Part of a set of six further stories at Stage 6 of this extensive series designed to teach very young children to read. Three of the six are magic key stories in which readers meet a princess, a thieving magpie and Father Christmas.
These are six further stories at Stage 6, to aid the transition from Stage 5 to Stage 6 (made at approximately end of year 1). Three of the six are magic key stories in which the children meet a princess, who can't laugh, a thieving magpie, and Father Christmas. The three remaining stories feature a drunken carthorse, a ghost-sighting at Gran's house, and champion go-kart 'Silver Bullet'.