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Category: Storybooks

Storybooks

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    Two sparkling Magic Kitten stories in one book!

    In Star Dreams Jemma’s biggest dreams become possible when she discovers silky cream and brown kitten Flame, and there’s Double Trouble for Kim when silver tabby kitten Flame comes to stay!

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    Bad Kitty vs Uncle Murray sees our favourite irritable puss left with the daft puppy and a pet-sitter. Of course, she’s really not happy about that! Mayhem ensues, brilliantly told in a short, punchy text, accessible for new readers but with plenty of visual variety and loads of black-and-white illustrations.

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    Butterflies and moths are some of the most amazing creatures in nature. There are over 180,000 different kinds and they can be found on every continent except the Antarctic. From Monarchs to swallowtails, Blue Morphos to birdwings, the intricate beauty of butterflies spans the globe and yet also settles close to home in a child’s garden, local park or window box.

    This large-format book brings the vibrancy and ecosystem of butterflies to life with simple text and gorgeous illustrations, covering the key butterfly and moth families and including scores of fascinating facts. Learn the unique way that butterflies see, or be amazed by the multiple double-page spreads showing wingspans in sensational detail.

    With Ben Rothery’s obsessive attention to detail, this book heralds the arrival of a major new talent in non-fiction publishing, exclusive to Ladybird.

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    When Arabel’s father, Ebenezer Jones, drives his taxi home late one night he comes across ‘a large black bird, with a hairy fringe around its beak.’ He takes it home and, from that moment on, life is never the same again for the Jones family. Arabel’s raven is called Mortimer – and he’s one in a million. ‘Nevermore!’ he cries when astonished or upset, ‘Down the hatch’ he thinks before gobbling bowler hats, stairs, telephones. He dislikes flying except in emergencies, and with disaster-prone Mortimer around there are plenty of those.
    There are 7 hilarious escapades in this collection, brought to life by Quentin Blake’s wonderfully animated illustrations: THE MYSTERY OF MR JONES’S DISAPPEARING TAXI; MORTIMER’S PORTRAIT ON GLASS; MORTIMER’S CROSS; MORTIMER SAYS NOTHING; A CALL FROM THE JONESES; MR JONES’S REST CURE and ARABEL’S BIRTHDAY.

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  • Arabel and Mortimer Stories

    When Arabel’s father drives his taxi home late one night he comes across ‘a large black bird, with a hairy fringe around its beak.’ He takes it home and, from that moment on, life is never the same again for the Jones family. Arabel’s raven is called Mortimer – and he’s one in a million. ‘Nevermore!’ he cries when astonished or upset, ‘Down the hatch’ he thinks before gobbling bowler hats, stairs, telephones. He dislikes flying except in emergencies, and with disaster-prone Mortimer around there are plenty of those. There are 6 hilarious stories in this classic collection by Joan Aiken and illustrator Quentin Blake including: ARABEL’S RAVEN; THE ESCAPED BLACK MAMBA; THE BREAD BIN; MORTIMER’S TIE; MORTIMER &THE SWORD EXCALILBUR and THE SPIRAL STAIR.

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    Pompom likes being the winner! When Pompom’s friends are the winners, Pompom is not happy.

    Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Recommended for children aged 4+, the six levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams.

    This Level 2 Reader is A1 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Movers exams. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the past tense and some simple adverbs.

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    One night a great big, white polar comes to stay with Tilly. The bear’s got black hooked claws and huge yellow teeth; but his white furry coat is warm and soft and Tilly decides he’s the cuddliest thing in the whole world. Tilly soon finds out that a big bear can cause big problems – he takes a LOT of looking after! But when she describes the bear’s latest antics to her parents they think he’s a figment of her imagination – but is he?

    From the creator of The Snowman, Father Christmas and Fungus the Bogeyman – now a live theatre show!

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    The Enormous Crocodile is planning what to have for his lunch. This foul fiend – the greediest croc in the whole river – wants to eat something juicy and delicious. His teeth sparkle like knives in the sun and he’s getting hungrier and hungrier. But what can the greedy grumptious brute guzzle up?
    Beware – he’s looking for someone . . . someone who looks a lot like YOU!

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