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A good introduction to a great author for newly fluent readers. Meet the eccentric and gifted pupils of Wayside in this story of an unusual school where strange things always seem to be happening.
Fantastic stories from top children’s authors, each told in 366 words. Try out Charlie Higson, Anne Fine, Paul Stewart and even Tom Fletcher from McFly...
A mixture of short bursts of text, high interest topics including and colourful, enticing illustrations make this a great series for reluctant or less confident readers.
Perfect for preschoolers, a board book version of the popular Milet Picture Dictionary featuring vibrant, artistic illustrations. Available in English and 20 bilingual editions.
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!
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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
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