Read alone - books for ages 6+

In our Read Alone book selection, you can choose from a great range of first fiction, non-fiction and activities for newly confident readers who are branching out on their own.


  • The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

    The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

    It's wartime. Lily's village is blockaded behind razor wire. But when a bold cat ventures into the danger zone, he changes several lives forever...

    €3.70

  • Agent Moose

    Agent Moose

    Something fishy is going on at the South Shore. Folks just disappear and are never seen again. But when Agent Moose learns that a key witness has gone missing, he and Owlfred ride to the rescue. Will they find the missing turtle before time runs out?

    €8.70

  • Episode 1

    Episode 1

    Yikes! They look like bad guys. They even smell bad. But Mr Shark and his bad guy friends just want to be good!

    €3.70

  • Best Friends: A Perfect Friendship Journal

    Best Friends: A Perfect Friendship Journal

    Packed with friendship-themed quizzes, makes, bakes and fill-in fun, this is the perfect journal to share with your BFF. Includes two free necklaces - one for you and one for your bestie! Contains small parts, not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

    €8.70

  • Cat Kid Comic Club: On Purpose: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #3): From the Creator of Dog Man

    Cat Kid Comic Club: On Purpose: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #3): From the Creator of Dog Man

    The third book in the exciting, bestselling graphic novel series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of Dog Man. Li'l Petey, Molly, Flippy, and twenty-one rambunctious baby frogs are back for another creative adventure!

    €10.30

  • Cat Kid Comic Club: Perspectives

    Cat Kid Comic Club: Perspectives

    Cat Kid Comic Club is back in session in this groundbreaking graphic novel narrative by Dav Pilkey, the worldwide bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of Dog Man. Flippy, Molly, Li'l Petey, and twenty-one baby frogs each have something to say. Naomi and Melvin don't see eye to eye and Poppy perceives the world differently than her siblings. Will the baby frogs figure out how to work together and appreciate one another's point of view - both inside and outside the classroom?

    €10.30

  • Guardians of Magic

    Guardians of Magic

    The magic of cloud horses makes wishes come true. But now it is dying... The future of magic is in danger unless three brave children fight back and believe in the impossible.

    €9.90

  • Counting On Katherine

    Counting On Katherine

    The true story of the NASA heroine who used maths to touch the moon.

    €7.40

  • Diary of an Ice Princess: Snow Place Like Home

    Diary of an Ice Princess: Snow Place Like Home

    Everyone in Princess Lina's family has the power to control the wind and weather. There's just one thing Lina wants: to go to regular, non-magical school with her best friend Claudia. She promises to keep the icy family secret under wraps. What could go wrong? (EVERYTHING!)

    €6.20

  • Brawl of the Wild

    Brawl of the Wild

    Disaster! Dog Man has been locked up in the dog pound. But he's no ordinary dog - he's half human! How will he fit in?

    €8.70

  • Fetch-22

    Fetch-22

    Petey the Cat is out of jail, and he's ready to make a fresh start. But can Petey and Dog Man stop fighting like cats and dogs long enough to put their paws together and work as a team to save the world and Lil' Petey?

    €9.90

  • Mothering Heights (the new blockbusting international bestseller)

    Mothering Heights (the new blockbusting international bestseller)

    Dog Man and Petey face their biggest challenges yet in the tenth Dog Man book from worldwide bestselling author and illustrator Dav Pilkey. Dog Man is down on his luck, Petey confronts his not so purr-fect past, and Grampa is up to no good.

    €9.90

  • Eerie Elementary 2-in-1: The School is Alive! and The Locker Ate Lucy!

    Eerie Elementary 2-in-1: The School is Alive! and The Locker Ate Lucy!

    Some kids think school is dead boring. But Sam Graves knows that his new school is terrifyingly alive. Black crows perch on the roof. Leaves rustle like ghosts in the playground. The whole place sends chills down Sam's spine. Then he learns the terrible truth about Eerie Elementary...

    €4.90

  • Wings That Shine

    Wings That Shine

    So magical! So sparkly! If you love ponies and pretty things, read this!

    €6.20

  • The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants: Prank Power Guidebook

    The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants: Prank Power Guidebook

    Your super-silly guide to TV season 2! Laughs, action and a lenticular cover where horrid headmaster Mr Krupp turns into the Captain!

    €8.70

  • Erica’s Elephant

    Erica’s Elephant

    When one small girl meets one rather confused elephant, the perfect friendship is born...

    €7.40

  • Fing

    Fing

    A funny sensation by the reigning king of comedy. Spoiled Myrtle Meek simply MUST have a Fing. But, errr - what is a FING?

    €9.90

  • The Fox Busters

    The Fox Busters

    Chickens are no match for the cunning foxes stalking their coop. But then three sisters hatch. Determined to fight back, they're no ordinary chicks. They are the legendary Fox Busters!

    €3.70

  • Fred: Wizard in Training

    Fred: Wizard in Training

    Fred may look ordinary, but sometimes people who look ordinary turn out to be not very ordinary at all ... because it just so happens that Fred is a Wizard! Sounds pretty great, right? Except that Fred is absolutely, completely, mind-boggingly TERRIBLE at magic!

    €7.40

  • GamesMaster Presents: The Ultimate Builder's Guide in Minecraft

    GamesMaster Presents: The Ultimate Builder's Guide in Minecraft

    The ultimate guide for every gamer who wants to master Minecraft! This book is full of cool Minecraft builds, awesome tips, and lists of all the best tools and resources you need to become a master builder.

    €9.90

  • George's Marvellous Medicine with FREE George's Marvellous Mischief Book

    George's Marvellous Medicine with FREE George's Marvellous Mischief Book

    George decides to brew his own magical medicine for his Grandma to cure her completely... but will it do more harm than good?

    €7.40

  • Get Me Out of Here!

    Get Me Out of Here!

    When an epic school trip is announced, Danny and his mates are super excited. Trips are just an excuse to have a fun, right? Wrong! Will they make it through?

    €8.70

  • The Wand Chooses the Wizard

    The Wand Chooses the Wizard

    Wands at the ready! Whether you're a Hufflepuff or a Slytherin, from an old wizarding family or new to the wizarding world, your magical journey usually begins at Ollivanders wand shop. In this spellbinding hardcover book, Harry Potter film fans of all ages can explore Ollivanders and learn what makes a wand. Then take a wand for a spin as you discover the most magical moments from the Harry Potter films in this incredible book. The wand included activates seven different spell sounds. Simply perform the proper wand motion, hold the wand over the spell you wish to use, and tap the button. It's just like magic!

    €12.40

  • The Hodgeheg

    The Hodgeheg

    Max's family live on the wrong side of the road from the park where all the juicy slugs are! They need someone to lead them across safely - can Max be the hero they need?

    €3.70

  • Planet in Peril

    Planet in Peril

    AAARRRGH! The planet is in peril. How can your students help to sort it out? Don't worry! From climate change to carboon footprints, in this Horrible Geography Earth-Saving Handbook they'll find oodles of practical ways to fix the environmental problems that they're most concerned about.

    €6.20

  • Gruesome Guide to Dublin (New Edition)

    Gruesome Guide to Dublin (New Edition)

    Shudder at the savage story of Dublin, brimming with blood-soaked battles and riotous rebellions. Find out which Irish king led a battle from his bathtub!

    €7.40

  • Horrible Science Reloaded Pack x 3

    Horrible Science Reloaded Pack x 3

    Dare to discover the terribly teeny world of Microscopic Monsters, the squishy secrets of your body, from your beautiful blood to your foul feet, and the deadliest, most disgusting and nastiest things that nature has to offer.

    €7.40

  • The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog

    The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog

    Streaker is no ordinary dog - she's a rocket on four legs with a woof attached! And daft Trevor will soon be running for HIS life, thanks to a crazy bet. A dotty dog tale to delight little learners.

    €3.70

  • I Was There Pack x4

    I Was There Pack x4

    Illustrated historical fiction for younger readers from the home of My Story. Wars? Invasions? Mummies? Be the kid who can say 'I was there'.

    €7.40

  • The Ice Monster

    The Ice Monster

    Elsie lives on the streets of Victorian London. She's read about the Ice Monster: a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole. But when Elsie meets the mammoth, it sparks the adventure of a lifetime - from London to the heart of the Arctic!

    €9.90

  • The Incredible Shrinking Girl Definitely Needs a Dog

    The Incredible Shrinking Girl Definitely Needs a Dog

    Violet loves walking her dream pup – until she shrinks to the size of a dog biscuit! Suddenly this cute little pooch is VERY BIG! Being tiny can be terrifying!

    €4.90

  • Little People, Big Dreams Pack x 6

    Little People, Big Dreams Pack x 6

    All of these outstanding people achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Told as a story, with a facts and photos section at the back, this sweet series celebrates triumph over adversity through some of history’s favourite characters.

    €16.20

  • The Loneliest Kitten

    The Loneliest Kitten

    Poor Charlie’s owner doesn’t make time for him. Now this lonely kitten is running away…

    €7.40

  • The Pudding Problem

    The Pudding Problem

    To Sam Lyttle, the truth is like an elephant. It's heavy, worrying and wrinkly. And when it's sitting in your way, you can't go under it or over it. But you CAN skirt round it... So Sam does, every now and then, tell the odd porky-pie, much to the annoyance of his family...

    €3.70

  • My Adorable Kitten Journal

    My Adorable Kitten Journal

    * Padded colour hardback journal with elastic closure * Includes quizzes, recipes, doodles, lists and fill-in fun * Plenty of space to write down notes, dreams and secrets * Jam-packed with adorable, huggable kittens to love

    €4.90

  • My Best Friend on the Titanic

    My Best Friend on the Titanic

    Join two best friends as history is made in 1912. My Best Friend on the Titanic is an exciting read for children aged 6+, packed with fascinating historical detail.

    €3.70

  • My Mini Mermicorn Journal

    My Mini Mermicorn Journal

    Mini pocket-sized journal with mermicorn keyring, two mini booklets and stickers! This adorable mermaids and mermicorn journal is full of fun activities, games and great fill-ins all surrounded by cute full-colour illustrations. Contains small parts, not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

    €7.40

  • My Rainbow Unicorn Poop Journal

    My Rainbow Unicorn Poop Journal

    From the bestselling creators of Unicorn and the Rainbow Poop comes this perfectly cute journal filled with fun activities, cute tasks and of course... UNICORNS! With a gorgeous and super-squidgy squishy on the cover, children will love this fabulously fun journal. Contains small parts not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

    €8.70

  • Owls of Blossom Wood Pack x 6

    Owls of Blossom Wood Pack x 6

    An exciting new animal series set in the magical Blossom Wood, this six pack series is full of adventure, magic, and adorable owls!

    €9.90

  • Pippa Morgan's Diary

    Pippa Morgan's Diary

    Pippa's life goes from bad to worse when she signs up to a school talent show! Her singing is dreadful but she does have one talent: making you laugh!

    €7.40

  • Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet

    Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet

    Welcome to the imaginative brain of Omar! Doodles, dragons and Eid feasts! Hilarious, cartoon-style illustrated fiction with an endearing hero, perfect for fans of Tom Gates and Wimpy Kid.

    €6.20

  • Ash's Quest - The Essential Handbook

    Ash's Quest - The Essential Handbook

    Explore the world of Pokémon from past to present! Join Ash and his beloved Pikachu as they travel through all known regions of the Pokémon world, encountering hundreds of new Pokémon.

    €8.70

  • Super Deluxe Essential Handbook

    Super Deluxe Essential Handbook

    Do you want to be the very best that no one ever was? Get all the stats and facts on over 800 Pokémon - read about 'em all to catch 'em all!

    €13.70

  • Practical Jokes Kit

    Practical Jokes Kit

    Over 40 gut-busting pranks. Have a good laugh. (Don't be shy.)

    €7.40

  • Fairy Friends

    Fairy Friends

    Three best friends are transported to Blossom Meadow where they become adorable puppies and meet a whole host of cute animal friends.

    €6.20

  • Puppy Fun: My Secret Diary

    Puppy Fun: My Secret Diary

    Bursting with creative craft activities, recipes, an enchanting story and the cutest puppies ever, this lockable diary is paw-fect for animal lovers and fans of Holly Webb!

    €7.40

  • Purrmaids Pair

    Purrmaids Pair

    Ever heard it said that cats don't like water? OK - that might usually be true. But it's definitely not true for the Purrmaids - Coral, Shelly and Angel. These coast-dwelling kitties are half-mermaid and half-cat!

    €4.90

  • Revolting Rhymes with FREE Revolting Rhymes Mini Joke Book

    Revolting Rhymes with FREE Revolting Rhymes Mini Joke Book

    Even more revolting! Rhyme, laugh and shudder at this gross-out fest of fun!

    €7.40

  • Roblox: The Essential Guide

    Roblox: The Essential Guide

    All you need to know to use and create great Roblox content! Includes an introduction to the exciting world of Roblox, a tour of the coolest and most popular games within the game, a quick-start guide on how to build, and an overview of the Roblox Studio Tabs.

    €11.20

  • Yasmeen's Winter Fun

    Yasmeen's Winter Fun

    Ice skating! Snacks! Movies! It’s a perfect weekend of winter fun, and NOTHING is going to spoil it!

    €7.40

  • Scratch and Draw: Unicorns

    Scratch and Draw: Unicorns

    Create your very own fantasy rainbow unicorns! Classic scratch art with rainbow foil and black card, a scratch pen and even a handy ideas booklet! Contains small parts not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

    €7.40

  • Sink Your Teeth into Dinosaurs!

    Sink Your Teeth into Dinosaurs!

    Finally - your chance to become a dinosaur dentist. Peek between the jaws of 20 deadly dinosaurs!

    €7.40

  • Space Detectives

    Space Detectives

    Connor and Ethan are spending their summer holidays aboard the world's first orbiting city, Starville. But neither of our heroes can resist a mystery and when they discover the space station is hurtling on a collision course with the moon (eep!) they know this is a case for the SPACE DETECTIVES!

    €9.00

  • Spy Files – Spy Skills: Locked Down

    Spy Files – Spy Skills: Locked Down

    Your own secret file. Quizzes, fill-ins, codes, facts. Plus a cool lock. Even Q wants one.

    €7.40

  • There's a Werewolf in My Tent!

    There's a Werewolf in My Tent!

    *Shortlisted for the 2018 Scholastic Lollies Awards.* Weird howling. Missing sausages. A werewolf on the loose. Izzy's school trip is turning out scarier than a campfire story!

    €8.70

  • Wigglesbottom Primary: The Classroom Cat

    Wigglesbottom Primary: The Classroom Cat

    Is the Classroom Cat trying to tell them something! YES! Can eating a puddle crisp make you ill? YES! So what are Class 2R going to do about it all? HAVE A LOT OF FUN!

    €4.90

  • World's Worst Pets

    World's Worst Pets

    BE WARNED! AWFUL ANIMALS LURK INSIDE... These ten tales of the world's craziest creatures will have you shaking with laughter. You'll never look at pets in the same way again!

    €10.30

  • The World's Worst Teachers

    The World's Worst Teachers

    Prepare to meet ten terrible teachers who will have you sprinting for the school gates! If your teacher's a nightmare, who knows, maybe you'll spot them here!

    €12.40

  • You Can Draw Tom Gates with Liz Pichon

    You Can Draw Tom Gates with Liz Pichon

    The must-have art activity book for fans of Tom Gates: a celebration of imagination and creativity, packed with drawing guides, how-to doodles, pages to colour-in and thing to make and do.

    €9.00

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