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A Piece of Cake

Jill Murphy


Fun with The Large Family. When Mrs Large decides that the whole family is going to get fit, then one day a cake arrives!

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Bernard Ashley Derek Brakell (Illustrator)

Picture Lions

Ling Sung doesn't like school. The other children can do things he can't. At biscuit time however Ling Sung does something amazing using two paintbrushes as chopsticks to pick up the biscuits.

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Eat Your Peas

Kes Gray Nick Sharratt (Illustrator)

Red Fox

It was dinner time again and Daisy just knew what her mum was going to say, even before she said it. "Eat your peas," said Mum. Daisy looked down at the little green balls that were ganging up on her plate. "I don't like peas." said Daisy. And so the battle of wills begins.
A great book enhanced by the colourful illustrations by Nick Sharratt that will be enjoyed both children and adults.

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Oliver's vegetables

Vivian French

Hodder Children's Books

Oliver doesn't eat his vegetables, he only likes chips. Children who are fussy about their food will relate to this.

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Pickin' Peas

Margaret Read MacDonald Pat Cummings (Illustrator)

William Morrow

With a nod to Brer Rabbit, "Pickin' Peas" is The lively storytelling along with the bright illustrations make this funny tale perfect to tell out loud.

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Pumpkin Soup

Helen Cooper

Winner of the Kate Greenaway Prize 1999

Three friends, Duck, Cat and Squirrel, make pumpkin soup together every day in the old white cabin. They always make it the in the same way until the day when Duck wants to be Head Cook.

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The Gigantic Turnip

Aleksei Tolstoy, Niamh Sharkey (Illustrator)

Barefoot Books

This has always been a favourite story, but with its beautiful illustrations, this new version is a real treat. Great for all young children.

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