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    What the Ladybird Heard and Other Stories Collection - 8 Books

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: WHLB
    Collection 3 years +
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    Described as 'picture book perfection' by the Sunday Telegraph, these exciting stories all come from the bestselling duo of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.

    Both What the Ladybird Heard books feature rhyming text and bold artwork; Sugarlump and the Unicorn is full of sparkle; and The Princess and the Wizard is an exciting tale of good versus evil.

    These books are great fun to share with Julia's flowing, rhyming text sure to delight little ears. Lydia's bright artwork is also beautifully appealing.
    Format: paperback
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  • Charlotte's Web

    EB White

    Product Code: CWE2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    A much-loved story by Stuart Little author E. B. White, and beautifully illustrated by Garth Williams, Charlotte's Web is the ideal book to read aloud and share with all the family.

    One spring morning, a little girl called Fern rescues a piglet and names him Wilbur. But then Wilbur is sent to live on a farm where he meets Charlotte: a very clever and very beautiful large grey spider. They become the best of friends and, when Wilbur is faced with a dreadful fate - the butcher's chop! Charlotte must come up with a very clever way to try and save him...

    The perfect gift for young readers aged 7 and above, the poignant and touching tale continues to entertain and engross readers over 50 years since its original publication. Quite simply, a children's classic!
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  • The Tiger Who Came to Tea

    Judith Kerr

    Product Code: TGT2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Judith Kerr created a best-loved children's classic with her story The Tiger Who Came to Tea, delighting generations of young children.

    The gentle illustrations coupled with the slightly anarchic story have unbeatable child-appeal and make this a perfect book to read aloud. If you haven't invited the tiger into your home yet, do so without delay!

    Toddlers from 1+ will love the big striped hero and his naughty antics.
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  • Michael Morpurgo Audio Collection - 28 CDs

    Michael Morpurgo

    Product Code: MMAC
    Audio 9 years +
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    With 10 unabridged stories across 28 CDs and an approximate running time of 29 hours, this collection of audiobooks from Michael Morpurgo is full of simply wonderful stories.

    Including the likes of Private Peaceful, Born to Run and War Horse - the book that inspired both the long-running West End play and blockbuster film directed by Steven Spielberg - these are wonderful stories that will be listened to over and over again. The whole family will be captivated on long journeys.

    The books are read by a host of actors and celebrities including Derek Jacobi, Jenny Agutter, Luke Treadaway and even Michael himself!

    Format: CD (unabridged) Please note that the audio is non-transferable and must be played on a device suitable for CDs.

    CDs in this collection:
    War Horse (Discs 1-3), The Butterfly Lion (Discs 1-2), Kaspar (Discs 1-2), Private Peaceful (Discs 1-4), Farm Boy, Born to Run (Discs 1-3), Kensuke's Kingdom (Discs 1-3), Shadow (Discs 1-3), An Elephant in the Garden (Discs 1-4), The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips (Discs 1-3)
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    Puppy Patrol Collection - 10 Books

    Jenny Dale

    Product Code: PUPY
    Collection 7 years +
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    Prepare to join Puppy Patrol with these 10 charming stories from Jenny Dale.

    From a mischievous teacher's pet to a naughty pair called Sugar and Spice and puppies who want to find their mother to a super-famous dog, these are barking good stories.

    With their popular theme and accessible text, these are perfect for newly independent readers.

    Format: paperback
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  • The Hundred-mile-an-hour Dog

    Jeremy Strong

    Product Code: 6HMH
    Paperback 5 years +
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    The Hundred-mile-an-hour Dog is a Red House Children's Book Award winner and a popular choice for keen young readers.

    It's the Easter holidays and Trevor's mum bribes him to walk Streaker the dog every day. Thirty pounds is a big bribe but Streaker can out-accelerate a torpedo, so this is not a doddle of a job. Trevor finally agrees to the deal, little realising that this won't be the only problem of the holidays...

    Yelps of laughter abound in Jeremy Strong's hilarious book for readers aged 5+!
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  • Rosie's Walk

    Pat Hutchins

    Product Code: RWW2
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    Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins is a witty and enchanting book and this sturdy board book version makes it ideal for babies and young toddlers. Rosie the hen explores the farmyard oblivious to the fact that she's being followed by a hungry fox.

    Toddlers will love predicting the disasters as the fox gets into a series of scrapes. With stunning and original illustrations, this is a gorgeous board book to share with babies and toddlers from 1+.
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    Top of the Pups Collection - 4 Books

    Anna Wilson

    Product Code: PUPS
    Collection 7 years +
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    When Mum agreed to let Summer have her very own golden Labrador puppy, she probably didn't imagine the chaos to come...

    Summer and her new puppy Honey are best friends from the moment they meet and embark on a hilarious and exciting adventure together; Summer takes on Honey's training, performs with her in the school talent show, plans a birthday party for her and helps her prepare for the arrival of a litter of puppies.

    These amazing animal stories are full of gentle humour and funny situations children with pets may recognise from their own lives...

    Format: paperback
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  • Mog the Forgetful Cat

    Judith Kerr

    Product Code: MTFC2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    With her Mog the cat stories, Judith Kerr created a classic children's book character who has won lots of admirers over the years.

    Cuddly, grey-and-white cat Mog always seems to be in trouble for her forgetfulness. She forgets that she has a cat flap and she has already eaten her supper. But one night her forgetfulness proves really useful.

    Although first published over 40 years ago, Judith Kerr's story, starring this lovable, accident-prone cat is still making children aged 3 and over laugh out loud.
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  • The Jungle Book

    Rudyard Kipling

    Product Code: JBO2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    The Jungle Book is a classic children's book that older generations will love to share with young readers.

    In it, Rudyard Kipling weaves an extraordinary tale of one child's friendship with the animals in the Indian jungle.

    The characters of Baloo the bear, Bhageera the panther and evil tiger, Shere Khan, roar off the page and will captivate the hearts and minds of young readers from 9+.
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  • Six Dinner Sid

    Inga Moore

    Product Code: SXD2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Six Dinner Sid is a clever cat who has craftily acquired six owners and six comfy beds. Purr-fect! Or it is until one day he catches a bad cat cough and has to go to the vet...

    Witty illustrations and a clever story with lots of alliteration make this a great book to read aloud. Fans of Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy will love Inga Moore's Sid!
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  • Mirror Magic

    Linda Chapman

    Product Code: EFH2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Maia and her friends enjoy all kinds of magical adventures as they try to stop dark forces in this fantastic and fantastical read.

    When Maia's older sister starts acting strangely, the Star Animals are concerned and they soon discover her new pocket mirror is to blame. Can they use Star Magic to set things right.

    Similar in tone to Rainbow Magic and The Rescue Princesses, this is the ideal bridging gap between early readers and chapter books.
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  • The Lion King: Hakuna Matata

    Brittany Rubiano

    Product Code: LKPB
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Everybody look left, everybody look right... Simba and co are back in the spotlight with Disney's remake of the 1994 animated classic, The Lion King.

    Directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Elf, The Jungle Book), the photo-realistic film features an all-star voice cast including Donald Glover as Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Beyonce as Nala and James Earl Jones (who else?) as Mufasa.

    This companion picture book retells the Hamlet-inspired story with gorgeous artwork and flowing text as Simba attempts to overcome the tragic scheming of his uncle and take his rightful place as king of the Pride Lands.

    It's sure to become a much-loved favourite with any fans of both the original and new film over the coming months. Hakuna Matata!
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  • Monty the Sad Puppy

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: EFE2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Written by Holly Webb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, Monty the Sad Puppy will delight animal-loving children who are moving on from early readers to chapter books.

    Amelie always loved dogs but never imagined she'd end up looking after two of them herself. Her Grandad moves into a care home so Amelie has to look after his dog. Daisy is clearly scared of her new surroundings while Monty cannot understand why he's now living with another dog...
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  • Up Here

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: APW2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Following a cheeky monkey, Up Here is a Pink book-banded book that introduces engaging, accessible and contemporary vocabulary to help build a child's reading fluency and confidence.
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  • Max the Detective Cat: The Disappearing Diva

    Sarah Todd Taylor

    Product Code: EDP2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Max the Detective Cat gets his whiskers in a twist as he tries to discover the truth behind the disappearance of famous singer Madame Emerald.

    Why is her maid so scared? And what kind of singer doesn't like singing in public. Max is soon mixed up in a web of crime, having to dash round dancers' legs and over London rooftops to catch the thief.

    This is the purr-fect chapter book for children interested in mysteries.
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  • Dog in a Dress & Run, Tom, Run! (Early Reader)

    Katie Dale

    Product Code: EJA2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    This red book-banded early reader contains two stories that will help children build their reading confidence and fluency. Dog in a Dress finds animals wearing lots of clothes and asking who they belong to while Run, Tom, Run! follows Tom as he enters the big race. Will he win?
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  • Sammy the Shy Kitten

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: EFB2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Written by Holly Webb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, Sammy the Shy Kitten is a brilliant, heart-warming and simple read for young animal lovers.

    Tiggy the stable cat has had three kittens but the riding school can't look after them all. Who's going to adopt a cat?
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  • The Unwanted Puppy

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: EFG2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Zoe loves dogs but hasn't had one of her own since Honey died. When Zoe sees Scout out walking with his new-to-the-area family, she offers to help walk him. But when doing so, she's worried Scout neither gets enough exercise or attention.

    She realises the family don't have time to give Scout the attention he needs. But how can she help when he doesn't belong to her? This is a brilliant book for newly independent readers.
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  • A Kitten Called Tiger

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: EFD2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Ava's new kitten Tiger is small in size but big on personality. Sometimes, however, he gets a bit too excited and Ava has no choice but to save him from the scrapes he gets into.

    Written by Holly Webb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, this is a purr-fect book for newly independent readers who love animals.
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  • Word of Mouse

    James Patterson

    Product Code: AVQ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    What makes Isaiah so unique? First, his fur is as blue as the sky - which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. That's right - Isaiah can read, and write. He can also talk to humans... if any of them are willing to listen! After a dramatic escape from a mysterious laboratory, Isaiah is separated from his 'mischief' (which is the word for a mouse family) and has to use his special skills to survive in the dangerous outdoors, and hopefully find his missing family. But in a world of cruel cats, hungry owls and terrified people, it's hard for a young mouse to make it alone. When he meets an equally unusual and lonely human girl named Hailey, the two soon learn that true friendship can transcend all barriers.
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  • Bad Dog & No, Nell, No!

    Elizabeth Dale

    Product Code: EIV2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    This pink-book banded early reader contains two fun stories to help children develop their reading skills. Bad Dog finds a muddy pup trying to find somewhere to sit and No, Nell, No! follows Nell as she enjoys a picnic but can't stop thinking of eating other things.
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  • Cool Duck and Lots of Hats

    Elizabeth Dale

    Product Code: EIR2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    This early reader contains two stories - Cool Duck is about a hot cat who spots a duck and Lots of Hats follows Sam and his family on a windy day as they wear all kinds of hats. This book will help children familiarise themselves with the kind of things they'll see on days out.
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  • Me and Mister P

    Maria Farrer

    Product Code: ASQ2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    There are times when only a polar bear will do ..."All I want is a normal family but no, I've ended up with the brother from Weirdsville. Liam is so embarrassing, but Mum and Dad can't see that and give him all the attention. Leaving me with zero! Zilch! A big fat NOTHING! And I'm not really sure how an enormous, funny, clumsy polar bear is going to help with all this, but he was standing on the doorstep, so I had to invite him to stay, didn't I? Well, what would you have done?" Meet Arthur and his brand new friend, Mister P - the world's most helpful polar bear! Packed with gorgeous illustrations throughout, this story has heart and humour in equal measure and is sure to be a hit with developing readers and as a great book to be read aloud.
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