• Bad Day for Jayden
    Bad Day for Jayden
    Mum won't get out of bed. His best friend has dumped him. And school work is just too difficult. Jayden wants to do the right thing - but how can he when it feels like the world is conspiring against him? Everything is going wrong, and when a supply teacher turns up to take his class, Jayden's sure things will keep on getting worse. But Mrs Wilson is not quite the teacher Jayden expected ... can she help turn his bad day around? A touching and sensitively told story of life as a young carer from beloved author Tony Bradman. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

    ISBN: 9781781129012
    Publication date: 15/03/2020
    Price: $14.99
    Author: Bradman, Tony
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $14.99
  • Captain Whiskers
    Captain Whiskers
    Cats in the bath. Cats in the cupboards. A hundred cats everywhere!
    Everyone in Jack's class has a pet, but all Jack has is his little brother Freddie. And little brothers don't
    make very good pets. But when Jack meets The Man With The Top Hat and his lovely cat Mrs Wilson,
    he's about to get the pet he's always wanted - and many, many more ...
    A furry, funny and very cute Little Gem that's full of heart from King of Comedy Jeremy Strong!

    ISBN: 9781781129272
    Publication date: 15/03/2020
    Price: $14.99
    Author: Strong, Jeremy
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $14.99
  • Diary of a Dyslexic School Kid
    Diary of a Dyslexic School Kid
    Experience day-to-day life for a dyslexic kid, including school life, bullying and coping with tests and homework, in this frank and funny diary.

    Co-authored with a teenage boy with dyslexia and illustrated with cartoons, this is a positive yet honest look at the difficulties of being dyslexic. Using a simple and relatable approach, the authors display the ups and downs of school - and home - life with a reading difficulty, focussing on the sometimes overwhelming experience of being at a bigger school and studying loads of new subjects.

    Providing tips for what really helps and works based on real-life experience, this fun, accessible book shows teens and tweens with dyslexia that they are far from alone in their experiences.

    ISBN: 9781785924422
    Publication date: 07/10/2019
    Price: $26.99
    Author: Winton, Alais and Millard, Zac
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.99
  • Flyboy
    Flyboy
    Jatinder seems to be living his dream - he's training for his team's youth squad, and his host parents Steve and Esther are really great. But something's holding Jatinder back from being a really great footballer - himself. Steve reckons it's OK to take risks - look at his own hero, Hardit Singh Malik. That night Jatinder wakes up in a seriously surprising situation - flying Hardit's WWI fighter plane into enemy airspace. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

    ISBN: 9781781125359
    Publication date: 15/03/2016
    Price: $21.00
    Author: Palmer, Tom
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $21.00
  • Ghostly Game
    Ghostly Game
    Alone in the house one night, four friends make up a ghost story. It's all fun and games until the messages start to appear. And as the shadows get darker and the ghost looms closer, soon come the accidents...

    The Ghostly Game is a spine-tingling tale of haunting messages and the possibility that ghosts may be very, very real.

    Dyslexia friendly. Interest 11+ years, reading 9+ years

    Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers, those with dyslexia, or those with English as an additional language. Printed on tinted paper with a dyslexia friendly font, The Ghostly Game is aimed at readers aged 11+ and has a manageable length (88 pages) and reading age (9+).

    Produced in association with reading experts at Catch Up, a charity which aims to address underachievement caused by literacy and numeracy difficulties.

    ISBN: 9781472968906
    Publication date: 05/09/2019
    Price: $16.99
    Author: Pearson, Maggie
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $16.99
  • Good Boy
    Good Boy
    Sandie has been battling this demon since her childhood; the sinister black dog of her nightmares that no one can understand. Though her precious pet Rabbie may have fought back this monster for years, when he is no longer there to protect her, Sandie is forced to confront her darkest fears and the black dog will return to haunt her...
    A deeply unnerving examination of fear that will leave you guessing long after its final page.

    ISBN: 9781781128527
    Publication date: 05/03/2019
    Price: $16.99
    Author: Peet, Mal
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $16.99
  • Henry Pond the Poet
    Henry Pond the Poet
    Henry Pond is a toad who is also a poet. His gift is an uncommon one, his poems sweep the prize table at the Eistoadfod and he has many adoring fans. Sadly, that's not enough to win the heart of Victoria Garden-Pool, whose affections lie with Larry Lake. And so Henry Pond must be more than a poet - he must become a toad of action too. Will his derring-do and rhyming prowess be enough to persuade Victoria to be his love? A wonderful froggy adventure from award-winning Dick King-Smith combines with stunning artwork from Victor Ambrus to make for an utterly charming Little Gem. High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.

    ISBN: 9781781125908
    Publication date: 03/03/2017
    Price: $20.00
    Author: King-Smith, Dick
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • In at the Deep End
    In at the Deep End
    Ben knows he's taking on a lot, offering to do the first hundred lengths of the swimathon himself, but he's desperate to impress Jack and Harry. But as he swims - and swims - Jack realises that his 'friends' aren't going to show. Now he either has to forfeit or swim another hundred lengths! But support and encouragement come from an unlikely quarter and Ben pushes his way to victory.

    ISBN: 9781781125021
    Publication date: 08/04/2016
    Price: $14.99
    Author: Magorian, Michelle
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $14.99
  • Jane Eyre: A Retelling
    Jane Eyre: A Retelling
    Orphaned as a child, tormented by her guardian and cast out to a harsh boarding school, Jane Eyre has been raised in the shadow of cruelty and isolation. But when she takes a job as governess in Thornfield Hall, where secrets lurk in the attic and strange laughter echoes through the night, Jane meets the elusive Mr Rochester - and her life is irrevocably transformed.
    Poignantly and powerfully retold in this stunning edition, Jane Eyre is the tale of a spirited heroine's search for love, independence and belonging.

    ISBN: 9781781129128
    Publication date: 15/01/2020
    Price: $16.99
    Author: Landman, Tanya
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $16.99
  • Katie's Caterpillars
    Katie's Caterpillars
    Katie just loves her pet caterpillars. Then she goes on holiday and can't wait to greet them on her return. To her dismay they have changed! Who wants silly old butterflies as pets? Not our Katie ... A story of great charm from this first-time author.

    ISBN: 9780862785727
    Publication date: 14/09/1998
    Price: $14.99
    Author: Dagg, Stephanie
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $14.99
  • Kerb-Stain Boys The Crongton Broadway Robbery
    Kerb-Stain Boys The Crongton Broadway Robbery
    Life on the Crongton estate can be rough for Briggsy. Dad's lost his job, Mum's working so hard to make ends meet, and big brother Kingsley just wants out. With all of the shouting and arguing it's difficult not to get lost in the mix. So when his best mate Terror and coolest chick in the year Caldonia, cook up a plan to make a quick buck, Briggsy hopes it might be his time to shine. Robbing the Post Office? What could go wrong...
    A brilliantly real and funny tale of teenage life on one of the toughest estates in London.

    ISBN: 9781781128091
    Publication date: 04/10/2018
    Price: $16.99
    Author: Wheatle, Alex
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $16.99
  • McTavish Goes Wild
    McTavish Goes Wild
    It's summer and the Peachey family is in crisis - again. Youngest child Betty Peachey is trying to persuade the family to go to the Faraway Campsite of Ma Peachey's idyllic dreams. But most of the Peachey's are still resisting. Pa Peachey is convinced that terrible dangers lurk in the 'wild', Ollie only cares about whether there's a 'disco', and Ava has her nose deep in philosophy books ... But marvellous McTavish, always one step ahead of the Peachey's, quietly works out a way to get the family enjoying their holiday, together. This engaging and very funny novel reunites us with a fine cast of characters.

    ISBN: 9781781127612
    Publication date: 01/01/2018
    Price: $14.99
    Author: Rosoff, Meg
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $14.99
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