The Naughtiest Unicorn

Mira has always dreamed of having her very own unicorn, so she’s over the moon when she finally gets her invitation to Unicorn School! But Dave isn’t quite the elegant, sparkling unicorn she’s been dreaming of… he’s more grumpy than glittery and loves to snooze and eat donuts! But Dave has hidden strengths – he’s […]

Fingertrail 123

A colourful introduction to counting and numbers from 1 to 10 with cut-out finger trails which help children to learn the shapes of the numbers. Meet 1 gentle giraffe, 2 tigers on a tandem, 3 trundling tractors and much more in this charming introduction to numbers and counting up to 10. Gorgeous illustrations, irresistible finger […]

The Ugly Duckling

A lively retelling of the classic story by Hans Christian Andersen for young English Language learners, with bright and engaging illustrations. Andersen’s story of the Ugly Duckling, rejected by his family, bullied by the other farm animals, lonely and miserable and often in danger until he realises his magnificent true nature, has become one of […]

The Baobab Tree

A lively African folktale about a complaining tree getting its comeuppance, with fabulous colourful illustrations. Long ago, when the gods made the world, they created the Baobab tree… and the Baobab tree was not happy. It didn’t like the sun and the rain and the wind. It didn’t like animals and birds that settled in […]

Lift-the-Flap First Q and A: How Can I Be Kind?

The latest addition to Christine Pym’s feelings titles in the popular First Questions & Answers series, using the wonderful world of bugs to explore the importance of kindness. This beautiful book explores how to be kind and why kindness is so important. It’s not just about being kind to others, it’s about being kind to […]

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

A ravishing retelling of the well-loved story by the Brothers Grimm, especially adapted for young English language learners and illustrated in sumptuous eighteenth-century style. Princesses Amalia, Belinda and their sisters are desperate to escape the oversight of their grieving, overprotective father and go dancing. When a servant finds their dancing shoes worn out night after […]

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners

This lyrical, stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry, and is a celebration of diversity. A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers’. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She […]

The Fox and the Crow

A lively retelling of the classic Aesop’s fable, beautifully illustrated by Tania Rex and full of character and humour. Fox is in the forest, wet and cold and hungry. She spots a piece of cheese on the ground – but just as she’s about to eat it, Crow snatches it away. Fox really wants the […]

Fox at Night

In his next I Can Read adventure, Fox – the hilarious trickster character featured in Geisel Award-winning Fox the Tiger – overcomes his fear of monsters when he meets real nocturnal animals. Fox is up late in the night. There are shadows and noises everywhere. Fox is sure the night is full of monsters! Then […]