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A fabulously funny first chapter book from a series retelling fairytales in a modern setting. Cinderboy is heartbroken when he can’t go to the cup final, that is until his TV godmother appears!
Another one of our read-aloud favourite, this clever, thrilling and very funny book tells the story of a little girl who gets lost on the beach, from ‘her’ dog’s point of view.
Written in response to his dyslexic son's need for stimulating, approachable reading material.
This simple yet effective board book features bright illustrations and die-cut holes so children can say 'Peepo!' to all the animals, and finally to themselves in the mirror on the last page.
A simple but effective split-page book. Newer readers will enjoy concocting hundreds of fantastical food creations (cornflakes and ketchup anyone?) by turning sections of each page.
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