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Oxford Children's Books - Easter themed activity pack

Oxford University Press have created a bundle of Easter themed digital activity sheets containing colouring sheets, arts and crafts, a dress-up doll, a trace and find maze and more!

Ballet Bunnies

Named as ‘A must for small ballet fans’ by the Guardian, the Ballet Bunnies series is perfectly pitched for newly independent readers and is full of irresistible full colour illustrations by Binny Talib. This enchanting series by Binny Talib follow a girl called Millie as she starts her first Ballet class.

Ballet Bunnies: The Lost Slipper

In this fourth book in the series, Millie’s class have gone to watch a ballet production of Cinderella. Millie is so excited, but disaster strikes when she loses one of her new slippers! Can her friends, the Ballet Bunnies, help her to find her missing shoe before the show begins?

Hungry Hen

Fans of classic picture books or contemporary cautionary tales from authors such as Jon Klassen and Chris Haughton will love this thrilling tale with a terrific twist that encourages repeated readings and audience participation!

The Easter Story

This beautiful retelling from Brian Wildsmith now has a stunning new cover design to appeal to a whole new generation of young Wildsmith fans.

Mr Bunny’s Chocolate Factory

Written and illustrated by Elys Dolan, whose hilarious books have been shortlisted for The Roald Dahl Funny Prize and won the 2018 Laugh out Loud book awards (Lollies).

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