Lanky Hippo

A new approach to early literacy


Written by New Zealand author Kathy Ferrier, Lanky Hippo is an award-winning series of stunning, full-colour, science-based readers specifically designed to assist teaching and learning at the most crucial stage: The beginning.


  • Rich learning experiences across all strands at Level 1 of the curriculum
  • Learning is prioritised and highly sequential
  • Well-prepared delivery of initial reading skills and strategies
  • Learning guides focus on the essentials and highlight learning opportunities
  • Fully supported suggested teaching sequence

Edify Limited

Edify Limited is a New Zealand owned independent Educational Publishing and Distribution company. Edify publishes its own list and partners with a range of other providers to deliver market leading content and digital solutions.