Welcome to Reading - books for ages 2+

In our Welcome to Reading book selection, you’ll find an engaging mix of picture books and home learning, perfect for children taking their first steps into reading.


  • 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?

    €9.00

  • Moose on a Mission

    Moose on a Mission

    There's big news in the Big Forest! The circus is in town, Granny Moose is coming to visit, and someone is stealing from innocent animals. Agent Moose and Owlfred rush to investigate!

    €9.00

  • The Baddies

    The Baddies

    The Baddies are the meanest ghost, witch and troll in the land. When a little girl moves into a nearby cottage, the Baddies can't wait to scare her out of her wits, but will they succeed? The new picture book from the creators of The Gruffalo is a riot of silliness and fun.

    €10.30

  • Badger's Band

    Badger's Band

    Welcome to Acorn Wood. Come and join Badger and his friends for some musical fun in this preschool lift-the-flap book from the creators of The Gruffalo.

    €9.00

  • Bluey: Goodnight Fruit Bat

    Bluey: Goodnight Fruit Bat

    It's bedtime, but Bluey doesn't want to go to sleep. She dreams that she's a fruit bat so that she can stay awake ALL NIGHT!

    €9.00

  • Dig Your Own Dino Activity Kit

    Dig Your Own Dino Activity Kit

    A fun activity kit where you dig up a dinosaur skeleton! The kit includes a fact/activity book and fossil block to excavate, plus excavation tools and glow paint help you locate the dino! Just dig it up to unearth a fabulous prehistoric surprise! Contains small parts not suitable for children under 3.

    €7.70

  • The Dinky Donkey

    The Dinky Donkey

    The laugh-out-loud follow-up to the viral sensation The Wonky Donkey is finally here! Readers will love the antics of this stinky punky plinky-plonky winky-tinky pinky funky blinky dinky donkey!

    €6.40

  • Dino Ranch Jamboree!

    Dino Ranch Jamboree!

    Come on down to the Dino Ranch Jamboree for tons of dino fun; all based on the hit Disney Jr show!

    €7.70

  • The Dinosaur that Pooped a Pirate

    The Dinosaur that Pooped a Pirate

    Yo ho ho! Danny and Dinosaur are sailing the high seas looking for treasure and adventure - but will the perils of Skull Island prove too perilous for this very HANGRY dinosaur?

    €9.00

  • Disney Encanto: The Junior Novel

    Disney Encanto: The Junior Novel

    The junior novel retelling of Disney's new animated movie, Encanto: the tale of an extraordinary family who live hidden in a magical house in the mountains of Colombia.

    €9.00

  • Famous Five Colour Short Stories: Five and the Runaway Dog

    Famous Five Colour Short Stories: Five and the Runaway Dog

    While helping to clear up the beach, the Five find a dog's collar by the sea and are soon searching for the missing dog. And when they come to the new bakery, it's not just the smell of cinnamon buns that catches Timmy's attention...

    €7.70

  • A Flying Visit

    A Flying Visit

    A funny, heart-warming story about kindness, friendship and teamwork, introducing the phenomenally popular Percy the Park Keeper to a new generation of readers.

    €9.00

  • Friends Are Amazing

    Friends Are Amazing

    A celebration of friendship from 11-year-old Pride of Britain winners, Hughie and Freddie. Available from 13th October.

    €9.00

  • Hatching Shark

    Hatching Shark

    €9.00

  • Hatching Unicorn

    Hatching Unicorn

    €9.00

  • How to Train Your Dragon Early Readers x 6

    How to Train Your Dragon Early Readers x 6

    Join Hiccup, Toothless, and the rest of the gang from DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk on all-new adventures in this pack of Early Readers.

    €13.80

  • The Lighthouse Keeper's Mystery

    The Lighthouse Keeper's Mystery

    A new addition this modern classic series! Someone is dumping rubbish into the sea! Mr Grinling's nephew George thinks it could be pirates ... or could the culprit be someone closer to home?

    €7.70

  • Llama Glamarama

    Llama Glamarama

    Larry the llama has a secret: he loves dancing! But have you ever seen a llama dance? Well, neither had Larry - until one day he spots an ad for the Llama Glamarama. Will this raucous, joyful celebration give Larry the pride he needs to bring his dance back home?

    €9.00

  • Lucky Bunnies Pair

    Lucky Bunnies Pair

    A perfectly pitched and packaged adorable magical animal series for beginner readers.

    €7.70

  • Minecraft Young Readers: Escape from the Nether!

    Minecraft Young Readers: Escape from the Nether!

    Journey into the Nether (if you dare) in this Step Into Reading Step 3 Levelled Reader, the only official levelled reader series based on Minecraft, the world's best-selling video game!

    €6.40

  • My Bum is SO NOISY!

    My Bum is SO NOISY!

    What would you do if your bum was SO NOISY? Would you try to hide the noise, or would you be proud of your parps? For this little boy, a noisy bum is just the start of an ENORMOUS adventure.

    €9.00

  • Naughty Narwhal (Colour-Changing Sequin Edition)

    Naughty Narwhal (Colour-Changing Sequin Edition)

    Narwhal is the most mischievous little creature in the sea. Wherever she is, she's always up to something. And, one day, Narwhal sees all of her friends having a party and realises they didn't invite her. Oh no - what will Narwhal do?

    €10.30

  • Naughty Narwhal

    Naughty Narwhal

    Narwhal is the most mischievous little creature in the sea. Wherever she is, she's always up to something. And, one day, Narwhal sees all of her friends having a party and realises they didn't invite her. Oh no - what will Narwhal do? This warmly funny picture book about friendship and kindness is perfect for all children.

    €9.00

  • No-Bot the Robot's New Bottom

    No-Bot the Robot's New Bottom

    When Bernard's bottom starts to make funny noises, he decides it MUST be broken! So along with his friends, he sets off in search of just the right replacement...

    €9.00

  • Pokémon Early Reader: School Trip

    Pokémon Early Reader: School Trip

    The Pokemon School students are going to Kanto! They can't wait to find out about all of the differences between the Pokemon in Kanto and Alola. Plus, they get to battle it out in the Pokemon Gym! Gotta catch 'em all!

    €6.40

  • Phonics Boxed Set

    Phonics Boxed Set

    Learn to read with help from your favourite Pokemon! This boxed set of twelve easy-to-read books is designed just for kids learning their letter sounds. The fun, action-packed stories in each book feature beloved Pokemon like Pikachu, Piplup, Meowth and many more.

    €10.30

  • Starter Pack 1

    Starter Pack 1

    This starter packs contains the books in Scholastic Set 1 and 2 of the Phonics Book Bag Readers series - 8 books in total. These books are part of a brand new set of phonically decodable reading books perfect for very early readers. These expertly levelled stories are engaging and perfectly match the new Letters and Sounds guidance used in schools across the UK.

    €12.90

  • The Pumpkin Who was Afraid of the Dark

    The Pumpkin Who was Afraid of the Dark

    Boo the pumpkin does NOT like Halloween. And she does NOT like trick-or-treating. Why? Because she's afraid of the dark. So, when Halloween comes around Boo is especially worried. But when she meets a little boy who also shares his fears, Boo realises that perhaps Halloween, and the dark, aren't quite as scary as she thought.

    €9.00

  • Sprite Surprise

    Sprite Surprise

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

    €6.40

  • Handwriting

    Handwriting

    Shine bright in school! This handy writing helper is ideal for little stars. Contains small parts, not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

    €3.80

  • The Smeds and the Smoos

    The Smeds and the Smoos

    Soar into space with an out-of-this-world love story! Smeds hate Smoos. So when a Smed and Smoo fall in love, their families disapprove. Will love conquer all?

    €9.00

  • Somebody Woke Wilson

    Somebody Woke Wilson

    A beautifully illustrated picture book with a powerful message about the carbon cycle from environmental expert Sarah Roberts.

    €10.30

  • The Squirrels Who Squabbled

    The Squirrels Who Squabbled

    Two squirrels both want the same nut and the race is on...right over a waterfall! They'll have to work together to get out of this one! Shortlisted for the 2018 Laugh Out Loud Book Awards.

    €6.40

  • Peppa is Super with FREE Headband

    Peppa is Super with FREE Headband

    At Peppa's preschool, Madame Gazelle asks the class to dress up as what they want to be when they're older. Peppa has no idea what she wants to be, but whatever it is she is sure to be SUPER! Contains small parts, not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

    €6.40

  • A Superpower Like Mine

    A Superpower Like Mine

    An empowering story about seeing the best in others and yourself, from Dr Ranj, bestselling author and the nation's favourite doctor.

    €9.00

  • Supertato (Special Edition)

    Supertato (Special Edition)

    Meet Supertato! He’s always there for you when the chips are down. He’s the supermarket superhero with eyes everywhere – but now there’s a pea on the loose. A very, very naughty pea. Has Supertato finally met his match?

    €5.10

  • There's a Bear in Your Book

    There's a Bear in Your Book

    OH, LOOK! A bear has wandered into your book! And - what's that noise? He's yawning! He looks like he's ready for bed. Can you help him drift off to sleep? This warm, gentle adventure combines interactive fun with a night-time routine to help little ones wind down before they go to bed.

    €9.00

  • There's No Such Thing as Mermaids

    There's No Such Thing as Mermaids

    When a little girl is told there's no such thing as mermaids, she doesn't believe it for a second. Surely mermaids exist? After all, they're always in books and films! But if she has any chance of proving that mermaids are real, the little girl needs proof! So starts a wonderful journey. And DO mermaids exist? There's only one way to find out...

    €9.00

  • The Tiger Who Came to Tea with Notebook and Pencil

    The Tiger Who Came to Tea with Notebook and Pencil

    What's even more exciting than having a tiger round to tea? That same tiger bringing lovely gifts! That's right: to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this classic story, the tiger has a FREE notebook and pencil for you!

    €6.40

  • Unicorn Academy: Sienna and Sparkle

    Unicorn Academy: Sienna and Sparkle

    When your best friend is a unicorn, magical adventures are guaranteed! Imagine a school where you meet your own unicorn and have amazing adventures together!

    €7.70

  • Unicorns Don't Love Rainbows

    Unicorns Don't Love Rainbows

    A brilliantly funny and heartfelt story about empathy, kindness, celebrating what makes us different, and... unicorns!

    €3.80

  • When Jelly Had a Wobble

    When Jelly Had a Wobble

    When Jelly is entered into the 'Best Food Competition', it makes him wobble with worry. Suddenly he's filled with self-doubt. But soon Jelly learns that the things that make us different should be celebrated... and that it's definitely OK to have a wobble every now and then.

    €9.00

  • Where's Spidey?

    Where's Spidey?

    Spidey is missing! New York City is under attack. A horde of villains is causing mayhem across the city, and there's only one person who can stop them - Spider-Man! But where is he? Search for Spidey among the crowds around NYC before the whole city falls to chaos!

    €9.00

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