The Magic Paintbrush

Sui-Ming wanted to draw, and one day he found a magic paintbrush. “My paintbrush must help people,” said Sui-Ming. 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. Recommended for children aged 4+, the eight levels

Oliver Twist

Oliver escapes the workhouse he goes to London. What happens when the Artful Dodger takes Oliver to meet Fagin and his gang? 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. Recommended for children aged 4+,

Frankenstein

Coming in 2018, to celebrate 200 years since Mary Shelley’s classic was first published! Victor Frankenstein was a brilliant scientist. He wanted to create something beautiful, but he created something terrible – a monster! Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of

The Wind in the Willows

Follow the funny adventures of Mole, Rat, Badger and Toad! Can the animals help Toad get his home back from the weasels? 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. Recommended for children aged 4+,

Treasure Island

Jim Hawkins finds a map which shows buried treasure! Can Jim stop Long John Silver from finding the treasure on Treasure Island? 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. Recommended for children aged 4+,

Robin Hood

Guy of Gisbourne and the Sheriff of Nottingham made a plan to arrest Robin Hood. What happened when Robin and his outlaws heard about the plan? 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. Recommended

Black Beauty

Black Beauty meets many different people during his difficult life. Can Black Beauty ever be as happy as he was at Mr Gordon’s farm? 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. Recommended for children

Little Red Hen

Based on the classic fairy tale. Little Red Hen wants help planting and cutting the wheat, grinding the flour and making the bread, but the cat, the rat and the dog refuse to join in – until the bread needs eating! For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Based on the classic fairy tale. While the three bears are out for a walk, naughty little Goldilocks comes calling and tries out their porridge, chairs and beds to see which are just right. But then the three bears come home… For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children

Cinderella

Based on the classic fairy tale. Cinderella’s dream of going to the prince’s ball comes true when her fairy godmother appears. But she’d better be home by midnight… For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read. All stories feature essential key words. Story-specific words are repeated