Colour First Reader: The Monster Story-Teller

So you’re moving up from picture books, and you’re looking for great stories to read on your own. Well, the clever folk who made these books know just what you need. And they’ve got their very best authors and artists to create it! Exciting stories that really grab your attention. Bright pictures that help you follow the action. And simple word practice too. The Colour First Reader series gives you all those things. Lucky you!

  • From a popular series that puts the fun into solo reading
  • Take a thrilling ride in a flying saucer with a tiny monster
  • By the star team of Jacqueline Wilson and Nick Sharratt
  • Simple, funny text which quickly builds reading skills

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    9 March 2014

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    Excellent book

    6 March 2014

  • This is about a girl who becomes friends with a monster.

    5 March 2014

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    lol different from the rest but amazin well better than the other young books by jacky (the dino’s packed lunch)

    5 March 2014

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    Jacqueline Wilson

    Former Children’s Laureate Jacqueline Wilson is one of the UK’s best-known living children’s authors.


    Jacqueline has won loads of awards, including the prestigious Children’s Laureate 2005-2007, two British Book Awards Children’s Books of the Year for Girls in Tears and The Illustrated Mum, and the Guardian prize for The Illustrated Mum. In a poll to find the Nation’s Favourite Children’s Book Double Act was voted 10th and was the only contemporary title in the top ten.

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    Nick Sharratt

    Nick Sharratt is one of the country’s favourite illustrators, with over 100 books to his name.


    Nick has won numerous awards for his picture books, including the Sheffield Children’s Book Award for A Cheese and Tomato Spider and the Nottingham Children’s Book Award for Elephant Wellyphant.

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