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Our original stories are great class reads and a perfect start to our topics.

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Rosa's code paperback

Rosa Franklin (namesake of DNA scientist, Rosalind Franklin) would never be invited to join Pandora Peterson’s famed ‘Inner Circle’. At least she thought not until she, and her best friend Dr Watson, came across two crazy scientists and one even crazier machine....

Luke Swann's keen interest in science lead him to write this engaging children's story. It's perfect for discussing friendship and individuality.

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A Thumping Great Rabbit paperback

‘Be quiet!’ said Badger. ‘Keep it down!’ grumbled Hedgehog. ‘Stop banging!’ pleaded Owl... Poor Rabbit, it seemed that no-one appreciated his drumming.

But when trouble strikes, a noisy, thumping pair of feet is just what you need.... A Thumping Great Rabbit is written by children's author and poet, Brenda Williams.

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The Terrible Tale of the Lambton Worm paperback

One of the UKs favourite legends... Young Lambton loved a spot of fishing but when he cast his line into the lake, he wasn’t expecting his catch to be a fat,  slime-strung, squirming worm. And that was just the very beginning of his problems....

The Terrible Tale of the Lambton Worm is written by children's author and poet, Heather Harrison.

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Tao and the Kingdom of Pearls paperback

An evil black liquid is stopping the sun from shining on Aliikai’s Kingdom of Pearls... She has to find a way to rid the sea of it and she can’t do it alone. With the help of a local fisher boy, Aliikai goes in search of the one creature she knows will have the answer....

Tao and the Kingdom of Pearls is written by Anne Faundez, author of How the platypus got his shape and Tiddalik the Frogas well as numerous non-fiction books.

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Sports Day on Mount Olympus paperback

Alexia is the only normal kid in a school for gods... What hope does she have on sports day? What with Hermes whose feet barely touch the ground and Artemis with her golden bow – not to mention Apollo, Hera and Zeus – she has no chance. Or has she?

Paul Mason is a children’s writer and primary teacher. He has written more than 50 titles for school reading programmes and is author of The Twins, The Ghost and the Castle and the Factor 4 series.

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Space Story: Miss Wacky's Day Out paperback

Hold on to your helmets. Miss Wacky's taking her class on a school trip... Everyone wants to be in Miss Wacky’s class – she is ama-ZING! She’s really good at surprises. She does somersaults and conjuring tricks. She always has something up her sleeve. But absolutely no one expected the biggest and most amazing surprise of all.

Author, poet, performer and educationalist Peter Dixon is a former primary school teacher and senior university lecturer. He is also the author of many poetry books including The Colour of my Dreams and The Tortoise Had a Mighty Roar.

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Monkey King's Party paperback

Get ready for a most excellent Chinese adventure. Monkey King is funny, clever and brave but he doesn't always think about the consequences of his actions and when traveller Lao Tzu tells him about the fruits that grow in the Heavenly Orchard, Monkey King decides he must try them. But the Heavenly Land is not easy to get to and once he's there how will he convince the Jade Emperor to part with his prized fruit?

Read all about Monkey King's adventures in this modern adaptation of Wu Cheng'ens Journey to the West by Debjani Chatterjee.

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How the platypus got his shape paperback

Platypus thinks he's the very best creature in town and his constant need for attention is driving the other animals mad. Oh dear, is he heading for a fall? Read all about how the platypus got his shape in the very first springboard story.

How the platypus got his shape is written by Anne Faundez, author of Tao and the Kingdom of Pearls and Tiddalik the Frog as well as numerous non-fiction books.

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The Christmas Wish paperback

Winter wind, winter wind, set my wish free... A boy longs for just one thing this year – enough snow to build a snow dragon. Will he get his wish? Maybe the winter wind can help?

The Christmas Wish is written by children's writer and poet Clare Bevan and as with all Springboard Stories the text is specially developed for reading aloud.

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  • “A really wonderful resource for teachers who still believe that there is value in stories and in handling books. Thank you!”
    “A really wonderful resource for teachers who still believe that there is value in stories and in handling books. Thank you!” Hannah Fuller Bookhappy, Durham
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