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Written by an ex-Spice Girl, the Ugenia Lavender series feature a lively 10 year old girl. The format includes short stories, news, top tips and puzzle pages.
Tommy is worried about the strange pupils at his new school in this gruesome page-turner recommended for those not worried by nightmares.
The first of an exciting horror series following the adventures of Luke Watson, a boy forced to move to Scream Street after he transforms into a werewolf, and his spooky new friends.
A beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book and CD set, following the life journey of an eel. Each spread answers all the ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions about the life of this fascinating creature.
One of a 24-part series using dialogue, humour and non-fiction elements to encourage less keen readers, featuring a gang of boys getting into scrapes as they investigate strange mysteries.
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Small Talk is a new website from the National Literacy Trust. It’s full of guidance, activities and videos supporting parents of children aged 0 to 5 to chat, play and read with their child at home as much as possible. Take a look
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