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Invisible Vinnie

Jenny Millward (Author)

'Zack's not scared of anything. But everyone's scared of him.'

Rose wishes Zack wasn't such a big bully. He's always teasing her at school. Luckily for Rose, her Uncle Vinnie has a wizard trick or two up his sleeve - maybe he can conjure up a magic solution to her problem?

Soon, with a little help from Uncle Vinnie and the classroom pet rat, Rose is ready to teach Zack a lesson he'll never forget . . .

A comical and thought-provoking story by an award-winning author.

Illustrated by Sue Heap, winner of the Smarties Prize Gold Award.

Peas In A Pod

Adèle Geras (Author)

'I bet Stella asks us to be her bridesmaids. We'll have really beautiful clothes to wear . . .'

Stella-across-the-road is getting married - with a wonderful, romantic wedding. It's a dream come true for Jo, who is sure she and her sister Lily will be Stella's bridesmaids. But although the two girls look just like each other - like two peas in a pod - they are very different. Lily hates silly, frilly dresses and doesn't want to be a bridesmaid. Can both sisters find a way to enjoy the wedding?

Peas in a Pod is the second tale about Jo and Lily. Also available is Chalk and Cheese.

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

The Frankenstein Teacher

Tony Bradman (Author) , Peter Kavanagh (Illustrator)

THUD! THUD! Someone was heading steadily towards the classroom. Somebody with very heavy feet . . .

At the foot of some spooky mountains is a little town with a little school. And there, in a little classroom, Class 3 are about to meet their new teacher. He's big, he has giant hands and he is very VERY ugly. He's . . . the Frankenstein Teacher!

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

Yo Ho Ho!

Marjorie Newman (Author)

'Mr Cutlass,' whispered Mary. 'Were you ever a pirate?'

Class 4 have a very strange new teacher. Mr Cutlass wears a spotted scarf around his neck and has a parrot on his shoulder. Could he possibly be a . . . pirate? And can Class 4 help him solve a secret message that could lead to hidden treasure?

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

The Great Team Omnibus

Rob Childs (Author) , Michael Reid (Illustrator)

Great Catesby Village School have their first ever football team - the Greats.

In GREAT SAVE! every goal the team score in the tournament is sponsored - and will help save their school from being closed down!

Tom used to be a top scorer, but he can't seem to find the net in GREAT SHOT!

The Greats team are determined to create a new record and show their rivals exactly what they can do in GREAT HIT!

In GREAT GOAL! the team are desperate to be number one in the charts with their fundraising song - and to be number one on the pitch too!

Four fantastic football books in one bumper omnibus!

Wicked Day!

Rob Childs (Author) , Michael Reid (Illustrator)

What a wicked day!

Join in all the fun and games of Sports Day. Bradley and his mates are out to make it a very special day. But why can't Jagdish take part? What's happened to the Cup? And why does the school's grumpy old caretaker think it's a dog's life?

On your marks - Get set - Go!

The Ghost Teacher

Tony Bradman (Author) , Peter Kavanagh (Illustrator)

Look...there by the dustbins, what do you see? A shimmering and a glimmering, and a figure forming in the darkness. It is the Ghost Teacher...

Class 3 are the worst class ever. They do lots of crashing and bashing, nose-picking and flicking, fighting and fidgeting. No teacher can control Class 3. Until Miss Shade - the Ghost Teacher - pays them a visit...

Space Race

Malorie Blackman (Author) , Colin Mier (Illustrator)

Five...four...three...two...one. Lift-off!

What can Lizzie do when big-headed Jake challenges her to a race in space? She's GOT to beat him. But Jake has a super-duper, deluxe new spaceship that runs on special fuel...

Zoom to Pluto and back with this super space story from award-winning author, Malorie Blackman.

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes by reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

The Monster Crisp-Guzzler

Malorie Blackman (Author) , Sami Sweeten (Illustrator)

At her new school, Mira discovers she has a very unusual teacher - a teacher who turns into a real-life dragon when she eats crisps! This comes in very handy when the class run into trouble on a school trip to the seaside...

Shredder

Jonathan Kebbe (Author)

'I wish you'd get rid of that nasty little creature!'

Shredder the class gerbil is in BIG TROUBLE. His tiny teeth have shredded all the children's money and now Mr Blister, the grumpy head teacher, wants to get rid of him.

Can Dino, the bravest boy in the class, save his furry friend?

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

Dog On A Broomstick

Jan Page (Author)

The countdown has started for the Grand Spell Contest and the Witch's cat has run off to be a cat-food tester! Then the Dog appears on her doorstep. He can't scratch, but he can dig big holes. He can't hiss and spit, but he can growl, dribble and cover everthing in muddy pawprints. Will the Witch let the Dog help her at the Grand Spell Contest? And, most importantly, can they both fit on her brooomstick?

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes by reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

Great Save!

Rob Childs (Author)

C'mon, you Greats! C'mon, you Greats!"

Great Catesby Village School have their first ever football team - the Greats. Jonty and his friends in the team are determined to score lots and lots of goals in the five-a-side tournament. For every goal is sponsored - to help save their school from being closed . . .

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

Spooky Teachers

Tony Bradman (Author)

Class Three are the worst class ever. They do lots of crashing and bashing, nose-picking and flicking, fighting and fidgeting. Their teacher, Miss Nicely, is very fed up. But then Miss Shade - the Ghost Teacher - pays them a visit . . .

Class Three are waiting to meet their new teacher. Thud! Thud! Somebody is heading towards the classroom. Somebody who's very, very big . . . it's the Frankenstein Teacher!

Snow Dog

Malorie Blackman (Author) , Sami Sweeten (Illustrator)

"IT'S GOING TO BE WOOF-ONDERFUL!"

There is nothing Nicky wants more in the world than a dog to play with. But Mum and Dad don't want a dog. Then Granddad has an idea - he and Nicky can make a dog: a snow-dome dog. Even better, he has some special clay, found at the end of a rainbow, so that the dog will be extra-special. Maybe even magic . . .

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

The Dinosaur's Packed Lunch

Jacqueline Wilson (Author) , Nick Sharratt (Illustrator)

Dinah feels sad. Her class has gone on a school trip to see the dinosaurs at the museum, and everyone else has a tasty packed lunch - except Dinah. Until a funny new friend decides to help . . .

Soon Dinah has a very special packed lunch - but there is an even bigger surprise in store!

The Monster Story-Teller

Jacqueline Wilson (Author) , Nick Sharratt (Illustrator)

One morning at school, Natalie is very bored. Then she has a big surprise - there is a tiny monster at the window, waving at her! Suddenly Natalie's day is much more exciting . . .

They whizz off together for some monster fun, and soon Natalie has lots of special stories to tell!

Unusual Day

Sandi Toksvig (Author)

When Jessica brings her granny into school for 'Unusual Day' Miss Johnson thinks she's got muddled up with 'Family Day'. Her granny may be wearing a tracksuit and trainers, but she still looks like a fairly ordinary granny. However, when 'Unusual Day' is disrupted by a fire next door, everybody discovers just how unusual Jessica's granny is...

The Chocolate Monster

Jan Page (Author)

Lucy is always losing things.

She loses her glasses, library books and swimming towels . . . And every time she does, Mum loses her temper.

Lucy knows that things can't just vanish into thin air. The she discovers a strange little monster under her bed. He has taken all her things and won't give them back. But he might just swap them for . . . CHOCOLATE!

These Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

Super-Saver Mouse

Sandi Toksvig (Author)

"We've got to stop the first train!"

Boris is a "tube" mouse, living in the London Underground. His best friend is Heavy Duty, the station cleaner.

One morning Boris discovers that Heavy Duty has had an accident. Bories has to think fast. He has seen trains come and go all his life but never before has he had to STOP one!

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

Dogbird

Paul Stewart (Author)

Woof! Woof! Woof!

When Alice chose a budgie for a pet, Mum and Dad thought it was the perfect pet - until they try to teach it to talk. For Dogbird will only bark. But its bark is to prove very useful indeed when Grandma becomes the target of burglars...

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