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    Book 1
    Book 1

    The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar

    There are four new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read by themse... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    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 3
    Book 3

    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 4
    Book 4

    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 5
    Book 5

    Pinocchio

    'Only good sons have the chance of becoming real boys', warns the wise cricket. But, try as he might, Pinocchio the pupp... More

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    Book 6
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    Book 8
    Book 8

    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 9
    Book 9

    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 12
    Book 12

    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 13
    Book 13

    The Snow Queen

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    A Christmas Carol

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

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    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 16
    Book 16

    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 18
    Book 18

    Old Mother Hubbard

    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading Series", part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme. It is aimed at... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    The Magic Porridge Pot

    This work contains four new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read.... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    The jungle book

    Rudyard Kipling's beloved adventure stories, set in the Indian jungle, have captivated children for over a century. With... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    In the Castle

    This is a new paperback edition of this charming title in the popular and expanding "Usborne Picture Books" series, whic... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    The much-loved story of Snow White, specially retold for beginner readers and illustrated with fresh, colourful pictures... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    The Tinder Box

    A soldier acquires a magic tinderbox which allows him to summon three powerful dogs, who will do whatever he tells them.... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    The Greedy Dog

    A retelling of the classic Aesop fable, where greedy Dog is fooled by his own reflection. It is suitable for sharing, or... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    The Three Little Pigs

    A charming retelling of the traditional fairytale with simple text and delightful illustrations. When mum's house become... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Stone Soup

    This is a new title in the fantastic "Usborne Reading Programme", aimed at children who are beginning to read. When trav... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    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 35
    Book 35

    The Rainy Day

    This is a new edition of this artist-led picture book that begins with the question 'Have you ever wondered what clouds ... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    The Railway Children

    This is an evocative picture book based on the classic E. Nesbit tale. When their father disappears, Bobbie, Peter and P... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    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 38
    Book 38

    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 40
    Book 40

    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 41
    Book 41

    The Town Mouse & the Country Mouse

    Toby Town Mouse loves to live the high-life, while his cousin Pipin prefers a quainter, quieter life. When the cousins v... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    The Story of Pinocchio

    The story of the wooden puppet that wants to be a real boy is brought to life in this classic picture book with stunning... More

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    Book 43
    Book 43

    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 44
    Book 44

    On the Moon

    This is an artist-led picture book, which introduces young children to the vastness of the universe, how far away the mo... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    Jack and the Beanstalk

    Jack and his mother are so poor that they don't have anything to eat. Their hope is fading, until Jack meets a strange l... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    The Owl and the Pussy-cat

    Join the Owl and the Pussy Cat on a magical adventure as they go to sea in a beautiful pea green boat. Edward Lear's muc... More

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    Book 49
    Book 49

    The Easter Story

    This is one in a series of books providing specially retold stories for young children, sticking closely to the biblical... More

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    Book 50
    Book 50

    Twelve Dancing Princesses

    This sumptuous picture book is based on the beloved classic tale and retold for younger children. The grumpy king bans h... More

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    Sunny

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    Book 52
    Book 52

    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 53
    Book 53

    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 54
    Book 54

    The 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 55
    Book 55

    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 56
    Book 56

    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 57
    Book 57

    In Egyptian Times

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

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    Book 58
    Book 58

    Frog Prince

    This is a hilarious picture book based on the classic fairytale by the Brothers Grimm and retold for younger children. W... More

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    Book 59
    Book 59

    Just Josie and the Number 7

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

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    Book 60
    Book 60

    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 61
    Book 61

    Cinderella

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

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    Book 62
    Book 62

    The Nutcracker

    This sumptuous picture book is based on the beloved classic and retold for younger children to provide an ideal introduc... More

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    Book 63
    Book 63

    The Fox and the Crow

    Crow has a lovely piece of cheese and wouldn't dream of giving it away to sly Fox. But Crow can't resist Fox's flattery ... More

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    Book 64
    Book 64

    Anne of Green Gables

    Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert planned to adopt a boy to help out on the farm, so when red-headed 'Anne-with-an-e' arrives... More

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    Book 65
    Book 65

    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 66
    Book 66

    The Snowy Day

    This is an enchanting seasonal title in the rapidly expanding "Usborne Picture Books" series, which introduce the younge... More

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    Book 67
    Book 67

    Old Macdonald Had a Farm

    Everyone knows the story of farmer Macdonald and the multitude of noisy animals who live on his farm, quacking, mooing a... More

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    Book 69
    Book 69

    How Elephants Lost Their Wings

    A traditional Indian folktale, lyrically retold for young readers. In a time gone by, the story tells us, elephants coul... More

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    Book 70
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    Book 71
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    Book 72
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    Book 73
    Book 73

    Rainy Day

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    Book 74
    Book 74

    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 75
    Book 75

    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 76
    Book 76

    Under the Ground

    This title features delightful illustrations and simple text that take young children on a fascinating journey to the ce... More

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    Book 77
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    Book 78
    Book 78

    The Railway Children

    An evocative picture book based on the classic E. Nesbitt tale, this is the story of Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis as they m... More

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    Book 79
    Book 79

    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 80
    Book 80

    Lucy's Picture

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    Book 81
    Book 81

    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 82
    Book 82

    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 83
    Book 83

    The Ant and the Grasshopper

    A charming picture book based on Aesop's well-loved tale. While Ant works hard to prepare for winter, Grasshopper mocks ... More

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    Book 84
    Book 84

    The Reluctant Dragon

    Meet the only dragon in the world who doesn't like fighting. His peaceful existence is about to be shattered by the bold... More

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    Book 85
    Book 85

    The Wind in the Willows picture book (new edition)

    Mole, Ratty, Badger and the infamous Mr Toad love nothing more than messing around on the river. But when Mr Toad develo... More

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    Book 86
    Book 86

    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 87
    Book 87

    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 88
    Book 88

    The Little Mermaid

    An enchanting re-working of this classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen, which tells the story of the beautiful mermaid... More

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    Book 89
    Book 89

    Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat, Where Have You Been? I've Been to London to Visit the Queen

    Take a virtual tour of London in this original picture book based on the classic English rhyme, which allegedly dates ba... More

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    Book 90
    Book 90

    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 91
    Book 91

    Doctor Foster Went to Gloucester

    This classic nursery rhyme is retold in a picture book version which sees Doctor Foster not only travelling to Glouceste... More

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    Book 92
    Book 92

    The Twelve Days of Christmas

    'On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me a partridge in a pear tree...' The lyrics to this well-known, tr... More

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    Book 93
    Book 93

    Twas the Night Before Christmas

    'Twas the Night Before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse...' The trad... More

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    Book 94
    Book 94

    The Wizard of Oz

    A brilliant read-aloud version of the much-loved classic by L. Frank Baum, sure to capture young imaginations. When Doro... More

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    Book 95
    Book 95

    Say Daddy!

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    Book 96
    Book 96

    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 97
    Book 97

    How The Whale Got His Throat

    Once upon a time, Whale was ever so greedy - he swam around eating anything and everything he came across. Then one day,... More

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    Book 99
    Book 99

    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 100
    Book 100

    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 101
    Book 101

    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 102
    Book 102

    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 103
    Book 103

    Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat, Where Have You Been? I've Been to New York and Guess What I've Seen...

    The hustle and bustle of this vibrant fast-paced city introduces younger children to the Big Apple in a friendly, appe... More

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    Book 104
    Book 104

    Why the Kangaroo Jumps

    Once, the kangaroo couldn't jump. Find out how that changed in this lively tale adapted from one of Rudyard Kipling's Ju... More

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    Book 105
    Book 105

    The Snow Queen

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    Book 107
    Book 107

    The Snow Queen

    Join Gerda on her quest to save her best friend from the evil Snow Queen in this enchanting retelling of Hans Christian ... More

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    Book 108
    Book 108

    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 110
    Book 110

    The Snow Queen

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    Book 111
    Book 111

    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 112
    Book 112

    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 113
    Book 113

    Willow

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    Book 114
    Book 114

    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 115
    Book 115

    Noahs Ark

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    Book 116
    Book 116

    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 117
    Book 117

    How the Camel got his Hump

    Once, when the world was new, Camel had no hump. This is the tale of how that changed. An entertaining picture book rete... More

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    Book 119
    Book 119

    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 120
    Book 120

    Cat & Dog

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    Book 121
    Book 121

    The Noisy Foxes

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    Book 122
    Book 122

    Hattie Peck

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    Book 123
    Book 123

    The Big Dig

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    Book 124
    Book 124

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

    The fifth title in the much-loved Pussy cat series takes the feline explorer to the United States' capital city. See ins... More

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