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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.
  • Diary of a Pug: Pug's Got Talent

    $10.50

    Written and Illustrated by Kyla MaypaperbackBub's human, Bella, is putting on a pet talent show! Bub can't wait to wow the audience with his skateb...

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  • Diary of a Pug: Paws for a Cause

    $8.50

    Written and Illustrated by Kyla Maypaperback When the local animal shelter can't afford new toys, it's up to Bub and his human, Bella, to save the...

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    $8.50
  • Diary of a Pug: Pug's Snow Day

    $8.50

    Written by Kyla Maypaperback It's a snow day, and Bella is thrilled. There's no school, so she and Bub can play outside all day. Trouble is, Bub d...

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  • Diary of a Pug: Pug Blasts Off

    $8.50

    Written by Kyla MaypaperbackBaron von Bubbles, a.k.a "Bub," is the self-proclaimed cutest pug on the planet! Things he loves: fashion, peanut butte...

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  • Olivia's Secret Scribbles: My (Almost) Perfect Puppy

    $10.50

    Written by Meredith Costain  |  Illustrated by Danielle McDonaldpaperbackOlivia's dog Bob is friendly and cuddly. He is a perfect puppy (almost). B...

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  • Ella Diaries: Double Dare You

    $10.50

    Written by Meredith Costain  |  Illustrated by Danielle McDonaldpaperbackWARNING: You are about to read my UTTERLY BIGGEST SECRETS. Can I trust you...

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  • Ella Diaries: Dreams Come True

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    Written by Meredith Costain  |  Illustrated by Danielle McDonaldpaperbackWARNING: You are about to read my UTTERLY BIGGEST SECRETS. Can I trust you...

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  • Kung Pow Chicken: Let's Get Cracking!

    $8.50

    Written and Illustrated by Cyndi Marko paperback In this exciting full-colour series, Gordon Blue transforms into Kung Pow Chicken, an avian super...

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  • The Bad Guys Episode 11: Dawn Of The Underlord

    $10.50

    Written and Illustrated by Aaron BlabeypaperbackThe Bad Guys I mean, Shadow Squad-G have saved the world from butt-handed evil and now its time to ...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Flex Feathers

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    Written by Andrew McDonald   |   Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackThe Real Pigeons use PIGEON POWERS to fight crime, solve mysteries and help creatu...

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  • Real Pigeons Fight Crime

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    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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  • Real Pigeons Nest Hard

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    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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  • Real Pigeons Splash Back

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    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackThe world’s greatest crime-fighting pigeons are making a BIG SPLASH as they try to ...

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  • Real Pigeons Eat Danger

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    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackWhat do Real Pigeons do? They EAT DANGER, of course! This squad of crime-fighting fe...

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  • Real Pigeons Get Bready

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    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackThe REAL PIGEONS are a team of crime-fighters who battle baddies wherever they go!B...

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  • Princess Cora and the Crocodile

    $11.90

    Written by Laura Amy Schlitz  |  Illustrated by Brian FlocapaperbackA Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist join forces to give an over-schedul...

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  • If You Love Fashion, You Could Be...

    $8.50

    Written by May Nakamura  |  Illustrated by Natalie KweepaperbackDo you love fashion and everything about clothes? Then you can become a fashion des...

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  • If You Love Robots, You Could Be...

    $8.50

    Written by May Nakamura  |  Illustrated by Natalie KweepaperbackDo you love robots? Is your family’s robot vacuum your favorite thing in the house?...

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  • Charlie & Mouse

    $12.30

    Written by Laurel Snyder  |  Illustrated by Emily Hughespaperback Four hilarious stories, two inventive brothers, one irresistible book! Join Charl...

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  • Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy

    $12.30

    Written by Laurel Snyder  |  Illustrated by Emily HughespaperbackIn this heartwarming sequel to Laurel Snyder's beginning chapter book Charlie &...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Sad

    $8.50

    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackIf feeling blue isn’t bad enough, it’s even worse without your best furry fri...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Happy

    $8.50

    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackThis Makes Me Happy follows a young girl on a field trip to the fair, complet...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Angry

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    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackIn This Makes Me Angry, a young boy is not having a good day. And between the...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Silly

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    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackIn This Makes Me Silly, a little girl and her brother go with their family to ...

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  • A Positive Power Story: I Am Strong

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    Written by Suzy Capozzi  |  Illustrated by Eren UntenpaperbackI Am Strong follows a young boy on a fun-filled day as he learns what it means to be...

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  • A Positive Power Story: I Am Kind

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    Written by Suzy Capozzi  |  Illustrated by Eren UntenpaperbackI Am Kind follows a little girl who sees kindness all around her. Her mother is kind...

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  • A Positive Power Story: I Am Helpful

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    Written by Suzy Capozzi  |  Illustrated by Eren UntenpaperbackThe little girl in I Am Helpful thought that having a baby sister would be fun. But ...

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  • Axel the Truck : Field Trip

    $8.50

    Written by J. D. Riley  |  Illustrated by Brandon DormanpaperbackAxel is a little truck with big, big wheels who loves exploring and adventure. In ...

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  • Poems Aloud: An anthology of poems to read out loud

    $23.50

    Written by Joseph Coelho  |  Illustrated by Daniel Gray-BarnetthardcoverA wittily illustrated anthology of poems, designed to be read aloud. Twent...

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  • Unicorn Diaries: Bo's Magical New Friend

    $8.50

    Written and Illustrated by Rebecca ElliottpaperbackBo Tinseltail loves going to Sparklegrove School with the other unicorns. Every unicorn has a ma...

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  • The Besties: Show and Smell

    $11.90

    Written by Felice Arena and Tom JellettpaperbackA funny, sweet series about kids being kids, where imagination and play rule!Oliver and Ruby have b...

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  • Mermaid Tales: The Narwhal Problem

    $10.50

    Written by Debbie Dadey  |  Illustrated by Tatevik AvakyanpaperbackKiki and her friends get caught up in a code war to try and meet a narwhal in ...

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  • Donut Feed the Squirrels

    $22.40

    Written and Illustrated by Mika SonghardcoverTwo squirrel best friends meet their match: a donut food truck! A hilarious young graphic novel perfec...

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  • Narwhal and Jelly 6: Narwhal's School of Awesomeness

    $15.90

    Written and Illustrated by Ben ClantonpaperbackDive into four new stories about Narwhal and Jelly becoming substitute teachers! The two best friend...

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  • The Runaway Princess

    $22.40

    Written and Illustrated by Johan TroianowskipaperbackPrincesses stay quietly and obediently at home. They would never want mermaids and swamps and ...

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  • Little But Fierce

    $8.50

    Written by Joan EmersonpaperbackJust because these animals are small, that doesn't mean they're not strong! Each mini story in this Level 2 reade...

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  • Clever Cakes

    $15.90

    Written by Michael Rosen  |  Illustrated by Ashley KingpaperbackAre you smart enough to escape from a hungry grizzly bear? Could you trick a grumpy...

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  • Captain Cat and the Great Pirate Race

    $13.90

    Written by Sue Mongredien  |  Illustrated by Kate PankhurstpaperbackPatch is a ship's cat who lives aboard the Golden Earring. Along with her frien...

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  • A Positive Power Story: I Am Thankful

    $8.50

    Written by Suzy Capozzi  |  Illustrated by Eren UntenpaperbackIt’s Thanksgiving Day, and there’s a lot to be done before turkey time! I Am Thankfu...

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  • A Positive Power Story: I Am Brave

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    Written by Suzy Capozzi  |  Illustrated by Eren UntenpaperbackI Am Brave follows a little girl as she navigates her own family vacation, complete ...

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  • Storybots: Tyrannosaurus Rex

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

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  • School of Monsters: Hairy Sam Loves Bread and Jam

    $10.00

    Written by Sally Rippin  |  Illustrated by Chris KennettpaperbackSam makes a mess when he eats jam.Can he fix it? Yes, he can!Hairy Sam just can't ...

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  • School of Monsters: Mary Has the Best Pet

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    Written by Sally Rippin  |  Illustrated by Chris KennettpaperbackYou're not supposed to bring your pet to the School of Monsters if you haven't fed...

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