BBC Earth: Forests

Forests have been on Earth for millions of years. Lots of animals live in forests, and sometimes their lives can be very difficult. 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

1a Play with us

Book 1a introduces Peter and Jane in 16 new words including ‘and’, ‘I’, ‘likes’ and ‘has’. Once this book has been completed, the child moves on to book 1b. Key Words with Peter and Jane uses the most frequently met words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Everyone in Hamelin was happy until the rats came. One day, a man went to see the mayor. “I can make the rats leave Hamelin, ” he said. 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

Heidi

Heidi went to stay with her grandfather in the mountains. She liked it there. When she went to school in Frankfurt, she wasn’t happy. 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

Great Buildings

The world has many great buildings. Find out about the tallest skyscrapers, longest bridges and strongest statues. 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 of Readers

The Magic Porridge Pot

One day, an old woman gives a little girl a magic porridge pot. The little pot cooks some porridge. Now, there is too much porridge! 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

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The classic fairy tale. When the town of Hamelin is overrun by rats, the Pied Piper arrives to sort out the problem with a magic tune. But what will happen when the mayor refuses to pay him? For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read. All

Heidi

Based on the classic story by Johanna Spyri. Heidi loves living in the mountains with her grandfather and her friend Peter, and is homesick when she moves to Frankfurt. Will she make it back to her beloved mountains? For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read.

Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington goes to London to make his fortune, but gets a cat! What happens when Dick gives his cat to a wealthy man? For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read. All titles feature essential key words. Story-specific words are repeated to practise throughout. Designed

Town Mouse and Country Mouse

Based on the classic fairy tale. Town Mouse and Country Mouse lead very different lives and when they visit each other they find everything very strange! 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