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“Promoting self-direction and inquiry, these highly-engaging, internationally-focused readers capture the imagination of PYP students all over the world.” 

30 new books for the transdisciplinary themes

30 x colourful, engaging titles designed for IB Primary Year's Programme Year 1 learners. Five books are available for each transdisciplinary theme – increasing in complexity from green to turquoise band. 

High-interest independent and guided reading

High-interest books for both independent and guided reading. Containing accessible text PLUS additional content for discussion, these books go beyond the traditional, levelled reader. 

Directly supports units of inquiry

A wide range of exciting topics that directly support PYP units of inquiry. From making ice cream to being a good friend, from dinosaur detectives to wild weather, PYP Agents develops both content knowledge and comprehension. 

Key features

  • Mapped to reading book bands – with the colour shown clearly around the logo on the front cover. 
  • Three reading levels per transdisciplinary theme to help build confidence throughout PYP Year 1.
  • Closely supports the transdisciplinary themes and matched to the PYP key concepts.
  • Helps students to make connections between the books and their own experiences (text-to-self connections).
  • Uses humour to promote engagement – an essential component of learning. 
  • Designed to build students’ decoding and visualization skills.
  • Develops content knowledge and comprehension.
  • Supports reading and engagement.

More to come in 2024!

Reading comprehension workbooks, sample units of inquiry and front-of class resources all available in 2024 to support the readers. 

Transdisciplinary Theme: Who We Are

Let's Celebrate Birthdays

A Funny Feeling Inside

Good Friends

Festivals of Light

Eating the Rainbow

Transdisciplinary Theme: Where We Are in Place and Time

Land of Ice and Snow

The Rainforest is my Home

Talking Through Time

Life in a Castle

Dinosaur Detective

Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Express Ourselves

Painting Portraits

The Magic of Music

True Colours

Fantastic Fairy Tales

Dots and Spots

Transdisciplinary Theme: How the World Works

Is the Moon Made of Cheese?

Making Ice Cream

Tiny Seed to Towering Tree

Wild Weather

Amazing Amphibians

Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Organise Ourselves

A Surprise Gift


Unusual Schools Around the World

Giants in the Sky

Fighting Fire

Transdisciplinary Theme: Sharing the Planet

Ready to Recycle


Wiggly Worms

Food Chains

Endangered Animals