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Ed's Reading Room - the free website to help parents, grandparents and teachers who want to help kids read better. Here are this month's book selections for Year 1 and 2 which you can buy now by clicking on the icon next to the text for each Book of the Month.

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Isadora Moon Goes to the Fair
Isadora Moon Goes to the Fair by Harriet Muncaster
Oxford ISBN 9780192767103

When the magical Isadora, who is half vampire and half fairy, sees a poster for the Funfair Spectacular with a glittering carousel, she is determined to persuade her parents to let her go. Isadora is so excited about her first ever trip to a funfair but when they arrive it appears rather unspectacular. Would a magic spell and some fairy glitter along with a witch's potion and some magic powder help to make it more exciting? Or could they possibly make things go wrong? This is a part of a delightful series with lovely illustrations throughout the book. Roll up for a story with all the fun of the fair!

 
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Max Champion and the Great Race Car Robbery by Alexander McCall Smith
Bloomsbury ISBN 9781408886137

Max is fascinated by everything to do with the cars his grandfather looks after. One Saturday morning when he sees an old car that bears his surname, Champion, on the bonnet, he discovers that his grandfather used to make - and race - some of the best cars around. His Ideas Book was a treasure trove of sketches and plans but it had been stolen by the nasty Mr Grabber. Will Max have the opportunity to retrieve the Ideas Book and his grandfather's favourite car, Arabella? Here is a heart-warming tale about an ordinary boy performing an extraordinary feat. The super illustrations enhance this charming story.

Max Champion and the Great Race Car Robbery
 
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