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Purple Flag; For readers aged 5+ (includes Pandas)

An ideal way to introduce the beginner reader to the wonderful world of books. Perfect for children who want to be able to read a real book independently.

With exciting stories and lots of illustration and simple text, O'Brien Panda books are a popular favourite with children, parents and teachers.

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Amy's Wonderful Nest

Written by Gordon Snell, Illustrated by Fergus Lyons

Amy, a little robin, is alone and has to fend for herself. She decides to build a nest, but she doesn't know how!
Panda 5

Bad Hair Day

Written by Catherine Doolan, Illustrated by Maeve Kelly

Finn is trying desperately to be cool, but nothing works. Until he tackles his hair...
Panda 22

Barry's New Bed

Written by Una Leavy, Illustrated by Moira McNamara

Your first real bed is a big adventure – but a little scary too!
Panda 14

The Big Brother

Written by Stephanie Dagg, Illustrated by Alan Clarke

Dara will soon be a big brother! But what does a big brother do for a little baby?
Panda 24

Conor's Canvas

Written by Gillian Perdue, Illustrated by Michael Connor

Conor’s class are all painting special pictures for a show. Will Conor's painting be chosen to hang in a real gallery?
Panda 35

Conor's Concert

Written by Gillian Perdue, Illustrated by Michael Connor

Conor is learning the piano. He makes up his own very special music. But will it do for the concert?
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Conor's Cowboy Suit

Written by Gillian Perdue, Illustrated by Michael Connor

When Conor's parents give him a present of a cowboy suit he wants to wear it all the time - even to school!
Panda 23

Danny and Baby Do It All

Written by Brianóg Brady Dawson, Illustrated by Michael Connor

Why does Danny Brown want his baby sister Susie's Baby Do-it-all? It can only mean more TROUBLE for poor Danny!
Panda 17

Danny Brown and his Daft Dog

Written by Brianóg Brady Dawson, Illustrated by Michael Connor, Coloured by Alan Nolan

It's freezing at the park! Granny has warm socks. Baby Susie has a warm hat. Poor Keeno has nothing to keep him warm. Not to worry... Danny has a plan. What could go wrong?

Danny Brown and the Big Surprise

Written by Brianóg Brady Dawson, Illustrated by Michael Connor, Coloured by Alan Nolan

Danny's back! And he's in trouble with Granny - again! This time he has to keep Granny's secret until Mum's birthday, but Danny isn't very good at being good. Can he keep the secret without getting into trouble? What do you think?

Danny Brown and the Monster Toothbrush

Written by Brianóg Brady Dawson, Illustrated by Michael Connor, Coloured by Alan Nolan

Danny hates brushing his teeth, so when he gets a new toothbrush he wants to get rid of it! He tries flushing it down the toilet, burying it in the garden and throwing it for Keano, his dog, but it keeps coming back!

A fun story about a boy who can't help getting into trouble. Illustrated in colour throughout.

Danny Brown and the Talking Teeth

Written by Brianóg Brady Dawson, Illustrated by Michael Connor, Coloured by Alan Nolan

Danny Brown is always in trouble.
Why did he take Granny’s teeth to school?
Just WHAT was he thinking?
Now Mum is cross, teacher is cross,
and Granny is VERY cross.
But Danny was only having fun, wasn’t he?

Danny's Crazy Christmas

Written by Brianóg Brady Dawson, Illustrated by Michael Connor

Danny decides to dispose of some unwanted presents in order to make room for more of his own, with hilarious consequences...
Panda 37

Danny's Sick Trick

Written by Brianóg Brady Dawson, Illustrated by Michael Connor

Danny hates Auntie Bessie's dinners so much that he decides to get sick so that he won't have to visit her! Another hilarious Danny story.
Panda 15

Ducks in Trouble

Written by and Illustrated by Patrice Aggs

On the farm, some very strange noises are keeping the farmer awake!

Emma the Penguin

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Anne O'Hara

Emma has to be a penguin in the school play, but she is NOT happy about it.
Panda 38