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The Genius Aged 8 1/4

The Genius Aged 8 1/4

Author: Jeremy Strong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Silly parents, silly teachers and a very silly Prime Minister! Alfie Poppleton (real name Squeaky Squawker Redface Slurpbottom) has got his work cut out dealing with a set of very silly adults. Can Alfie get the town of Underpants - and the rest of the country - sorted out? A brand-new lower reading age edition of this hilarious tale from comic genius Jeremy Strong. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 7+

Football Crazy

Football Crazy

Author: Tony Bradman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Danny and his mates Jamil and Lewis are over the moon when football legend Jock Ramsey agrees to coach their team. For the first time ever the Rovers might have a chance of winning something! But Ramsey's a tough coach. They train every night, and Saturdays too. It's a lot of pressure for lads who just like a kickabout in the park. Can Danny, Lewis and Jamil survive the pressure and stay football crazy - in a good way? A brand-new 4u2read edition of a fun and light-hearted football story from reluctant-reader favourite Tony Bradman. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 7+

Star for a Day

Star for a Day

Author: Jean Ure Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2020

A warm and wise tale about the unique challenges of pre-teen life from a master of the genre. Lucy has lived her entire life in her sister's shadow - Lola is always the centre of attention and constantly in need of new clothes for a party or kit for her dancing, meaning Lucy often goes without. But when a talent show comes to town, an unlikely ally helps Lucy step into the spotlight for once. Will Lucy discover her own star quality? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

The Girl with the Sunshine Smile

The Girl with the Sunshine Smile

Author: Karen Mccombie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2020

Meg is the girl with the sunshine smile. That's what they call her at the wedding fairs where she models her mum's dresses. But then Mum meets Danny. Danny, with the grotty houseboat, four sons and a three-legged cat. All of a sudden, Meg's life clouds over. Will Meg ever find her sunshine smile again? A brand-new low reading age edition of a wonderfully warm and wise story about new families and new relationships from bestselling author Karen McCombie. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Into the Bin

Into the Bin

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2019

Mr Frost's classroom is always in a mess, and now his class are on a mission to send all the things they don't need off to a charity shop - including the rubbish bin that falls over at the slightest touch! From books to old toys, they bring in all sorts of items to send away in the bin, but little do they know that what one person doesn't want might be just the thing someone else has been looking for. A fun and quirky tale on the wonders of recycling! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Go! Go! Chichico!

Go! Go! Chichico!

Author: Geraldine Mccaughrean Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/02/2019

Chichico has everything he needs to be a top footballer - apart from a pair of boots! A little football story with a big heart from a top author. Chichico is thrilled when a talent scout spots him during a kick-about with his friends Davi and Ana, and he is asked to try out for Santos Brazil. But without a pair of football boots, how will Chichico ever been taken seriously? Loyal Davi steps in and sets out on a mission to solve Chichico's problem. But Davi's actions soon risk ruining Chichico's dreams forever...High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all

Fox Friend

Fox Friend

Author: Michael Morpurgo, Catherine Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2018

From the multi award-winning and bestselling author, a beautifully re-packaged, 4u2read version, of this moving story of a girl and an injured fox cub. Clare has lived her whole life on a farm, but she's never seen a fox - until she finds a tiny, injured cub who's lost his mum. Clare cares for him herself, but has to keep him hidden from her father who thinks foxes are vermin - pests that should be shot. Can she keep the cub safe? Beautifully crafted story from the former Children's Laureate and best-selling author.

Bella's Den

Bella's Den

Author: Berlie Doherty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/05/2018

Bella has a secret - one that she is very good at keeping. That secret is a den hidden on a little muddy hill, wild amid the trees and nestled beside some foxes with a den of their own. But soon the secret is betrayed, and the foxes' lives are put in danger... Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 7+

Shona, Word Detective

Shona, Word Detective

Author: John Agard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/03/2018

Shona has always loved words. She even has her very own strange word thesaurus! When her and her classmates learn that some languages are dying out, Miss Bates tasks them with becoming top-class word detectives, proving to themselves and their families that there are many beautiful languages still thriving, even within their own classroom. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 7+

Young Dracula

Young Dracula

Author: Michael Lawrence Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/03/2018

Before Count Dracula became one of the greatest, most feared vampires of all time, he was just a young boy called Wilfred who didn't really feel like he belonged anywhere. But Wilfred's dad, the old Count, doesn't think his son is up to the task of being a great vampire! Can Wilfred show his father what he's really made of? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 7+

Cherry Green Story Queen

Cherry Green Story Queen

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2018

Mia, Juno, Kyle and Billy all long for a different life. They're stuck in a foster home and feel like they're in the wrong story. But when the mysterious Cherry turns up with her crazy patchwork bag and magic book, she opens up a whole new world to them. Will they all get a happy ending after all? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

The Cupcake Wedding

The Cupcake Wedding

Author: Gillian Cross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2018

When Holly's sister announces her engagement, wedding planning begins in earnest. But a tight budget means missing out on some wedding essentials - like the cake! Holly decides to put her baking skills to the test and surprise the happy couple with 1000 cupcakes! What could possibly go wrong? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 9+

Wartman

Wartman

Author: Michael Morpurgo, Catherine Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2018

A brand new 4u2read edition celebrating the 20th anniversary of this touching tale by Michael Morpurgo. Dilly's life was great until he found the wart growing on his knee. When lying doesn't work out and George the wart is revealed to the world, poor Dilly becomes one easy target. Can a little bit of magic help Dilly get his life back on track? Beautifully crafted story from a multi award- winning and bestselling author. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 7+

Who's a Big Bully Then?

Who's a Big Bully Then?

Author: Michael Morpurgo, Catherine Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Class bully Darren is challenged to a face-off with Olly the bull. Darren has no idea that Olly's a gentle giant. And the boy who set the challenge has no idea it's not Olly in the field! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Ash Boy

Ash Boy

Author: Lucy Coats Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2017

When Cinder Ashok's mother dies in a freak carriage accident, he doesn't think life can get any worse but it does. His dad marries a total horror and Ash Boy inherits bullying step-brothers Rock and Boulder. All Cinder wants is to be left in peace in the library with his side-kick Buttons. But Rock and Boulder are on a mission to compete in Prince Charmless' upcoming jousting tournament. Everything turns upside down when Cinder's fairy godfather magics him into the tournament. Now he's got a happily-ever-after in his sights! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

The Ghost in the Bath

The Ghost in the Bath

Author: Jeremy Strong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2017

Luke is rather surprised to find a ghost in his bath - and she needs his help! Can Luke help Ellie to find her fiance Charlie AND finish his history project for Mrs Trouble - sorry, Mrs Rubble - before he's really in hot water? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Sammy and the Starman

Sammy and the Starman

Author: Anne Cassidy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2017

Sammy is thrilled when he finds a tin y space rocket in the park . And even more thrilled when he discovers its owner, Jax, a very small and very irritable 300-year-old spaceman. Can Sammy save Jax from the greedy clutches of his nosy neighbour and help him get home? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Lena Lenik S.O.S.

Lena Lenik S.O.S.

Author: Bernard Ashley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2017

Lena's mum is expecting a new baby but Lena is more interested in her own concerns, most pressingly her quest for as many Scout badges as her sleeve can hold and having fun at Polish Club. When Lena's mum goes into labour, the midwife is caught in traffic and dad's out of range, Lena suddenly faces a challenge like no other!A wonderfully heartfelt tale, from a writer renowned for his realism, empathy and compassion for the underdog.Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Space Ace

Space Ace

Author: Eric Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2017

Billy's grandfather is a retired astronaut who likes to take Billy on trips around planet Earth. But when the ship's computer takes over, they suddenly find themselves zooming away on a grand tour of the Solar System! But when the computer system fails and Billy's grandfather is forced to pilot the ship manually through the treacherous asteroid belt! Will they make it home alive? A fun, fast-paced story filled with facts about the solar system, and the perfect celebration of grandparents and grandchildren. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Virus

Virus

Author: Tommy Donbavand Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2017

When Nahim sends a virus into Polly and Amina's computer, he has no idea that all three of them will be dragged inside the internet! How will they get home? How will they fight the virus? Luckily, Nahim's ICT class partner Max is good with computers and is on hand to help save the day! A fun virtual reality adventure. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

One-Nil

One-Nil

Author: Tony Bradman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2017

Luke is desperate to meet his heroes when he discovers that the England football team are secretly training at his local ground! But how is he supposed to do that when he has to go to school all day? He has to come up with a plan, and quick, if he ever has a chance of making his dream come true. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Dragon

Dragon

Author: Hilary McKay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2017

When Max won't tidy his room, his witchy Aunt flies off on her broomstick in a temper. Now Max is left on his own with a dragon's egg to look after. But the egg is starting to hatch...Soon Max and his friend Timmy have got a lot on their plate! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

The Sticky Witch

The Sticky Witch

Author: Hilary McKay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/11/2016

Tom, Ellie and Whiskers the Cat have to go and live with witchy Aunt Tab when their parents set off on a raft around the world. But staying with Aunt Tab turns out to be worse than they first thought - everything in her house is covered with sticky treacle! Can Tom and Ellie escape, or are they stuck? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Amber's Song

Amber's Song

Author: Gillian Cross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2016

Music is the most important thing in Mark's life and he never misses band practice ...until new baby sister Amber turns life upside down. She screams all day and all night and nothing Mum, Dad or anyone else does makes a difference! But when Mark is left holding the baby, he turns to the only thing he can to help him through - music. And it might just be that it's the key to Amber's happiness too. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

In at the Deep End

In at the Deep End

Author: Michelle Magorian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2016

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. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

The Beast

The Beast

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2016

When Robbie and Gaz hear a strange howling sound in the woods behind Robbie's house, they decide it's their chance to take a photo of a big cat and make a fortune selling it to the papers. Nothing quite goes according to plan, but Robbie and Gaz end up famous for entirely different reasons. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Going Batty

Going Batty

Author: John Agard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2016

Shona likes most creatures in the world but for some reason she's terrified of bats, and so she's a bit concerned when her new teacher announces they're about to begin a bat project. But that's nothing to how she feels when a colony of the pesky flappers turn up in her own attic! Luckily Miss Bates turns out to be a bat expert and she's soon on the case. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Ghost for Sale

Ghost for Sale

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/10/2015

A wardrobe causes all manner of mayhem in this great fun ghost story! When Mr and Mrs Rundle buy a haunted wardrobe to attract more customers to their inn, there are some unexpected results. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

If Only We Had a Helicopter

If Only We Had a Helicopter

Author: Roger Mcgough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2015

Midge and co. are back! And this time there's a brand new four-legged friend in tow. New Dog needs a name and the boys need an adventure, so what are the three to do but sort it out themselves - there will be rescue missions, viking attacks and buried treasuregalore before the week is out. Laugh-out-loud adventures of childhood high jinks and rascality. Particularly suitable for struggling and reluctant readers aged 7+

The Pitt Street Pirates

The Pitt Street Pirates

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Hare-brained schemes and clever wisecracks abound in this fun comedy. A 'pirate' crew set sail across their local park pond in a homemade boat - there's treasure to be found! But will the gang of modern-day scallywags be able to outwit the rich golf club kids and win the prize? Laugh-out-loud romp from Horrible Histories author Terry Deary. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

The Black Knight of Gressingham

The Black Knight of Gressingham

Author: Philip Ardagh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Third instalment of funnyman Philip Ardagh's Olde Worlde Gressingham trilogy following the Green Men. Squat is simply minding his own business in hishovel when his friend Big Jim invites him to jointhe Green Men of Gressingham. If only Squat hadknown...Soon he is living as an outlaw in the forestand taking on the dreadful Sir Jack de Zack! A Robin Hood-esque tale sure to have readers laughing out loud. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

I Never Liked Wednesdays

I Never Liked Wednesdays

Author: Roger Mcgough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2015

Laugh-out-loud adventures of childhood high jinks and rascality. Midge and his friend are always getting up to all sorts of mischief. They live in Liverpool, but have grand ideas of running away to sea - but no one believes that they could manage such a courageous feat! Well, they'll show them. But when big sisters get involved, there's no telling how far their mischief will take them ...Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Contact

Contact

Author: Malorie Blackman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2015

An exciting futuristic drama about acceptance, trust and teamwork from an award-winning author. In a post-apocalyptic world where everyone wears Non-Contact suits to survive and where you can never touch another person directly, Cal and Jenna have formed a football team. Not virtual - real football, with real contact. But Jenna's horrible twin Jacob is suspicious and it looks like they're headed for disaster...Can the team reach out to Jacob and convince him that making contact is also what makes us feel alive? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Game Boy Reloaded

Game Boy Reloaded

Author: Alan Durant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2015

Low-reading age version of a fun virtual reality adventure. Mia and Zak find a strange games console in the canal. When you play it, it sucks you inside the game! But now Zak's vanished. Can Mia save him? Or will they both be trapped forever? The action-packed sequel to Game Boy 4u2read. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Game Boy Galactic

Game Boy Galactic

Author: Alan Durant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2015

Low-reading age version of a fun virtual reality adventure. Muzzy had to leave his home to escape the war. Now he and his dad are starting a new life in a new country. But things aren't easy. The bullies are out to get him - and soon he has an even bigger problem. He finds an old Game Boy game and gets trapped in an alien world!

Street Corner Dad

Street Corner Dad

Author: Alan Gibbons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2015

Family drama set during World War II. It's the height of World War II. Jimmy and his sister Molly are a couple of the only kids to have not been evacuated to the countryside and with no school to speak of, they lead fairly carefree lives despite the war raging around them. But tragedy strikes when their mother is killed in an air-raid and Nan, blaming their father for her death, forbids him to see the children ever again. Can Jimmy and Molly figure out a way to see their father? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

The Hat Trick

The Hat Trick

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2014

A popular football-tale-with-a-twist from Horrible Histories author Terry Deary. Jud is football mad but never seems to get a chance on the pitch. But then Seaburn football team meet their rivals and Jud has the chance to step in as a goalie. It's a make-or-break moment - can Jud rise to the challenge? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Mozart's Banana

Mozart's Banana

Author: Gillian Cross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2014

A charming village story about a little girl, a dare gone wrong and one crazy animal! When Alice Brett moves from the city to a little village school, she's never seen a real live horse before. And famous village resident Mozart's Banana is not just any old horse - he's crazy! The children are banned from riding him, but when Sammy Foster dares Alice to get on Mozart's Banana's back, she takes it very seriously...just what does she have up her sleeve? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Nadine Dreams of Home

Nadine Dreams of Home

Author: Bernard Ashley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2014

A touching yet serious story with an ultimately uplifting ending. Nadine doesn't like her new life. She doesn't speak the language, she can't understand what's going on, and more than anything, it's just not home. Especially since her father isn't here with them in the UK. But it just wasn't safe in Goma anymore, not with the uprising and the violence of the rebel soldiers. So Nadine tries to find something in her new life that will remind her of the happy memories of Africa. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

The Haunting of Uncle Ron

The Haunting of Uncle Ron

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2014

Light-hearted comedy from an award-winning author. When Uncle Ron comes to visit, he just won't seem to leave! Ian, Mum and Dad don't quite know what do with him - if he's not eating them out of house and home, he's chattering away to the spirits of the dead. But not interesting spirits. All they ever seem to talk about is the colour of doors and what's stuck behind the fridge. So Ian hatches a plan to get rid of Uncle Ron once and for all - Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

All Sorts to Make a World

All Sorts to Make a World

Author: John Agard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2014

Comedy and charm abound in this quirky story about different personalities. Shona and her dad are just returning from a trip to the Natural History Museum when - oh no! - their train comes to a halt. What can Shona do to pass the time except study the passengers in her carriage? Fun, light-hearted comedy. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Wartman

Wartman

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2013

A brand new 4u2read edition celebrating the 20th anniversary of this touching tale by Michael Morpurgo. Dilly's life was great until he found the wart growing on his knee. When lying doesn't work out and George the wart is revealed to the world, poor Dilly becomes one easy target. Can a little bit of magic help Dilly get his life back on track? Beautifully crafted story from a multi award- winning and bestselling author. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 7+

Gnomes, Gnomes, Gnomes

Gnomes, Gnomes, Gnomes

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2013

Sam loves making gnomes out of clay. Dozens and dozens and dozens of gnomes, living huddled together out in the shed. But when Sam's mum suddenly needs that space, she says the gnomes will have to go. And so Sam plans a send-off for his little clay friends - a send-off that turns into a night the family will never forget! Particularly suitable for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

How Brave is That?

How Brave is That?

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2013

Tom wants to join the army, but he has to pass his exams first! When he turns up without proper uniform on exam day, strict Mrs Dell threatens to send him home. There are spare clothes available, but is Tom brave enough to face the exam hall - in a skirt? Touching comedy for low ability readers. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 8+

Hostage

Hostage

Author: Malorie Blackman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2013

Snatched off the street, Angela is alone and terrified. She knows she's been kidnapped but will her dad pay the ransom? Or can she be brave enough to escape? A new edition of a thrilling top selling tale from a top author. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 8+

Fox Friend

Fox Friend

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2012

From the multi award-winning and bestselling author, a beautifully re-packaged, 4u2read version, of this moving story of a girl and an injured fox cub. Clare has lived her whole life on a farm, but she's never seen a fox - until she finds a tiny, injured cub who's lost his mum. Clare cares for him herself, but has to keep him hidden from her father who thinks foxes are vermin - pests that should be shot. Can she keep the cub safe? Beautifully crafted story from the former Children's Laureate and best-selling author.

The Red Dragons of Gressingham

The Red Dragons of Gressingham

Author: Philip Ardagh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/04/2012

The green men of Gressingham are on a quest to find a dragon! The hilarious follow up to The Green Men of Gressingham. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

The Smallest Horse in the World

The Smallest Horse in the World

Author: Jeremy Strong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2012

A fun comedy about a girl and a very special horse - the smallest horse in the world! Swan calls Bella mean names and shows off about her parents' money. She says she has a pool, and dolphins, and a horse. But Bella has a horse too - A very odd little horse! A charming comedy from bestseller Jeremy Strong.

Mad Iris Goes Missing

Mad Iris Goes Missing

Author: Jeremy Strong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2012

The crazy follow-up to Mad Iris available for the first time as a 4u2read edition. It's the Cup Final and Pudding Lane are set to win. They have Mad Iris as their mascot! But what will they do when - Mad Iris goes Missing? A new adventure with the maddest ostrich on the planet.

The Pitt Street Pirates

The Pitt Street Pirates

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/11/2011

Hare-brained schemes and clever wisecracks abound in this fun comedy. A 'pirate' crew set sail across their local park pond in a homemade boat - there's treasure to be found! But will the gang of modern-day scallywags be able to outwit the rich golf club kids and win the prize? Laugh-out-loud romp from Horrible Histories author Terry Deary. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Who's a Big Bully Then?

Who's a Big Bully Then?

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2011

Class bully Darren is challenged to a face-off with Olly the bull. Darren has no idea that Olly's a gentle giant. And the boy who set the challenge has no idea it's not Olly in the field! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Dead Cool

Dead Cool

Author: Peter Clover Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2011

When Sammy's parent buy him a parrot in an antique cage, he gets more than he ever expected! This is a swashbuckling adventure story. Barrington Stoke specialises in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Robin Hood All at Sea

Robin Hood All at Sea

Author: Jan Mark, Tony Ross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2011

Robin Hood's not content with being No. 1 Most Wanted man in Sherwood. So he decides to become a fisherman! But soon realises it won't be as easy as he thought - How will the famous Robin Hood cope with pirates, sea sickness and grumpy sailors? Fun comedy.

Game Boy

Game Boy

Author: Alan Durant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2011

JP can't wait to play his new computer game. But the adventure on this game is for real! It'll take all his gaming skills to get to the end of the level - Fun adventure.

The Green Men of Gressingham

The Green Men of Gressingham

Author: Philip Ardagh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2010

The Green Men of Gressingham are medieval outlaws. When a new tax is introduced, they turn to kidnapping! A hilarious play on Robin Hood. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Friday Forever

Friday Forever

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2010

Lenny wakes up one morning to find his favourite day, Friday, repeating itself over and over again. A sharp comedy with a subtle message. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

The House with No Name

The House with No Name

Author: Pippa Goodhart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2010

When Jamie's father buys a house that has been empty for many years, they discover ghosts, mystery - and danger. Can Jamie and his friend Colin learn the truth before anyone else gets hurt?

The Hat Trick

The Hat Trick

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2010

A popular football-tale-with-a-twist from Horrible Histories author Terry Deary. Jud is football mad but never seems to get a chance on the pitch. But then Seaburn football team meet their rivals and Jud has the chance to step in as a goalie. It's a make-or-break moment - can Jud rise to the challenge? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Mad Iris

Mad Iris

Author: Jeremy Strong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2010

Ross and Katie attempt to hide an escaped ostrich in the school toilets. A hilarious adventure! Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Grow Up, Dad!

Grow Up, Dad!

Author: Narinder Dhami Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/07/2009

Robbie wishes his dad was 11 years old, just like him, but he never imagines his wish will come true! A fast paced comedy. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

The Two Jacks

The Two Jacks

Author: Tony Bradman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/07/2009

Jack Baker and Jack Barker have their lives turned upside down in this funny, touching, story of mistaken identity at school Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Ghost for Sale

Ghost for Sale

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2009

A wardrobe causes all manner of mayhem in this great fun ghost story! When Mr and Mrs Rundle buy a haunted wardrobe to attract more customers to their inn, there are some unexpected results. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Picking on Percy

Picking on Percy

Author: Catherine Macphail Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2009

As a result of a strange twist of fate, Shawn suddenly discovers to his horror that he is living Percy's life - and Percy is now Shawn! A wry, perceptive comedy. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Living with Vampires

Living with Vampires

Author: Jeremy Strong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2009

It's never easy when your parents are vampires. Can you imagine being at a parent-teacher evening with them, or a Christmas Disco? Kevin has designs on Miranda and various schemes for keeping vampires at bay, but he is in for a shock!

Wartman

Wartman

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2009

A brand new 4u2read edition celebrating the 20th anniversary of this touching tale by Michael Morpurgo. Dilly's life was great until he found the wart growing on his knee. When lying doesn't work out and George the wart is revealed to the world, poor Dilly becomes one easy target. Can a little bit of magic help Dilly get his life back on track? Beautifully crafted story from a multi award- winning and bestselling author. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 7+

Hostage

Hostage

Author: Malorie Blackman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2009

Snatched off the street, Angela is alone and terrified. She knows she's been kidnapped but will her dad pay the ransom? Or can she be brave enough to escape? A new edition of a thrilling top selling tale from a top author. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 8+

Game Boy

Game Boy

Author: Alan Durant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/03/2006

JP can't wait to play his new computer game. But the adventure on this game is for real! It'll take all his gaming skills to get to the end of the level - Fun adventure.

Fox Friend

Fox Friend

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/03/2006

From the multi award-winning and bestselling author, a beautifully re-packaged, 4u2read version, of this moving story of a girl and an injured fox cub. Clare has lived her whole life on a farm, but she's never seen a fox - until she finds a tiny, injured cub who's lost his mum. Clare cares for him herself, but has to keep him hidden from her father who thinks foxes are vermin - pests that should be shot. Can she keep the cub safe? Beautifully crafted story from the former Children's Laureate and best-selling author.

Dead Cool

Dead Cool

Author: Peter Clover Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2005

When Sammy's parent buy him a parrot in an antique cage, he gets more than he ever expected! This is a swashbuckling adventure story. Barrington Stoke specialises in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Ghost for Sale

Ghost for Sale

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2005

A wardrobe causes all manner of mayhem in this great fun ghost story! When Mr and Mrs Rundle buy a haunted wardrobe to attract more customers to their inn, there are some unexpected results. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Grow Up, Dad!

Grow Up, Dad!

Author: Narinder Dhami Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2005

Robbie wishes his dad was 11 years old, just like him, but he never imagines his wish will come true! A fast paced comedy. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Starship Rescue

Starship Rescue

Author: Theresa Breslin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2005

Marc and Sasha must get a message of help back to planet earth. This is a taut sci-fi adventure. Barrington Stoke specialises in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Bungee Hero

Bungee Hero

Author: Julie Bertagna Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2004

Adam would love to do something special but he feels so ordinary compared to his brother and sister. Then a meeting with Mr Mofat in a local nursing home inspires him and he discovers he can become a hero too.

CinderAlf

CinderAlf

Author: Lynne Markham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2004

A poignant and captivating story, narrated by a grandfather to his grandson. He travels back in time to his 1930's childhood to tell the tale of how, as a lonely 11-year-old, he was determined to change his life for the better.

The Pitt Street Pirates

The Pitt Street Pirates

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2004

Hare-brained schemes and clever wisecracks abound in this fun comedy. A 'pirate' crew set sail across their local park pond in a homemade boat - there's treasure to be found! But will the gang of modern-day scallywags be able to outwit the rich golf club kids and win the prize? Laugh-out-loud romp from Horrible Histories author Terry Deary. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Don't Go in the Cellar

Don't Go in the Cellar

Author: Jeremy Strong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2004

A crazy comedy from the bestselling author Jeremy Strong What a silly thing to write! 'Don't Go in the Cellar' It's just makes people WANT to go in the Cellar. People like Zack and Laura. Now, if only they could find it.

Get That Ghost to Go!

Get That Ghost to Go!

Author: Catherine Macphail Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/04/2004

Mad Iris

Mad Iris

Author: Jeremy Strong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/04/2004

Ross and Katie attempt to hide an escaped ostrich in the school toilets. A hilarious adventure! Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Who's a Big Bully Then?

Who's a Big Bully Then?

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2004

Class bully Darren is challenged to a face-off with Olly the bull. Darren has no idea that Olly's a gentle giant. And the boy who set the challenge has no idea it's not Olly in the field! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

The Green Men of Gressingham

The Green Men of Gressingham

Author: Philip Ardagh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2004

The Green Men of Gressingham are medieval outlaws. When a new tax is introduced, they turn to kidnapping! A hilarious play on Robin Hood. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Living with Vampires

Living with Vampires

Author: Jeremy Strong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2003

It's never easy when your parents are vampires. Can you imagine being at a parent-teacher evening with them, or a Christmas Disco? Kevin has designs on Miranda and various schemes for keeping vampires at bay, but he is in for a shock!

Hostage

Hostage

Author: Malorie Blackman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2002

Snatched off the street, Angela is alone and terrified. She knows she's been kidnapped but will her dad pay the ransom? Or can she be brave enough to escape? A new edition of a thrilling top selling tale from a top author. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 8+