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Great books for reception school children in Welsh and English / Llyfrau gwych i blant derbyn yn Gymraeg a Saesneg

Funny Bunnies Rain or Shine Cwning-od Glaw A Hindda

Mae rhaglen Pori Drwy Stori Derbyn yn ysbrydoli cariad at lyfrau, storïau a rhigymau yng Nghymru. Rydyn ni wedi dewis rhai o’n hoff lyfrau a all helpu i ddatblygu sgiliau siarad, gwrando a rhifedd.

Our Pori Drwy Stori Reception programme inspires a love of books, stories and rhymes in Wales. We’ve picked out some of our favourite books that can help develop speaking, listening and numeracy skills.

  • Gwiwerod Gwirion Bost / The Squirrels Who Squabbled (bilingual)

    Author: Jim Field Illustrator: Rachel Bright Adapted by Manon Steffan Ros
    Publisher: Atebol
    Interest age: 4-6
    Reading age: 5+

    Pan mae Maldwyn yn sylweddoli nad yw wedi cadw unrhyw fwyd at y gaeaf, daw o hyd i fochyn coed ar y funud olaf. Ond arhoswch, dydi e ddim ar ei ben ei hun!

    When Maldwyn realizes he’s not saved any food for winter, he finds a pinecone at just the last minute. But wait, he’s not alone!

  • Waldo a'I we wych / Walter's Wonderful Web (bilingual)

    Author: Tim Hopgood Adapted by Eleri Huws
    Publisher: Rily
    Interest age: 4-5
    Reading age: 4-5

    Nid oedd Waldo’n cael unrhyw hwyl ar greu gwe – roedden nhw’n chwythu i ffwrdd bob tro! Ond dyma Waldo’n cael syniad, sef creu gwahanol siapau yn ei we er mwyn dod o hyd i un sydd ddim yn chwythu i ffwrdd.

    Walter has not had any luck spinning webs - they keep blowing away! Walter comes up with an idea, making wonderful shapes trying to find one that does not…

  • Cwning-od Glaw A Hindda / Funny Bunnies Rain or Shine (bilingual)

    Author: David Melling Adapted by Mared Edwards
    Publisher: Atebol
    Interest age: 3-4
    Reading age: 3-4

    Cewch ddysgu am y tywydd gyda’r cwning-od, gweld eu gwisgoedd gwahanol a dilyn eu gweithgareddau.

    Explore weather with the funny bunnies and see all the different outfits and activities they get up to.

  • Mali A’r Morfil / Molly and the Whale (bilingual)

    Author: Malachy Doyle / Andrew Whitson
    Publisher: Graffeg
    Interest age: 2-5

    Yn dilyn noson stormus, mae Molly a Dylan yn dod o hyd i forfil wedi’i olchi i’r lan. Sgwn i sut maen nhw’n helpu’r morfil i ddod o hyd i’w ffordd yn ôl i’r môr?

    Following a stormy night Molly and Dylan find a whale washed ashore. See how they help the Whale find its way back to the sea. 

  • The Storm Whale / Morfil y Storm (bilingual)

    Author: Benji Davies Adapted by Elin Meek
    Publisher: Dref Wen
    Interest age: 3-5

    Yn dilyn noson stormus, mae Noi yn dod o hyd i forfil ar y traeth. Dyma stori wedi’i darlunio’n hyfryd sy’n adrodd hanes diwrnod Noi. 

    Following a stormy night Noi finds a whale on the beach. Wonderfully illustrated book following the story of Noi the whale and his father.

  • Pan Wenodd y Lleuad / When the Moon Smiled (bilingual)

    Author: Petr Horáček Adapted by Mari George
    Publisher: Rily
    Interest age: 4-5
    Reading age: 4+

    Daeth y nos ac mae’r lleuad yn tywynnu, ond mae’r holl anifeiliaid dal ar ddihun. Dilynwch y lleuad wrth iddi gynnau’r sêr i suo’r anifeiliaid i gysgu. Pan mae’r awyr yn llawn sêr sy’n disgleirio dros y fferm, mae’r lleuad yn gwenu. Mae’r llyfr hwn gan Petr Horáček wedi’i ddarlunio’n llachar ac mae’n stori hyfryd i’w rhannu gyda’ch plentyn.


    Night has arrive…

  • Pengwin are ei Wyliau / Penguin on Vacation (bilingual)

    Author: Salina Yoon Adapted by Elin Meek
    Publisher: Dref Wen
    Interest age: 3-5

    Ar ôl cael llond bol ar yr holl eira, mae Pengwin yn penderfynu mynd ar wyliau. Ble aiff Pengwin? Pwy wnaiff Pengwin gwrdd?

    After getting bored of all the snow Penguin decides to go on vacation, Where will Penguin go? Who will Penguin meet?

  • Pip the little Penguin / Pip y Pengwin Bach (bilingual)

    Author: Roger Priddy Adapted by Aneirin Karadog
    Publisher: Rily
    Interest age: 3-5

    Cewch ddysgu am liwiau ac anifeiliaid gyda Pip y pengwin, wrth i Pip ddysgu nad oes dim o’i le ar fod yn ddu a gwyn.

    Explore colour and animals with Pip the penguin, as pip learns that black and white is all right.

  • Weithiau, Rwy'n Hoff O Gyrlio'n Belen / Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball (bilingual)

    Author: Vicki Churchill Adapted by Sioned Lleinau Illustrator: Charles Fuge
    Publisher: Gomer
    Interest age: 3-5
    Reading age: 4+

    Mae Wombat bach yn dangos yr holl bethau mae’n mwynhau gwneud, o gyrlio’n belen i weiddi dros y lle!

    Little Wombat shows us all his favourite things to do, from curling up into a ball to shouting outloud!

  • Yr Arth a fu’n bloeddio Bw! / The Bear who went Boo! (bilingual)

    Author: David Walliams Adapted by Eurig Salisbury
    Publisher: Atebol
    Interest age: 3-5
    Reading age: 4+

    Mae Arth Fach yn hoffi rhoi braw i anifeiliaid eraill yr Arctig, ond mae’n creu trafferthion i’w hun.

    Little Bear likes to give the other animals in the Artic a fright, getting him into trouble.

  • Wow Said the Owl / IA- HŴ! Meddai Gwdihŵ (bilingual)

    Author: Tim Hopgood
    Publisher: Rily
    Interest age: 3-5
    Reading age: 4+

    Cewch ddysgu am liwiau gyda Gwdihŵ Fach, a hithau’n aros yn effro drwy’r dydd ac yn dysgu mor wych yw gwahanol gyfnodau’r diwrnod.

    Explore colour with Little Owl as she stays up throughout the day learning how amazing the different times of day are.