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Nicola Slater

  • 5 stars across 24 books
    Margaret Ryan is a full time writer after a long career as a primary school teacher. She is now an established younger fiction author and travels extensively throughout Scotland, England and Wales visiting schools and libraries.
    6th September 2016

    Leaping Lemmings!

    Think before you leap! Lemmings look alike, they-sound alike and they act alike. So if one jumps off a cliff, the others... More

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    5th October 2017

    Don't Leap, Larry!

    Larry Lemming is unlike all the others, but can he teach the others to be more like him? Lemmings look alike, sou... More

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    2nd July 2015

    Best Friends

    Dexter, Daisy and Lily are up to their usual doggy tricks causing mayhem in the park, chased by their young owners. Th... More

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    31st March 2015

    Spot A Lot Animals: Storybook and Jigsaw

    This boxed set includes the picture book Spot A Lot Animals and a 36-piece double-sided jigsaw puzzle with large, sturdy... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Best Friends

    Dexter, Daisy and Lily are up to their usual doggy tricks causing mayhem in the park, chased by their young owners. Thre... More

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    2nd June 2015

    Spot A Lot Vehicles Board Book & 20-Piece Puzzle

    This boxed set includes the award-winning picture book Spot A Lot Vehicle Adventure in a compact board book format and a... More

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    29th August 2014

    Spot A Lot Animal Escape: And Count a Little, Too!

    There's trouble at the zoo today--the animals have run away! Gibbons swinging and playing on the jungle gym, zebras camo... More

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    5th November 2015

    Acorn Farm: Pop-up, press-out and play!

    It's a busy life on Acorn farm, and there's always something going on. Today there's a missing lamb, will Jasper be able... More

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    1st January 2005

    Joe's Dog

    Joe wants a dog - but not just any dog. He's not interested in a big, shaggy, baggy dog, a tiny, hairy, wary dog, a knob... More

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    3rd June 2005

    Dumb Creatures

    Tom can hear. He can think. He just can't speak. But that doesn't mean he hasn't got anything to say . . . Tom's favouri... More

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    5th January 2007

    The Little Old Lady Who Cried Wolf

    It's great having lots of things to play with ...but only if you have somebody to play with too. The little old lady in ... More

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    4th May 2007

    Glitter Club

    When Bella and her friends read about the new Glitter Club in their favourite magazine, "Glitter Girl", they all want to... More

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    1st January 2006

    Olivia Kidney Stops for No One

    In her last home, Olivia Kidney met a lot of strange people - and not all of them were alive! Now her handyman dad's got... More

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    1st January 2005

    Olivia Kidney

    Olivia Kidney is always moving house. Which means she's seen a lot. In fact, Olivia's pretty sure she's seen it all. The... More

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    1st May 2006

    Nina Fairy Ballerina: Best Friends

    When a new glamorous and graceful fairy-ballerina called Bella Glove arrives at the Royal Academy of Fairy Ballet, every... More

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    1st September 2006

    Nina Fairy Ballerina: Double Trouble

    Nina is now in her second year at the Royal Academy - and she has been chosen as one of the mentors to the First-Year st... More

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    1st September 2006

    Nina Fairy Ballerina: Flying Colours

    Nina has never been so excited! It's the summer holidays and her mum is taking her to the Festival for the Fairy Arts - ... More

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    1st January 2006

    It's Show-Time, Elvis!

    Lucy thinks Buddy is the happiest dog. Elvis the cat thinks Buddy is the most annoying dog. So when Lucy enters Buddy in... More

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    1st August 2002

    Missing Moggy Mystery

    Hover Boy's secret is out, but there's a new problem - Madame Estella's talking cat, Mystic Mog, is missing. Mog's last ... More

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    28th March 2018

    Hello Farm

    Ludo's come to play on the farm today! Help him knock on the doors to the barn, the henhouse and the sheep-shed to see w... More

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    28th March 2018

    Hello Zoo

    Come with Ludo as he knocks on the zoo's doors to ask his friends out to play! Soon, everyone's ready except for Minty t... More

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    24th April 2018

    Happy Birthday to You!

    A group of musicians are travelling to a cafe for a surprise celebration. Press the buttons to hear them play their inst... More

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    15th August 2002

    Operation Boyfriend

    Abby can't wait for the arrival of her wild Grandma Aphrodite from Oz - and when they meet, she's not disappointed! In h... More

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    4th April 2019

    Hello Garage

    What a busy, dirty place the garage is! But not everyone is hard at work - can you help Ludo find his friends so that th... More

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