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Lulu and the Dog from the Sea by Hilary McKay
Scholastic ISBN 9781407117928

Lulu loves animals. On holiday with her family and her cousin Mellie she becomes fascinated by a dog living on the beach. The locals want rid of the dog but Lulu sets out to befriend him and gradually she gains his confidence. But when the grumpy cottage owner arrives and calls the dogcatchers, will Lulu and Mellie be able to save the dog from the sea? And dare Lulu dream of taking the dog from the sea home with her? This is a fantastic story from a wonderful writer - perfect for early readers on their own or reading together.

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Penny Dreadful is a Magnet for Disaster by Joanna Nadin
Usborne Publishing ISBN 9781409526728

Penny somehow finds herself in near disasters following her brilliant ideas! These ideas lead Penny and her best friend Cosmo to have a close encounter with a strimmer, to find their own faithful sidekick in the form of a dog that appears to be able to speak Russian and to release a swarm of locusts just as the School Inspector arrives. Of course it's not Penny's fault - she's just a magnet for disaster! This super book has three hilarious adventures that will amuse boys and girls alike. Laugh out loud with Penny Dreadful and her friends.

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