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  • 4 stars across 31 books
    Harriet is a Cambridge History graduate and had her first book published by Puffin when she was just twelve. She is now an established author of children's books, including several titles in Franklin Watts' Famous People, Famous Lives series.
    4th March 2010

    ALICE IN WONDERLAND

    Step into the magical world of Wonderland in this gloriously illustrated picture book retelling of Lewis Carroll's end... More

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    1st June 2014

    Cinderella

    The classic fairy tale, specially retold for young children and illustrated with fresh, bright pictures. Poor Cinderella... More

    (10 reviews)
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    27th April 2007

    The Dinosaurs Next Door

    The eccentric Mr. Puff lives next door to Sam in a house full of interesting things - including a basket of dinosaur egg... More

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    27th July 2007

    The Incredible Present

    An amusing and original story for children growing in reading confidence. Lily receives an incredible present which gran... More

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    15th October 2020

    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

    Chris Riddell's brilliant full-colour illustrated Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in a sumptuous hardback and j... More

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    3rd March 2011

    How to be a Ballerina

    Pink tights, pink slippers, and a tutu too: it's time to dance! Every little girl dreams of becoming a ballerina, and ba... More

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    5th January 2016

    The Railway Children: Band 16/Sapphire

    Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right level A new chance to follow the lives... More

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    9th January 2012

    Beatrix Potter

    Introduce students to Beatrix Potter, the author of children's favourites like Peter Rabbit. This biography uses simple ... More

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    5th July 2012

    Winston Churchill: The Story of the Great British Statesman

    One of Britain's most intriguing and celebrated politicians, Winston Churchill was far more than a just successful warti... More

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    3rd March 2011

    Gulliver's Travels

    One day 18th-century ship surgeon Lemuel Gulliver is shipwrecked and lands on a mysterious island. To his astonishment h... More

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