The Ugly Duckling

Based on the classic fairy tale. The ugly duckling doesn’t fit in and is chased away by everyone he meets. Will he ever find some true friends? 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 to

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Based on the classic fairy tale. The three billy goats Gruff wants to cross the bridge to reach the grass on the other side, but first they have to get past the hungry troll! For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read. All stories feature essential

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Based on the classic tale by Beatrix Potter. Naughty little Peter Rabbit goes into Mr MacGregor’s garden to eat his radishes, but then the farmer spots him! How will Peter Rabbit get away? For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read. All stories feature essential key

The Princess and the Pea

Based on the classic fairy tale. A prince wants to marry a real princess, so the queen devises a true test based on one pea and a lot of mattresses! 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

The Magic Porridge Pot

Based on the classic fairy tale. A little girl is given a magic porridge pot, but one day when her mother forgets to stop it cooking, the whole town is soon filled with porridge! For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read. All stories feature essential

The Enormous Turnip

Based on the classic fairy tale. When an old man plants some turnip seeds, one of the turnips grows ENORMOUS! How will he ever get it out of the ground? 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

The Emperor’s New Clothes

Based on the classic fairy tale. The vain emperor has some beautiful new clothes made that only clever people can see – or can they? 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 to practise throughout.

The Big Pancake

Seven little boys are very hungry, so their mother makes a big pancake. What happens when the big pancake runs away? 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 to practise throughout. Designed to be read