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Dyslexia-Friendly Reading Books

  • Barry Loser Hates Half Term

    Jim Smith

    Product Code: AQWBL
    Paperback
    This is the seventh book in the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize award-winning series Barry Loser. Suitable for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Tom Gates. It's only a few days into the half-term holidays and Barry's dad has already had enough of him! He's packing Barry off to Pirate Camp, the same one he used to be sent to every year. Barry's not impressed - he's not a baby anymore, so why should he have to go to a camp for kiddy winkles? But horrible things are a foot at Pirate Camp - it's been taken over by the villainous Morag, and now its future's in doubt. There's only one thing to do: Barry and his new friends Sally Bottom and Renard Dupont have to uncover the hidden treasure of Mogden Island...Join everyone's favourite Loser on his seventh hilarious adventure!
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  • Rugby Academy: Combat Zone

    Tom Palmer

    Product Code: ALHPF
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    First title in a rugby trilogy. Borderlands is no ordinary school - all of the students boarding there have parents in the armed forces, and the UK is drawing perilously close to war in the Middle East. New boy Woody is desperate to escape the school and find his way to his dad's military base, but his dad has been mobilised. He's gone. Worried and unhappy, Woody turns to the only thing that could help get him through - rugby. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
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  • Barry Loser and the Birthday Billions

    Jim Smith

    Product Code: AWXTE
    Paperback
    The eighth book in the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 years old and fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates, Dennis the Menace and Pamela Butchart's Wigglesbottom Primary series. It's Barry's birthday and his mum and dad have bought him the amazekeel new gaming helmet he wanted - The Shnozinator 9000! It's the best birthday present ever ...until his baby brother breaks it and ruins everything. But Barry has a plan: he'll just have to become a billionaire inventor and make enough money to buy another one, before his life is comperleeterly over ...Join everyone's favourite Loser on his eighth hilarious adventure! Don't miss the other funny books by Jim Smith: I am not a Loser, I am still not a Loser, I am so over being a Loser, I am sort of a Loser, Barry Loser and the holiday of doom, Barry Loser and the case of the crumpled carton, Barry Loser hates half term, Barry Loser's ultimate book of keelness, My mum is a loser, My dad is a loser, Future Ratboy and the Attack of the Killer Robot Grannies and Future Ratboy and the Invasion of the Nom Noms. Praise for BARRY LOSER: "Twice as good as my other favourite book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid' Ben, aged 7 years 'Hugely enjoyable, surreal chaos". (Guardian). "The review of the eight year old boy in our house ..." Can I keep it to give to a friend?" Best recommendation you can get". (Observer). "I laughed so much, I thought I was going to burst!". (Finbar, aged 9). Jim Smith is the keelest kids' book author in the whole wide world amen. He graduated from art school with first class honours (the best you can get) and is the author of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning and bestselling BARRY LOSER series. He is also the author of Future Ratboy and and the Attack of the Killer Robot Grannies. He lives in London, and designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake.
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  • Over the Line

    Tom Palmer

    Product Code: ATHVF
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    It's 1914 and Jack is making his debut as a pro footballer. But his first match is marred by a demonstration demanding that the teams sign up to do their duty in France. Word of the Footballer's Battalion and a cup in Flanders provides a glimmer of hope that Jack can keep his dream of playing for England alive. But as the war drags on, Jack is thrown into a nightmare world he will be lucky to survive.
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  • Shadow Girl

    Sally Nicholls

    Product Code: AJXIQ
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    A poignant story about foster care children with a supernatural twist, from the award-winning author of Ways to Live Forever. Clare knows she's at least partly to blame for her problems at school, but she's learned that it hurts to make friends when you're a foster kid and you'll just be moved on again. It's a relief to meet Maddy, who knows exactly what it's like to be in the system. But then Maddy disappears. Clare has opened her heart at last, and she can't let it go - will she find her friend? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+
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  • Red Card

    Alan Combes

    Product Code: AZSIJ
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    Seb is a fantastic football player - but he knows it. His ego is so big that even his best friend can't stand to be around him sometimes! Someone needs to put Seb in his place...Enter the new referee. Seb can't believe it - she's a girl! But Jenny knows a thing or two and soon Seb sees that his behaviour might not get him everything he wants...Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 9+
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  • Barry Loser and the Holiday of Doom

    Jim Smith

    Product Code: AXJQQ
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    The brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 years old and fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Dennis the Menace. 'My best friend Bunky is sort of like my pet dog, so it was weird when he suddenly started fancying a cat one day.' Barry can't wait to tell his friends that they've been invited on his family caravan holiday to Plonkton. But the weekend by the sea doesn't turn out to be the keelfest Barry was hoping for. It's all his best mate Bunky's fault for going and falling in love. OH. MY. UNKEELNESS! Have you got all of Jim Smith's amazekeel books? I am not a Loser, I am still not a Loser, I am so over being a Loser, I am sort of a Loser, Barry Loser and the holiday of doom, Barry Loser and the case of the crumpled carton, Barry Loser's ultimate book of keelness, Barry loser hates half term, My mum is a loser free ebook, My dad is a loser free ebook, Future Ratboy and the attack of the killer robot grannies. Jim Smith is the keelest kids' book author in the whole wide world amen. He graduated from art school with first class honours (the best you can get) and went on to create the branding for a sweet little chain of coffee e shops. He also designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake.
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  • Hank Zipzer: The Life of Me (Enter at Your Own Risk)

    Henry Winkler

    Product Code: AJPZT
    Paperback
    Love the new CBBC series? Read the original books! This is the TV tie-in edition of the New York Times bestselling series about the hilarious adventures of a cheeky, loveable hero. Twelve-year-old Henry "Hank" Zipzer is a smart and resourceful boy with a unique perspective on the world. Hank has dyslexia, and when problems arise, he deals with them in a way no one else would - putting him on a direct collision course with his teachers and parents, who don't seem to appreciate his latest scheme as much as he thought they would...But Hank always remains positive and convinced that the next big plan will deliver - after all, tomorrow is another day! In The Life of Me (Enter at Your Own Risk), Hank gets a crush on a girl. Life is looking good until Hank finds out that his crush is actually the cousin of his nemesis, McKelty! The 13X30-minute children's show will air on CBBC in early 2014. CBBC is the top rating children's channel in the UK for 6-12 year olds. It is home to popular programmes such as Deadly 60, Horrible Histories, Shaun the Sheep, Merlin and Tracy Beaker. Henry Winkler will star as Mr Rock the music teacher. Series also features comedy talent Felicity Montagu as Ms Adolf (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, I'm Alan Partridge, Bridget Jones' Diary, Nighty Night) and Neil Fitzmaurice as Hank's dad (Peepshow, Mount Pleasant). Introducing Nicholas James as Hank. Backlist: Hank Zipzer, the World's Greatest Underachiever series.
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  • Maggot Moon

    Sally Gardner

    Product Code: AFSWD
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    Narrated against the backdrop of a ruthless regime determined to beat its enemies in the race to the moon, MAGGOT MOON is the astonishing new novel from award-winning author Sally Gardner. When his best friend Hector is suddenly taken away, Standish Treadwell realises that it is up to him, his grandfather and a small band of rebels to confront and defeat the ever-present oppressive forces of the Motherland. Utterly original and stunning, it is impossible not to be moved by MAGGOT MOON's powerful story and the unforgettable heroism of Standish.
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  • Hostage

    Malorie Blackman

    Product Code: AEBEY
    Paperback 9 years +
    Brand new package for this gripping adventure story by top author Malorie Blackman. Blindfolded. Alone. Afraid. No idea where she is or what will happen next. The only thing Angela knows is that she's been kidnapped. Does she have the courage to escape? Will she ever see her father again? Thrilling adventure from a highly acclaimed author. Particularly suitable for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.
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  • How Much Poo Does an Elephant Do?

    Mitchell Symons

    Product Code: AEBCD
    Paperback 7 years +
    Let Mitchell Symons be your guide into the weird and wonderful world of trivia. Camels are born without humps. Walt Disney, creator of Mickey Mouse, was scared of mice. Only 30% of humans can flare their nostrils. A ground of twelve or more cows is called a flink. And an elephant produces an eye-wateringly pongy 20 kilos of dung a day!
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  • Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

    Chris Riddell

    Product Code: BHCLC
    Hardback
    There are musical goings-on at Ghastly-Gorm Hall and another spooky mystery for Ada Goth to solve in the fourth book in the Goth Girl series by Chris Riddell, Children's Laureate 2015-2017. Lord Goth is throwing a music festival at Ghastly-Gorm Hall, with performances from the finest composers in the land. Ada can't wait, but it's quite distracting when her grandmother is trying to find her father a fashionable new wife, there's a faun living in her wardrobe and Maltravers is up to his old tricks. Ada must make sure everything goes to plan, and luckily help is at hand from a very interesting house guest ...
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  • Ninja: Death Touch

    Chris Bradford

    Product Code: BCYSL
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    Lord Oda has sworn to destroy all ninja. Now Taka and Cho must help to protect their village from the invading samurai army, but they are outnumbered ten to one. Will they be able to save everyone? Action-packed sequel from bestselling Young Samurai author Chris Bradford. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 9+
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  • Skulduggery

    Tony Robinson

    Product Code: BBPGE
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    A fun, swashbuckling adventure. Ben arrives at pirate school ready and raring to learn all about how to be the best pirate he can be! But instead of lessons in walking the plank, cutlass-swinging and singing sea shanties, the Headmistress seems more focused on teaching business and economics. Ben can't have that! With the help of comrade-in-arms Short John Silver, an uprising is planned...High quality cream paper and easy to read special font ensure a smooth read for all.
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  • The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

    Liz Pichon

    Product Code: AUMUV
    Hardback 9 years +
    When my teacher, Mr Fullerman, doesn't have his BEADY EYES on me, I like to draw pictures and write stories about stuff, like when we had the worst holiday ever (camping sucks), and when my parents came to school for parents' evening (groan). And about how Marcus Meldrew is the most annoying boy in the world and how I don't want to sit next to him in class. All I want to do is get tickets to see the best band ever, DUDE3, when they come to town. It's not easy when I'm up against Delia, my weirdo big sister, and all my plans seem to get me into MAJOR TROUBLE ...again.
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  • Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright

    Chris Riddell

    Product Code: APDSP
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    People are flocking to Ghastly-Gorm Hall from far and wide to compete in Lord Goth's Literary Dog Show. The esteemed judges are in place and the contestants are all ready to win. Sir Walter Splott is preparing his Lanarkshire Lurcher, Plain Austen is preening her Hampshire Hound and Homily Dickinson and her Yankee Poodle are raring to go. But there's something strange going on at Ghastly-Gorm - mysterious footprints, howls in the night and some suspiciously chewed shoes. Can Ada, the Attic Club and their new friends the Vicarage sisters work out what's going on before the next full moon? The third book in the Goth Girl series.
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  • Contact

    Malorie Blackman

    Product Code: AMXEY
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    An exciting futuristic drama about acceptance, trust and teamwork from an award-winning author. In a post-apocalyptic world where everyone wears Non-Contact suits to survive and where you can never touch another person directly, Cal and Jenna have formed a football team. Not virtual - real football, with real contact. But Jenna's horrible twin Jacob is suspicious and it looks like they're headed for disaster...Can the team reach out to Jacob and convince him that making contact is also what makes us feel alive? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+
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  • Hank Zipzer TV Tie-in

    Product Code: AMPRX
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    Twelve-year-old Henry "Hank" Zipzer is a smart and resourceful boy with a unique perspective on the world. Hank has dyslexia, and when problems arise, he deals with them in a way no one else would - putting him on a direct collision course with his teachers and parents, who don't seem to appreciate his latest scheme as much as he thought they would...But Hank always remains positive and convinced that the next big plan will deliver - after all, tomorrow is another day! In The Cow Poo Treasure Hunt, Hank needs to prove to his parents how responsible he is and Miss Adolf's Camp Carnage is just the way to do it. Disaster strikes when he is teamed up with his nemesis, McKelty. A muddy field, cowpats and Nick McKelty - can life get any worse?! Perfect for readers of 8+ and also reluctant readers. The TV series is based on books by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver.
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  • Glee Club

    Jo Cotterill

    Product Code: AZSLZ
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    An exciting light romance read. Mel and her friends love the high school Glee Club. They can't wait to take on their rivals in the tournament finals! But when the director falls ill and has to pull out, is that the end of their chances at the trophy? Or can Mel pick up the role and lead her team to glory? It could be tricky, especially if romance rears its head and gets in the way...Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 9+
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  • Barry Loser and the Case of the Crumpled Carton

    Jim Smith

    Product Code: AMDGL
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    This book is Roald Dahl Funny Prize award-winning series. This is book is perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Mr Gum and Tom Gates 'My mum and dad are so busy looking after my brand new baby brother, Desmond Loser the Second, that sometimes I wonder if they even know I exist.' There's a new Loser in town, and Barry's not happy about it. The only thing that's keeping him going is a superkeel new drink from Feeko's Supermarket. But then disaster strikes, and Barry has to turn detective to solve the mystery of the century: the case of the crumpled carton! Don't miss the other books in the series: I am not a Loser, I am still not a Loser, I am so over being a Loser, I am sort of a Loser and Barry Loser and the Holiday of Doom. Praise for Barry Loser: "Twice as good as my other favourite book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid." (Ben, aged 7). "Hugely enjoyable, surreal chaos." (Guardian). "The review of the eight year old boy in our house..." Can I keep it to give to a friend? "Best recommendation you can get." (Observer). "I laughed so much, I thought I was going to burst!." (Finbar, aged 9). Jim Smith is the keelest kids' book spellchecker in the whole wide world amen. He graduated from art school with first class honours (the best you can get) and went on to create the branding for a sweet little chain of coffee shops. He also designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake. He is the author of the award-winning and bestselling series Barry Loser. He lives in London.
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  • The Return of Johnny Kemp

    Keith Gray

    Product Code: ALRVC
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    Tense teen thriller from award-winning Keith Gray. No one messes with Johnny Kemp. But Dan got him kicked out of school and now word on the street is that Johnny's back - and he's looking for Dan. Will anyone help Dan face up to the bully...? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+
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  • Ninja: Assassin

    Chris Bradford

    Product Code: AKCXX
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    Non-stop action meets breathtaking revelations in the stunning final instalment of Chris Bradford's Ninja trilogy. Taka, Cho and Renzo are on a mission of vengeance. Lord Oda's attack on the ninja clan's hide-out has caused a huge blow to the trio and they set out for Black Eagle Castle and revenge. The Grandmaster says that it will not heal the hurts of the heart, but Taka is hurting badly and he can see no other way out...Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
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  • Hank Zipzer: A Tale of Two Tails

    Henry Winkler

    Product Code: AJPZW
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    Love the new CBBC series? Read the original books! This is the TV tie-in edition of the New York Times bestselling series about the hilarious adventures of a cheeky, loveable hero. Twelve-year-old Henry "Hank" Zipzer is a smart and resourceful boy with a unique perspective on the world. Hank has dyslexia, and when problems arise, he deals with them in a way no one else would - putting him on a direct collision course with his teachers and parents, who don't seem to appreciate his latest scheme as much as he thought they would...But Hank always remains positive and convinced that the next big plan will deliver - after all, tomorrow is another day! In A Tale of Two Tails, Hank and his sister Emily have both entered their pets into the school-mascot competition. Let battle commence! The 13X30-minute children's show will air on CBBC in early 2014. CBBC is the top rating children's channel in the UK for 6-12 year olds. It is home to popular programmes such as Deadly 60, Horrible Histories, Shaun the Sheep, Merlin and Tracy Beaker. Henry Winkler will star as Mr Rock the music teacher. Series also features comedy talent Felicity Montagu as Ms Adolf (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, I'm Alan Partridge, Bridget Jones' Diary, Nighty Night) and Neil Fitzmaurice as Hank's dad (Peepshow, Mount Pleasant). Introducing Nicholas James as Hank. Backlist: Hank Zipzer, the World's Greatest Underachiever series.
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  • Hank Zipzer: Who Ordered the Baby? Definitely Not Me

    Henry Winkler

    Product Code: AJDNG
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    Love the new CBBC series? Read the original books! TV tie-in edition of the New York Times bestselling series about the hilarious adventures of a cheeky, loveable hero Twelve-year-old Henry "Hank" Zipzer is a smart and resourceful boy with a unique perspective on the world. Hank has dyslexia, and when problems arise, he deals with them in a way no one else would - putting him on a direct collision course with his teachers and parents, who don't seem to appreciate his latest scheme as much as he thought they would...But Hank always remains positive and convinced that the next big plan will deliver - after all, tomorrow is another day! In Who Ordered the Baby? Definitely Not Me, Hank finds out that his mother is pregnant! How could she do this to him? One annoying sibling is enough. Hank definitely did not order this baby! The 13X30-minute children's show will air on CBBC in the new year. CBBC is the top rating children's channel in the UK for 6-12 year olds. It is home to popular programmes such as Deadly 60, Horrible Histories, Shaun the Sheep, Merlin and Tracy Beaker. Henry Winkler will star as Mr Rock the music teacher. Series also features comedy talent Felicity Montagu as Ms Adolf (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, I'm Alan Partridge, Bridget Jones' Diary, Nighty Night) and Neil Fitzmaurice as Hank's dad (Peepshow, Mount Pleasant). Introducing Nicholas James as Hank. Backlist: Hank Zipzer, the World's Greatest Underachiever series.
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