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My Great Big Birthday Bash by Betty G Birney
Faber and Faber ISBN 9780571274413

Humphrey loves being the classroom hamster with such a wonderful crowd of children. In this story he learns about the importance of birthdays to humans and enjoys the unsqueakable excitement that surrounds birthday parties. When he hears about plans for a surprise party, he doesn't realise how much of a surprise it really is going to be. This is another super book in the Humphrey's Tiny Tales series. The life of this adorable character provides a lot of FUN-FUN-FUN for young readers on their own or reading together.

 
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Feathers in the Wind by Sally Grindley
Bloomsbury ISBN 9781408819470

Joe and Aesha are thrilled to be going to the Indian city of Ahmedabad with their parents - a vet and a photographer. They will be there for the annual kite festival which is very exciting but which can be devastating for some of the birds. The children are eager to be involved but are they really putting themselves at risk when they try to help an injured bird on their own? This is a fantastic adventure in the International Rescue series. It is a fast-moving story that will entertain boys and girls alike.

 
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