Aust'n. AU Author. One night when the moon shone full in the sky Baboon tried to jump there, he jumped so high, But the moon is as high as high can be.. Baboon soon realises that the moon is a lot further away than it seems. Undaunted, he remains steadfastly determined to get there. His antics make hilarious reading and portray just how far determination can take you.
How well I remember that fateful day. 'Let's get a parrot,' we heard Dad say. 'Dogs do dollops all over the lawn. Cats, they yowl from dusk till dawn. But parrots TALK! Parrots are fun! Let's visit the pet shop and buy ourselves one.'
Deep in the ocean lives a fish whose wishes come true! He wishes for all sorts of crazy things - a castle, a car, and even fine clothes to wear. But he is a rather foolish fish and one day he wishes to be just like all the other fish . . . perhaps this will be the one wish he wishes he never wished! The rhythmical text is great to read aloud and Korky Paul's illustrations take to you to a crazy underwater world. With its neat punchline, this is a book that children will just love to hear (and join in with) over and over again.
Aust'n. AU Author. 'On the night I was eight for the very last time, my mind was a-buzz about birthday nine. Would my party be fun? Would my presents be great? One whole night seemed an age to wait! I tossed. I turned. I could not sleep. And so I started counting sheep.' Thus begins a young boy's breathtaking nocturnal adventure in which he meets the strangest and most magical creature. Entertaining, zany and very funny, this delightful storyrhyme will hold you spellbound.
A comic caper that will have you laughing all the way to the bank from John Bush and Korky Paul. Perfect for children learning to read. Mr Crocodile needs a job. So says Mrs Crocodile. But what to do? Luckily, Mr. Crocodile is a croc with imagination. He could be a soccer star - Mr Soccerdile has a nice ring to it. Or perhaps a cook - Mr Cookodile sounds splendid. But what would be even easier for a lazy croc would be to turn into Mr Crookodile and rob a bank! However, despite a cunning disguise, Mr. Crocodile's plans start to unravel in a very funny way... The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite top...