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Claire O'Brien

  • 5 stars across 17 books
    Claire O'Brien has worked as a teacher in the UK, USA and Colombia. She spent many years in Yorkshire, where she brought up her son, and now lives in London with her partner. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Lancaster University.
    1st June 2012

    Not Just the Blues: Book 1

    One day, I, Cordelia Codd , will be glamorous. I will take taxis everywhere, have an absurd-looking little dog, and... More

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    3rd January 2013

    Frankly, Ruby, I Don't Give a Damn: Book 2

    One day, I, CORDELIA CODD, am going to be the greatest costume designer in the history of cinema. I will live in exoti... More

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    1st October 2015

    Cordelia Codd: It's Alive!: Book 3

    One day, I, Cordelia Codd, will design beautiful costumes and live in a glamorous city. But for now, I'm stuck with: ... More

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    12th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 14: Pinocchio

    Geppetto the puppet-maker is overjoyed when he brings Pinocchio to life he has always wanted a son! But this little woo... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 14: Absolutely Awful Adults

    In Absolutely Awful Adults, read three hilarious stories and let Mr Peacock, Mr McMeanie and Mr Splatter persuade you th... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 14-15: Class Pack

    TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top ... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 14-15: Mixed Pack

    TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top ... More

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    7th January 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Oxford Levels 14-15: Pack of 6

    Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year ... More

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    7th January 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Oxford Levels 14-15: Pack of 6

    Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year ... More

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    27th October 2016

    The Terrifying Teacher

    Horrible Histories meets Wimpy Kid in these funny stories mismatching characters with careers. The stories are colour c... More

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    19th September 2016

    Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 14: The Wind in the Willows

    Project X Origins Graphic Texts can help children to reach higher standards in comprehension. This graphic retelling o... More

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    23rd February 2017

    Oxford Reading Tree All Stars: Oxford Level 11: Pack of 6 (3b)

    Oxford Reading Tree All Stars is an engaging chapter fiction series which combines age-appropriate content with imaginat... More

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    23rd February 2017

    Oxford Reading Tree All Stars: Oxford Level 11: A Job for George and Milo

    George and Milo are desperate to earn some money to buy their favourite comic, MegaBuzz. They come up with a brilliant p... More

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    4th September 2017

    Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 2: Team Challenge

    The Team Challenge collection of texts provides children with the perfect foundation for practising the 10 comprehension... More

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    1st January 2005

    Barn Party

    Every animal in the farmyard is looking forward to the Chicken Sisters' party. They've put Cockerel in charge of invitat... More

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    1st February 2008

    I Am Reading with CD: Barn Party

    Every animal is looking forward to the Chicken Sisters' party. They've put Cockerel in charge of the invitations, but he... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 12-14: Pack of 9

    Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year ... More

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