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BIG BAD BLOB

  BIG BAD BLOB
When Ed dropped his gum on a stormy day, little did he know what would happen. Can Granny save him from Big Bad Blob?
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by O'Kif.
Published 2007 by Franklin Watts, Leapfrog series.

LITTLE TROLL

 

LITTLE TROLL
Little Troll was always bullied by the Bully Goats Gruff. Now the Bully Goats are in trouble. Will Little Troll come to their rescue?
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Lisa Smith
Published 2007 by Franklin Watts, Tadpole series

RED RIDING HOOD RAP

  RED RIDING HOOD RAP
See the little girl in a red, red hood,
skipping through the trees in the dark, dark wood.
But will wicked Wolfie catch her?
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Desideria Guicciardini
Published 2008 by Franklin Watts, Leapfrog Rhyme Time series.

MISS POLLY'S SEASIDE BROLLY

 

MISS POLLY'S SEASIDE BROLLY
Miss Polly had a brolly that was big and wide.
She took it on a trip to the sunny seaside!
Then the wind started to blow ...
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Jan Lewis.
Published 2007 by Franklin Watts, Leapfrog Rhyme Time series.

QUEEN ROSIE

 

QUEEN ROSIE
Queen Rosie loved pink, pink, pink!
She lay in her bed and had a big think.
How can she make everything pink?
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Flory Denis.
Published 2008 by Franklin Watts, Leapfrog Rhyme Time series.

AT THE END OF THE GARDEN

  AT THE END OF THE GARDEN
There are lots of things to see at the end of the garden.
What can you find?
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Martin Impey.
Published 2007 by Franklin Watts, Tadpole series.
THE LITTLE RED HEN   THE LITTLE RED HEN
Little Red Hen is very excited when she finds some grains of wheat. But will any of the animals help her grow them?
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Beccy Blake.
Published 2006 by Franklin Watts, Leapfrog series.
MR BABBIT'S RABBIT   MR BABBIT'S RABBIT
Mr. Babbit had a rabbit.
He kept her in a hutch.
But Mr. Babbit's rabbit
didn't like it very much!
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Tomislav Zlatic.
Published 2007 by Franklin Watts, Reading Corner series.

THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN

  THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN
Hamelin is a town full of rats. They're everywhere and eat everything. The mayor offers a reward for the person whocan get rid of them.
That's when the mysterious Pied Piper appears ...
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Martin Impey.
Published 2007 by Franklin Watts, Hopscotch Fairy Tales series

8 Enormous Elephants Cover

EIGHT ENORMOUS ELEPHANTS
Will Mum believe this tale about eight enormous elephants, and who exactly sent them on their way?
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Leo Broadley.
Leapfrog paperback, June 2002.
Published by Franklin Watts Books. ISBN 0-7496-4634-9 £3.99
Mary and the Fairy Cover MARY & THE FAIRY
If only the Fairy would listen, she'd be able to help Mary get ready for the Party!
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Deborah Allwright. Leapfrog paperback, June 2002.
Published by Franklin Watts Books. ISBN 0-7496-4632-2 £3.99

Flora McQuack Cover

 

 

FLORA McQUACK
Lonely duck Flora finds an orphaned egg on the shores of a Loch. Will it hatch for her?
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Kay Widdowson.
Hopscotch hardback, April 2002.
Published by Franklin Watts Books. ISBN 0-7496-4475-3 £8.99.
Paperback edition ISBN 0-7496-4621-7 £3.99. 2003
Plip and Plop Cover PLIP & PLOP
Two pesky pigeons spoil Sam's summer at his grandparents garden. What can he do?
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Lisa Smith. Hopscotch hardback. April 2002.
Published by Franklin Watts Books. ISBN 0-7496-4474-5 £8.99.
Paperback edition ISBN 0-7496-4620-9 £3.99. 2003
 

ROLY POLY RICE BALL
A re-telling of an old tale. Li, a poor sweeper, is about to eat his very last rice balls, when he hears a strange song - and his lunch rolls away ...
By Penny Dolan. Illustrations by Diana Mayo. Published by Franklin Watts Books.
Hopscotch hardback. ISBN 0-7496-4894-5 £8.99. 2003.
Hopscotch paperback ISBN 0-7496-5333-7. £3.99. 2004.

 

MOO!
Big Bill has a big problem. His three cows, Daisy, Buttercup and Cowslip aren't happy. They've almost stopped giving milk, so Big Bill could lose his farm. What can he do to cheer them up?
By Penny Dolan. Illustrations by Melanie Sharp. Published by Franklin Watts Books.
Hopscotch hardback. ISBN 0-7496-4893-7. £8.99. 2003.
Hopscotch paperback ISBN 0-7496-5332-9. £3.99. 2004.

     
 

SPIGGY RED
Spiggy Red is sent to Planet XY73 on his first ever space mission.
He must deliver a top secret casket to the famous inventor, Professor Gizmo. Spiggy sets off in his Zooper with great excitement and everything goes well until Spigy stops at the Lake of the Purple Pong and comes across ... the Thing!
By Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Cinzia Battistel
Published 2007 by Evans, Skylarks series.

     

 

WINTER TALES - A FEAST OF ANIMAL STORIES
A curious polar bear, a lost penguin, a loyal reindeer, two playful snow leopard cubs and a musk ox that can fly! Be transported to snowy lands in this enchanting collection of festive animal tales.
Featuring brand-new stories from a host of best-loved authors - Michael Broad, Julia Green, Holly Webb, Caroline Pitcher, Malachy Doyle, Karen Wallace, Elizabeth Baguely and Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Alison Edgson. Published 2008 by Stripes Publishing.

  CHRISTMAS ANIMAL TALES
A magical treasury of festive animal tales, starring a little donkey, a naughty kitten, a special reindeer and even a talking turkey.
Featuring brand new stories from celebrated authors Adèle Geras, Michael Broad, Vivian French, Maeve Friel, Anna Wilson, Holly Webb, Alan Durant and Penny Dolan.
Illustrated by Caroline Pedler. Published 2007 by Stripes Publishing.

 

 
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