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A sweet and funny take on the problem of being yourself and finding new friends. Jerry Bee has always had trouble making friends - people are scared until one day he picks up a wig!
This feel-good novel written in verse follows Annie, who loves running, her family and drawing, as she deals with changes in her life, from her best friend’s moods to her mother’s new baby.
Paul Faustino, South America's top football journalist, relates the incredible story of the mysterious “El Gato”, the best goalkeeper in the world.
Little Fish has lots of fishy friends and this bright and colourful book lets young children meet all kinds of imaginary fish. Stripy fish, spotty fish, happy fish, grumpy fish, so many fish!
Less keen readers should enjoy this highly original page-turner featuring the adventures of two refreshingly different heroes.
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