Tales from India – The Story of Laila and Ajeet

Laila is kind and clever, but her father is the terrible Rajah. When Ajeet falls in love with her, the Rajah gives him a very hard job to do. Recommended for children aged 3-11, the eight levels of Ladybird Readers follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2+) and include language activities that help develop key

Tales from Africa – The Cheetah’s Whisker

“A love potion is not easy to make,” Grandma said to Abeba. “I need a cheetah’s whisker. Can you get one?” Recommended for children aged 3-11, the eight levels of Ladybird Readers follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2+) and include activities that develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English tests. This

Goodnight Pablo

Pablo cannot sleep in the dark. He does not like the dark. He draws his friends. Recommended for children aged 3-11, the eight levels of Ladybird Readers follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2+) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English tests. This Level 1 Reader

Pablo Chooses his Shoes

Pablo is going to Granny’s house today. “Can we go too?” asks Pablo’s friends. Pablo’s blue shoes ask “can we go, too?” Recommended for children aged 3-11, the eight levels of Ladybird Readers follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2+) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge

Pablo: Are You Sad, Pablo?

Pablo’s face is sad, but he is not sad. Pablo wants to play with Lorna, but how can he tell Mum? Recommended for children aged 3-11, the eight levels of Ladybird Readers follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2+) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English

Pablo: Noisy Party

It is Lorna’s birthday today. There is a party at Lorna’s house. It is very noisy! Pablo does not like the noisy party. Recommended for children aged 3-11, the eight levels of Ladybird Readers follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2+) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the

The Camping Trip

Step 9 contains two stories that build on the phonics learnt in previous steps and focus on the sound and letter combinations: igh, ear, air, ure. 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

Wags the Big Dog

Step 5 contains two stories that build on the phonics learnt in previous steps and focus on the sound and letter combinations: j, v, w, x, y, z, zz, qu. 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

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

The Elves and the Shoemaker

“I can make only one more pair of shoes,” said the shoemaker. Then, two little elves help him. How can he thank them? 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