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Is a sinister hand puppet the reason for the school’s sudden leap in the league tables? Graphic-novel style pictures complement a fast-paced story.
“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.
A thrilling page-turner telling the story of a day in the life of an action figure. Fantastic illustrations and a great plot make this a fun story for new readers.
Board book version of this enduring children’s classic. Spot is missing. Children can help Sally look for him by lifting the flaps to see if they can find him.
Recommended for confident readers, the Worst Witch stories form a classic series. In this story, a new term at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches gives Mildred Hubble another chance to impress!
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