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Angela Banner - Author

Angela Banner first wrote Ant and Bee as a way to teach her son how to read. The first book in the series was published in 1950. Since then, Angela has written & illustrated 22 Ant and Bee books.

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Ant and Bee Count 123
Angela Banner
The classic stories of friends Ant and Bee are a perfect introduction to learning to read and, in this title, to count too. When poor Ant is hurt in an unfortunate accident, Bee wraps him in bandages and makes him...
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Format: Hardback | Released 29/01/2015
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Ant and Bee Go Shopping
Angela Banner
An introduction to shapes – and shopping within this classic series that is perfect for learning to read. Old friends Ant and Bee are off on a shopping trip because their friend Kind Dog is coming to supper. Ant and...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/11/2014
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Ant and Bee Time
Angela Banner
Ant and Bee have been invited to the Zoo Games by Kind Dog and Zoo Man. Zoo Man explains that they will need to get to the zoo at a particular time. He also tells Ant and Bee about the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/11/2014
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Ant and Bee and the Rainbow
Angela Banner
Structured in the same way as all the other titles with black words for the adults to read and coloured words for the children to read, this is another example of the wonderful Ant and Bee approach to learning. This...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/11/2013
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Happy Birthday with Ant and Bee
Angela Banner
Ant and Bee go to a birthday party and love it so much that they decide that they must give a birthday party for Kind Dog. Planning a birthday party involves doing something everyday for all seven days of the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/11/2013
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Around the World with Ant and Bee
Angela Banner
Bee loses his Umbrella one stormy day when it is blown out of his hands. So Ant and Bee set out on a globe trotting tour to try to find it. They visit many countries and, in do so, bring...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/11/2013
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Ant and Bee
Angela Banner
I remember the original Ant and Bee books. Mine had a cloth cover, smelt musty and the pages were falling out! Here, the books have been beautifully revamped and revitalised with colourful new pictures by Angela Banner whilst maintaining the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/02/2013
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More and More Ant and Bee
Angela Banner
This classic from the 1950's has been lovingly re-illustrated by the author Angela Banner to provide a fun, contempory story which takes those much-loved characters, Ant and Bee on an alphabetical adventure. Surprises and humour appear on each page, along...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/02/2013
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More Ant and Bee
Angela Banner
The much-loved Ant and Bee are back! More Ant and Bee is another alphabetical story in which the dynamic duo fly off to Asia, introducing children to longer words along the way.
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/02/2013
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