Panda books from The O'Brien Press are specially designed to introduce the beginner reader to the wonderful world of books. For 4-6 years -- exciting stories with lots of illustration and simple text.
Pandas have proven highly popular with young readers, both in Ireland and abroad.

'... These easy stories with their simple texts and lively illustrations should encourage even the most recalcitrant reader to curl up by the fire.' Sunday Independent

'The beauty in the Panda series lies in the humorous stories, the abundance of illustrations, the large print for first-time readers and the great sense of achievements for children on reading a 'big book' all by themselves' Sunday Business Post

'should appeal to children learning to read, including older children who are struggling.' The School Librarian

'O’Brien Panda books are one of the best places to start reading full-length books by yourself. Pandas form a series of more than 30 original stories, mainly by Irish writers, designed especially for young readers aged 5 plus, with plenty of illustrations and simple texts to help build confidence when tackling ‘proper’ stories for the first time, without teacher or parental instruction.' Evening Echo

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Conor's Canvas
Written by Gillian Perdue, Illustrated by Michael Connor
Where's Murphy?
Written by Anna Donovan, Illustrated by Tatyana Feeney
Emma the Penguin
Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Anne O'Hara
Muckeen and the Big Freeze
Written by and Illustrated by Fergus Lyons
Fireman Sinead
Written by Anna Donovan, Illustrated by Susan Cooper
Amy's Wonderful Nest
Written by Gordon Snell, Illustrated by Fergus Lyons
The Little Black Sheep

Panda 6

Written by and Illustrated by Elizabeth Shaw