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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.
This wonderfully interactive novelty book in which Lulu chooses from a range of clothes with zips to fasten, pockets to look in, dresses to admire and colours to consider, has top toddler appeal.
Simple language and Manga style pictures tell the story of 14 year-old genius Rick Shaw, who vows to use his brains to fight evil - as Boffin Boy!
Twelve year old Mira is dealing with her Nana’s illness and when she meets the mysterious Jide. An excellent award-winning coming-of-age novel ideal for ages 11+
This bright and cheerful collection of poems, rhymes and finger games comes complete with an accompanying CD and is a great introduction to poetry for very young children.
Words for Life is the National Literacy Trust’s website for parents. Visit our main website for literacy news, support for schools and more information about our work. Click here.
Small Talk is a new website from the National Literacy Trust. It’s full of guidance, activities and videos supporting parents of children aged 0 to 5 to chat, play and read with their child at home as much as possible. Take a look
All our downloadable activities in one place. Spot the difference, Colouring, Craft, Mazes, Wordsearches and lots more. Click here.
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