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Shirley's Shops (Red Nose Readers)

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"Wonderful...It is hard to imagine better first reading books." The Times Educational Supplement.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 24th 1987 by Walker Books Ltd (first published January 1st 1986)
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Feb 27, 2015 Nicky rated it it was amazing
This isn't really a narrative story as such, it's a series of different scenes. Both of my kids loved this book - it's very humorous and imaginative with a bit of counting, reading etc it's just lovely lots of chance for talking about the pictures.
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