Picturebooks, early readers, graphic novels and dyslexia friendly titles

Picturebooks, early readers, graphic novels and dyslexia friendly titles

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    On Angel Wings by Michael Morpurgo and Quentin Blake, £6.99

    One cold Christmas night, a shepherd recounts the magical story of how he came to be the first visitor to the newborn Christ child - ahead of the other shepherds, and in complete secret. 


    A Child of Books by Sam Winston and Oliver Jeffers, £7.99

    A little girl sails her raft "across a sea of words" to arrive at the house of a small boy. There she invites him to come away with her on an adventure. Through forests of fairy tales and across mountains of make-believe, the two travel together on a fantastical journey that unlocks the boy's imagination.


    The Green Ship by Quentin Blake, £7.99

    Two children find the Green Ship when they climb over the wall into what is more like a forest than a garden. The ship has bushes for bows and stern and its funnels are trees; a small garden shed on an ancient stump is the wheel house and in command of the ship is the owner of the garden, old Mrs Tredegar. Throughout the summer she and the Bosun and the two children sail the Seven Seas visiting exotic faraway places and having wonderful adventures.


    Kasia's Surprise by Stella Gurney and Petr Horacek, £5.99

    Kasia wishes that she and her mum hadn't moved to the UK – she misses Poland and all her old friends, and most of all she misses her grandparents. When Babcia and Dzadek arrive for a surprise visit, Kasia is delighted! As she proudly shows her grandparents round her new town, Kasia realizes that maybe she's happier here than she thought.


    The Last Castaways by Harry Horse, £4.99

    On holiday in Saltbottle, Grandfather and Roo discover the Unsinkable, the boat which took them to the North Pole in the first book, lying in a sadly dilapidated state and up for sale. At the auction, the short-sighted auctioneer accidentally sells the boat to Roo - sold to the old lady in the brown fur coat! Now they have to find the money and the Captain suggests a fishing trip to the Great Cod Banks in the Forgotten Sea. 


    The Shrimp by Emily Smith, £5.99

    Ben spends the holidays with his nose in the sand and bottom in the air. It's not because he's shy - though some of his classmates do call him the Shrimp. It's because he's got a great idea for his wildlife project. A competition is on! The class projects are going to be judged by a famous TV wildlife presenter, and the prize is irresistible. Ben would love to win it, but others have their eyes on the prize too...


    The Sandwich Thief by Andre Marois and Patrick Doyan, £9.99

    Marin loves the sandwiches his parents make for him-every day they're different and more delicious than the last. One morning, someone dares to steal his favourite sandwich: ham-cheddar-kale. Furious, Marin begins a fevered and famished investigation to unmask the thief.


    The Sticky Witch by Hilary McKay, £5.99, dyslexia friendly (8+)

    Tom, Ellie and Whiskers the Cat have to go and live with witchy Aunt Tab when their parents set off on a raft around the world. But staying with Aunt Tab turns out to be worse than they first thought - everything in her house is covered with sticky treacle! Can Tom and Ellie escape, or are they stuck?


    Ted Rules the World by Frank Cottrell Boyce, Chris Riddell and Cate James, £6.99, dyslexia friendly (8+)

    Ted thinks there's something fishy going on. Ever since his birthday when he got a special loyalty card at the local shop, all his great ideas are being thought of by the new Prime Minister too. Could the shop's market research lady have anything to do with it? And if Ted has become a Leader, shouldn't he start thinking up proper laws to save the world...?


    Armistice Runner by Tom Palmer and Tom Clohosy Cole, £6.99, dyslexia friendly (9+)

    Lily has lots of worries. She's struggling to compete in her fell-running races and, worse, she's losing her gran to Alzheimer's. But then she discovers her great-great-grandfather's diaries from the First World War. Could his incredible story of bravery help her reconnect with her gran and even give her the inspiration she needs to push through and win?

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