index
Our books
  • Turtle Comes Out of Her Shell - A book about feeling shy

    By Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
    Authors:
    Sue Graves
    Illustrated by:
    Trevor Dunton
    This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to being brave when they feel shy and help them find ways to feel more confident. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children fully understand how their behaviour can impact on others.Turtle has a beautiful singing voice, but she feels far to shy to enter the talent show at school. By talking to her friends about it, she develops a way to overcome her shyness in a way that works for her.The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.
    • More
  • The Toy Shop Train

    By Jackie Walter, Marcus Cutler
    Authors:
    Jackie Walter
    Illustrated by:
    Marcus Cutler
    Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons.In this story, the toys have a fun-filled ride on the toy shop train!
    • More
  • Tap, Tap

    By Jackie Walter, Trevor Dunton
    Authors:
    Jackie Walter
    Illustrated by:
    Trevor Dunton
    Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons.In this story, Ben magics up a hat - and then all sorts of animals! Wherever can he keep them all?
    • More
  • Tiger Has a Tantrum - A book about feeling angry

    By Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
    Authors:
    Sue Graves
    Illustrated by:
    Trevor Dunton
    • More
  • Tom's Tooth

    By Sam Hay, Melanie Sharp
    Authors:
    Sam Hay
    Illustrated by:
    Melanie Sharp
    Tom's Tooth is a fun story for all children expecting a visit from the tooth fairy and who are beginning to read on their own. Perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 2 red.Tom wiggles and jiggles his wobbly tooth until it's out. He's so happy but, at bedtime, he cannot find it. Can his brother and sister help?The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read. A word list at the beginning of the story allows for a quick check of the reader's ability to read and understand words before reading, and a spot the picture puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure. Compiled in consultation with Catherine Glavina, PGCE Primary and Early Years Course Leader, The Centre for Professional Education, University of Warwick.
    • More
  • Tractor's Farmyard Fun

    By Amelia Marshall, Dan Bramall
    Authors:
    Amelia Marshall
    Illustrated by:
    Dan Bramall
    It's busy on the farm as tractor ploughs the fields and lifts up the hay bales, while combine harvester gathers corn and watch out for the cheeky water sprayer!Dive into the world of tractors and farm vehicles with this fantastic picture book brimming with busy bright photos, accessible read out loud text and playful rhymes.These books offer a unique combination of photographic realism and story telling, perfect for children and adults to share and explore together. The books also feature an info-vocab page so the eager reader can enjoy learning and naming the vehicle parts.
    • More
  • Take a Deep Breath: A book about being brave

    By Sue Graves, Desideria Guicciardini
    Authors:
    Sue Graves
    Illustrated by:
    Desideria Guicciardini
    Josh doesn't like people looking at him and he's in the school play! Can Miss Button help him to be brave? And can Miss Button be brave when she is faced by something she doesn't like?This series introduces young children to different aspects of our emotions and behaviour. A fictional story is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk about, while a wordless storyboard encourages children to tell another story.
    • More
  • Tiddlers: Splash!

    By Damian Harvey
    Authors:
    Damian Harvey
    Rain is not fun - until you've got puddles to splash in! But they can be messy too so it's time for a bath plus plenty of bubbles! The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.A word list at the start of the book allows you to check the child's ability to decode and understand each word before reading, providing a fully supported first reading experience. And a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.
    • More
  • Tiddlers: Henry's Favourite Friend

    By Jane Simmons
    Authors:
    Jane Simmons
    Henry the dog loves playing, especially with his favourite furry friend, Sam the cat.The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.A word list at the beginning of the story allows for a quick check of the  reader's ability to read and understand words before reading, and a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.
    • More
  • Talk A Story: Bedtime & New School

    By Anna Cunningham
    Authors:
    Anna Cunningham
    It's bedtime but it's hard to get to sleep, especiallly with all the scary shadows! And what will it be like to start a new school?Talk a Story is a series of wordless books designed to build visual and language skills by encouraging children to describe the stories in their own words.
    • More
  • Tom's Tortoise

    By Jillian Powell
    Authors:
    Jillian Powell
    Tom's class is at the zoo and everyone is looking for an animal to draw. But each animal Tom finds runs away ... until he finds a tortoise. Tadpoles are original stories for young readers told in large text under 80 words, with full colour illustrations to support the story.
    • More
  • Tiddlers: Hurry Up

    By Ann Bryant, Terry Pastor
    Authors:
    Ann Bryant
    Illustrated by:
    Terry Pastor
    Tractor is very slow and the other vehicles soon get angry when the road is blocked.The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.A word list at the beginning of the story allows for a quick check of the  reader's ability to read and understand words before reading, and a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.
    • More
  • Tiddlers: Harry and the Horse

    By Sue Graves, Mike Garton
    Authors:
    Sue Graves
    Illustrated by:
    Mike Garton
    Harry loves the funfair. He can't wait to take a ride on the carousel. Magic the horse takes him on quite an adventure!The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.A word list at the beginning of the story allows for a quick check of the  reader's ability to read and understand words before reading, and a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.
    • More
  • Tiddlers: Alan and the Animals

    By Evelyn Foster, Richard Morgan
    Authors:
    Evelyn Foster
    Illustrated by:
    Richard Morgan
    Alan loves animals - he loves bats! He has ten rats and ten wild cats. But where does he keep them all? Find out in this rhyming story.The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.A word list at the start of the book allows you to check the child's ability to decode and understand each word before reading, providing a fully supported first reading experience. And a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.
    • More
  • Tiddlers: Fred's Ted

    By Clare De Marco, Melanie Sharp
    Authors:
    Clare De Marco
    Illustrated by:
    Melanie Sharp
    Fred's Little Ted has a rip in him. Mum says she can fix him, but will Little Ted ever be the same again?The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.A word list at the start of the book allows you to check the child's ability to decode and understand each word before reading, providing a fully supported first reading experience. And a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.
    • More
  • Tadpoles Nursery Rhymes: Little Miss Muffet / Little Miss Mumpet

    By Mick Gowar, Jan Smith
    Authors:
    Mick Gowar
    Illustrated by:
    Jan Smith
    Each book features the original rhyme, accompanied by fun illustrations, with the whole rhyme repeated to allow children to spot the rhyming words. Then follows a fun, alternative nursery rhyme, again with full colour illustrations and the repeat of the wholealternative rhyme. These books not only offer a highly supportive first reading experience, starting from the familiar nursery rhyme and extending with the alternative rhyme, but also encouragechildren to play with language, stimulating their own writing. The series is compiled in consultation with Dr Hilary Minns, former Lecturer in English in Education at the University of Warwick.
    • More
  • Tadpoles Nursery Rhymes: Hey Diddle Diddle / Hey Diddle Doodle

    By Brian Moses, Jill Newton
    Authors:
    Brian Moses
    Illustrated by:
    Jill Newton
    Each book features the original rhyme, accompanied by fun illustrations, with the whole rhyme repeated to allow children to spot the rhyming words. Then follows a fun, alternative nursery rhyme, again with full colour illustrations and the repeat of the wholealternative rhyme. These books not only offer a highly supportive first reading experience, starting from the familiar nursery rhyme and extending with the alternative rhyme, but also encouragechildren to play with language, stimulating their own writing. The series is compiled in consultation with Dr Hilary Minns, former Lecturer in English in Education at the University of Warwick.
    • More
  • Tadpoles Nursery Rhymes: Baa, Baa Black Sheep / Baa, Baa Pink Sheep

    By Mick Gowar, A O'kif
    Authors:
    Mick Gowar
    Illustrated by:
    A O'kif
    Each book features the original rhyme, accompanied by fun illustrations, with the whole rhyme repeated to allow children to spot the rhyming words. Then follows a fun, alternative nursery rhyme, again with full colour illustrations and the repeat of the wholealternative rhyme. These books not only offer a highly supportive first reading experience, starting from the familiar nursery rhyme and extending with the alternative rhyme, but also encouragechildren to play with language, stimulating their own writing. The series is compiled in consultation with Dr Hilary Minns, former Lecturer in English in Education at the University of Warwick.
    • More
  • Tadpoles Nursery Rhymes: Old Mother Hubbard / Old Father Hubbard

    By Mick Gowar, Kate Edmunds
    Authors:
    Mick Gowar
    Illustrated by:
    Kate Edmunds
    Each book features the original rhyme, accompanied by fun illustrations, with the whole rhyme repeated to allow children to spot the rhyming words. Then follows a fun, alternative nursery rhyme, again with full colour illustrations and the repeat of the wholealternative rhyme. These books not only offer a highly supportive first reading experience, starting from the familiar nursery rhyme and extending with the alternative rhyme, but also encouragechildren to play with language, stimulating their own writing. The series is compiled in consultation with Dr Hilary Minns, former Lecturer in English in Education at the University of Warwick.
    • More
    1