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    Animal Farm by: George Orwell 125.00 100.00

    Animal Farm by George Orwell

    Animal Farm by George Orwell is an allegorical work of fiction. Depicting rising revolt among the animals, who wish to take over the humans, the author wrote one of the best satire of the era. Animals, who live in Mr. Jones farm are tired of serving human and find it very exploiting as they use animals for all their needs. Rebellion starts on the day when Mr. Jones forgets to feed the animals. Under the charge of two pigs: Napoleon and Snowball, animals thus plan to invade humans and take over the farm.

    The attempt is initiated by changing the farm’s name to ‘Animal Farm’. Agenda raised was to seek benefits to four legged animals and other animals of the farm, for which they selected ideals, who got corrupted with passing time. The book reflects incidents and events that led to Russian Revolution in 1917, followed by Soviet Union’s Stalinist Era. George Orwell, who was a democratic socialist was in opposition of Joseph Stalin and Moscow-directed Stalinism, result to which is a book like Animal farm- one of his best satirical fiction novel.

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    Esio Trot by: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake, 299.00 240.00

    Esio Trot By Dahl Fiction Illustrated By Quentin Blake

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World’s NUMBER ONE Storyteller! This is the wonderful and warm-hearted Roald Dahl classic, Esio Trot. Mr Hoppy really loves his neighbour Mrs Silver, and Mrs Silver really loves her tortoise, Alfie. One day Mrs Silver asks Mr Hoppy how to make Alfie grow, and suddenly Mr Hoppy knows the way to win her heart. With the help of a magical spell and some cabbage leaves, can Mr Hoppy be happy at last? ‘A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero’ – David Walliams And now you can listen to ESIO TROT ( with THE GIRAFFE AND THE PELLY AND ME) and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry – plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! And look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

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    Fantastic Mr Fox by: Roald Dahl 299.00 240.00

    Fantastic Mr Fox By Roald Dahl

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World’s NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Boggis is an enormously fat chicken farmer who only eats boiled chickens smothered in fat. Bunce is a duck-and-goose farmer whose dinner gives him a beastly temper. Bean is a turkey-and-apple farmer who only drinks gallons of strong cider. Mr Fox is so clever that every evening he creeps down into the valley and helps himself to food from the farms. Now the farmers have hatched a plan to BANG-BANG-BANG shoot Mr Fox dead. But, just when they think Mr Fox can’t possibly escape, he makes a fantastic plan of his own . . . Listen to FANTASTIC MR FOX and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry – plus there are added squelchy sound-effects from Pinewood Studios! Look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

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    Magic Finger by: Roald Dahl 299.00 240.00

    Magic Finger by  Roald Dahl

    Every Saturday morning the Greg family goes off to shoot animals and birds. But the girl who lives next door hates hunting. Now it’s made her so angry she’s PUT THE MAGIC FINGER ON THEM ALL. And very strange things have begun to happen . . . And now you can listen to THE MAGIC FINGER (with THE MINPINS) and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry – plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! Also look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting

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    The necklace and Other short Stories by Guy de Maupassant by: 223.00 165.00

     

    Opulence is sometimes deceiving“She removed the wraps from her shoulders before the glass, for a final view of herself in her glory. Suddenly she uttered a cry. Her necklace was not around…” – Guy de Maupassant, The Necklace

    Madame Mathilde Loisel is displeased: she cannot go to a fancy party because she doesn’t have anything to wear. Her husband tries to help her and gives her money to buy a new dress. She insists she also needs jewels so she borrows a diamond necklace from her friend, Madame Jeanne Forestier. After the party, Mathilde realizes that she lost the stunning necklace.

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    The Twits by: Roald Dahl 299.00 240.00

    The Twits by Roald Dahl

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World’s NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man with bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard. Mrs Twit is a horrible old hag with a glass eye. Together they make the nastiest couple you could ever hope not to meet. Down in their garden, the Twits keep Muggle-Wump the monkey and his family locked in a cage. But not for much longer, because the monkeys are planning to trick the terrible Twits, once and for all . . . And now you can listen to THE TWITS and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read

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    Things Fall Apart by: Chinua Achebe 399.00 299.00

    Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

    Okonowo is the greatest warrior alive. His fame has spread like a bushfire in West Africa and he is one of the most powerful men of his clan. But he also has a fiery temper. Determined not to be like his father, he refuses to show weakness to anyone – even if the only way he can master his feelings is with his fists. When outsiders threaten the traditions of his clan, Okonowo takes violent action. Will the great man’s dangerous pride eventually destroy him?

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    Thumbelina Level 11 Oxford Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories by: Michael Foreman, Hans Christian Andersen, 716.00 499.00

     

    Single book. For pack (provides 6 copies of the same title)(ISBN 9780198418573) contact us.

    Tiny Thumbelina travels the forest, meeting lots of inquisitive creatures along the way. Will she ever find a place to call her home?TreeTops Greatest Stories is a series of timeless classics for children aged 7-11.

    Features

    • Selected by Series Editor Michael Morpurgo, master storyteller.
    • A range of top children’s authors, who know how to engage and enthral young readers.
    • Beautifully illustrated titles draw children in.
    • Captivating stories that every child should read.
    • Supports the focus on literary heritage and reading for pleasure in the 2014 National Curriculum.
    • Underpinned by Oxford Assessment and Levelling, matching every child with the right book for them through carefully graded language.
    • Reading notes on the inside cover support children with their reading.
    • Teaching notes on Oxford Owl support independent reading, guided reading and writing activities.
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    To Sir With Love by: Er Braithwaite 199.00 160.00

    To Sir With Love by E. R. Braithwaite

    When a woman refuses to sit next to him on the bus, Rick Braithewaite is saddened and angered by her prejudice. In post-war cosmopolitan London he had hoped for a more enlightened attitude. When he begins his first teaching job in a tough East End school the reactions are the same. Slowly and painfully some of the barriers are broken down. He shames his pupils, wrestles with them, enlightens them and eventually comes to love them. To Sir With Love is the story of a dedicated teacher who turns hate into love, teenage rebelliousness into self-respect, contempt into consideration for others – the story of a man’s own integrity winning through against all the odds.