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Latest Reading Scheme book - The Big Radish!
Monday 07 October 2019

Viv can't pull up the huge radish on her own. Who will help her?

We were delighted to write this version of the Enormous Turnip for Collins Big Cat. As this is an early reader, we couldn't use the words 'enormous ' or 'turnip' so the turnip was transformed into the decodable 'radish'!

Red A Band 2A Letters and Sounds Phase 3

The Great Space Race
Wednesday 03 July 2019

It's 50 years since man first walked on the Moon. We've been having great fun writing all about it for Fiction Express. Just imagine if the astronauts had been joined by a crew of aliens? Who would get to the Moon first?

Charlotte Waggytail in Russian
Friday 24 May 2019

We love getting our foreign co-editions.

This is Charlotte Waggytail Learns A Lesson in Russian.

It's great to pass them on to schools where there are many languages spoken.

Click here to see more examples.


Skype Session - Spy Master
Friday 29 March 2019

Year Six at William Stockton Primary School were simply brilliant today discussing First Blood. It was a joy to hear how much they'd enjoyed the story, and their questions and ideas were very thoughtful and challenging. They're even designing their own covers for the book. They are a real credit to their teachers.