Primary School Phonics & Reading Schemes

  • Reading Champion: Beginners Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9781445166292
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    Every title in this bumper selection of Reading Champion books has been specifically designed for children aged 3 and over who are starting to read independently (Book Band level: Pink-Green).

    From Flip the Flamingo to the Toy Shop Train and Merlin the Mouse, these expertly levelled books are full of appealing themes and easy-to-follow plots and will support the books read in school classrooms.

    The original stories have diverse artwork and contain reading advice and activities to further aid learning.

    Reading Champion is an innovative series, designed to support and enrich your child's reading experience at home. It is the first ever officially levelled reading programme linking to the guided reading that your child is doing in the classroom.

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  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
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    Featuring 33 books covering reading levels 1-3, this collection of Oxford Reading Tree books is perfect for building a foundation in reading for young readers aged 3 and up.

    Specially designed by the reading experts at Oxford University Press, each book has a carefully levelled and beautifully illustrated story that parent and child will have lots of fun with as they read together, practising and perfecting essential skills that they'll be learning at school - from phonics and first stories to common words and everyday language.

    This Biff, Chip and Kipper collection features 32 storybooks and a parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
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  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 4-6 Collection - 25 Books - Collection - 9780192745712
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    Especially published for children at reading levels 4-6 and always popular with Book People customers, we're excited to bring you this massive 25-book Oxford Reading Tree collection starring Biff, Chip and Kipper.

    A scheme used by the vast majority of primary schools, these books will help children aged 5 and over develop into confident readers, and the familiar characters and entertaining stories are sure to be returned to again and again.

    Focusing on phonics so young readers can practise their sounds and letters, these first stories allow children to practise reading everyday language too. With eight covering each level, the fun-filled books come in a popper case and the collection also includes a parents' guide.
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  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
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    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
  • Beginning to Read Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780753444436
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    Children who prefer facts to fiction can learn all about science, technology, history, nature and more with this informative selection of books.

    The beautifully designed books gradually progress through three different levels, meaning children will build their confidence and fluency as they make their way through each one. They're all packed with interesting facts and are perfect for dipping in and out of as children start to enjoy reading independently.

    Level 1 is suitable for those beginning to read with its simple sentences, repetitive vocabulary and low word count; Level 2 is for those beginning to read alone with short and simple sentences containing more familiar vocabulary; and the Level 3 books have more varied sentence structure and specialist vocabulary alongside fact boxes and labels.

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  • Engage Literacy Wonder Words Collection - 24 Books - Collection - 9781474774413
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    Young children who are just starting to read can become familiar with 100 high-frequency words with this collection of 20 early readers. It even comes with a poster so they can track their success.

    The books in this collection follow a systematic scheme that introduces children to their first 100 high-frequency words in an enjoyable and friendly way. The stories progress from short and simple text to more repetitive and rhythmic language and support guided reading. They are banded and have appealing font sizes.

    The stories are a mixture of animal-based stories and experiences that children will experience as they grow up e.g. cooking, going to the dentist. There's even one about going to the moon!

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  • Treetops Myths and Legends Collection - 18 Books - Collection - 9780198421351 - Oxford Reading Tree
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    From Robin Hood to King Midas and Merlin and Beowulf to Hercules, this collection provides children with an enticing introduction to famous folklore tales.

    Aimed at primary school-aged children, each book is beautifully illustrated and the exciting stories are sure to grab children's attention from the very first page.

    With 18 books covering Oxford Reading Levels 10-15, these books will help children learn about all sorts of classic legends.
  • Ready Set Learn Wipe-Clean Workbook Collection with Pen - 10 Books - Collection - 9781785983115
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    Children can learn about numbers, phonics and tackle a number of words and maths puzzles with these wipe-clean books. Ready? Set! Learn!

    The wipe-clean pages of these bright and colourful books mean children can have fun practising the curriculum-based and teacher-approved activities over and over again.

    The interactive nature will help build children's confidence and pen control.
  • Big Cat Reading Lions Level 1-3 Collection - 18 Books - Collection - 9780007949595
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    Developed by the experts at Collins, this bumper collection of Big Cat Reading Lions early readers books is ideal for introducing children aged 5 years and over to the wonderful world of reading and helping to support their reading development at home.

    Covering reading levels 1-3, each one of the 18 books has been created with leading children's authors and illustrators - and carefully levelled by educational experts - to ensure that they are not only thoroughly entertaining, but perfectly pitched to aid progression and encourage them along their reading journey.

    From first reading books through to books for reading with adult support, this collection of Big Cat Reading Lions books even includes both fiction and non-fiction books to make sure there is something to grab the interest of every child.

    Please note the books in this collection cover the first three reading levels of the Collins Big Cat scheme:

    Level 1 (First Reading) - Decoding simple, short sentences, practising limited, specific phonemes, with very few tricky words.

    Level 2 (Practice Reading) - Applying decoding skills on longer sentences with new phonemes, direct speech with more tricky words.

    Level 3 (Supported Reading) - Reading with adult support, longer, less illustrated texts, with paragraphs, literary language and distinctive characterisation.
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    Part of the Little Gems series for not-so-confident readers (and those who struggle with dyslexia), this story is presented on high-quality cream paper and with a special easy-to-read font.

    Written by Quentin Blake, is the story of a heartbroken widow of a captain that drowned at sea who discovers a friendly amphibian at her lowest point. However, this is no ordinary frog - this one likes to dance!

    The duo are soon touring the world with their new routine, spreading light and laughter wherever they go...
  • Marvel Readers Collection - 15 Book Slipcase - Collection - 9780241184332
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    Young comic book fans will love this cool 15-book collection which stars some of the world's best superheroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men.

    These specially designed early readers books - covering reading levels 1-4 - are filled with facts, stats and artwork that are age-appropriate for children aged 5 and over, and the books are bright and bold. They take a look at some of the Marvel characters' greatest battles, their evil adversaries and their amazing powers.

    Superhero fans will be fascinated as they learn how Peter Parker developed his powers to become the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man, discover the story of the X-Men, meet the Fantastic Four and the Avengers - the Earth's mightiest heroes.

    With their run of hit films, Marvel continues to grow in popularity and these specially designed books will get fans reading as well as watching!

    Please note this collection contains one book at reading level 1, two books at reading level 2, five books at reading level 3 and seven books at reading level 4.
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    Perfect for children learning to read, Snakes and Ladders is a charming story from former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo.

    At school she's called 'weedy Wendy', but Wendy isn't afraid of Slinky - Grandad's snake. When she takes Slinky to school and he wriggles out of her school bag, Wendy will brave anything to rescue him.

    Part of the Reading Ladder series, this book helps children enjoy learning to read. It features a well-loved author, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something exciting and engaging.

    Perfect for readers growing in confidence and those beginning to enjoy longer stories, the book features clear type and a variety of sentence structures. It is also illustrated and uses a wider range of vocabulary.
  • Collins Easy Learning: Ages 3-5 - 15 Books - Collection - 9780007953646
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    Written especially for children aged 3 and over, these easy learning books from Collins are designed to give children a sense of achievement as they learn a range of skills.

    Supporting the National Curriculum, the activities will also help children boost their confidence, develop their learning skills and motivate them to want to find out more.

    A trusted brand when it comes to teaching children all about the key skills of school, these 15 books will prove essential as children begin to learn their A-Zs, 123s and so much more.
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    Beautifully illustrated and adapted for a younger audience, this edition of professional ballerina Michaela DePrince's memoir, Hope in a Ballet Shoe, is sure to capture your heart. It tells her almost unbelievable life story with wit and candour.
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    This incredible book takes children on a journey through the human body, explaining the reasons why ears help you balance, what reflexes are and just how many different types of cells we have.

    It's packed with bite-sized facts for any children interested in biology and will help them learn more about senses and DNA.
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    Jane Pinny learns all about the work of a Victorian house maid in this funny and factual book from the one and only Philip Ardagh.

    She discovers being a Maid of all Work means carrying out ALL of the work including cleaning, dusting, scrubbing, washing and other chores.

    When a priceless jade necklace belonging to the lady of the house disappears, Jane turns accidental detective. Will she be able to solve this mystery?
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    This wartime novel for children aged 8 and over finds an evacuee delivering the post for her curmudgeonly guardian. Olivia likes to think these letters are secret messages and missives...

    Sent to the Devon coast, the siblings are desperate to be helpful but then they come across a strange coded note that might just link their missing older sister Sukie to Devon and something dark and dangerous.
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    Gavin Puckett's Colin the Cart Horse is a fun, illustrated rhyming story all about a horse who decides to broaden his diet. Who would have thought this would cause a riot?

    The nonsense text and wild sense of humour make this book a treat to read aloud and perfect for children who need some encouragement when it comes to picking up a book.
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    John Drawbridge moves to Wildmoat Castle to learn how to be a knight in this hilarious and fact-filled book from popular author, Philip Ardagh.

    John discovers he has a lot to cram in if he is to succeed - including why spiral staircases go clockwise, how to defend a castle against invading parties and the reasons that plates served at banquet are made of stale bread (which you definitely shouldn't eat!).

    Published in association with the National Trust, this fun book will help children learn about Medieval times and inspire them to read on further about this fascinating era.
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    Little Sea Horse and the Big Crab is a fun story full of new words and vocabulary. Yellow book banded, it will help children build their reading confidence from a very early age.
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    A Level 1 early reader, this Star Wars story explains how Rey and BB-8 became the best of friends.

    Featuring favourite characters and full-colour illustrations throughout, this is an out-of-this-world story for newly independent readers.
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    Read with Oxford: Biff, Chip and Kipper: Rhyming Games flashcards are a fun way for children to practise early reading and spelling skills. The flashcards are ideal for children who are growing in reading confidence. Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled resources to build your child's reading confidence.
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    Read with Oxford: Biff, Chip and Kipper: Alphabet Games flashcards are a fun way for children to practise reading and spelling skills. These flashcards are ideal for children who are growing in reading confidence. Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled resources to build your child's reading confidence.
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    Read with Oxford Biff, Chip and Kipper Fun with Words flashcards are a fun way for children to practise essential high-frequency words at home. Created by reading experts, they complement how your child is starting to read at school. Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled resources to build your child's reading confidence.