BabyLit® Storybooks give classics new life for the next generation of early readers.
Ahoy! Come sail the ocean blue with Captain Ahab, Ishmael, Queequeg, and the rest of the crew! The search is on for the great white whale, and the captain won’t give up on this voyage until Moby Dick is found. With colorful artwork and quotes from the original text, Herman Melville’s nautical adventure is retold for children in a fun, new way that highlights friendship. This is a book to be treasured throughout childhood and beyond.
BabyLit® primers have become the chic, smart way to introduce babies to the most beloved and readable literature of our time. Now presenting a delightful collection of hardcover lap books for early readers and their parents. Each book in the BabyLit Storybook series retells a story from literary canon with easy-to-follow text and engaging artwork. These delightful, engaging books are ideal for ages 3 to 7, with their oversized trim and sturdy pages, but will be enjoyed by children and adults alike.
After training as an editor in London, Mandy Archer went on to become the Head of Children’s Books for BBC Worldwide, nurturing such characters as Wallace & Gromit and Bob the Builder. Since then she has written all kinds of titles, ranging from board books right up to teen fiction. She enjoys talking to children in schools about fairy tales and story writing. Mandy and her family live near a racecourse on Epsom Downs, England.
Annabel Tempest creates patterns, draws characters, and loves cutting, sticking, and coloring in. During her career, she has illustrated everything from children’s books and greetings cards to maps and packaging. She lives in Somerset, England.