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Our phonics books for kids provide a useful study aid at home and at school. They will help children recognise links between sounds, spelling and pronunciation, as they develop reading skills. Phonics for kids books are essential as children learn to read, we then have a range of accelerated reader books and book bands for those ready to progress!

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Phonics Books & Reading Schemes

  • No Nonsense Phonics Collection - 24 Books

    Product Code: NNPH
    Collection 4 years +
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    You're never too young to start learning about phonics!

    This collection of 24 non-fiction books introduces children to animals, food, sports, the universe and more. Each book is packed with colourful photographs and a word associated with them.

    The text in these books will help children decode words by sounding and blending and inspire their interests in the subjects while developing spoken language and building their vocabulary.
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
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    Collins Easy Learning Flashcards: Numbers

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: FNU2
    Other 3 years +
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    Children can learn numbers 0-20 by looking at the colourful pictures and numerals on these educational flashcards. They provide a fun and easy way for children to build their confidence in counting and recognise a wide range of numbers.

    Perfect for preparing your children for school, they will help children practise numbers and encourage them to trace them and develop early adding and taking away skills. There are also symbol cards to help children practise simple sums.

    There is helpful guidance for parents and even ideas for fun games to play with the cards.
    • £3.00
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  • Can You See It?

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: ADQ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Can You See It? is a book designed to help children build their reading confidence and develop their vocabulary. It will help children become fluent and adept readers.
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  • Bananas in My Tummy

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: AAU2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Bananas in my Tummy is a Yellow book band book that will introduce children to the joys of fruit. It's ideal for helping young readers get to grips with new words and vocabulary while building their reading confidence.
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  • Jess and Joe Go to the Dentist

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: CDH2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    The Engage Literacy Wonder Words series is a collection of twenty-four levelled books that will help and motivate early readers, including English Language Learners (ELL), to learn their first 100 high-frequency sight words in a meaningful context, through stories. The series is accompanied by a teacher resource book containing 48 photocopiable activity worksheets, two for each book in the series.
    • £1.00
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    Cooking Pancakes

    Anne Giulieri

    Product Code: AEF2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Learn how to cook pancakes with this amazing book (Red book band). As well as practical advice on making a delicious treat, it uses easy-to-follow text that will help boost children's reading fluency and develop their vocabulary.
    • £1.50
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    Little One

    Jo Weaver

    Product Code: BNC2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    A touching exploration of love and new discoveries, seen through the eyes of a bear and her cub. Big Bear stepped out of her winter den. By her side, half asleep and blinking in the spring sunshine, wobbled a tiny cub... Spring is here and new life is stirring. There is so much for Big Bear to teach her new cub as they step out into the forest. Their journey will take them through summer and autumn and winter, always together, always discovering. With its evocative charcoal drawings and lyrical storytelling, Jo Weaver's debut book has the feel of an instant classic and has been longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2016. Jo Weaver was shortlisted for the AOI Illustration New Talent Awards 2014. Visit Jo at joweaver.co.uk
    • £2.00
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  • Two Old Pirates

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: XAI2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    The Engage Literacy Wonder Words series is a collection of twenty-four levelled books that will help and motivate early readers, including English Language Learners (ELL), to learn their first 100 high-frequency sight words in a meaningful context, through stories. The series is accompanied by a teacher resource book 48 photocopiable activity worksheets, two for each book in the series.
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  • Lea's Birthday

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: AJL2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Lea's Birthday is a Yellow book banded book that will help children develop their vocabulary and learn new words. It's ideal for newly independent readers.
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    The Zookeeper

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: AQG2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Explaining what a zookeeper's role entails and focusing on all the animals that they will come across in their day-to-day lives, The Zookeeper is a Pink book-banded book that introduces engaging, accessible and contemporary vocabulary to help build a child's reading fluency and confidence.
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    Hot and Cold

    Anne Giulieri

    Product Code: AHO2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    These books will help children learn the difference between hot and cold things while also developing their reading confidence and vocabulary skills.
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    Baby Dinosaur is Hiding

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: AAQ2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Prehistoric perfection. Baby Dinosaur is Hiding is a Yellow book-banded story that will delight little dino fans. It's packed with new words to learn and will help children develop their reading confidence while also enhancing their vocabulary.
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    Dave's Cave

    Frann Preston-Gannon

    Product Code: EDD2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Dave the caveman loves his cave. Inside is exactly how he wants it to be but then he starts to worry if there's a better cave out there. He sets off in search of a new home but he discovers that caves are very hard to find. This prehistoric picture book is perfect for children just starting to read by themselves.
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    Beginner Readers Bundle B

    Product Code: SP102
    Collection 3 years +
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    The picture books in this bundle have a more varied structure and introduce simple elements of grammar and punctuation.

    They also have more sentences per page and the fun plots are inspired by the familiar elements of a child's day-to-day life.
    Please note that titles may vary
    • £75.00
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  • All About Roots

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BWC2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Books in this series introduce children to different parts of plants. Simple, accessible text breaks down crucial concepts and key vocabulary, and stunning photographs of a wide variety of plants show how diverse plants can be. In Roots, children learn about roots, including where they can be found, what they look like and the vital jobs they do for plants.
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    Farm Animals

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: CAJ2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Young children can learn all about farms and the work they do in this simple, accessible and informative book. It provides and overview of what farming is really like and covers some traditional methods that are no longer used e.g. oxen-pulling ploughs.
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    Nanette's Baguette

    Mo Willems

    Product Code: AQP2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Today is the day Nanette gets to get the baguette! Is she set? YOU BET! "If there's a living creator of children's books who stands a chance of occupying a cultural position akin to a Dr. Seuss, it's Mr. Willems" The New York Times From Mo Willems, the multi award-winning creator of the Pigeon series and the Knuffle Bunny trilogy, comes a hilarious new tongue-twister read-aloud about a little girl, Nanette, on a mission to buy a baguette. It's Nanette's very first solo trip to the bakery. But will Nanette get the baguette from baker Juliette? Or will Nanette soon be beset with regret? Set in a meticulously handcrafted-paper-modelled French village, the uniquely vibrant laugh-out-loud world of Nanette's Baguette may be Mo's best creation yet. Get set to "crack" into an irresistible tale you won't soon forget!
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  • All About Stems

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BWJ2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Books in this series introduce children to different parts of plants. Simple, accessible text breaks down crucial concepts and key vocabulary, and stunning photographs of a wide variety of plants show how diverse plants can be. In Stems, children learn about stems, including where they can be found, what they look like and the vital jobs they do for plants.
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    Grumpy Frog

    Ed Vere

    Product Code: AVK2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Grumpy Frog is not grumpy. He loves green, and he loves to hop, and he loves winning. But what happens when Grumpy Frog doesn't win, or encounters - horror of horrors - a Pink Rabbit? Join Grumpy Frog as he learns about compromise and tolerance, friendship and the power of saying sorry. A hilarious book with a twist in the tail about getting - and getting rid of - the grumps from New York Times best-selling author, Ed Vere.
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  • My Big Sandwich

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: AKL2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    This early reader is dedicated to a topic all children love - food! It has been specially written to help children develop their reading fluency and confidence and enhance their vocabulary.
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    I Can Only Draw Worms

    Will Mabbitt

    Product Code: AVL2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    This book is about worms. I can only draw worms. You might think worms are boring - but you'd be wrong. These worms have INCREDIBLE adventures! I can't draw those bits, though, so you'll have to imagine them. A hilarious and superbly silly book that will have children in stitches and begging for more.
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    Grumpy Old Bear

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: CCI2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    The Engage Literacy Wonder Words series is a collection of twenty-four levelled books that will help and motivate early readers, including English Language Learners (ELL), to learn their first 100 high-frequency sight words in a meaningful context, through stories. The series is accompanied by a teacher resource book containing 48 photocopiable activity worksheets, two for each book in the series.
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    I Love You Already!

    Jory John

    Product Code: BQS2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    All Duck wants if for Bear to love him back. However, Bear isn't quite ready to reciprocate these feelings...

    Bear is looking forward to a nice, quiet day but next-door neighbour Duck wants to play. Will they ever be able to resolve their differences? This is a beautiful story about friendship and family.
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    Reading Champion: Hop and Run

    Karen Wallace

    Product Code: BHU2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Yellow stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 3 (Yellow) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Rabbit and Mouse start showing off - but Rabbit cannot hop quite as high as he would like!
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Phonics and reading scheme books have been specifically created to help your children develop their language and reading skills. From the classic Biff, Chip and Kipper books to the Ladybird collection of keywords, there's a book to help them every step of their way to reading success.

Choose the right level and topic

The range of books in this category are grouped according to the age they're suitable for, with specific titles for ages three and up, five and up, and seven plus. Our extensive range also includes ways to make learning to read much more fun, including word games, poetry books and spelling books – if your child needs a particular leg up, you'll find the solution here.

A varied selection

With a great variety of topics and stories to tempt your little ones into reading, the collection of phonics and reading scheme books we carry is really varied. If your child doesn't have success with one, there's always another that might get them properly engrossed.

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Scroll through the books above and assist your child's journey to discovering a whole new world of reading today.

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