Starting Out - books for ages 2+

Starting Out is an engaging selection of activity and picture books, perfect for children aged 2 and over, taking their first steps into reading.


  • Acorn Readers Pack x4

    Acorn Readers Pack x4

    Pick a book. Grow a reader! With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humour, and full-colour artwork on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow!

    €12.90

  • The Baddies

    The Baddies

    The Baddies are the meanest in the land. They adore being bad and fight over who is the nastiest. 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?

    €10.30

  • Bluey: Unicorse

    Bluey: Unicorse

    Unicorse joins Bluey's story time! Bluey is finding it hard to get to sleep so Mum reads one final story. Things are calming down until . . . UNICORSE ARRIVES!

    €10.30

  • Bluey: Where's Bluey?

    Bluey: Where's Bluey?

    Have you seen Bluey and Bingo? Join Bluey on the beach, in the backyard and at the park in this jam-packed search-and-find activity book. With over 140 items to spot, this book is perfect for keeping the biggest Bluey fans busy.

    €9.00

  • The Bunny Who Came to Breakfast

    The Bunny Who Came to Breakfast

    A laugh-out-loud picture book about one family's surprise visit from an excitable BUNNY! When a cheerful bunny comes to visit on a delightful sunny day, a little child and their grandad cannot believe their eyes.

    €9.00

  • Burglar Bill

    Burglar Bill

    Burglar Bill is a very naughty man. Each night, he eats a stolen supper and goes out stealing things. But when he accidentally steals a baby, it turns his naughty life upside down!

    €6.40

  • Clean Up!

    Clean Up!

    When Rocket goes on holiday to visit her grandparents, she's shocked by the pollution that's spoiling their island home and putting the local sea life at risk. Can she think of a way to save the day?

    €6.40

  • Dad's Bum is So Smelly!

    Dad's Bum is So Smelly!

    The hero of the New Bum! series is back and he's facing a challenge he has NEVER faced before: his dad's smelly bum! Get ready for guffaws galore in this laugh-out-loud book in the seriously silly New Bum! series.

    €9.00

  • The Day The Banana Went Bad

    The Day The Banana Went Bad

    A fantastically funny book about loving what makes you YOU! When Banana is thrown into the reject bin with the other mis-shapen fruit and veg, he decides that enough is enough - he may be a little bit bruised but that doesn't mean he's any less brilliant!

    €3.80

  • Dig Your Own Dino

    Dig Your Own Dino

    A fun activity kit where you dig up a dinosaur skeleton. Includes a fact/activity book and fossil block to excavate. Excavation tools and glow paint help you locate the dino, just dig it up to unearth a fabulous prehistoric surprise!

    €7.70

  • Dogs Don't Dance

    Dogs Don't Dance

    A heartfelt and hilarious debut picture book from actor and presenter Gemma Atkinson. This confidence-building picture book is all about trying new things, embracing difference, encouraging our friends and defying stereotypes.

    €10.30

  • Dragon Games Pack x3

    Dragon Games Pack x3

    An adventure-packed series about three kids who travel into a magical, dragon-filled world! Play the game. Save the realm.

    €9.00

  • 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

  • Hatching Unicorn

    Hatching Unicorn

    Hatch your own incredible Unicorn from an egg.

    €9.00

  • I Love Rainbow Unicorns! Activity Book

    I Love Rainbow Unicorns! Activity Book

    Explore a world bursting with colour in the I Love Rainbow Unicorns sticker-activity book, jam-packed with rainbow unicorn fun and hundreds of magical stickers! Contains small parts not suitable for children under 3.

    €7.70

  • Isadora Moon and the Shooting Star

    Isadora Moon and the Shooting Star

    Isadora is looking at the night sky when she sees a falling star and is amazed when she discovers the star is a Glow Sprite, called Nova! She needs Isadora's help to find her lost kitten Nova and get back to her own planet.

    €9.00

  • I've Broken My Bum!

    I've Broken My Bum!

    The inventive young hero from the bestselling I Need a New Bum! is back! And this time he has accidentally glued a serving tray to his behind - and he's tickled pink! See, it's great for sliding down hill, surfing big waves, and other booty-full fun and games. Now all his friends wants one too!

    €6.40

  • Kwame's Magic Quest: Rise of the Green Flame

    Kwame's Magic Quest: Rise of the Green Flame

    The day has finally come for eight-year-old Kwame to start Nkonyaa School and learn magic! With engaging black-and-white artwork on every page, kids won't be able to put down this magical, action-packed adventure.

    €6.40

  • LEGO® Next Level Activity Book

    LEGO® Next Level Activity Book

    A fantastic Lego activity book packed full of activities, puzzles, comics and a story!

    €10.30

  • 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?

    €3.80

  • Marvel Amazing Powers

    Marvel Amazing Powers

    Discover the amazing powers of your favourite Marvel Super Heroes! Meet the Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man, Thor, The Hulk, Black Widow, Captain America and many more. Read about their friends, their foes and most importantly, their incredible powers!

    €6.40

  • Marvel: Spidey and His Amazing Friends

    Marvel: Spidey and His Amazing Friends

    Light up your world with more than 100 glow-in-the-dark stickers of Team Spidey, their best friends, and their fearsome foes. Create glowing action scenes with stickers, or even just stick them to your personal items to brighten up the place!

    €6.40

  • Minecraft Young Readers: Mobs in the Mansion!

    Minecraft Young Readers: Mobs in the Mansion!

    Emmy and Birch go on an adventure to explore a woodland mansion in this Young Reader book and the only official levelled reader series based on Minecraft, the world's best-selling video game!

    €7.70

  • 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

  • Neon Scratch Art: Super Cute

    Neon Scratch Art: Super Cute

    Filled with fun activities to complete and puzzles to solve, this fantastic scratch art activity book is a fantastic way to keep little hands and minds busy.

    €7.70

  • One Goose, Two Moose

    One Goose, Two Moose

    Welcome to the ice cream shop, where there's a goose line, a moose line and a slightly bossy goose who wants everyone to be IN THE RIGHT LINE, PLEASE! This brilliantly funny picture book perfectly captures the chaos of queueing up, featuring a fun counting element.

    €10.30

  • Owl Diaries Bind-Up 1: Eva's Treetop Festival & Eva Sees a Ghost

    Owl Diaries Bind-Up 1: Eva's Treetop Festival & Eva Sees a Ghost

    Two Books in one! Now on Apple TV. This full-colour, highly illustrated diary series is perfect for young readers who love friendship stories starring animal characters!

    €5.10

  • Owl Diaries Bind-Up 2: A Woodland Wedding & Eva and the New Owl

    Owl Diaries Bind-Up 2: A Woodland Wedding & Eva and the New Owl

    In A WOODLAND WEDDING Eva's teacher, Miss Featherbottom, is getting married. In EVA AND THE NEW OWL a new owl named Hailey has started in Eva's class at school.

    €5.10

  • The Pandas Who Promised

    The Pandas Who Promised

    An action-packed, heart-warming tale about family, adventure and being true to yourself from the creators of the multi-award-winning, bestselling The Lion Inside.

    €10.30

  • 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

  • Peppa Pig: Peppa's Magical Unicorn with FREE Headband

    Peppa Pig: Peppa's Magical Unicorn with FREE Headband

    It's playtime for Peppa and Suzy Sheep! They love Peppa's toy horse, Horsey Twinkle Toes. But what they really want is a magical, sparkly unicorn!

    €9.00

  • Pets Rule Pack x4

    Pets Rule Pack x4

    With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

    €12.90

  • Pokémon Early Reader: Legendary Ultra Beasts

    Pokémon Early Reader: Legendary Ultra Beasts

    Gotta Catch 'Em All! When Ash comes across a mysterious Pokemon in Alola, no one knows what it is. Will some visitors from out of town be able to help?

    €7.70

  • 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.

    €11.60

  • Rainbow Magic 4-copy Party Set

    Rainbow Magic 4-copy Party Set

    The bestselling stories of seven sparkly fairies have captured young hearts everywhere. They're bursting with the magic formula that gets little girls reading!

    €10.30

  • 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!

    €3.80

  • Sharks in Slime

    Sharks in Slime

    A fun Shark-themed activity bound to provide hours of entertainment!

    €9.00

  • Speak Up!

    Speak Up!

    Join the brilliantly passionate and instantly loveable Rocket as she organises a peaceful protest to save her local library!

    €7.70

  • The Stinky Wonky Donkey

    The Stinky Wonky Donkey

    Dinky Donkey tells us all about which animals she loves the best of all. And whether it's a reindeer, a zebra, a horse or a camel, one thing's for sure: our cute friend Dinky Donkey loves ALL creatures!

    €6.40

  • Super Space Kids! Save Planet Drizzlebottom

    Super Space Kids! Save Planet Drizzlebottom

    The first intergalactic adventure from superstar Peter Andre! This picture book for 3+ emphasises the importance of friendship, teamwork, resilience and kindness.

    €7.70

  • Supertato:Eviltato vs Superpea

    Supertato:Eviltato vs Superpea

    Look out for the next THRILLING adventure in this super bestselling series!

    €10.30

  • There's a Dinosaur in Your Book

    There's a Dinosaur in Your Book

    This playful interactive story helps little ones to learn about inside and outside voices, as they teach Little Dinosaur when to be quiet... and when to be LOUD!

    €10.30

  • This Book is Full of Unicorns

    This Book is Full of Unicorns

    A laugh-out-loud, bright and bold picture book full of unicorns in the most unusual places... This book is full of unicorns of every shape and size. They're cheeky... sneaky... fabulous! You won't believe your eyes.

    €9.00

  • Why Not?

    Why Not?

    Perfect for every child and every family, Why Not? is an energetic, heartfelt and positive story, with bright illustrations sure to inspire everyone to give things a try - after all, why not?!

    €10.30

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