Why are you a vegan? and other rhyming stories for English language learners

The long awaited book of rhyming stories for English language learners is finally here!  Over the years we have had  several requests for a simplification of the vocabulary in some of our rhyming stories for little ones so that they are suitable for people learning English as a foreign language.  This has finally been achieved thanks to Madeleine Lifsey, an English language teacher, who worked with Violet to re-word the stories so that they are all written in present tense, simple vocabulary.  The result is this lovely little book 😀

The five popular rhyming stories, Why are you a vegan?, “I’m not dinner!”, Edmund’s Lunch, bones and teeth and Where are you going Deidra?, adapted for English language learners, can be enjoyed here for free but if you want to use them in the classroom, this fully illustrated paperback is just the thing 😀

Created with Comic Life by Plasq

Author/Illustrator:  Violet Plum

Editor:  Madeleine Lifsey

Genre:  stories in rhyme/educational

Recommended for anyone learning or teaching English as a foreign language

Published May 2019 by Little Chicken

Format:  Paperback (81 pages)

ISBN-10:  1097412946

ISBN-13:  978-1097412945

Dimensions: 15.2 x 0.5 x 22.9 cm

Price:  £7.50

Click here to buy from Amazon UK,

Also available from Amazon in Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia.  If you can’t or don’t want to buy from Amazon, contact us to arrange mail order 😀

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Venus Aqueous: Beginnings

And now it’s Venus’s turn 😀

The first four episodes of Venus Aqueous are now available as a proper comic!

Remade with Comic Life, these episodes are bright, exciting, action-packed adventures in which a girl with a special ability comes to the rescue of the animals who call for her help.

Venus Acton is a champion swimmer and captain of the school swim team but after an underwater incident leaves her with a special power, she uses that power to help those who need her and what she discovers changes her life, and her priorities, forever.

Of course you can read all of Venus’s adventures for free at Violet’s Vegan Comics if you want to, but for those who want to sit in bed and turn the paper pages, you know what to do! 😉

Created with Comic Life by Plasq

Author/Illustrator:  Violet Plum

Genre:  Children’s comics / juvenile fiction

Recommended for readers aged 8 and up

Published April 2019 by Violet’s Vegan Comics

Format:  Paperback (38 pages)

ISBN-10: 1091747555

ISBN-13: 978-1091747555

Dimensions: 21.6 x 0.2 x 27.9 cm

Price:  £4

Click here to buy from Amazon UK,

Also available from Amazon in Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia. If you’re somewhere where you can’t buy from Amazon, contact us to arrange mail order 😀

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NB: for those in the UK who don’t like to shop online,  contact us to mail order.

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Sherman and Geynes: Pretend Detectives

Fancy a giggle?  Then you’ll love this!  Sherman and Geynes: Pretend Detectives is a whole load of eccentric nonsense about two boys who investigate imagined incidents.  The fact that the incidents – missing persons, lost property, secret rocket launch – are made up doesn’t prevent the boys from interviewing witnesses and following a trail.  And one way or another, the trail always leads to cake.

The minds of Miranda Lemon’s quirky characters are so open to possibilities that there is no limit to the conclusions they draw from the evidence they find, and as unlikely as those conclusions sound, who’s to say they’re wrong?  Look at the person sitting across from you on the bus – where do you think they’re going?  To a secret meeting?  To plan a daring diamond heist?  You never can tell 😉

This comic book contains the first four episodes which you can read for free at Violet’s Vegan Comics is you so wish.  I recommend you do – they unwind your mind 😀

Created with Comic Life by Plasq

Author/Illustrator:  Miranda Lemon

Genre:  Children’s comics / juvenile fiction / humour

Recommended for readers aged 8 and up

Published March 2019 by Violet’s Vegan Comics

Format:  Paperback (60 pages)

 ISBN-10:  1090607261

ISBN-13:  978-1090607263

Dimensions:  21.6 x 0.4 x 27.9 cm

Price:  £6

Click here to buy from Amazon UK,

Also available from Amazon in Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia. If you’re somewhere where you can’t buy from Amazon, contact us to arrange mail order 😀

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NB: for those in the UK who don’t like to shop online,  contact us to mail order.

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Megan & Flos #6: CORRUPTION

Megan & Flos episode 6 is out now in paperback!

Something dodgy is going on at the local animal sanctuary, and if Megan and friends don’t put a stop to it, the consequences will be dire 😮

As soon as Megan returns home from her adventures in space in episode 5, she receives a message from her friend Frances, telling her all is not well at the animal sanctuary where she volunteers. Megan’s skills as an investigator are again put to the test and this time she’s investigating corruption at the highest level of management. Will she be able to find out the real reason for the sanctuary boss’s unfathomable course of action?  With Flos’s help, you bet she will!  Colourful and exciting adventure as always – and there’s wordsearch at the end!  What more could you want? 😉

Read it here first if you’d like 🙂

Megan & Flos is an adventure comic for kids, part of the Brave Girls series of comics. Recommended for children aged 8 and up.

Created with Comic Life by Plasq

Author/Illustrator:  Violet Plum

Created by Violet’s Vegan Comics

Genre:  Children’s comics / Juvenile fiction

Recommended for readers aged 8 and up

Published November 2018 by Little Chicken

Format:  Paperback (32 pages)

ISBN-10: 1727858875
ISBN-13: 978-1727858877
Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 0.2 x 27.9 cm

Price £4

Click here to buy from Amazon UK.

Also available from Amazon Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and Japan. If you’re somewhere where you can’t buy from Amazon, contact us to arrange mail order 😀

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NB: for those in the UK who don’t like to shop online, contact us to mail order and pay by cheque.

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More Luke Walker: animal stick up for-er

More Luke Walker: animal stick up for-er is here at last!

Luke Walker is back and now he’s nine! Herein lie the next eight chapters of Luke Walker’s adventures sticking up for animals. He’s a little bit older, a little bit more experienced, and just as determined as ever to help those who can’t help themselves. A fearless outlaw and fighter for justice, nine year old Luke does everything in his power to right wrongs and educate the unenlightened.

More Luke Walker: animal stick up for-er: funny, exciting, entertaining stories for animal lovers everywhere.  Here are the chapter headings to entice you 😉 :

Chapter Nine:  Luke Walker and the secret society

Chapter Ten:  Luke Walker and allergic reactions

Chapter Eleven:  Luke Walker and the ice cream van

Chapter Twelve:  Luke Walker and the new teacher

Chapter Thirteen:  Luke Walker and the Harvest Festival

Chapter Fourteen:  Luke Walker and the Halloween party

Chapter Fifteen:  Luke Walker and the school play

Chapter Sixteen:  Luke Walker and the Maybury Christmas Fayre

I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them 😀

Author:  Violet Plum

Illustrator:  Miranda Lemon

Genre: juvenile fiction, humorous short stories

Recommended for people aged 8 to 88

Published by Little Chicken November 2017

Format:  Paperback (238 pages)

ISBN-10:  1978201729

ISBN-13:  978-1978201729

Dimensions:  15.2 x 1.5 x 22.9 cm

Price:  £5.50

Click here to buy from Amazon UK

Also available on Amazon in Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia.  If you’re somewhere where you can’t buy from Amazon, contact us to arrange mail order 😀

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Grandpa Wollemi’s Birthday

vegan children's book

Grandpa Wollemi’s Birthday

Another big and beautiful book by Edward Benn, Grandpa Wollemi’s Birthday doesn’t disappoint.  Beautifully illustrated in naïve style by Cynthia Barnett, this adorable story is about a child wanting to make something for Grandpa’s birthday.

Everyone is excited because it’s Grandpa Wollemi’s birthday.  Kauri has made him a present and Myrtle has made him a present, but Cedro just can’t think what to give him.  That is, until he remembers that Grandpa has a sweet tooth and decides to make him a birthday cake, all by himself. The simple egg-free recipe and how-to is described in the story so that readers will know how to make one themselves (with adult supervision of course 🙂 ).

Absolutely delicious! Why not try before you buy?

You can read the story here for free 😀

Author: Edward Benn

Illustrator: Cynthia Barnett

Genre: Juvenile fiction / picture story book / early learning

Recommended for children aged 5 and up

Published by Honestly Books in April 2016

Format: Paperback (52 pages)

Dimensions: 21.6 x 0.3 x 27.9 cm

ISBN 9781985376380

Price:  £5.40

 Click here to buy from Amazon UK

Also available from Amazon Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia.  If you’re somewhere where you can’t buy from Amazon, contact us to arrange mail order 😀

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What’s Good For The Goose Is Not Good For The Panda

children's rhyming story

What’s good for the goose is not good for the panda

Patty Panda is hungry but doesn’t know what to eat.  All the people she meets are happy to share their food but Patty has something very important to learn before she can indulge. This delightful rhyming story, written and illustrated completely in collage by Lavender Laine, teaches children that we are all different and what’s good for one is not necessarily good for someone else.

It might also inspire children to make art out of old odds and ends such as left over yarn and buttons, paper cut from old magazines, fabric off-cuts, and food packaging etc, as Laine has done here, encouraging recycling and resourcefulness.

Laine has dedicated the book, with thanks, to the work of Safer Medicines, an independent patient safety organisation of scientists and doctors, which aims to change the way our medicines are tested to a system focused firmly on human biology.

Author and Illustrator:  Lavender Laine

Genre:  Juvenile fiction/rhyming story.

Recommended for reading to/with children under seven

Published by Honestly Books 30 August 2015

Format:  Paperback (36 pages)

ISBN 978 17904 18701

Dimensions:  21.6 x 0.2 x 27.9 cm

Price:  £4.20

 Click here to buy from Amazon UK

Also available from Amazon in Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia.  If you’re somewhere where you can’t buy from Amazon, contact us to arrange mail order 😀

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NB: for those in the UK who don’t like to shop online, contact us to mail order and pay by cheque

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