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  • 5 stars across 118 books
    Michaela Morgan has written many popular books for children. Her work includes junior fiction, picture books, poetry and non-fiction. Among her many achievements she is an award winning author, short-listed for the Blue Peter Book Award, the Children's Book Award, named an International Reading Association Children's Choice and won a United Kingdom Reading Association award. She has contributed to many school book weeks, INSET courses and conferences. Her work is published internationally.


    Mike Phillips is the author of several books and screenplays as well as his award-winning Sam Dean novels. In 1997 he was Writer in Residence at London's South Bank Centre.
    7th July 2016

    Revolting Rhymes (Colour Edition)

    Roald Dahl's irreverent and hilarious collection, Revolting Rhymes. This book is filled with revolting rhymes. (Be war... More

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    16th March 2017

    Museum Mystery Squad and the Case of the Hidden Hieroglyphics

    Some people think that museums are boring places full of glass cases, dust and stuff no-one cares about: wrong! In a hid... More

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    4th January 2010

    Gruesome Guides: Edinburgh

    It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: Whose pickled skin became a sought-after souvenir? ... More

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    7th June 2012

    Early Reader: Poppy the Pirate Dog

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    7th May 2015

    Raging Rivers

    Where in the world can you: Peer over the edge of a roaring waterfall? Come face-to-face with a peckish pira... More

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    3rd December 2015

    Stormy Weather

    Geography with the Gritty Bits left in! Where in the world can you: *Watch tornadoes that rip houses from th... More

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    7th July 2016

    Freaky Peaks

    Take an intrepid adventure among the world's tallest mountains in Freaky Peaks. Get your mittens ready for a thril... More

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    7th June 2010

    The Worst Witch

    A new title from the best-selling _Read & Respond_ series. * Differentiation advice and assessment guidance. ... More

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    7th June 2007

    Blackbeard The Pirate

    Can one small boy save Sark Island from the terror of Blackbeard the Pirate? The Hopscotch Adventures series features ex... More

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    8th October 2015

    History Heroes: William Caxton

    William Caxton led the way in bringing the printing press to the English and made books accessible to many people. ... More

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    2nd February 2012

    Legend

    The United States is gone, along with its flooded coasts. North America's two warring nations, the western Republic and ... More

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    13th November 2014

    Wild Warriors

    Experience the thrills of fast machines, daring journeys, extreme sports and much more through this series of action pac... More

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    15th August 2003

    Prize Players

    Prize Players tackles the most fantastic and freaky footballers in the game. From magic Matthews and powerful Pele... More

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    19th January 2001

    The Phenomenal FA Cup

    A comprehensive guide to the top UK knock-out tournement, from its early days right up to now. Meet the giants of... More

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    6th December 2010

    Earth-Shattering Earthquakes

    It's Horrible Geography's turn to get a revamp. With a brand-new cover design, updated text and now including a horrible... More

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    1st September 2010

    Germ Wars!

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    1st June 2009

    The Blitz

    "Horrible Histories" fans can discover if they could have survived the Blitz in this latest colour Handbook. From the pi... More

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    18th May 2001

    Triumphant Teams

    You can KICK OFF with this hat trick:the team who had to let their fans buy their shirts for them, the player who ... More

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    12th March 2015

    History Heroes: Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong was involved in one of the most memorable events of the twentieth century - the moon landing! Find out... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Witches

    HORRIBLE HISTORIES WITCHES reveals the truth behind pointy hats and black cats, and other idiotic ideas about witchcraft... More

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    6th June 2013

    Early Reader: Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    18th August 2009

    World's Best Book: The Spookiest, Smelliest, Wildest, Oldest, Weirdest, Brainiest, and Funniest Facts

    With all of the books in the world, this one is the best! With a multitude of did-you-knows, accompanied by hilarious il... More

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    1st October 2015

    Wicked World Tour

    Geography with the gritty bits left in! Inside you'll find out what happens when a volcano turns nasty ... More

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    9th October 2014

    History Heroes: Tim Berners-Lee

    Tim Berners Lee started off his career building computers out of old televisions. He is now one of the most prolific int... More

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    16th January 2015

    Own Goal: Band 08/Purple

    It's Jack's first day at Glendale School. He's a star goalie, so why isn't he happy when he's asked to join the team? ... More

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    4th June 2015

    The Black Knight Of Gressingham

    Third instalment of funnyman Philip Ardagh's Olde Worlde Gressingham trilogy following the Green Men. Squat is simply mi... More

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    4th February 2013

    Awful Egyptians

    Step back to an awfully ancient time when pharaohs were phoul, servants suffered and everyone believed in an aweso... More

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    11th June 2015

    History Heroes: Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus sailed the seas in search of the perfect trade route - find out how his life and explorations hel... More

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    1st July 2012

    Cruel Crime

    It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: \* who was sentenced to death - by coffee? \* where you could be... More

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    15th August 2012

    Revolting Records

    What's the worst smell in the world? The ugliest animal? The most revolting parasite? You'll find the answers to all t... More

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    18th April 2012

    The Red Dragons Of Gressingham

    The Green Men of Gressingham return with this sequel, available for the first time as a 4u2read. Full of twists, turns... More

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    4th May 2009

    Horrible Geography: Freaky Peaks

    Freaky Peaks takes the intrepid young explorer on a thrilling tour of the tallest mountains - from Everest to Kilimanjar... More

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    1st March 2010

    Gruesome Guides: Stratford-upon-Avon

    HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: STRATFORD-UPON-AVON takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Stra... More

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    1st March 2010

    Gruesome Guides: York

    HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: YORK takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of York, exposing all ... More

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    6th October 2008

    Stormy Weather

    Geography with the Gritty Bits left in! Where in the world can you: watch tornadoes that rip houses from the ground? mee... More

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    4th October 2012

    The World's Fastest Spookiest Smelliest Strongest Book

    This big book is stuffed with the fastest, brightest, longest, funniest, weirdest, wildest, wettest, saddest, brainiest,... More

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    27th September 2007

    Hopscotch: Histories: Remember the 5th November

    It's nearly the 5th of November and Guy Fawkes is stocking on barrels of gunpowder - what is he up to, and can anyone ... More

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    1st March 2010

    Gruesome Guides: Dublin

    HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: DUBLIN takes his readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Dublin, expos... More

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    3rd September 2015

    Violent Volcanoes

    Where in the world can you: Find red-hot volcanic rocks the size of cars? Visit geysers that could boil you ... More

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    3rd September 2015

    Earth-Shattering Earthquakes

    In Earth-Shattering Earthquakes, readers can explore a world of fearsome faults, shaky ground and shattering shock... More

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    1st January 2009

    Ashok's Dog

    Ashok and his dad go to choose a pet dog from the rescue centre, but there are so many! He sees all kinds - big, small, ... More

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    4th August 2008

    Desperate Deserts

    This title contains geography with the gritty bits left in. Where in the world can you: Spot sand dunes that bury whole ... More

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    2nd June 2008

    Kickin' Quiz Book

    Guaranteed to flummox the most fanatical of football fans, the Kickin' Quiz Book includes over 300 fiendish footba... More

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    4th August 2008

    Odious Oceans

    Geography with the gritty bits left in! Where in the world can you: Tuck into a poisonous pufferfish? ... More

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    24th February 2011

    Jack and the Bean Pie

    Jack is very poor but an expert at making pies. One day he gets some magic beans and a giant surprise! Hopscotch Twisty... More

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    14th August 2014

    Poppy the Pirate Dog and the Treasure Keeper

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and re... More

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    4th August 2008

    Raging Rivers

    Geography with the gritty bits left in! Where in the world can you: Peer over the edge of a roaring waterfall? Come face... More

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    7th May 2015

    Bloomin' Rainforests

    Enter the exotic world of lush and steamy rainforests in Bloomin' Rainforests, where squiggly poisonous spiders sc... More

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    2nd August 2010

    Horrible Geography of the World

    Geography with the gritty bits left in! Inside you'll find out what happens when a volcano turns nasty whether you'd sur... More

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    1st January 2008

    Violent Volcanoes

    This title contains geography with the gritty bits left in. Where in the world can you: Find red-hot volcanic rocks the ... More

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    1st July 2010

    Brer Rabbit and the Well

    In this tale from North America Brer Rabbit is up to no good. He sneaks off for a nap while Bear and Fox are busy workin... More

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    2nd September 2013

    Time for School: Band 03/Yellow

    Engaging and fun, this poem is about the school day and is written by award-winning contemporary poet Wendy Cope. ... More

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    4th October 2012

    Boys' Miscellany

    Introducing a compendium of weird, wacky and wonderful facts that are essential for every boy to know. The Boys' Miscell... More

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    7th January 2016

    Flaming Olympics

    What was the perilous pig chase? Which sport includes the 'naked strangle'? How did Tarzan become a gold med... More

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    3rd December 2015

    Odious Oceans

    Horrible Geography takes you under the sea with Odious Oceans. Discover where in the world you can tuck into a poi... More

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    18th September 2008

    The Red Dragons Of Gressingham

    The green men of Gressingham are on a quest to find a dragon! The hilarious follow up to The Green Men of Gressingham. B... More

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    1st August 2006

    Dragon!

    When Max leaves his room in a mess, his aunt flies off in a rage ...and on a broomstick! Max is left on his own, except ... More

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    10th May 2016

    Early Reader: Jenny the Pony's New Friends

    A red Early Reader about friendship featuring Jenny the Pony, from bestselling Emily Windsnap author, Liz Kessler... More

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    7th July 2016

    Perishing Poles

    Embark on a perilous journey to the coldest places on earth in Perishing Poles. Discover where in the world you ca... More

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    1st September 2003

    Here Comes Trouble!

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    6th September 2010

    The Midnight Fox

    A new title from the best-selling _Read & Respond_ series. * Differentiation advice and assessment guidance. * Plo... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 16: Mythical Beasts And Fabulous Monsters

    In Mythical Beasts and Fabulous Monsters a prince faces the man-eating Minotaur, a Viking challenges the hungry Kraken, ... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 9 More Pack A: Oh, Otto!

    Meet Otto, a boy from outer space, in Oh, Otto!. 'There is a new boy coming today and he comes from far, far away,' Miss... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 10 More Pack A: Noisy Neighbours

    Mr Flinch hates noise. His neighbours in Noisy Neighbours, a mechanic and a music teacher, can't help making a racket. M... More

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    10th September 2015

    Let's Eat Grandma! A Life-Saving Guide to Grammar and Punctuation

    This guide to the intricacies of grammar and punctuation provides clear, accessible definitions with comprehensive index... More

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    5th January 2005

    Oh Dear Me, I'm Late For Tea!: Band 00/Lilac

    This picture story follows Granny's race against the clock. It's two o'clock and Granny has just one hour to reach her... More

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    5th January 2005

    Talk Talk Talk: Band 04/Blue

    Bill longs for someone to talk to. Then one day the door to his room opens and...a giant bottom comes in! Legs, arms, ... More

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    4th January 2003

    New Cloze

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    1st October 2009

    Fantasy Stories for Ages 9-11

    This new edition provides Renewed Framework writing activities for every genre. Now with interactive resources on ... More

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    5th October 2009

    Instructions for Ages 7-9

    This new edition provides Renewed Framework writing activities for every genre. Now with interactive resources on ... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 11 More Pack B: Stinky Street

    In Stinky Street Franklin loves his home, all his friends live in Stanley Street. But his mum and dad decide they need a... More

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    4th January 2007

    The Gargling Gorilla: Band 14/Ruby

    Brave Tim agrees to look after Rosa's pets. He isn't afraid of vultures or wolfhounds, or even giant rabbits. But he i... More

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    8th September 2016

    Race Further with Reading: The Petrified Pirate

    Horrible Histories meets Wimpy Kid in these terribly funny tales. When Joe runs off for a life of adventure on a pirate ... More

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    6th October 2016

    Wild Islands

    Fly out to far-away shores in Wild Islands. Discover where in the world you can watch an island blow its top, see ... More

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    6th October 2016

    Desperate Deserts

    Step onto the scorching sands of Desperate Deserts. Discover where in the world you can spot sand dunes that bury ... More

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    7th September 2017

    Early Reader: Jenny the Pony's Big Day

    An Early Reader about friendship featuring Jenny the Pony, from bestselling EMILY WINDSNAP author, Liz Kessler, and La... More

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    20th July 2017

    Museum Mystery Squad and the Case of the Curious Coins

    Some people think that museums are boring places full of glass cases, dust and stuff no one cares about: wrong! In a hid... More

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    26th April 2018

    Museum Mystery Squad and the Case of the Roman Riddle

    Some people think that museums are boring places full of glass cases, dust and stuff no one cares about: wrong! In a hid... More

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    3rd August 2017

    Gruesome Guide to York

    A stunning new edition of this gory city guide with all the gruesome bits left in! HORRIBLE HISTORIES: GRUE... More

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    3rd August 2017

    Gruesome Guide to Edinburgh

    A stunning new edition of this gory city guide with all the gruesome bits left in! HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUI... More

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    3rd August 2017

    Gruesome Guide to Stratford-upon-Avon

    HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: STRATFORD-UPON-AVON takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Stra... More

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    1st July 2004

    I Can't Stand It!

    A simple and humorous retelling of a classic tale. Sam's house is small and noisy. But when he asks the Wise Woman for h... More

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    1st July 2005

    Percy The Postman

    A fun, rhyming story about a postman who never gets any post of his own. Can the children make his wish come true?... More

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    10th July 2008

    Croc's Tooth

    This title features brightly illustrated early reading books by top authors and illustrators, perfect for newly independ... More

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    1st April 2009

    Alfie the Sea Dog

    Alfie is a sea dog who sails the seven seas, making the sailors' breakfasts while he sings his jolly song. However, the ... More

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    1st September 2009

    Vic's Fish and Chips

    The series aims to support children who are learning to read through phonics, giving them the opportunity to read simple... More

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    24th August 2006

    Who's At The Zoo?

    Zac's family has lots to say about the animals at the zoo...but what do the animals think of them?... More

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    1st June 2011

    Watchman William

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    1st September 2007

    The Stepsisters' Story

    Lardine and Angula will make sure their stepsister doesn't go to the ball, marry the prince, or get her foot in that stu... More

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    1st May 2008

    Amazing!

    Peter is the boring one. His family is dull, he never has exciting adventures. Even his ghost is hardly scary at all...T... More

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    1st August 2006

    Earth-shattering Earthquakes: Two Horrible Books in One

    Geography with twice the gritty bits! "Violent Volcanoes" is as hot as it gets. Read the diaries of volcano survivors an... More

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    5th May 2008

    Wicked Weather

    How to survive when things get horrible? Want to know: how to deal with a blinding blizzard? what to do when a tornado h... More

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    1st January 2007

    Warriors

    Terry Deary tells the terrible truth about fighting men from around the world, including Roman soldiers, Greek soldiers,... More

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    3rd September 2007

    Witches

    The nasty bits at your fingertips! Discover the truth behind the pointy hats and black cats, and other idiotic ideas abo... More

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    1st September 2010

    Blitz

    "Horrible Histories" fans can discover if they could have survived the Blitz in this latest colour companion. From the p... More

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    1st December 2009

    100 Literacy Assessment Lessons: Year 2

    This title follows the new assessment outcomes and the APP approach to assessing literacy. It contains the three main ty... More

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    1st October 2009

    Persuasive Writing for Ages 9-11

    This new edition provides Renewed Framework writing activities for every genre. Now with interactive resources on CD-ROM... More

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    1st March 2010

    England

    It's football with the foul bits left in! Why were England once caught out by a baseball player? Whose team talk lasted ... More

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    1st March 2010

    Witches

    Terry Deary reveals the truth behind pointy hats and black cats, and other idiotic ideas about witchcraft. Full of foul ... More

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    1st September 2008

    The Ups and Downs of the Premier League

    It's football with the foul bits left in. Which team was saved from relegation by a coffee cup? Who are the super seven,... More

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    5th April 2012

    Flaming Olympics

    What was the perilous pig chase? Which sport includes the 'naked strangle'? How did Tarzan become a gold medal winner? F... More

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    1st December 2008

    Bloomin' Rainforests

    Freaky Peaks takes the intrepid young explorer on a thrilling tour of the tallest mountains - from Everest to Kilimanjar... More

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    7th June 2010

    Cracking Coasts

    This is geography with the gritty bits left in! Wave goodbye to boring geography lessons as you clamber up some "Crackin... More

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    6th June 2011

    Wild Animals

    From sharks to snakes, 'Wild Animals' is a guide to surviving when nature turns nasty.... More

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    4th May 2009

    Horrible Geography: Monster Lakes

    "Monster Lakes" sweeps young readers along on a tour of the world's most fascinating lakes. They can explore a volcanic ... More

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    4th May 2009

    Riotous Robots

    Riotous Robots are taking over the world. First they were a figment of our imaginations. Then they started to replace la... More

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    7th June 2010

    Wild Islands

    This is geography with the gritty bits left in! Does geography grind you down? Fed up with miserable maps, rotten rock p... More

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    5th July 2007

    School Thesaurus

    You'll be happy, pleased, delighted, glad and over the moon to own this essential reference book! "The School Thesaurus"... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Read with Oxford: Stage 6: Badcats

    The Badcat gang are the hairiest, scariest animals around! At least they think they are This Read with Oxford Stage 6 bo... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Read with Oxford: Stage 6: Disgusting Denzil

    Denzil is everyone's favourite yucky little monster! Surely his new baby sister, Devora, can't be more disgusting than h... More

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    Museum Mystery Squad and the Case of the Vanishing Viking

    Some people think that museums are boring places full of glass cases, dust and stuff no one cares about: wrong! In a hid... More

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