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  • Horrid Henry Mega Collection - 30 Books

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: HHEN
    Collection 5 years +
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    Horrid Henry's hilarious antics will have young readers laughing aloud...

    This box set features every single one of Francesca Simon's Horrid Henry stories and a selection of facts books for children to pore over. There are 30 books featuring the naughtiest boy in children's books as he gets into all kinds of trouble and and faces up against nemeses including his younger brother, Perfect Peter.

    All of the re-readable, laugh-out-loud stories feature black-and-white artwork from Tony Ross.
    Format: paperback
    • £15.00
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  • Project X Alien Adventures: Series 1 Collection - 31 Books

    Product Code: PXAA
    Collection 6 years +
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    Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing Year 2 schoolchildren aged 6 and above as they look to tackle their very first chapter books, our Project X Alien Adventures Collection is full of fun stories, activities and facts that will help young readers build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7 and then progress right through to Level 11.

    Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis. Now Exis's only chance for freedom is for Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day, free Exis from Badlaw and save Nok's parents, too!

    Gripping and sure to have even the most reluctant reader wanting to turn the pages and read on, this huge collection of 31 books is specially written by the creators of the Oxford Reading Tree (Biff, Chip and Kipper) to encourage children to enjoy reading independently.

    This 31-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 7 to 11 (book bands Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime). It is suitable for children in Year 2/P3.

    Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.00
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    LEGO Star Wars Episode I-VIII: Readers Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: LSWE
    Collection 5 years +
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    Enjoy a brick-by-brick recreation of all your favourite stories and scenes from a galaxy far, far away with this set of eight LEGO Star Wars books.

    Packed with images of LEGO Star Wars sets, these are brilliant books for introducing heroic Jedi and amazing rebels and the evil characters who run the Empire.

    It will help children learn all about the Force and this timeless battle of good versus evil. The images are exciting and the text is easy to follow.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
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    My Classics Reading Library- 30 Books

    Product Code: MCRL
    Collection 6 years +
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    A big box set of classic stories for every young reader to enjoy!

    From the swashbuckling adventure of Treasure Island to the family tale of Little Women and so much more, this collection brings together a library full of unforgettable stories for your children to discover - and you to rediscover.
    Format: paperback
    • £20.00
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    Funny Animal Stories Collection - 6 Books

    Michael Rosen

    Product Code: FANM
    Collection 5 years +
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    Laugh along with Michael Rosen and Tony Ross...

    This rib-tickling collection of early readers introduces unforgettable characters including Burping Bertha, Fluff the Farting Fish and Hampstead the Hamster. Oh, and Don't Forget Tiggs!

    The riotously funny text in these books cover favourite themes of bagels, bees, animals and bodily functions and are guaranteed to leave a smile on the face of all young readers.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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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 Cat in the Hat

    Dr. Seuss

    Product Code: CNA2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Dr. Seuss wrote The Cat in the Hat in response to a plea to make first reading books for young children more entertaining and appealing to read.

    The madcap illustrations and wild exuberance of The Cat in the Hat verses certainly fit the brief, and this picture book version of the rhyming classic introduces the craziness to an even younger audience from 4+.

    If your young reader loves Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, then they will relish the silly madness of The Cat in the Hat.
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  • Pugly Collection - 3 Books

    Pamela Butchart

    Product Code: PUGL
    Collection 5 years +
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    Meet a little dog with big ideas...

    Pugly is a pug with huge aspirations. He's determined to follow his dreams and this leads to him baking cakes, building space rockets and solving crimes. However, things don't always go entirely to plan...

    This collection contains three funny and sweet stories from The Spy Who Loved School Dinners author Pamela Butchart. They all feature illustrations by Gemma Correll.
    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
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  • Storybook Collection - Disney Christmas

    Parragon Books Ltd

    Product Code: SCDC
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Disney Christmas Storybook Collection is a festive collection of Christmas tales that features eight heartwarming stories from Bambi, Winnie-the-Pooh, Tangled, Cars and many more! Enjoy the magic of Christmas with your favourite Disney and Disney Pixar friends.
    • £2.00
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  • Yasmin Collection - 4 Books

    Saadia Faruqi

    Product Code: YASM
    Collection 5 years +
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    This delightful four-book collection is about a spirited student named Yasmin Ahmad and her adventures as a fashionista, painter, builder and explorer!

    Yasmin is a strong character with a knack for solving problems in unique ways and she is known in her family as having big imagination. In each book, Yasmin inspires readers by using her creative thinking and curiosity to solve life's little problems.

    With bold illustrations and important messages, Saadia Faruqi's books subtly weave Muslim traditions into fun, relatable stories and would be great reads for children growing in confidence or moving from Key Stage 1 to 2.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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    Green Eggs and Ham

    Dr. Seuss

    Product Code: GEH2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Green Eggs and Ham By Dr Seuss is more than 50 years old but this wacky, rhyming romp of a book continues to grow in popularity every year.

    The simple language, small vocabulary and irresistible rhymes of Green Eggs and Ham were created specifically to encourage beginner readers.

    The success of the book has spread far beyond the original brief, however, and not only is this great for inspiring young readers, it has accumulated a cult following bridging several generations, too. Buy this book and join in the fun.
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    Holly Webb's Puppy Tails Audio Collection - 10 CD's

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: HWCD
    Audio 5 years +
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    Featuring six of Holly Webb's adorable stories, this is the purr-fect audio collection for children who love animals!

    Holly's stories have sold over a million copies in the UK alone and are full of heart-warming plots that celebrate the bond between children and animals and the importance and power of friendship and being kind.

    This collection includes 10 CDs offering over eight hours of paw-some listening!

    Approximate running time: 8 hours, 1 minute
    Format: CD
    Unabridged

    CDs in this collection:
    Alfie All Alone, Sam the Stolen Puppy, Buttons the Runaway Puppy - Disc 1-2, Jess the Lonely Puppy - Disc 1-2, The Rescued Puppy - Disc 1-2, The Secret Puppy - Disc 1-2.
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  • Can You See It?

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: ADQ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Can You See It? is a book designed to help children build their reading confidence and develop their vocabulary. It will help children become fluent and adept readers.
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    Mr Gumpy's Outing

    John Burningham

    Product Code: PYO2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    The Kate Greenaway Award-winning Mr Gumpy's Outing is a rollicking riverboat adventure from acclaimed author John Burningham.

    One day Mr Gumpy decides to take a trip along the river in his boat but the children, the rabbit, the cat, the pig and lots more friends decide to join him. Everyone's having a lovely time until the animals start kicking, bleating, hopping and flapping and the boat starts to rock...

    With its beautiful illustrations and words, this classic story is a simple and exciting read for children aged 5 and over.
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  • Bananas in My Tummy

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: AAU2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Bananas in my Tummy is a Yellow book band book that will introduce children to the joys of fruit. It's ideal for helping young readers get to grips with new words and vocabulary while building their reading confidence.
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  • Clean Up Shelly Beach

    Kelly Gaffney

    Product Code: BXU2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate and support early readers while providing a reliable and instructional framework. All titles are precisely levelled, with new vocabulary being introduced and reinforced throughout the levels. This is a fiction title in the Green book band, at level 12.
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  • Jess and Joe Go to the Dentist

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: CDH2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    The Engage Literacy Wonder Words series is a collection of twenty-four levelled books that will help and motivate early readers, including English Language Learners (ELL), to learn their first 100 high-frequency sight words in a meaningful context, through stories. The series is accompanied by a teacher resource book containing 48 photocopiable activity worksheets, two for each book in the series.
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  • Gracie La Roo Collection - 6 Books

    Marsha Qualey

    Product Code: GRLR
    Collection 5 years +
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    This lively collection features six fun stories that follow Gracie La Roo, a synchronized swimming pig extraordinaire!

    She is the star of her team, the Water Sprites, but she is also the youngest of the bunch. Follow Gracie as she manages fame, works on her confidence and navigates tricky situations while nurturing her talent.

    With their humorous characters and relatable plots, these stories are perfect for helping children build confidence, form friendships and learn to speak up.

    Format: paperback
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  • My Real Name IS Princess

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: CFG2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate and support early readers while providing a reliable and instructional framework. All titles are precisely levelled, with new vocabulary being introduced and reinforced throughout the levels. This is a level 18 fiction title in the Turquoise book band level.
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    Jill Tomlinson Collection - 6 Books

    Jill Tomlinson

    Product Code: JLTM
    Collection 5 years +
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    All written by Jill Tomlinson, this collection includes six heart-warming animal stories that cover important and familiar themes.

    The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark focuses on a beautiful baby barn owl named Plop. He's perfect in every way - except he's scared of the dark! There are also stories about an inquisitive penguin chick; a homesick cat; and a brave and determined hen.

    Pongo the little gorilla is as playful as can be, but has decided it's time to grow up; and Pat the sea otter is very curious. Children will love meeting all of these characters in this incredible collection.
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  • Two Old Pirates

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: XAI2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    The Engage Literacy Wonder Words series is a collection of twenty-four levelled books that will help and motivate early readers, including English Language Learners (ELL), to learn their first 100 high-frequency sight words in a meaningful context, through stories. The series is accompanied by a teacher resource book 48 photocopiable activity worksheets, two for each book in the series.
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    Perfectly Poppy Collection - 8 Books

    Michelle Jakubowski

    Product Code: PERF
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    Fans of Katie Morag will love following the stories of the loveable Poppy as she has all kinds of first experiences and exciting adventures in these fun-filled stories.

    Poppy has outgrown her bike but when Dad brings home a new one, she's worried it's too big and doesn't want to ride it. Can anyone, or anything, change her mind? She also heads to the beach on holiday, but it's not the dream she'd been hoping for - the sand is hot, the water's cold and the wind is, well... windy!

    She also starts playing football but doesn't want to practise. After a bad match, she wonders if it's worth the effort; she also welcomes a new puppy into the family but isn't too happy about the extra work a puppy brings.
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    Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

    Dr. Seuss

    Product Code: BQF2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    In this hilarious book, featuring three timeless fables, Dr. Seuss explores the pitfalls of growing too big for your boots! King Yertle the Turtle soon learns the pitfalls of becoming too big for your boots, in the first tale in this hilarious trio of classic Dr. Seuss fables! As part of a major rebrand programme, HarperCollins is relaunching Dr. Seuss's bestselling books, including such perennial favourites as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and Fox in Socks. In response to consumer demand, the bright new cover designs incorporate much needed guidance on reading levels, with the standard paperbacks divided into three reading strands - Blue Back Books for parents to share with young children, Green Back Books for budding readers to tackle on their own, and Yellow Back Books for older, more fluent readers to enjoy. Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories belongs to the Yellow Back Books range.
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  • Mia's Magic Uncle

    Lindsay MacLeod

    Product Code: AQJ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    "Your uncle is amazing," Mia's friends tell her. "Yes," agrees Mia. "He is magic." Mia's Uncle Robbie is amazing - he knows lots of magic tricks, like how to produce an egg from Mia's ear, or how to turn a red hanky into a green one. One kind of magic he hasn't yet learnt, however, is how to make his legs work. But this doesn't stop him from being the best uncle Mia could wish for!
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Fiction books are often the first time kids experience the joys of reading, and are very important in developing reading and writing skills that will last them a lifetime. With entertaining stories that are written to make kids smile, gasp and laugh, our extensive range of children's fiction features a huge number of timeless classics and modern favourites including Harry Potter books.

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We all have our favourite stories and series from when we were children, and if you're wanting to share the titles that inspired your love of reading with your kids, you've come to the right place. We stock collections from big names in kids' fiction including Enid Blyton, Dr. Seuss and – classic authors whose stories stay popular to this day.

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On this page you can also find all kinds of works by wonderful modern children's writers, including David Walliams, Jeff Kinney and Michael Morpurgo. Perfect for readers of all ages and abilities, these books offer something for everyone.

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