Wendy Pye Readers

These fun little books are great for young readers starting out on their great adventure with literacy! More information from Sunshine Books

Little Puppy Rap by Alan Trussell-Cullen

Little Puppy Rap

There were ten little puppies on an old settee,
just sitting there watching their Mama’s TV.
Mama came in, said, “Nothing to do?
I reckon I could find a little job for you….”
So what do you think the puppies did?

Available in a Big Book format as well as little books for the children. A fun counting rhyme. Everyone will want to join in! Also instructions for actions to go with the story.

ISBN: 976-8145-84-6

Who Loves Getting Wet? by Alan Trussell-CullenWho Loves Getting Wet?

Out in the country one winter’s day,
the sky grew dark, and the clouds turned gray.
Out in the field, the farmer frowned,
“Reckon some rain’s going to tumble down!”
And tumble down it does. All the animals were not happy – except for one. Now who do you think that would be…?
Available in a Big Book format, as well as a small book format for the children. A fun story for shared reading – everyone will want to join in!


Catherine the Counter by Alan Trussell-CullenCatherine the Counter

Catherine liked to count everything – including the hairs on her grandpa’s head and the buttons on people’s coats. But there was one thing Catherine liked counting more than anything else…





Listen to the Egg by Alan Trussell-CullenListen to the Egg

Listen to the egg.
Scratch. Scratch. Scratch!
There’s something inside
and it’s ready to hatch!
So what is it? Fun for beginner readers.



Watching the Storm by Alan Trussell-CullenWatching the Storm

I sit by my window and watch the storm.
I see lightning. Flash! Flash! Flash!
I hear thunder. Crash! Crash! Crash!
I hear the wind swing the gate. Bash! Bash! Bash!
Quite a storm! Beginner readers will love the “sound effects!”

ISBN: 976-644-179-0

The Half-Pie Cafe by Alan Trussell-CullenThe Half-Pie Cafe

Harry went to the Half-Pie Cafe for lunch. Can you guess what the waiter gave him? He only got half a pizza, half a sandwich, half a cookie, and half a glass of milk. So how much did Harry pay? A fun math story for beginner readers (and mathematicians!)!

ISBN: 976-645-118-4



the Animals' Shoe Store by Alan Trussell-CullenThe Animals’ Shoe Store

All the animals need new shoes, but how many pairs of shoes will they buy? What about the Kangaroo? The cricket? The centipede? And the last visitor is a snail! How many pairs of shoes will he need? A fun math story for beginner readers (and mathematicians)!




Tummy Ache by Alan Trussell-CullenTummy Ache

Here am I lying in bed,
with an ache in my tummy and a pain in my head!
Mom! Mom! Do come quick!
I’ve an ache in my tummy and I’m feeling sick!
What happens when the doctor comes? I story all beginner readers will be able to respond to.




Mom's Getting Married by Alan Trussell-CullenMom’s Getting Married

My mother says I’ll have a new stepdad soon.
He’s coming to live with us.

I don’t know why.
I didn’t ask him to come.
Mum did…
It’s a situation many children find themselves in. This is how one child worked it out.


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