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Brother Blue Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Starter Level B

Sister Blue is not at home. Where is Sister Blue? Brother Blue can find her.

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 five 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.

Brother Blue, a Starter B Activity Book, is ideal for children who are beginning to learn English for the first time. It introduces letter formation and includes listening activities and a phonics chant to aid pronunciation. The gradual progression will allow children to begin reading and writing letters, words and short sentences. It is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework.

Doctor Panda Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Starter Level B

Dom Dog is not happy. He is hot. Doctor Panda, Pat Cat, and Gus Goat help Dom Dog.

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 five 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.

Doctor Panda, a Starter B Activity Book, is ideal for children who are beginning to learn English for the first time. It introduces letter formation and includes listening activities and a phonics chant to aid pronunciation. The gradual progression will allow children to begin reading and writing letters, words and short sentences. It is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework.

Dom Dog and his Boat Activity Book- Ladybird Readers Starter Level A

Dom Dog is in his new boat. Pat Cat, Andy Ant, and Gus Goat go in, too. Water is in the boat!

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 five 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.

Dom Dog and his Boat, a Starter A Activity Book, is ideal for children who are beginning to learn English for the first time. It introduces letter formation and includes listening activities and a phonics chant to aid pronunciation. The gradual progression will allow children to begin reading and writing letters, words and short sentences. It is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework.

Farmer Carl Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Starter Level B

Farmer Carl is on his farm. Carl is working. Does Martha help him?

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 five 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.

Farmer Carl, a Starter B Activity Book, is ideal for children who are beginning to learn English for the first time. It introduces letter formation and includes listening activities and a phonics chant to aid pronunciation. The gradual progression will allow children to begin reading and writing letters, words and short sentences. It is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework.

Ted in Bed Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Starter Level A

It is Ted. Ted's rocket is red. Ted is happy in his rocket. Ted is in bed.

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 five 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.

Ted in Bed, a Starter A Activity Book, is ideal for children who are beginning to learn English for the first time. It introduces letter formation and includes listening activities and a phonics chant to aid pronunciation. The gradual progression will allow children to begin reading and writing letters, words and short sentences. It is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework.

The Fun Run Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Starter Level A

It is a fun run. The children run. Miss Tess has a medal for Ross and Gus.

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 five 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.

The Fun Run, a Starter A Activity Book, is ideal for children who are beginning to learn English for the first time. It introduces letter formation and includes listening activities and a phonics chant to aid pronunciation. The gradual progression will allow children to begin reading and writing letters, words and short sentences. It is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework.

   

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In the night garden

   

In the Night Garden: Colours

Learn all about colours with Igglepiggle and his friends in the Night Garden!

The simple text and bright, bold images in this board book will help little Night Garden fans as they begin to recognise their colours.

In the Night Garden: Shapes

Learn all about shapes with Igglepiggle and his friends in the Night Garden!

This bright, chunky board book will help young In the Night Garden fans as they begin to recognise and distinguish shapes, using their favourite characters and objects from the show.

Peppa Pig

   

Peppa Pig: Official Annual 2018

The Peppa Pig Official Annual 2018 is packed with stories, puzzles, songs and activities making it the perfect Christmas present for all Peppa fans!

Peppa: First Science

A hands-on activity book introducing science to young children! Join Peppa and her friends as Daddy Pig teaches them the basics of science.

Spot

   

Spot Loves Bedtime

The perfect bedtime story for all fans of Spot the loveable puppy.

Join Spot for a brand-new story. Spot is ready to snuggle down and go to sleep, but - oh no! - where's teddy . . . ? This simple, reassuring story is perfect for sharing at bedtime with boys and girls aged 0-3.

Spot's Book and Snuggle Blanket

The perfect gift for a new baby. A beautiful board book edition of Where's Spot? sits alongside a super-snuggly blanket, with a soft and cuddly stuffed head, in a gorgeous gift box. Safe from birth, this lovely Spot blanket will become a baby favourite, and parents will love to read the classic, gently humorous lift-the-flap story with their little one.

This gift set combines a book and blanket to treasure for ever.

Topsy and Tim

   

Topsy and Tim Sports Day

Jean Adamson

Previously published as Go for Gold. Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children having first experiences of their own. In Topsy and Tim Sports Day, the twins take part in their school sport's day. They take part in all sorts of races, and try to prove who is the fastest!

A trusted and well-loved pair who can help guide parents and children through 'first experiences', Topsy and Tim books have been beautifully updated with contemporary artwork. Topsy and Tim remain instantly recognizable to parents while in a fresh style that will appeal to a new generation of fans. These wonderful books deserve a place on every child's bookshelves.

Start School: A Ladybird Topsy and Tim sticker activity book

It's fun to learn with Topsy and Tim!

Topsy and Tim: Starting School is a fun and colourful activity book with over 50 stickers to help preschool children develop and practise key early learning skills as well as take them through what happens during a school day. It is packed with lots of different activities to make learning fun, and help children develop pencil control and dexterity by completing puzzles and adding stickers to the pages. It covers key information like the days of the week, colours, shapes, the alphabet, numbers, good manners, and what happens at school, so children are fully prepared for their big day!

The perfect first learning book for children about to start school.