Little Sure Shot book and activity pack

Little Sure Shot book and activity pack

Matt Ralphs
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Inspiring historical adventure for readers aged 12+

Head into the Wild West with Little Sure Shot by Matt Ralphs, plus enjoy an accompanying activity pack, which we created for Parrot Street Book Club subscribers in January 2023.

This fictionalised account of sharp-shooting Annie Oakley's life story is surprising, gripping and in places pretty gritty, too. We couldn't help but love courageous Annie and her big-hearted family.

~Sarah

Annie’s family work hard to survive on their Ohio farm. Annie’s happiest when hunting game with her pa, and she doesn’t care one bit that it’s not the kind of thing girls are meant to do. When tragedy strikes, the family is thrown into deepest poverty. Until one day, Annie dares to pick up Pa’s old rifle, and find a way to feed her starving family.

Can Annie’s amazing skills take her all the way to fame and fortune? An inspiring novel based on the incredible life of sharpshooting star Annie Oakley..


Matt Ralphs has worked in publishing as an editor and writer for many years. He writes fiction and non-fiction books, with a focus on history and the darker side of myths and folklore. He lives in England on a canal boat called Nostromo.


The activity pack includes stickers, book club-style questions to ponder and a welcome note from Matt Ralphs. There’s also a word puzzle to solve and a recipe for cornbread, alongside jokes and further reading recommendations.

Activity packs are a handy A5 size and printed on uncoated paper which is fully recyclable.

We dispatch orders Monday - Friday.

  • Standard UK Royal Mail delivery £2.99 (free on bookshop orders over £25)
  • UK Express delivery also available from £5.50
  • International shipping available to select destinations (calculated at checkout according to weight)

Our packs are wrapped in a simple paper sleeve and sent out in a cardboard book wrap – we would be so grateful if you could recycle both.

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We don't include any paperwork in our parcels so you can send our book gifts directly to the recipient with confidence.

We'll happily add a handwritten note to your order. Simply leave your message in the box on the cart page.

When in stock this pack is also available as part of a gift set:

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We are a monthly book subscription by post for children aged 5 to 14, focused on helping families discover new and different chapter books.

This title was sent to subscribers in the Macaw reading group, aged roughly 12 to 14, who need books that feel grown-up but aren’t quite ready for all young adult books.

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