Books

Ladybird Favourite Fairy Tales

Ladybird (and others)

Penguin presents the audio download edition of Ladybird Favourite Fairy Tales read by Gemma Whelan and Nigel Pilkington.

Listen to eight traditional, captivating fairy tales in this gorgeous audio treasury from Ladybird. Each classic tale has been retold for young readers and is perfect for your little one, whether you're curled up at home or on the move.

Stories include: Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, The Magic Porridge Pot, Little Red Hen and The Ugly Duckling.

Peppa Pig: Play Days

Ladybird (and others)

Penguin presents the audio download edition of Peppa Pig: Play Days by Ladybird, read by John Sparkes.

Come join Peppa and her all her friends as they explore and play in this collection of ten newly recorded audio stories based on her hit TV show, Peppa Pig.

Includes dialogue, songs and sound effects from the show!

Stories include: A Trip to the Moon, Horsey Twinkle Toes, Mr Fox's Shop, Pirate Treasure, The Rainbow, The Train Ride, Work and Play, Richard Rabbit Comes to Play, Grandpa at the Playground and Garden Games.

Other Peppa Pig audio titles available: Peppa Pig: Bedtime Stories

Peppa Pig: I Love You, Mummy Pig

Ladybird (and others)

Peppa and George want to give Mummy Pig a very special day to show her how much they love her, but things don't always go entirely to plan . . . Clever, brave and resourceful Mummy Pig comes to the rescue over and over again in this charming, sparkly picture book. Perfect for Mother's Day and celebrating mums all year round!

Ultimate Fidget Spinner

Ladybird

This ultimate fidget spinner guide has over 80 step-by-step tricks and challenges to try with your fidget spinner! Impress your friends with loads of tips on improving your balance and spin skills, ways to convince teachers to let you use them in class, the Fidget Spinner Games and a whole lot more! Prove yourself to be the utimate spin master by challenging your friends to epic spin battles and record your results inside!

Sharks – Ladybird Readers Level 3

Ladybird

Some sharks are big, other sharks are small. Sharks live in the sea and swim very fast. There are lots of sharks!

Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language.

Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills.

The four levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) Starters, Movers and Flyers exams.

Sharks, a Level 3 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Movers exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, some expression of future meaning, comparisons, contractions and relative clauses.

Peppa Pig: Peppa's Super Noisy Sound Book

Ladybird

Peppa's Super Noisy Sound Book is a fun, interactive sound book, for fans of Peppa Pig!

SNORT! Find out what happens when Peppa and George's very quiet day turns very noisy indeed! With 18 sound buttons to press as you read the story, this is a super noisy gift for every Peppa fan! Based on the BAFTA award-winning animation.

There are lots more Peppa Pig books from Ladybird for you to enjoy including: The Big Tale of Little Peppa and Play with Peppa Hand Puppet Book.

Ladybird Tales: Teatime Stories

Ladybird (and others)

Ladybird presents Ladybird Tales, a bright, richly adventurous audio story-telling experience. Re-imagining classic fairy tales in a magical audiobook collection. Perfect for entertaining the little ones aged 5 and up.

Featuring immersive sound design and beautifully composed music to whisk the whole family away on a magical adventure.

This collection of seven classic tales contains:

The Gingerbread Man
Hansel and Gretel
The Magic Porridge Pot
The Big Pancake
The Enormous Turnip
The Princess and the Pea
Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Approximately 1 hr 30 mins running time

The Three Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stories: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

Ladybird (and others)

Ladybird presents First Favourite Tales Audio, a fabulous collection of classic stories for toddlers, brought to life through the magic of audio. Produced with enchanting sound effects and lively music that will delight children, and introduce them to the world's most famous stories.

This collection of six classic tales contains:

The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Jack and the Beanstalk
The Elves and the Shoemaker
The Wizard of Oz
The Ugly Duckling
Little Red Hen

Approximately 1hr running time

Ladybird is a trusted publisher of pre-school stories. The First Favourite Tales have been specially created for toddler comprehension and content.

Also available: Ladybird Tales audio, for children aged 5 onwards.

LADYBIRD CLASSICS: The Wind in the Willows and other stories

Ladybird (and others)

Ladybird presents Ladybird Classics: The Wind in the Willows and Other Stories, a wonderful collection of the world's most loved tales. Told in a warm and accessible style and accompanied by fun and vibrant music, this is a perfect introduction to the classics for young children.

Alice In Wonderland
Black Beauty
Peter Pan
The Railway Children
The Jungle Book
The Three Musketeers
The Wind In The Willows

Approximately 4hr running time

Tinga Tinga Tales: Why Leopard Has Spots - Read it yourself with Ladybird

Ladybird

There was a time when Leopard didn't have spots and she was very plain. What happens when she helps Puff Adder? Based on the popular CBeebies TV series.

Read it yourself with Ladybird is one of Ladybird's best-selling reading series. For over thirty-five years it has helped young children who are learning to read develop and improve their reading skills.

Each Read it yourself book is very carefully written to include many key, high-frequency words that are vital for learning to read, as well as a limited number of story words that are introduced and practised throughout. Simple sentences and frequently repeated words help to build the confidence of beginner readers and the four different levels of books support children all the way from very first reading practice through to independent, fluent reading.

Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools.

Tinga Tinga Tales: Why Leopard Has Spots is a Level 2 Read it yourself book, ideal for children who have received some initial reading instruction and can read short, simple sentences with help.

Baby Touch: Baby Bop!

Ladybird (and others)

If your baby loves Ladybird's best-selling Baby Touch books and apps, they're guaranteed to enjoy these entertaining music tracks, created especially for young babies. Each of the ten bespoke instrumental tunes is designed to engage and soothe babies from birth, and is fun for parents to listen to as well! Perfect for long journeys or quiet time at home.

Peppa Pig: Peppa Meets the Queen and Other Audio Stories

Ladybird (and others)

Peppa Pig comes to audio! Peppa Meets the Queen and Other Audio Stories is a wonderful audiobook collection based on the hit TV show Peppa Pig, featuring newly recorded narration by John Sparkes, a full cast of voices from the original TV dialogue, music and special effects. This collection contains:

Peppa Meets the Queen: Join your favourite slightly bossy little pig, as Peppa meets the Queen.

Fun at the Fair: Roll up! Roll up! Today, Peppa, George and their family are going on a day out to the funfair. Will Mummy Pig win an enormous teddy bear and will Daddy Pig be scared of the helter-skelter?

Peppa's First Sleepover: Peppa Pig is going to her very first sleepover at Zoe Zebra's house. The most important thing about a sleepover is that you must not sleep! With music, a midnight feast and a scary story, can Peppa and her friends stay awake?

Beauty and the Beast - Read it yourself with Ladybird

Ladybird

Based on the classic fairy tale. Kind-hearted Beauty has to go and live with a beast, but she soon realizes that behind the ugly exterior lies a person she can care for.

Read it yourself with Ladybird is one of Ladybird's best-selling series. For over thirty-five years it has helped young children who are learning to read develop and improve their reading skills.

Each Read it yourself book is very carefully written to include many key, high-frequency words that are vital for learning to read, as well as a limited number of story words that are introduced and practised throughout. Simple sentences and frequently repeated words help to build the confidence of beginner readers and the four different levels of books support children all the way from very first reading practice through to independent, fluent reading.

Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools.

Beauty and the Beast is a Level 2 Read it yourself title, ideal for children who have received some initial reading instruction and can read short, simple sentences with help.

Peppa Pig: School Bus Trip

Ladybird

School Bus Trip is a colourful storybook, based on the award-winning television character Peppa Pig.
Peppa and her friends are going on a school bus adventure up a mountain. But what will they find at the very top? Read this delightful story to find out.
The Peppa Pig range of books are fun, interactive and educational, ideal for encouraging children to start to read by themselves. Titles available from Ladybird include: George Catches a Cold, Peppa's First Glasses, Dentist Trip and many more.

Peppa Pig: Daddy Pig's Old Chair

Ladybird

Naughty Mummy Pig has given Daddy Pig’s favourite old chair to the jumble sale! How is he ever going to get it back?

The Three Billy Goats Gruff: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

Irene Yates (and others)

A perfect introduction to the classic fairy tale The Three Billy Goats Gruff, with beautiful illustrations and lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. This Ladybird Picture Book is ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.

Peppa Pig: Peppa Goes Swimming and Other Audio Stories

Ladybird (and others)

Peppa Pig comes to audio!

Peppa Goes Swimming and Other Audio Stories is a wonderful audiobook collection based on the hit TV show Peppa Pig, featuring newly recorded narration by John Sparkes, a full cast of voices from the original TV dialogue, music and special effects.

This collection contains:

Peppa Goes Swimming: In this piggy tale it's George's first visit to the swimming pool and he's scared of the water. How will Mummy and Daddy Pig ever convince him to get in?

Peppa Goes Camping: Peppa and her family are going on holiday to the countryside in their camper van. Find out what happens when they discover the delights of Mrs Camper Van - otherwise known as satellite navigation!

Recycling Fun: Peppa and George are learning all about recycling, and so they pay Miss Rabbit a visit. She loves to recycle everything . . . even cars!

Sports Day: Peppa and George aren't winning any prizes at school sports day, but there's one more event to go: the boys-versus-girls tug of war!

Daddy Pig's Old Chair: Naughty Mummy Pig has given Daddy Pig's favourite old chair to the jumble sale! How is he ever going to get it back?

Puddle the Naughtiest Puppy: Magic Carpet Ride

Ladybird

When Puddle the Puppy comes to play, magic is never far away!

Puddle is a naughty puppy who loves to go on magical adventures with his friends Ruby and Harry. He only has to jump into a puddle for the magic to begin.

When Ruby and Harry follow Puddle on their first adventure, they have no idea what to expect. But before they know it, they have landed on a magic carpet and are taking part in a thrilling race! Can Puddle help Aziz to win the race and be granted a wish by the beautiful princess?

This is the first book in the wonderful new Puddle the Naughtiest Puppy series.

Puddle the Naughtiest Puppy: Ballet Show Mischief

Ladybird

When Puddle the Puppy comes to play, magic is never far away!

Puddle is a naughty puppy who loves to go on magical adventures with his friends Ruby and Harry. He only has to jump into a puddle for the magic to begin.

When Puddle takes Ruby and Harry away to a beautiful ballet show, Ruby can't stop marvelling at the wonderful dancing and amazing costumes. But one little ballerina is making her debut, and she has terrible stage fright! Can Puddle help the shy dancer to overcome her fears?

This is book three in the Puddle the Naughtiest Puppy series.

Peppa Pig: Nature Trail

Ladybird

This eBook has been optimised for viewing on colour devices.
Peppa and her family are following animal footprints. Daddy Pig has a map, but somehow they still manage to get themselves lost! How will they make it back to the car to have their picnic? Find out in this new Peppa Pig adventure.

Biography

Nick liked drawing from an early age, and liked drawing big crowd scenes. ‘I'd start in the bottom left-hand corner of the paper and just let the picture grow, telling myself stories about each of the characters in turn as I drew them.’

On leaving school Nick went to Art College in London to study graphic design. After that, he drew humorous illustrations for magazines and for packaging, such as cake boxes and sweet packets. He illustrated school textbooks, before going on to illustrate and then write his own picture books. The first book he wrote and illustrated was What Do I Look Like? Nowadays, Nick spends about half his time illustrating other writer's stories and half illustrating his own. He works in a variety of media.