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Lulu imagines she is a range of characters in this charming picture book that celebrates the power of stories and imagination. Accompanied with a CD telling the story in more than 20 languages.
Lots of great, highly-illustrated facts about a range of extreme sports from cheese rolling to parachuting, followed by a thrilling short story, 'The Climb'.
A short chapter-book introduction to a very popular author for new readers. Lizzie isn’t happy about having a new step-family and decides to stop talking. Can anything or anyone make her unzip?
Young children will love this very bold and bright picture book, with its easy-to-lift flaps and humourous rhyming text about the ‘zoopermarket’, where the food is not all it seems!
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.
Comic books can be a great way of interesting children who aren’t enthusiastic readers. Use the power of comics to boost literacy with these fun activities. Click here.
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