Colour First Readers: Jacqueline Wilson Pair

A queen of young fiction makes a fresh reappearance in these beautiful early readers, now illustrated in colour for the very first time by the exuberant Nick Sharratt. These long-time favourite stories have been a support and spur to thousands of growing readers. Now these updated editions add vibrant colour pictures into the mix, helping to stimulate and engage today’s generation of children. Follow Dinah and Natalie on their wild adventures, as they are flown away by aliens and fed by generous dinosaurs! Rapidly building up confidence and fluency, these imaginative tales will delight budding readers who are moving up from picture books. Cheeky, chirpy and full of eye-catching artwork, they are the perfect place to start a lifelong reading habit.

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  • This is a great pack of books to get for younger readers. and if you enjoy these then when older you will enjoy other Jacqueline Wilson books

    8 March 2014

  • its good

    8 March 2014

  • I would kind of be scared if I saw a dinosaur or a monster

    6 March 2014

  • My favourite is the dinosaurs packed lunch!

    5 March 2014

  • loved it

    I liked it when she flew around the whole place. Iganadon comes alive in the ‘Dinosaur’s packed lunch’ but it’s not scary at all – it’s rather nice!

    4 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.

  • 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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