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Emerging Readers

Congratulations on having a newly/almost-independent reader! Here are some stories to kickstart your child's reading journey.
  • Truth or Lie: Dinosaurs!

    $8.50

    Written by Erica S. Perl  |  Illustrated by Michael SlackpaperbackDinosaur fanatics will love hunting down the truth about their favourite prehisto...

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  • Truth or Lie: Sharks!

    $8.50

    Written by Erica S. Perl  |  Illustrated by Michael SlackpaperbackShark lovers will enjoy hunting down the truth about their favourite ocean predat...

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  • Twinky The Dinky Dog

    $8.50

    Written by Kate Klimo  |  Illustrated by Michael FlemingpaperbackMeet Twinky the Dinky Dog, whose only problem is that he doesn’t feel dinky at all...

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  • Monster Trucks!

    $8.50

    Written by Susan E. Goodman  |  Photographs by Michael J. DoolittlepaperbackWhether racing over ramps, plowing through mud, or crushing cars, monst...

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  • The Best Mistake Ever! And Other Stories

    $8.50

    Written and Illustrated by Richard ScarrypaperbackIn this Step 3 levelled reader, author Richard Scarry presents three funny tales about happily re...

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  • Alexander and The Wind-Up Mouse

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    Written and Illustrated by Leo LionnipaperbackEveryone loves Willy the wind-up mouse, while Alexander the real mouse is chased away with brooms and...

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  • Uni the Unicorn: Uni's First Sleepover

    $8.50

    Written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal  |  Illustrated by Brigette BarragerpaperbackJoin Uni the Unicorn on this all-new Step into Reading adventure in th...

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  • One Hundred Shoes

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    Written by Charles Ghigna  |  Illustrated by Bob StaakepaperbackCentipede has one hundred feet. One hundred feet means one hundred shoes. How in ...

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  • Elephant Joe, Brave Firefighter!

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    Written and Illustrated by David WojtowyczpaperbackElephant Joe stars as a brave firefighter with his trusty sidekick, Zebra Pete. While camping, t...

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  • Big Shark, Little Shark Go to School

    $8.50

    Written by Anna Membrino  |  Illustrated by Tim BudgenpaperbackJust when you thought it was safe to read an early reader... SHARK!This fun Step 1 b...

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  • Storybots: Tyrannosaurus Rex

    $8.50

    Written by Jibjab Bros StudiospaperbackFans of the StoryBots will recognise the colourful art from the hugely popular dinosaur video “Tyrannosaurus...

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  • Duck & Cat's Rainy Day

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    Written and Illustrated by Carin BramsenpaperbackIt’s a rainy day on the farm for Duck and Cat. What’s a duo to do? Featuring a playful rhyming tex...

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  • Go, Go, Trucks!

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    Written by Jennifer Liberts  |  Illustrated by Mike YamadapaperbackA brother and sister discover all kinds of trucks as they travel through their o...

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  • Rocket the Brave!

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    Written and Illustrated by Tad HillspaperbackRocket is happily chasing a butterfly through the meadow when it disappears into the woods. As much as...

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  • I Like Fish

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    Written by Margaret Wise Brown  |  Illustrated by G. Brian KaraspaperbackThis Step 1 reader derives from a poem by the author of Goodnight Moon, ch...

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  • Time For School, Little Dinosaur

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    Written by Gail Herman  |  Illustrated by Michael FlemingpaperbackWho’s ready to go back to school? Little Dinosaur is! Though his friend Spikey te...

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  • Narwhal and Jelly 1: Unicorn of the Sea!

    $12.90

    Written and Illustrated by Ben Clantonpaperback Narwhal is a happy-go-lucky narwhal. Jelly is a no-nonsense jellyfish. The two might not have a lot...

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  • Narwhal and Jelly 2: Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt

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    Written and Illustrated by Ben ClantonpaperbackNarwhal and Jelly are back in action for a SUPER adventure! Join Super Narwhal and sidekick Jelly J...

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  • Narwhal and Jelly 3: Peanut Butter and Jelly

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    Written and Illustrated by Ben ClantonpaperbackNarwhal and Jelly are back and Narwhal has a new obsession - peanut butter! He’s so obsessed he eve...

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  • Narwhal and Jelly 4: Narwhal's Otter Friend

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    Written and Illustrated by Ben ClantonpaperbackNarwhal and Jelly . . . and Otty?! Exuberant Narwhal and skeptical Jelly test the waters of adding ...

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  • The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow

    $14.00

    Written by Andy Griffiths  |  Illustrated by Terry Dentonpaperback Look inside!This book has a mouse with a house,and a mole in a hole,and a squir...

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  • Wolfie And Fly

    $15.50

    Written by Cary Fagan  |  Illustrated by Zoe SipaperbackA classic story of imagination, friendship, adventure and speeding through the ocean in a c...

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  • Real Pigeons Fight Crime

    $15.00

    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackDid you know your city is protected by a secret squad of crime-fighting pigeons? It...

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    $15.00
  • Real Pigeons Nest Hard

    $13.50

    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackWhat do REAL PIGEONS do? They nest, of course! And when they nest, they nest HARD.P...

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    $13.50