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Pet Defenders battle alien beetles!
Look out for Gareth P Jones's latest series, Pet Defenders, and the first book - Attack of the Alien Dung! A gigantic alien beetle is eating its way through Earth - can the Pet Defenders stop it?
Children struggle to find books they like
The latest Kids & Family Reading Report from Scholastic US shows that most children (86%) in the US agree on the importance of reading for pleasure - but struggle to find books that they like. Many will turn to teachers and librarians for help to find a reading book.