roald Dahl is at his very best in this selection of hilarious poems about animals. A great companion piece to Revolting Rhymes.
Told more through pictures than by words, this is the charming story of a little boy and the rather mysterious penguin he receives as a present.
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