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Introducing a fresh and fun series for newly independent readers!

Ruby and Oliver live next door and have been best friends since forever. They're an upbeat and fun-loving pair who celebrate everyday adventures at school, at home, in the backyard and at the beach. These funny stories are all about kids being kids where imagination, humour and play rule!

Written by Felice Arena with illustrations by Tom Jellett.


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Felice Arena: How Play Brings Out the Best(ie) in All of Us




How play brings out the best(ie) in all of us

Author Felice Arena's new series for beginner readers, The Besties, places importance on play in everyday life.

The Besties By Felice Arena and Tom Jellett

From the author and illustrator of the popular Sporty Kids books comes an exciting new beginner-reader series that celebrates the everyday adventures – at school, at home, in the backyard, even in the living room!