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  • DC Superheroes Collection - 12 Books

    Product Code: DCBP
    Collection 7 years +
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    These superhero stories are packed with action and eye-catching illustrations.

    They feature famous characters including Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman battling against fiendish foes including Two-Face, Clayface and a sinister shark!

    Their striking artwork makes them appealing and the easy-to-read text means they're ideal for children who are starting to learn to read independently - and those who wouldn't normally pick up a book!
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    The Secret Seven Collection - 16 Books

    Enid Blyton

    Product Code: SVCC
    Collection 7 years +
    (12)
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    Written by Enid Blyton - one of the world's favourite children's writers and the author who brought the world The Famous Five, Malory Towers and The Naughtiest Girl series - The Secret Seven are a group of friends who meet in a shed and solve some startling mysteries.

    Peter, his sister Janet, and their friends Jack, Colin, George, Pam and Barbara make up the Secret Seven. They meet in a shed with 'S.S' on the door and to get in you'll need to know the password and wear the right badge. Peter is head of the society and he makes jolly well sure that everyone abides by the rules...

    While the gang eat cake and drink lemonade, they puzzle over the peculiar goings-on in their local community and make it their mission to put things right. To do this, they have to keep watch, search for clues and ask the right questions. From burglaries to stolen animals and missing children, there's always a case to be cracked!

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
    Format: Paperback
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  • Biff, Chip and Kipper First Experiences Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: BCKF
    Collection 3 years +
    (2)
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    From going to the doctor to welcoming a new baby into the family, Biff, Chip and Kipper introduce children to a range of common experiences and new vocabulary in these 10 sensitively written storybooks.

    Each book contains fun activities at the end based around the story so children can further understand the plots and develop their skills. They are also full of tips for parents and teachers to make reading together more rewarding.

    Format: paperback
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  • Pirate Pete's Potty Set - 2 Books

    Product Code: PRTP
    Collection Toddlers
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    Ahoy there! Is it time for your children to be brave and start using the potty? If so, Pirate Pete is here to help in this sound book and sticker activity book set.

    The sound book follows Pirate Pete on his incredible journey as he learns the important life skill of using the potty. It has bright artwork and accessible text that will help take the anxieties out of both children and parents during this essential stage of development. With the button making a cheer every time it is pressed, kids will love hearing it after finishing every page and then hearing it for themselves when they finally master the art of using the potty!

    The interactive sticker book encourages children to help Pete with his potty training by adding over 70 bright stickers to the funny story. It even has a potty training reward chart to complete!

    Titles in this collection:
    Pirate Pete's Potty Sticker Book, Pirate Pete Potty.
    Format: paperback
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    Behaviour Matters Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: BEMA
    Collection 3 years +
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    Elephant learns to share; Hippo finds out why it's so important to tell the truth; and Lion can't stop worrying in these lively and reassuring picture books about emotions and behaviour.

    Supporting the Personal, Social and Emotional Development aspect of the Early Years Foundation Stage, the fun stories provide gentle advice for dealing with difficult situations and each one also has suggestions for activities and ideas for children to discuss.

    At the end of each story, there are notes for parents and teachers that will help you talk to the children about the issues covered.
    Format: paperback
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  • Close Up Continents Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: CLSU
    Collection 7 years +
    (1)
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    Explore the continents of the world with this amazing collection of geography books. They encourage readers to explore key countries, topographical features and cities in an engaging and entertaining way.

    Each book also highlights significant human, geographical, sporting and economic information.

    Format: paperback
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  • Time to Read Collection - 20 Books

    Product Code: TTOR
    Collection 4 years +
    (4)
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    Featuring the likes of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and The Emperor of Absurdia by Chris Riddell, this collection contains 20 original picture books adapted into early reader format with easy-to-read type.

    The familiar stories and characters and funny tales in this collection will inspire children who are just starting to read independently and will quickly become bookshelf favourites.

    Other brilliant tales in this collection include Football Fever, The Giant of Jum and What the Ladybird Heard.

    Format: paperback
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  • Astrid Lindgren's Noisy Village Collection - 3 Books

    Astrid Lindgren

    Product Code: ALNV
    Collection 7 years +
    (1)
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    Welcome to Noisy Village - a place where Lisa lives with her brothers and all her friends.

    Written by Astrid Lindgren, the author of Pippi Longstocking, and with artwork by Horrid Henry illustrator Tony Ross, these books are brilliant for helping newly independent readers discover the joys of reading 'big' books.

    The children in the books have riotous adventures as they explore the great outdoors and get up to plenty of mischief - they're sure to inspire young readers to have their own fun and read further stories by this most esteemed of children's authors.
    Format: paperback
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    Chrestomanci Collection - 7 Books

    Diana Wynne Jones

    Product Code: CHRE
    Collection 9 years +
    (5)
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    Guardian Award winner Diana Wynne Jones was the author of Howl's Moving Castle and her fantasy books were a huge influence on the likes of Neil Gaiman. This collection, with absolutely stunning jackets, contains all seven books from her hugely acclaimed Chrestomanci series.

    Everyone always tells Gwendolen Chant that she is a gifted witch with astonishing powers so it suits her when she's taken to live in Chrestomanci Castle. However, her brother Eric (better known as Cat), who has no magic skills, is not so keen on this move...

    When they finally arrive, they quickly come to realise that life with the great enchanter is not what either was expecting and things start to get interesting... Meanwhile, the British government office is responsible for supervising the use of magic in Southern England. But can they be trusted?

    Published between 1977 and 2006, these books are full of laugh-out-loud humour, magic and all sorts of alternative worlds that correlate with children's hopes, dreams and fears.
    This collection includes books 1-7 in Diana Wynne Jones' Tales of Chrestomanci series
    Format: paperback
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  • Ian Rankin Collection - 4 Books

    Ian Rankin

    Product Code: RNKN
    Collection
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    Can you help Inspector Rebus uncover the truth?

    Ian Rankin's John Rebus police procedurals follow the detective as he attempts to uncover the brutal crimes that hide behind the tourist-friendly facade of Edinburgh - all while battling a number of demons of his own...

    In these books, Rebus is meant to have retired but a life of leisure does not suit him all that well. He jumps at the chance to get involved in some grisly, sleazy cases...

    Rankin subtly introduces challenging social issues (racism, austerity, division) into each novel that show why he is regarded as one of Britain's finest crime writers.

    Format: paperback
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  • Dragons: Reading Champion Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: TTYD
    Collection 5 years +
    (1)
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    Learn how to read with Hiccup, Toothless and the other popular characters from Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon books.

    This reading scheme provides a magical introduction to books that are packed with action, heart and emotion.

    Perfect for children aged between 5 and 7, the stories are based on episodes of Dragons (as seen on Netflix) and find Hiccup and the other Dragon Riders finding the perfect place to build their dragon fort. There's just one problem - wild dragons are already living there!

    Other stories find Hiccup and friends dealing with a series of lightning storms and fighting against a sea dragon. With their short sentences, exciting artwork and appealing stories, these are perfect for children as they take the first steps on their reading journey.

    Format: paperback
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    Enid Blyton's Wishing-Chair Audio Collection - 12 CDs

    Enid Blyton

    Product Code: WCCD
    5 years +
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    This unabridged audiobook collection brings the magic of Enid Blyton's Wishing-Chair stories to you, wherever you are. It's entirely enchanting, whether you're listening in the comfort of your own home or while on the go.

    Mollie and Peter come across a chair that can fly and grant wishes while out looking for their mother's birthday present and it's not long until they are whisked away to faraway lands and meeting pixies and even Santa Claus!

    Approximate running time: 11 hours 18 minutes. Unabridged. 12 CDs.
    Audiobooks in this collection: The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair, The Wishing-Chair Again, More Wishing-Chair Stories
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    The Worst Witch Audio Collection - 12 CDs

    Jill Murphy

    Product Code: WWAC
    Audio 7 years +
    (5)
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    Jill Murphy's The Worst Witch is one of the all-time children's classics and this audio collection contains unabridged adaptations - read by Gemma Arterton - of all seven stories in the spellbinding series.

    Mildred Hubble is the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches as she's always getting her spells wrong. But she always manages to get by until she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her deadly enemy...

    Format: CD. Unabridged. Approximate Running Time 11 hours, 9 minutes.

    CDs in this collection:
    The Worst Witch, The Worst Witch Strikes Again, A Bad Spell for The Worst Witch - Disc 1-2, The Worst Witch All at Sea - Disc 1-2, The Worst Witch Saves the Day - Disc 1-2, The Worst Witch to the Rescue - Disc 1-2, The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star - Disc 1-2 .
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    Spectacular Visual Guides Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: SPVG
    Collection 9 years +
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    This 10-book collection provides accounts of how some of the world's most important inventions were built and how they work - some of which to this very day.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and detailed and informative text, the books cover the likes of Egyptian pyramids, viking towns and Greek temples.

    Perfect for children fascinated in history, these books will become handy study aids and are sure to keep children absorbed for hours on end.
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  • Nothing to See Here Hotel Collection - 3 Books

    Steven Butler

    Product Code: NSHH
    Collection 9 years +
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    Everything is completely normal at The Nothing to See Here Hotel. Honestly.

    Frankie Banister and his parents run a hotel for magical creatures but when a goblin messenger announces the imminent arrival of the goblin prince Grogbah, they have their work cut out to make sure the place is welcoming enough for such an important guest.

    The longer the prince stays, the more demanding he becomes. And then it turns out he's hiding a secret... This is a fabulously funny series full of zany characters and fun illustrations that we'd recommend to fans of Pamela Butchart, Jeremy Strong and the Treehouse series.
    Format: paperback
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    Harry Potter Books 4-5: Audio Collection - 41 CDs

    JK Rowling

    Product Code: CDHP
    Audio 9 years +
    (14)
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    Our first unabridged Harry Potter audiobook collection left so many wizards, witches and Muggles spellbound and now we are so excited to give you the chance to hear Stephen Fry read Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (books 4 and 5 from J.K. Rowling's world-conquering series).

    As Lord Voldemort's power strengthens and dark forces rise, Harry faces his biggest challenges yet. The Wizarding World is so richly detailed and these books find Harry dealing with all kinds of emotions and issues as he also grows up...

    Will the Boy Who Lived be able to keep his friends and loved ones from Hogwarts safe from Voldemort's army? Listen to these Harry Potter audio books to find out!

    41 CDs

    Format: CD, unabridged, approximate running time 50 hours
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  • Nina Bawden Collection - 3 Books

    Nina Bawden

    Product Code: NBAW
    Collection 9 years +
    (1)
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    Nina Bawden's children's books were a huge influence on the likes of Michael Morpurgo and this three-book collection contains some of her most beloved and inspirational work.

    Carrie's War is a moving story about evacuees that finds Carrie and her brother being sent to Wales and living away from home for the very first time; The Peppermint Pig has a family welcoming a tiny pig into their home and reveals how his naughtiness and clever nature kept a family happy in the most difficult of times; and Keeping Henry asks whether a squirrel can really be a suitable pet.

    Format: paperback
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    Usborne Phonics Readers Collection - 12 Books

    Product Code: PHNC
    Collection 5 years +
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    This 12-book collection contains stories full of simple and phonically repetitive text that will help children develop essential language and early reading skills.

    Among the fun, rhyming stories are Bug in a Rug, Giraffe in the Bath and Poodle Draws Doodles! They're vibrant and bursting with so much energy and sure to be read again and again.

    Each story includes guidance notes that will help give parents confidence when it comes to helping children learn to read.
    Format: paperback
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    Bing Collection - 5 Books

    Product Code: BNGF
    Collection Toddlers
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    Five brilliant picture books based on the Emmy award-winning TV series about the everyday adventures of Bing - a lovable, curious, playful bunny, whose life doesn't always go to plan!

    Format: paperback
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    Project X Alien Adventures: Series 2 Collection - 25 Books

    Product Code: PXAL
    Collection 7 years +
    (25)
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    So many of you have been asking us for the next books in the bestselling series and now we're delighted to say The Project X team are back - and they're set to face their biggest challenges yet in this massive 25-book collection.

    Max, Cat, Ant, Tiger and their new robot micro-friend, Eight, face a number of new challenges that will inspire young readers to keep turning the pages of every single action-packed book included in the collection.

    With stories written by authors including Steve Cole, Elen Caldecott and Jacqueline Rayner, the plots follow the gang as they face off against Badlaw; go in search of a missing cargo of cyberbees; and are attacked by a swarm of metal-eating, robotic space locusts. The collection also includes a larger-format Fact File full of activities.

    With their 3D-style artwork, the books are perfect for children in Year 3 at school. All-new stories, they continue the adventures from the first series at Oxford Reading Level 9 and progress all the way up to Level 14, meaning they are suitable for children of differing reading abilities.

    This 25-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 9 to 14 (book bands Brown and Grey). It is suitable for children in Year 3 and 4. It follows on from the first collection back at Level 9 to help children hone their reading skills before moving onto the more advanced stories.
    Format: paperback
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  • Histronauts Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: HSTR
    Collection 7 years +
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    Travel back in time with The Histronauts and bring history to life by reading the stories and facts in this fun three-book collection!

    With lovable characters and a graphic novel-style narrative, each book is perfect for creating loyal history fans from reluctant readers, and there are plenty of activities to keep them engaged throughout the series.

    Children will explore the Egyptian, Roman and Viking eras as they uncover the secrets of the past and learn facts in an interactive and exciting way.
    Format: paperback
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  • Science in Action Collection - 25 Books

    Product Code: SIAC
    Collection 6 years +
    (3)
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    The Science in Action books are full of facts and activities that help Key Stage 1 children learn all about scientific elements ranging from electricity to fossils and the weather.

    From the five senses to life cycles, the human body, electricity and forces, these books are full of simple and accessible text and are sure to help children learn more about the world around them.

    These books also cover how seeds become sunflowers and how caterpillars evolve into butterflies.

    Format: paperback
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    Treetop Fiction Collection - 15 Books

    Product Code: TRTP
    Collection 7 years +
    (2)
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    These carefully levelled stories (Oxford levels 9-11; suitable for those studying at Brown band level) range from spooky tales to science-fiction adventures. They have been specially written to help children find the right books for their tastes while also developing their reading skills.

    From The Masked Cleaning Ladies of Om to Flan Across the River, each entertaining book also has inside-cover notes to help support children in their reading.

    There are five books each covering three different difficulty levels and all of the stories are appealingly illustrated.

    Format: paperback
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    Starters Collection - 8 Books

    Nick Pierce

    Product Code: STTE
    Collection 7 years +
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    Each book in this colourful collection is filled with simple text and striking illustrations that help introduce history and the natural world to young readers. They cover curriculum topics and reveal what people and animals have done over the various historical periods.

    From exotic animals in the rainforest to knights preparing for battle, these books are sure to inspire a passion for learning as children are enthralled by the informative yet fun layout of each spread. They have 'Can you find...?' sections which will encourage children to absorb the information on the pages while learning about the important concepts.

    Throughout the books there are introductory paragraphs with additional text and highlighted images around the border to encourage readers to spot specific objects within the main image. There is also a timeline, glossary and index for key terms so children can consolidate what they have learnt.

    Format: paperback
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