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.


  • Bedtime for Baby Shark: Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo

    Bedtime for Baby Shark: Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo

    Sing and mime with Baby Shark at bedtime. Read a book! Take a bath! Brush your jaws!

    €6.20

  • Hurricane Betsey

    Hurricane Betsey

    Betsey Biggalow lives on a Caribbean island - the perfect place to have big adventures. And now a HURRICANE is headed for the island. Most people are worried, but Betsey can't wait! But she'd better look out, or she'll cause more bother than the storm outside!

    €3.70

  • Bluey: Grannies

    Bluey: Grannies

    Join Bluey and Bingo as they try to answer the question: can grannies dance? Bluey and Bingo are playing Grannies. While playing, they get stuck on a question: can grannies dance? Bluey thinks they can but Bingo doesn't. There's only one way to find out - call Nana and ask! This hilarious new board book is perfect for sharing with Bluey fans at story time and bedtime.

    €9.00

  • The Diary of a Killer Cat

    The Diary of a Killer Cat

    Poor Ellie is horrified when Tuffy drags a dead bird into the house. Then a mouse. But Tuffy can't understand what all the fuss is about. Will wild Tuffy change his murderous ways before he ends up in trouble?

    €3.70

  • 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.

    €7.40

  • 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!

    €6.20

  • The Enchanted Wood (Deluxe Edition)

    The Enchanted Wood (Deluxe Edition)

    In this wood is the Faraway Tree, which takes you into a magical land every time you climb it! There's the Land of Birthdays, the Land of Toys and the Land of Do-As-You-Please. But talking about it will never capture the magic. You need to see for yourself...

    €7.40

  • Fridge Magnets - Tricky Words for Year 2

    Fridge Magnets - Tricky Words for Year 2

    Magnet fun to help you remember all those tricky words you need for Year 2.

    €6.20

  • Funnybones with FREE The Pet Shop Mini Edition

    Funnybones with FREE The Pet Shop Mini Edition

    Spooky giggles to rattle your bones! The classic comedy Funnybones - now also starring the cheeky skeletons in a totally FREE The Pet Shop mini book.

    €8.70

  • Giraffes Can't Dance

    Giraffes Can't Dance

    Jump for joy as Gerald the clumsy giraffe finds his own perfect tune to dance to.

    €6.20

  • Horrid Henry and the Zombie Vampire

    Horrid Henry and the Zombie Vampire

    Four hilarious new stories! A spooky sleepover in the museum is Henry's big chance to scare his classmates. But a healthy new school dinner menu leaves our tiny terror quaking!

    €6.20

  • Up, Up and Away

    Up, Up and Away

    More high-flying giggles with Henry. Hmm: what’s his latest wicked plan?

    €7.40

  • I Love Mermaids Activity Book

    I Love Mermaids Activity Book

    Dive into the enchanting underwater kingdom of mermaids in this magical activity book, with over 300 stickers! From magical underwater sticker scenes to search-and-find fun, this amazing activity book is overflowing with mermaid magic. Contains small parts not suitable for children under 3.

    €6.20

  • I Need a New Bum

    I Need a New Bum

    Oh no! This kid's bum is broken! It's got a huge crack! Now what?

    €8.70

  • LEGO® City: Fighting the Flames

    LEGO® City: Fighting the Flames

    Join the brave fire crew and help them put out flames by solving puzzles, reading the epic story and even catching some comic crooks. Build your own firefighter mini-figure and get ready to rescue! Contains small parts not suitable for children under 3.

    €8.70

  • LEGO® DC Universe: Super Heroes Phonics Box Set

    LEGO® DC Universe: Super Heroes Phonics Box Set

    Hey, little readers: your dreams have come true. The great LEGO® DC heroes help you with phonics in a huge story and workbook set.

    €9.90

  • 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?

    €7.40

  • The Mega Magic Hair Swap!

    The Mega Magic Hair Swap!

    Two little girls, two best friends but not two peas in a pod. When a magical coconut grants each girl their wish, and their hair is swapped, the friends are overjoyed. However, they soon learn that perfect hair is not everything it's cracked up to be. In fact, their hair was pretty magical and perfect the way it was before!

    €8.70

  • Mini Maestro: Hatching Unicorn

    Mini Maestro: Hatching Unicorn

    Hatch your own beautiful unicorn from an egg! This pack also includes fun stickers and a full-colour booklet jam-packed with enchanting unicorn facts. Contains small parts, not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

    €7.40

  • Tea Time!

    Tea Time!

    It's time for a story in this brand-new adventure based on the CBeebies show, _Moon and Me_. Featuring delightful characters, these charming tales are perfect to read aloud at bedtime.

    €8.70

  • Mr Bunny's Chocolate Factory

    Mr Bunny's Chocolate Factory

    *Shortlisted for the 2018 Scholastic Lollies Awards.* How do you think chocolate eggs are made? Tee-hee: did you _really_ think chocolate hens laid them? Nope! Well, not quite...

    €8.70

  • 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.

    €8.70

  • Ninja Kid: Flying Ninja!

    Ninja Kid: Flying Ninja!

    Nelson is the world's nerdiest ninja! He will need his new jetpack to stop an animal rampage - but how will Nelson learn to fly when he is scared of heights?!

    €3.70

  • 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...

    €8.70

  • Peppa Pig: Peppa the Mermaid

    Peppa Pig: Peppa the Mermaid

    Peppa and Rebecca Rabbit would love to be mermaids! But Peppa gets real life and her daydreams mixed up! Can Rebecca come to the rescue with a clever party plan? Comes with a free headband! Contains small parts not suitable for children under 3.

    €8.70

  • 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.

    €12.40

  • Pokémon Early Reader: Alola Adventure

    Pokémon Early Reader: Alola Adventure

    Ash and his mum are on holiday in the Alola region, along with Pikachu and Mimey, and having a great time. Join Ash for a new adventure, exciting challenges and of course - more Pokemon battles!

    €6.20

  • 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.

    €11.60

  • The Proudest Blue

    The Proudest Blue

    Faizah's sister's new hijab is blue as the sea and sky. But when people are nasty about it, will the sisters know how to be strong?

    €8.70

  • Rapunzel to the Rescue

    Rapunzel to the Rescue

    What if Rapunzel saved the prince? In this terrific twist on a much-loved fairytale, a prince with magical hair is saved by a fiercely independent Rapunzel. With laugh-out-loud moments and beautiful illustrations, this is an inspirational picture book for a new kind of hero!

    €8.70

  • Scholastic Acorns Early Readers Pack x 5

    Scholastic Acorns Early Readers Pack x 5

    A new series of easy-read stories from Scholastic. Pick a book. Grow a reader!

    €8.70

  • 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.

    €3.70

  • Phonics

    Phonics

    Shine bright at phonics! A book of fun games, stickers and flashcards for all you little stars.

    €6.20

  • Times Tables

    Times Tables

    Shine bright in school! Multiply your success with times tables.

    €4.90

  • 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?

    €8.70

  • The Snail and the Whale

    The Snail and the Whale

    "How I long to sail!" said the tiny snail. One little snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of an enormous whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, but when disaster strikes, it's the tiny snail's big plan that saves the day.

    €8.70

  • Somebody Swallowed Stanley

    Somebody Swallowed Stanley

    Lots of hungry fish want to snack on Stanley. But he's not food, he's a plastic bag and plastic bags don't belong in the sea - or in other creatures' tummies…

    €8.70

  • Sulwe

    Sulwe

    From Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colourism, self-esteem and learning that true beauty comes from within.

    €9.90

  • Super Monsters: Spooky Story Collection

    Super Monsters: Spooky Story Collection

    After sunset at Pitchfork Pines Preschool, all the kids transform into Super Monsters! They're ready to learn how to be the best monsters they can be. This spooktacular collection of stories is perfect for when the sun goes down!

    €7.40

  • Superhero Hotel

    Superhero Hotel

    The Superhero Hotel is a top-secret place where the world's caped crusaders come to unwind. There's just one problem: superheroes hate relaxing!

    €7.40

  • Supertato: Night of the Living Veg

    Supertato: Night of the Living Veg

    It's fright-time in the supermarket, and the veggies are seriously spooked! Strange shapes, weird noises and eerie shuffling - whatever can be behind these ghostly goings-on? Join Supertato and the gang to find out in their latest unmissable adventure!

    €8.70

  • Supertato: Veggies in the Valley of Doom!

    Supertato: Veggies in the Valley of Doom!

    Join Supertato and his brave gang of greens in the deadly Valley of Doom. They've stayed alive, so far but that could all change with the Evil Pea around!

    €8.70

  • Superworm (Early Reader)

    Superworm (Early Reader)

    The Red House Award winner, now in a read-it-yourself format. Boost your reading with this wriggly hero!

    €6.20

  • Ten Fat Sausages

    Ten Fat Sausages

    Ten fat sausages sizzling in the pan... decide to escape, if they can! Come on a great escape through the kitchen as each sausage makes a bid for freedom.

    €8.70

  • There's a Monster in Your Book

    There's a Monster in Your Book

    Go beyond reading! A cute monster has invaded this story. Can you find it by tilting, spinning and shaking the book?

    €8.70

  • There's a Troll on My Toilet

    There's a Troll on My Toilet

    In a spooky house, at the top of a hill, something funny's going on... A PARTY! So grab your witch's hat, watch out for the icky sticky green slime, and get ready for a frightfully good time. Because this is one haunted house that you will love exploring.

    €6.20

  • Twenty Dinosaurs at Bedtime

    Twenty Dinosaurs at Bedtime

    Once upon a bedtime, these children could not sleep, so their helpful mums and daddies said that they should count some sheep. Though children think that sheep are nice, there's something they like more, so instead of counting lots of sheep, they counted DINOSAURS!

    €8.70

  • Unicorn and the Rainbow Poop Sequin Edition

    Unicorn and the Rainbow Poop Sequin Edition

    Unicorn is basically just like every other unicorn out there. Except for her rainbow poop! This sparkly picture book is bursting with unicorns, dragons, princesses, fairies and mischief. Contains small parts, not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

    €8.70

  • Meet Waffle

    Meet Waffle

    Meet Waffle the Wonder Dog! Join the Brooklyn-Bells family in this hilarious book of the much-loved television programme, Waffle the Wonder Dog, as they embark on life in their new home.

    €8.70

  • We're Going to Find the Monster!

    We're Going to Find the Monster!

    A rip-roaring picture book adventure from superstar pairing Malorie Blackman and Dapo Adeola. Over the shimmering ocean, up the huge, high mountain, through the deep, dark forest . . . WE'RE GOING TO FIND THE MONSTER!

    €9.00

  • When I Grow Up

    When I Grow Up

    A magical story inspired by Tim Minchin’s hit song ‘When I Grow Up’ from the Olivier award-winning Matilda the Musical!

    €7.40

  • 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.

    €8.70

  • Wonky Donkey's Big Surprise

    Wonky Donkey's Big Surprise

    From the internationally bestselling creators of The Wonky Donkey comes a very special surprise! Another sequel to the viral sensation, The Wonky Donkey, is here! Brought to life by Craig Smith's lyrical and fun verses and Katz Cowley's beautifully charming illustrations, Wonky Donkey's Big Surprise is laugh-out-loud fun for everyone.

    €8.70

  • You Can’t Eat a Princess

    You Can’t Eat a Princess

    Princesses, aliens and chocolate! A yummy laugh-out-loud treat.

    €4.90

  • You Can’t Stop the Big Bad Bogey!

    You Can’t Stop the Big Bad Bogey!

    Ugh! This icky green monster is on the rampage again! He’s unstoppable! Or is he? Hang on - who’s got a hanky?

    €6.20

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