By Pippa Goodhart, Mike Phillips
Ashok and his dad go to choose a pet dog from the rescue centre, but there are so many! He sees all kinds - big, small, hairy, scruffy, fast, slow. How will Ashok make up his mind?
Are We There Yet?
By Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi
Start Reading is a new series of highly enjoyable books for beginning readers at KS1. They have been carefully graded to correspond to the Book Bands now widely used in schools. This enables readers to be sure that they choose books that match their own ability. There is very careful and gentle graduation from Band to Band. The books can be shared with an adult or read independently. They promote the enjoyment of reading through reading real, satisfying stories with a beginning, a middle and an end. Rosie's Rides is at Book Band 3 in the Start Reading series. Rosie is going on all sorts of Rides, rollercoaster rides, pony rides, jeep rides and train rides. All have their adventures.
Aesop's Fables: The Lion and the Mouse
By Diane Marwood, Anni Axworthy
A simple retelling of a favourite Aesop fable. Mouse is in big trouble when he wakes Lion up... but one day, Lion might need Mouse's help!
By Sue Finnie, Daniele Bourdais
A fun and accessible way to learn simple French vocabulary.
Anansi the Banana Thief
By Anne Adeney
In this retelling of a classic tale from Africa, the trickster Anansi is helping Monkey with his shopping - until he gets a better idea and runs off with the bananas! Monkey must give chase but the woods are full of dangerous, hungry animals!Leapfrog World Tales are exciting stories from around the world told in fewer than 180 words, suitable for children who are starting to read independently. The series introduces readers to stories from other cultures and encourages them to find where the story comes from on a map.
At the Park
By Annemarie Young, Louise Redshaw
The children are at the park where they find all sorts of things.Each story in the Outdoor Fun series follows the adventures of two children and their family as they explore the outdoors.
Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Crow
By Diane Marwood, Barbara Nascimbeni
A simple retelling of a favourite Aesop fable. Crow has some food, and Fox wants it! Can he think of a clever plan to make Crow drop the food?
Aesop's Fables: The Boy Who Cried Wolf
By Elizabeth Adams, Daniel Howarth
A simple retelling of a favourite Aesop fable. Whenever the shepherd boy gets bored, he shouts, 'Wolf!' and everybody runs to help. But, one day, a real wolf comes ...
Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Goat
By Elizabeth Adams, Liliane Oser
A simple retelling of a favourite Aesop fable. Fox is trapped in a well and he tricks Goat into joining him. But can he trick Goat again to get out?
Aesop's Fables: The Hare and the Tortoise
By Elizabeth Adams, Andy Rowland
A simple retelling of a favourite Aesop fable. Hare thinks he is much quicker than Tortoise and never stops teasing her. But what will happen when they have a race?
Aesop's Fables: The Ant and the Grasshopper
By Diane Marwood, Gabriele Antonini
A simple retelling of a favourite Aesop fable. Grasshopper thinks Ant should stop working so hard and just enjoy the hot summer. But what will happen when the cold winter comes?
All Aboard & Treasure
By Anna Cunningham
Pirate is on the look out for a new ship's mate - but who will he choose? Then he sets off in search treasure!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.
The Animals' Football Cup
By Clare De Marco, Trevor Dunton
It's Jungle United versus Rainforest Rovers in the football cup final. Hippo isn't playing well. He's just too big and clumsy. But can he save the day?The Leapfrog series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 180 words.
Adjectives and Prepositions
By Ann Riggs
Everyone knows that books on grammar are among the most boring on the planet, right? Read Understanding Grammar and find out how wrong you can be! Written in an easy-to-understand style and packed with plenty of imaginative and exciting examples, these six books clarify rules, offer practical help to the struggling young wordsmith and generally lead an enjoyable way through the tangled thicket that is - or is that which is? - English grammar.
By Jack D Clifford, Russ Daff
Imagine if your computer game console was magic... and imagine if it transported you into the game you were playing!This series features exciting stories for computer game fans who are developing their reading confidence.
Archie & the Babysitter
By Anne Rooney
Archie gives the babysitter and his little sister, Lucy, a real run for their money when Mum and Dad go out for the afternoon!
At the Water Hole
By Jane Clarke
Zebra is longing for a cool drink at the water hole, but can he escape both Lion and Crocodile!.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.
The Animals' Football Camp
By Clare De Marco, Trevor Dunton
Jungle United are training hard at a special camp. But Lion thinks he is already brilliant and refuses to train with the others. Will he ever learn to play as part of a team?The Leapfrog series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words.
By John Hawkins
Air disasters are terrible occurrences and a source of fear and fascination for many people They are often devastating and can kill hundreds of people at a time. Many people have lost their lives over the years in aircraft crashes. Air Disasters first explores what happens after an aircraft has gone down - examining who is usually first to arrive at the scene and why are crash investigators so important? Some famous air disasters are then explored in detail, explaining how, why and when some of the world's biggest and most famous crashes occurred. From the terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre, New York, disaster in 2001 and the Concorde crash in France in 2000, to the Hindenburg airship disaster in 1937, the factors that contributed to each of these accidents are examined in detail and make for compelling reading.Part of a series of 6 books, Catastrophe! uses historical reports, eyewitness accounts and expert opinions to explore incredible natural and man-made disasters.Suitable for KS2-3 these are excellent reference books for teachers and students.
Aladdin and the Lamp
By Hilary Robinson, Andy Catling
Aladdin is very poor and very, very lazy. His mother does not know what to do with him. When a magician comes to town and pretends to be his uncle, Aladdin's adventures really begin!A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 2 stories are told in chapters in under 1000 words.