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Babies love to chatter with their toys and in these books, you can make the puppet talk back. Great to encourage children in their speaking and listening.
From an award-winning former children’s laureate, this chapter book for newly confident readers tells the funny and moving story of an angel that looks after bullied children at Nitshill Road school.
Paul Faustino, South America's top football journalist, relates the incredible story of the mysterious “El Gato”, the best goalkeeper in the world.
Less keen readers should enjoy this highly original page-turner featuring the adventures of two refreshingly different heroes.
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.
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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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