Collins Big Cat
Band 8 Purple – literary language with some challenging vocabulary Fiction
Star Boy’s Surprise
Let’s Go To Mars!
Jana Hunter Star Boy lived all alone on a star, with only his robot, Ace, for company.
Janice Marriott Written in the style of a travel brochure for Mars.
Twinkle, Twinkle, Fireﬂy John Agard and Grace Nichols A wonderful anthology of poetry by awardwinning poets John Agard and Grace Nichols. 978-0-00-733614-2
Chicken Licken Jeremy Strong The sky is falling down, fears Chicken Licken – or is it just an acorn?
Inside the Puppet Theatre Claire Llewellyn Take a trip inside the Little Angel Theatre and meet Ronnie the puppeteer. 978-0-00-733615-9
Jonathan and Angela Scott Ever wondered why the dinosaurs didn’t survive? 978-0-00-718673-0
Hector and the Cello
Were They Real?
Ros Asquith Hector the Hippo longs to play the cello. Follow his search for a teacher who won’t growl or hiss at him!
Scoular Anderson You’ve heard of Robin Hood, Boudicca and Count Dracula, but did these people really exist?
Buzz and Bingo in the Monster Maze Alan Durant One moonlit night, Buzz and his dog Bingo ﬁnd a sign pointing to a Monster Party. 978-0-00-718617-4
Unusual Traditions John McIlwain All around the world, people take part in traditions that might seem unusual, but are actually great fun. 978-0-00-718614-3
Pet Detectives: Tortoise Trouble Jana Hunter The Pet Detective faces a special challenge when Kara’s pet tortoise, Rocket, goes missing. 978-0-00-718622-8
The Pot of Gold Julia Donaldson Bonny and Sandy are always arguing. Then a little man comes to stay and it looks as though their luck might be changing. 978-0-00-718696-9
Paciﬁc Island Scrapbook Andy and Angie Belcher This book provides a scrapbook of mementoes from a visit to the Paciﬁc island of Vanuatu. 978-0-00-718619-8
How to Draw Cartoons Ros Asquith Ros Asquith helps you to illustrate your own cartoons – with help from Trixie Tempest and others. 978-0-00-718697-6
Harry the Clever Spider on Holiday Julia Jarman When Clare and her family go on holiday, she is not allowed to take her pet spider Harry with her… … 978-0-00-746180-6
The Digestive System Harriet Blackford We know we all need to eat, but why do we need to and where does it go? 978-0-00-746198-1
If Mij Kelly Using the inﬂuence of Rudyard Kipling’s “If”, this book explores living in a world ﬁlled with monstrous people. 978-0-00-746185-1
Captain Scott: Journey to the South Pole Adrian Bradbury One hundred years ago, the explorer Captain Scott wanted to be the ﬁrst person to reach the South Pole. 978-0-00-746199-8
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Published on Dec 13, 2012
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