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    Book 1
    Book 1

    How the Rhino got his Skin

    The Rhino has lovely skin that fits just right. But what happens when he spies the cake that Man just made? A special ca... More

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    Book 1
    Book 1

    How The Leopard Got His Spots

    In this retelling of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale, a leopard finds a way to hide when the Ethiopian covers him with sp... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The text is young and simple, and clearly portrays helpful morals through fun characters that young readers can relate t... More

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    Book 03
    Book 03

    The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar

    An amusing and original story told with simple text and delightful illustrations. Sid likes scaring his friends with his... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Enormous Turnip

    When the farmer can't pull an enormous turnip out of the ground, he enlists his entire family to help him. Only when eve... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Oh Kate !

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Gingerbread Man

    This delightful picture book is based on the beloved classic tale and retold for younger children. Run, run as fast as y... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    How the Camel Got His Hump

    When a camel refuses to do his share of work, a djinn punishes him by giving him a hump in this graphic retelling of Rud... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Pinocchio

    The perfect gift for all ages, Pinocchio as you've never seen him before: telling his own story through the master sto... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    The Sunny Day

    This is a delightful new addition to the best-selling "Picture Books" series. It follows the sun as it rises and floods ... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Just So Stories: How The Whale Got His Throat

    When the Whale has eaten up every fish he can find. Can the little fish escape the big Whale? And what happens when the ... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    The Golden Goose

    Farmer Skint has no luck on his farm until one day his goose lays a golden egg, which hatches out into a golden gosling.... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Snow Queen

    The enchanting fairytale retold through simple and engaging text with stunning original artwork. Gerda and Kay are best ... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    The Story of Black Beauty

    When the young horse Black Beauty is sold, he has no idea of the hardships he is about to face. A moving series of tales... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    The Jungle Book

    Puffin Classics - the world's favourite stories - relaunched with exciting new covers. The Jungle Book is a cla... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    In the Castle

    Follow the imaginative adventures of a little boy who is whisked back in time as he plays in the ruins of a castle. Benj... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Tinder Box

    A beautifully illustrated retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale. Tom can't believe his luck when a mysteri... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Greedy Dog

    A colourful and lively retelling of Aesop's fable about why it's important not to be greedy. Dog is always on the lookou... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    The Three Little Pigs

    Three little pigs set off to build new homes for themselves. But someone big and bad soon comes looking for a tasty pigg... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Stone Soup

    A traditional folktale retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence str... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll's fantastical tale is an artist's dream. With the complete, unabridged text and glowing full-colour illust... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Rainy Day

    Bright watercolour illustrations and evocative text lead very young children through the events of a rainy day: from clo... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

    The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback i... More

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    Book 25
    Book 25

    Town Mouse and Country Mouse

    A delightful retelling of the classic fable following two friends as they discover that there's no place like home. Toby... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    Story of Pinocchio

    Young children will love this charming retelling of the much-loved tale. The story of the wooden puppet that wants to ... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

    A picture book version of the classic rhyme, this modern retelling has been specially extended to cover all the numbers ... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    On the Moon

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    Owl and the Pussy-cat

    The much-loved nonsense poem by Edward Lear, brought to life with charming illustrations. The fun rhymes, silly adventur... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    Twelve Dancing Princesses

    A gorgeous picture book based on the classic fairytale by the Grimm Brothers. The grumpy king bans his twelve beautiful ... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Sunny

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    The Story of Baby Jesus

    The story of the Nativity retold for young readers. Follow Mary and Joseph as they travel to Bethlehem in this retelling... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    The Sun and the Wind

    The sun and the wind have an argument over who is the stronger, resulting in a final contest. Based on the traditional A... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    Picture Books: Story of Robin Hood

    The mysterious outlaw Robin Hood has captivated imaginations for centuries. Now this beautifully illustrated book brings... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    The Little Pony

    Down at the stable a new foal has been born. Young children can follow Pepper from his first wobbly steps to learning ho... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    The Story of the Nativity

    The story of how baby Jesus came into the world in a timelessly beautiful book written for young children. A luxury clot... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    In Egyptian Times

    'In Egyptian Times' brings to life a busy day in Egypt, long ago.... More

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    Book 39
    Book 39

    Just Josie and the Number 7

    Join josie, Zac, Buster as they enthrall all in this delightful story... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    Just Josie and the Perfect Day

    Josie has drawn a picture of tomorrow. Find out if its going to be the bestest day ever. Sure to delight kids.... More

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    Book 41
    Book 41

    Cinderella

    A beautifully illustrated picture book that brings new life to the classic tale. Meet Cinderella, a young girl with a wi... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    The Nutcracker

    A beautiful telling of the Nutcracker fairy tale, with exciting activities, colouring pages and a gorgeous eight-card ... More

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    Book 44
    Book 44

    Anne of Green Gables

    'Oh, it seems so wonderful that I'm going to live with you and belong to you. I've never belonged to anybody' When ... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    The Windy Day

    Have you ever wondered what sways the trees, and makes the leaves dance across the grass? Follow the billowing wind as i... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    The Snowy Day

    Young children will adore following the icy delights of a snowy day, from sparkling frost to pretty snowflakes and sleep... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    Old Macdonald Had a Farm

    Highlights introduces the first in a new series of reading and puzzle books about kids' favorite rhymes and songs. In Ol... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    How Elephants Lost Their Wings

    A traditional Indian folk tale, lyrically retold and beautifully illustrated for young readers to enjoy. Long, long ago,... More

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    Book 49
    Book 49

    Not Now, Bernard

    Bernard's got a problem: he's found a monster in the back garden but his mum and dad are just too busy to notice. So Ber... More

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    Book 50
    Book 50

    Rainy Day

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    The Frog Prince

    This is an evocative picture book based on the classic fairytale and retold for younger children. When a frog rescues Pr... More

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    Book 52
    Book 52

    Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    Naughty Goldilocks has found a pretty cottage in the forest, but who lives there? A lively re-telling of the classic fai... More

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    Book 53
    Book 53

    Under The Ground

    Non-fiction novelty fun for the very young. Through the use of flaps and a simple question and answer format, the Flip-F... More

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    Book 54
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    Book 55
    Book 55

    The Dinosaur

    This is a wonderfully imaginative artist-led picture book taking young children on a gently informative and enjoyable jo... More

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    Book 56
    Book 56

    Lucy's Picture

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    Book 57
    Book 57

    On the Seashore

    A delightful picture book for young children to explore the wonders of the seashore and all the amazing creatures that i... More

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    Book 58
    Book 58

    The Rabbit's Tale

    A captivating picture book based on a traditional English tale. Rabbit's burrow is too small so he goes to Owl for advic... More

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    Book 59
    Book 59

    The Ant and the Grasshopper

    Aesop's charming fable retold for beginner readers to tackle with very light support. Ant and Grasshopper can't agree ov... More

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    Book 60
    Book 60

    Reluctant Dragon

    Meet the only dragon in the world who doesn't like fighting in this humorous picture book based on the original story by... More

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    Book 61
    Book 61

    In the Pond

    Follow the adventures of a wriggly tadpole in this captivating picture book that peeks into the depths of a cool, dark p... More

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    Book 62
    Book 62

    The Story of Heidi

    This is an evocative picture book based on the beloved classic tale and retold for younger children. Orphaned Heidi is s... More

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    Book 63
    Book 63

    Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been? I've been to London to visit the Queen

    A charming version of the classic nursery rhyme, delightfully updated to give Pussy cat a full tour of London before he ... More

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    Book 64
    Book 64

    Saving Yasha: The Incredible True Story of an Adopted Moon Bear

    "In the early spring, when the snow was still deep, in a den inside a big hollow tree, Yasha was born. There, he and h... More

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    Book 65
    Book 65

    Doctor Foster went to Gloucester

    Doctor Foster not only travels to Gloucester, but also Oxford, Gosport, Stockton and Bognor in this charmingly illustrat... More

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    Book 66
    Book 66

    The Twelve Days of Christmas

    Introduce children to the traditional song, The Twelve Days of Christmas, in this beautiful new book, featuring ... More

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    Book 67
    Book 67

    Say Daddy!

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    Book 68
    Book 68

    How the Elephant Got His Trunk

    Once, in a time long forgotten, elephants had short, stubby noses. So how did they get their trunks? This gorgeously ill... More

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    Book 69
    Book 69

    A Christmas Carol

    This classic seasonal tale of self-discovery has become one of Charles Dickens's most famous and best-loved works. On ... More

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    Book 70
    Book 70

    Rise of the Lioness: Restoring a Habitat and its Pride on the Liuwa Plains

    Poaching and war damaged an isolated wilderness in West Zambia, reducing its lion population to just one: Lady, the la... More

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    Book 71
    Book 71

    Natumi Takes the Lead: The True Story of an Orphan Elephant Who Finds Family

    After losing her mother, shy Natumi is rescued by a team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an orphanage for bab... More

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    Book 72
    Book 72

    Jimy The Joey: The True Story of an Amazing Koala Rescue

    This warm and inspirational photographic picture book for ages 4 to 8 is a compelling and uplifting true story, with a... More

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    Book 73
    Book 73

    Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been? I've been to Paris and guess what I've seen...

    Pussy cat is off on an exciting tour of Paris. Join him as he cruises down the Seine, climbs the Eiffel Tower and discov... More

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    Book 74
    Book 74

    Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been? I've been to New York and guess what I've seen...

    Pussy cat is off to explore the sights of New York! Little children will love joining pussy cat as he experiences the hu... More

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    Book 75
    Book 75

    Usborne Book and Jigsaw 'Twas the night before Christmas

    The much-loved Christmas poem is brought to life in this beautiful 30-piece jigsaw and picture book set, charmingly illu... More

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    Book 76
    Book 76

    A Christmas Carol

    This is an atmospheric picture book based on the classic story by Charles Dickins. Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean-spirited, ... More

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    Book 78
    Book 78

    The Snow Queen

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    Book 79
    Book 79

    The Emperor's New Clothes

    Part of a series designed to encourage independent reading which covers a range of subject matter, including the retelli... More

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    Book 80
    Book 80

    A World of Colors: Seeing Colors in a New Way

    A World of Colours is an elegant photographic picture book, perfect for young children who are ready to stretch their ... More

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    Book 81
    Book 81

    Willow

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    Book 82
    Book 82

    Buster's Bark

    Buster was a small dog with a BIG bark. He barked at everything. He barked at babies; he barked at cars; he barked at be... More

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    Book 83
    Book 83

    One, Two, Three, Count with Me

    From 1 to 20 these lift the flaps make learn ing to count both easy and fun. This is a companion volume t o A is for Ast... More

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    Book 85
    Book 85

    Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been? I've been to Rome and guess what I've seen...

    Let pussy cat take you on a tour of Rome, ancient and modern. Discover the world of the Romans, from gladiators to chari... More

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    Book 90
    Book 90

    Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been? I've been to Washington and guess what I've seen...

    Pussy cat is off to explore Washington, the capital city of the U.S.A! Tag along as he checks out all the famous sites, ... More

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    Book 92
    Book 92

    Emperor and the Nightingale

    The nightingale's song is beautiful. Every day, she sings for the Emperor - but she's just an ordinary brown bird. Can t... More

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    Book 93
    Book 93

    Angry as a Lion

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    Book 94
    Book 94

    When I Wake

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    Book 95
    Book 95

    Let's Hug

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    Book 96
    Book 96

    Donut Touch!

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    Book 97
    Book 97

    The Little Mermaid

    The little mermaid lives at the bottom of the sea, where the water is as clear as glass and the sand as fine as powder. ... More

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    Book 98
    Book 98

    Things I Love by Bear

    A rhyming book by Bear, so he can share the things he loves with you. Bear loves lots of things. There's his everyday... More

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    Book 99
    Book 99

    Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl

    Ferocious Captain Firebeard and the crew of the Horrible Haddock rule the high seas. But the dastardly pirates meet th... More

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    Book 100
    Book 100

    It's a No-Money Day

    Mum works really hard, but today there is no money left and no food in the cupboards. Forced to visit the local foodba... More

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    Book 101
    Book 101

    The Covers of My Book Are Too Far Apart

    Vivian French MBE explores some of the fibs we tell children and children tell us about reading and books in a fun pic... More

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    Book 102
    Book 102

    My Name is Not Refugee

    A young boy discusses the journey he is about to make with his mother. They will leave their town, she explains, and i... More

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    Book 103
    Book 103

    We Are Not Frogs!

    The frogs always beat the toads at long jump but the toads don't mind - anything for a quiet life. But then the children... More

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    Book 104
    Book 104

    The Red Dread

    THUMP THUMP. The Red Dread is on the loose and Shrew and the other animals are afraid. From stolen nuts to missing rab... More

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    Book 105
    Book 105

    Mad in the Back

    Two siblings drive their mother to distraction on the car journey from hell, while Mum tries every trick in the book to ... More

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    Book 106
    Book 106

    The Elves and the Shoemaker

    The classic tale of the mischievous elves who make beautiful shoes when nobody is looking, especially re-written for chi... More

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    Book 107
    Book 107

    The Wizard of Oz

    This is THE WIZARD OF OZ - but not as you know it. ... More

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    Book 108
    Book 108

    Hullabaloo at the Zoo

    Have you ever wondered what happens in the zoo at night? Well, the answer, in this zoo anyway, is that all the animals c... More

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    Book 109
    Book 109

    Colour My Days

    Emmy and Jeff live in a black and white world. But suddenly, the week has started with a splash of yellow and each new... More

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    Book 110
    Book 110

    Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    A charmingly illustrated picture book version of the classic fairy tale for little children. Goldilocks causes trouble w... More

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    Book 111
    Book 111

    On a Pirate Ship

    A jolly picture book following a crew of not-so-scary pirates across the high seas. Children will love following the st... More

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    Book 112
    Book 112

    Noah's Ark

    The simple language and vibrant colours of this new edition of Lucy Cousins's beloved Noah's Ark breathe fresh l... More

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    Book 113
    Book 113

    Under the Sea

    It's time to dive into the ocean and discover a bustling underwater world! Filled with whales, dolphins, turtles, and fi... More

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    Book 114
    Book 114

    The Firebird

    Prince Ivan sets off in search of the Firebird, which has been stealing his father's golden apples, in this traditional ... More

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    Book 115
    Book 115

    There Was a Crooked Man

    The classic rhyme retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence structur... More

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    Book 116
    Book 116

    Little Miss Muffet

    Little Miss Muffet gets a shock when a spider drops by to say hello. But he soon comes to her rescue...A quirkily illust... More

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    Book 117
    Book 117

    The Tin Soldier

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    Book 118
    Book 118

    Little Red Riding Hood

    A beloved fairy tale, retold for young children in classic picture book format. Arriving at Granny's cottage, Little Red... More

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    Book 119
    Book 119

    Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

    One of the world's most famous fairy tales, beautifully illustrated and charmingly retold for little children. Snow Whit... More

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    Book 120
    Book 120

    Easter Story

    The Easter story charmingly retold in very simple language. Colourfully illustrated throughout by Norman Young. Perfect ... More

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    Book 121
    Book 121

    Emperor's New Clothes

    A comical retelling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale. The emperor needs a new outfit and it has to be sp... More

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    Book 122
    Book 122

    Aladdin

    Available for the first time as a paperback picture book, this exquisitely illustrated re-telling of Aladdin is a must f... More

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    Book 123
    Book 123

    Princess and the Pea

    When a sensitive prince searches far and wide for a bride but finds no princess as tender-hearted as he is, he can hardl... More

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    Book 124
    Book 124

    Beauty and the Beast

    A beautiful Beauty and the Beast fairy tale, exciting activities and colouring pages and a gorgeous eight-card 3D colour... More

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    Book 125
    Book 125

    How Big is a Million?

    A million is a very big number. But exactly how big? Pipkin the penguin wants to know just that. The wonderful tale of a... More

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    Book 126
    Book 126

    Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    When Goldilocks sneaks into the three bears' cottage, no one seems to be home. But the bears soon return from their walk... More

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    Book 127
    Book 127

    The Wind in the Willows

    'There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.' From picnics by t... More

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    Book 128
    Book 128

    Jack And the Beanstalk

    The classic English fairytale, specially rewritten for young children and brought to life with stunning illustrations. J... More

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    Book 129
    Book 129

    How High is the Sky?

    Pipkin is a very small penguin who is always asking very big questions... but what he wants to know most of all is... Ho... More

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    Book 130
    Book 130

    Dinosaur Tales: The Dinosaur Who Roared For More

    Everyone loves the food at Sid the dinosaur's restaurant. But one customer likes it far too much. Can anything satisfy D... More

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    Book 131
    Book 131

    On a Pirate Ship

    Climb aboard and discover what a pirate's life was really like. Sail the seas and sing sea shanties as you search for tr... More

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    Book 132
    Book 132

    On the Farm

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    Book 133
    Book 133

    The Dinosaur with the Noisy Snore

    Could you sleep with a dino-sized SNORE next door? Everyone in Dinosaur Valley is ready for bed. But noisy neighbour R... More

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    Book 134
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