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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.
  • Barkus: Dog Dreams

    $12.30

    Written by Patricia MacLachlan  |  Illustrated by Marc BoutavantpaperbackFrom Newbery-award winning author Patricia MacLachlan comes the second boo...

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    $12.30
  • Barkus

    $12.30

    Written by Patricia MacLachlan  |  Illustrated by Marc Boutavantpaperback Meet Barkus. Barkus is loyal. Barkus is generous. Barkus is family.The ex...

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    $12.30
  • Flubby Is Not a Good Pet!

    $8.50

    Written by J. E. Morrispaperback Meet Flubby – the lovably lazy feline who prefers a purr-fectly laid-back lifestyle!Flubby is a big, sleepy cat w...

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    $8.50
  • Flubby Will Not Play with That

    $8.50

    Written and Illustrated by J. E. MorrispaperbackWhen Freddy brings home a bag full of toys for Flubby, the uninterested cat isn’t enthusiastic abou...

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    $8.50
  • 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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    $8.50
  • 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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    $8.50
  • 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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    $8.50
  • 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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    $8.50
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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

    $8.50

    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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    $8.50
  • 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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    $8.50
  • One Hundred Shoes

    $8.50

    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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    $8.50
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    Elephant Joe, Brave Firefighter!

    $8.50

    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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  • Uni the Unicorn Bakes a Cake

    $8.50

    Written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal  |  Illustrated by Brigette BarragerpaperbackIt's baking time! The little girl is worried that her cake won't be as...

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    $8.50
  • 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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    $8.50
  • 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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    $8.50
  • Duck & Cat's Rainy Day

    $8.50

    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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    $8.50
  • Go, Go, Trucks!

    $8.50

    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!

    $8.50

    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

    $8.50

    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

    $8.50

    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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  • The Story of Gigantosaurus

    $14.90

    Based on the books by Jonny DuddlepaperbackThe perfect introduction into the world of Gigantosaurus. Meet the characters, explore the Cretaceous wo...

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    $14.90
  • Gigantosaurus: The Lost Egg

    $14.90

    Based on the books by Jonny DuddlepaperbackMazu, Tiny, Rocky and Bill are back for another prehistoric adventure. After discovering a lost dinosaur...

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    $14.90
  • Gigantosaurus: Don't Cave In

    $14.90

    Based on the books by Jonny DuddlepaperbackMazu, Tiny, Rocky and Bill are back for another prehistoric adventure. When the four friends find themse...

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    $14.90