Books

When Santa Got Stuck up the Chimney

Ladybird (and others)

This fun-filled festive sound book, based on the popular Christmas song, will delight children as they follow Santa on his Christmas Eve journey. There's just one problem... he's a little bit stuck! Will he ever make it out of the chimney to deliver the rest of the presents in time for Christmas Day?

Press the sound button to hear Santa sneeze!

Matchstick Monkey: Colours

Ladybird (and others)

There's a competition going on in Matchstick Jungle... but which monkey will win?

Little ones will love this first adventure from the team behind the hugely popular, award-winning Matchstick Monkey teether toys.

With bold illustration and colourful glitter finger-trails on every page that are perfect for little hands, this tactile board book is ideal for teaching about colours, as well as developing hand-eye coordination and pre-writing skills. Follow the monkeys as they swing, sway and loop the loop in this first Matchstick Monkey adventure!

Clangers: The Story Collection

Ladybird (and others)

Penguin presents Clangers: The Story Collection read by Michael Palin

Let's go down to the Clangers' planet and see what's going on ...

Join Small, Tiny, Mother, Major and Granny Clanger as they explore their tuneful planet under the stars. Includes twenty exciting stories with music and special effects from the Clangers TV series.

Stories include: The Golden Planet, Baby Soup Clanger, Dragon Day and Tiny's Lullaby.

Ladybird Tales of Adventurous Girls

Ladybird

'All power to Gretel and Tamasha and Tokoyo and Chandra and Sea Girl and Gerda! They come from different countries and traditions but they're all such marvellous spirited girls I wish each one could be my best friend' - Jacqueline Wilson

Girls can save the day too, and they always have . . . Join six adventurous girls from around the world as they use their wits, courage and strength to overcome the odds in this colourful, illustrated collection of Ladybird Tales.

Gretel and Hansel
Tamasha and the Troll
Tokoyo and the Sea Serpent
Chandra and the Elephants
Sea Girl and the Golden Key
The Snow Queen

Perfect for bedtime, to read aloud or enjoy alone, these empowering tales show that girls can be the heroes of any story. Includes a special Introduction from award-winning author Jacqueline Wilson.

My Little Pony: 500 First Words Sticker Book

Ladybird

Learn 500 first words with everyone's favourite ponies! This My Little Pony sticker activity book is packed with activities and sticker pages that will make learning first words fun.

Each turn of the page introduces new themes such as family, animals, feelings, and seasons, with words that children will come across both in the classroom and the My Little Pony world. Children can draw pictures to match the words, add stickers to complete the page, and trace the missing letters using the pictures as clues.

This book will assist the development of vocabulary skills through interactive activities that will help children associate the words with the pictures. It is perfect for supporting children as they learn to read and write simple words at home.

My Little Pony First Phonics Activity Book

Ladybird

Read and spell simple words with Twilight Sparkle and friends! Single letters and sounds are introduced in a systematic order, with fun activities to build confidence in reading and spelling.

Every set of activities follows the same structure, so that children can focus on the letters and sounds covered on each page. By working through the book, they will learn to read lots of new words with their favourite pony friends.

This colourful book is filled with stickers and engaging activities to help young children practise early phonics skills.

My Little Pony First Numbers Activity Book

Ladybird

Learn the numbers from 1 to 10 with Twilight Sparkle and friends! Use your number skills to help Rarity at the Carousel Boutique and find the things that Pinkie Pie needs for her party.

Numbers are introduced one by one, with plenty of opportunities to practise writing and counting with each new number. Children can draw the missing items, count the characters and add the correct number of stickers to every page.

Packed with stickers and fun counting activities, this colourful activity book will help young children to practise early numbers and pencil control.

Peppa Pig: Peppa at the Beach

Ladybird (and others)

A bright and colourful board book for little readers (and piglets) everywhere!

Peppa and her family are in Australia, staying with Kylie Kangaroo. When the two families visit the beach to learn how to surf, Daddy Pig and George find their own special way of riding the waves!

Ladybird Favourite Fairy Tales

Ladybird (and others)

Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Ladybird Fairy Tale Treasury read by Gemma Whelan and Nigel Pilkington.

This gorgeous Ladybird treasury of eight classic, traditional tales is guaranteed to delight and entertain young children. Each favourite fairy tale or story has been sensitively retold for modern readers.

The stories included are: 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’s Year

Ladybird (and others)

Join Peppa Pig on an Easter egg treasure hunt, at a spooktacular Halloween party and as Peppa and her family get ready for Christmas. These four stories are perfect for sharing with little Peppa Pig fans at Easter, Halloween and Christmas time.

This 4-in-1 Ebook bundle includes: Peppa's Easter Egg Hunt, Peppa's Pumpkin Party, Peppa's Christmas, and Peppa's Christmas Wish.

Peppa’s Family

Ladybird (and others)

Join Peppa Pig and her brother George as they list all of the things they love about their daddy, mummy, granny and grandpa, from Mummy Pig's comforting cuddles to Grandpa Pig's great bedtime stories. These four delightful stories are perfect for sharing with mummies, daddies, grannies and grandpas everywhere.

This 4-in-1 Ebook bundle includes: My Daddy, My Mummy, My Granny, and My Grandpa.

Learn With Peppa

Ladybird (and others)

Learn all your colours and shapes with Peppa Pig, and join Peppa and George as they go through the alphabet and count from one to ten. These four first concept books are perfect for the very youngest Peppa Pig fan.

This 4-in-1 Ebook bundle includes: Colours, ABC with Peppa, Shapes, and 123 with Peppa.

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 just 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.

The perfect read for a snuggly bedtime story all year round, I Love You, Mummy Pig will make the whole family smile.

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

Biography

Lalalimola (Illustrator)
Lalalimola is the pseudonym of Valencia-born illustrator Sandra Navarro. After 5 years in the world of advertising and graphic design, she decided to focus her work on a long-standing passion: illustration. She has been featured in the Fifth Ibero-American Illustrator Catalogue and her work was selected for the Illustrators Exhibition at the Bologna Children's Book Fair.