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ABC Schools Program

English Books for Dutch Kids

Kids need to learn English in the modern world. We have lots of experience matching kids with books, so we gladly offer schools and parents the following to help them choose the best books.

1-2-3 Book Packs for Schools

Grow an English section in your school library with the 1-2-3 Book Packs. These packs are selected by Tatia Gruenbaum of The Little English Library, based upon her knowledge and experience.

The packs are divided in three group levels, with 2 packs per level. Each pack consists of 30 titles and costs € 321,- including 10% school discount.

Level 1: Group 1 - 3
 List A + List B
Level 2: Group 4 - 6
 List A + List B
Level 3: Group 7 - 8
 List A + List B

Download the complete list from The Little English Library (.pdf )

To order: email schools@abc.nl with your contact information, which school packs you would like to order and the quantities.
You can email us in English or Dutch and we'll will get back to you within 3 working days.
Your order will be sent to your school with an invoice (factuur).

Schools & Teachers 10% Off and Large Quantity Discount

Whether you want to order one or more book packs, have a list of titles or want to select directly from our shelves, our staff will help you to fulfill your order. These orders automatically get a 10% discount.

Sign up for the 10% ABC Teacher Discount on personal orders if you are a teacher or a librarian.

Our Large Quantity Discount applies for large orders of a singel title or large orders with mixed titles.

Single Title
10 - 29 copies 15% off
30 - 59 copies 20% off
59+ copies 25% off
Mixed Titles
20 - 49 copies 15% off
50 - 99 copies 20% off
100+ copies 25% off

Swap20 Program Amsterdam

The Swap20 program, an initiative of The Little English Library Breda, helps you to expose your pupils to lots of books in English so that you can better choose which to buy for the library.

  • borrow 20 books per 2 months at no charge
  • return and swap for 20 new books

Email schools@abc.nl to make an appointment.

Book Fairs (Boeken Braderie)

We can help you raise money for your school English library by holding a Book Fair (braderie). Just invite us to sell English books to parents, teachers and friends. Hundreds of books for € 8 or less. All you need to provide is a clean well-lit place for books and local publicity. We can come for just half a day or as part of a larger school event. 15% of sales will be credited to your school library account towards book purchases from ABC.

Email schools@abc.nl to discuss the possibilities.

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last updated: May 15, 2018