Ellen Crimi-Trent

Schoolies Storybooks

Fun at Playtime and The Talent Show are the latest storybooks in the Schoolies range for preschoolers. Each of the books features reassuring and positive stories exploring children’s first experiences. For Sid and Suzy Snail, playtime is always the same: Sid reads and Suzy rides her skateboard. But, in Fun at Playtime, they decide to change and find out how much fun it is... Read more

Creating the Schoolies

At Priddy HQ, we first heard about the Schoolies back in 2011. As an editor, the prospect of working on a brand new license is an exciting one, so I was very happy when I found out that I would be working with Ellen Crimi-Trent to create a new range of preschool books. Ellen provided... Read more

Ellen Crimi-Trent Q&A

Ellen Crimi-Trent, creator of the characters in our new Schoolies range of early-learning books for preschoolers, talks about what

Say hello to the Schoolies!

Say hello to the Schoolies! Children will love to meet Spencer the roller-skating owl, Lydia the shy ladybird, Zippy the squirrel and their other Schoolies friends in this new series that will introduce them to school and everything that goes with it – from ABC to 123, healthy eating to making friends. The world of the Schoolies,... Read more