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Celebrate 1000 Collins Big Cat Books

Books This September, Big Cat celebrates the publication of the 1000th book in the series, Dani Binns Talented Train Driver, written by Lisa Rajan.

Now with over 1000 books in the series, Big Cat offers a huge amount of choice for teachers and pupils. Offering complete support for primary reading with an equal split between gripping fiction and fascinating non-fiction, there is something for every reader. Beautifully designed, each book is banded so you can be confident there's something at the right level for every stage of the journey from phonics to fluency.

All about the 1000th Big Cat Book

Join Dani Binns on her latest adventure as she takes control of a train! With danger down the line, will Dani be able to get things back on track? Another gripping story for KS1 readers, from the author Lisa Rajan, presenting a positive female role model and promoting gender parity in the world of work.

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Win books for your school

Big Cat is delighted to be giving away 1000 books to UK primary schools this Autumn! 100 schools will win a set of 10 books from the Tara and Dani Binns collection. We also have 100 packs of 10 books for International schools. To enter click the links below. Winners will be notified during the first week in November.

UK Schools

International schools

Win a school visit from author Lisa Rajan

To enter, ask your pupils to dress up in fancy dress relating to the job they want when they grow up, draw a picture of their future career or suggest a job that Tara or Dani Binns can try next! Email your entries to education@harpercollins.co.uk or tag us on Twitter or Facebook @CollinsPrimary Winners will be informed in December, with the visit to take place in the Spring or Summer term at a mutually agreeable date.

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