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  • 5 stars across 13 books

    Berlie Doherty was born in Liverpool. After university she had brief careers in children's social work and then teaching before becoming a full-time writer. She is twice-winner of the Carnegie Medal, winner of the Children's Book Award and was shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler award, to name but a few.

    Ivan Bates was born in Northampton. He worked in various capacities in units for the mentally ill and handicapped before moving to Brighton and starting a career in illustration. He now lives in Norfolk with his wife, young son and two cats.

    1st June 2010

    Read And Discover: Grandma Elephant's In

    This is one of a new series of books, Read and Discover, designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they... More

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    1st May 2013

    There, There

    "There, there" - two of the most soothing words in the English language. In this story, Little Hansie Bear loves to pr... More

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    7th April 2003

    Just You And Me

    Little Goosey and Big Gander Goose need a place to hide from the storm. But everywhere they look, someone else is there ... More

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    29th September 2005

    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 12: Treetops Stories: the Lie Detector

    This book is part of TreeTops Fiction, a structured reading programme providing juniors with stories they will love to r... More

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    17th February 2015

    I Wish...

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    3rd February 2003

    Coconut Comes to School

    Coconut comes to school every day. HEE-HAW! Coconut canters across the school meadow. Her hooves go TRIT TROT! Her ea... More

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    1st February 2015

    The Hide-and-Scare Bear

    There once lived a naughty and mischievous bear who liked playing a game he called "Hide and Scare". Then along came Rab... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 12: The Lie Detector

    In The Lie Detector Gemma's friend says that Gemma tells lies. Gemma's friend wants to teach her a lesson, so she makes ... More

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    1st February 2003

    Gwna Fel Hwyad!

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    24th September 1998

    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 12: TreeTops Playscripts: The Lie Detector (Pack of 6 copies)

    Treetops Playscripts are adaptations of popular stories from the Treetops series. All scripts are designed for classroom... More

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