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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.
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?
A funny book using a series of clever illustrations to show how changing the order of four key words can result in some very different scenes! A simple but effective exploration of language
A rib-tickling selection of silly poems by a range of old and new poets that children will enjoy dipping in and out of.
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.
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