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  • 5 stars across 40 books
    Sharon Chriscoe (Author)
    Sharon Chriscoe is the author of Race Car Dreams and The Sparrow and the Trees . She and her husband live in Pilot Mountain, NC.

    John Joven (Illustrator)
    John Joven is a children's book illustrator from Bogota, Columbia. He's illustrated numerous picture books, including Worm and Farmer Maguire by Jeff Dinard and Emma the Elephant by Duncan Richardson.

    28th July 2016

    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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    1st July 2016

    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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    1st March 2013

    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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    25th May 2016

    Lion & the Mouse

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    26th March 2010

    Late Night At The Zoo

    A captivating story to inspire beginner readers. Based on the principles of synthetic phonics, supports the "Letters and... More

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    1st August 2016

    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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    26th September 2008

    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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    1st February 2011

    Easter Story

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

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    6th June 2013

    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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