Early Reading

  • Ladybird Read It Yourself Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780241327852
    LBRY 3 years +
    3 years +
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    From the much-admired experts at Ladybird books comes this collection that includes a mixture of classics like The Ugly Duckling and contemporary favourites including Kung-Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon.

    Covering Levels 1-4, the 30 stories have been written in conjunction with educational experts and include a variety of key, high-frequency words that are vital when it comes to learning to read. A limited number of story words are also introduced and practised.

    These books will help build the confidence of new readers and as they tackle each level, they'll become more fluent and start to read independently. Many of the books include comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers and more detailed book band information.

    Level 1: For children who are ready to take their first steps in reading
    Level 2: For beginner readers who can read short, simple sentences with help
    Level 3: For more confident readers who can read simple stories with some help.
    Level 4: Longer stories for more independent, fluent readers.
    Format: paperback
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
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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.
    Format: paperback
  • Time to Read Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781529006018
    TTOR 4 years +
    4 years +
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    Featuring the likes of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and The Emperor of Absurdia by Chris Riddell, this collection contains 20 original picture books adapted into early reader format with easy-to-read type.

    The familiar stories and characters and funny tales in this collection will inspire children who are just starting to read independently and will quickly become bookshelf favourites.

    Other brilliant tales in this collection include Football Fever, The Giant of Jum and What the Ladybird Heard.

    Format: paperback
  • Biff, Chip and Kipper First Experiences Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192771896
    BCKF 3 years +
    3 years +
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    From going to the doctor to welcoming a new baby into the family, Biff, Chip and Kipper introduce children to a range of common experiences and new vocabulary in these 10 sensitively written storybooks.

    Each book contains fun activities at the end based around the story so children can further understand the plots and develop their skills. They are also full of tips for parents and teachers to make reading together more rewarding.

    Format: paperback
  • Look & Wonder Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781526309273
    LKWN 5 years +
    5 years +
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    These fresh, bold and bright non-fiction books provide a narrative take on important elements of nature.

    From the different seasons to the life cycles of butterflies, flowers and water, they will delight children who prefer facts to fiction and want to know more about the world around them.

    With topics ranging from sunshine to showers to spring blossoms and summer sunshine, they're ideal for helping children develop their reading skills and a love of nature at the same time.

    Format: paperback
  • Farmyard Friends Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781788810814
    FMYB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Children will love this fun-filled collection of 20 stories presented in an adorable barn-shaped box. All of the books are slightly different sizes so when they are inserted into the box, they make a delightful roof for the barn!

    Whether it's The Three Little Pigs or A Goose on the Loose, these exciting stories are perfect for encouraging little ones to read! Other stories follow Titus the goat with a troublesome tooth; Chicken Licken; and Posy the nosy pig.
    Format: paperback
  • Reading Champion: Beginners Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9781445166292
    RCPG 3 years +
    3 years +
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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.

    Format: paperback
  • Engage Literacy Wonder Words Collection - 24 Books - Collection - 9781474774413
    ENGW 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £12.99
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    • Just 54.00p per book
    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!

    Format: paperback
  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom... when it comes to books for toddlers, Julia Donaldson can't be beaten and you'll find all these and more in this brilliant 10-book collection.

    Sure to quickly become bedtime favourites, our collection also includes Julia Donaldson stories that may not be as well known but are just as delightful. With flowing, rhyming copy and illustrations from the likes of Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb and Emily Gravett, we just know your toddlers will love The Snail and the Whale, The Paper Dolls and Cave Baby.

    Stories to be returned to time and time again and perfect for shared reading, you will not find these amazing picture books at a lower price. A must for any young reader!

    Format: paperback
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    4 years +
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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.
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    A family are heading out on a train ride but the children are disappointed that they can't get off and enjoy all the fun things outside the window. However, the train soon pulls up at the seaside and they're excited to go out and explore!
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    3 years +
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    At the Ferocious Dragon Academy, dragons-in-training learn the arts of bone crunching and teeth sharpening. But there is one dragon who harbours a passion for a most undragon-like pastime . . . Meet Flamie Oliver. To look at, Flamie is as terrifying as a dragon can get. But behind closed doors, Flamie is . . . a stupendously spectacular Star Baker! That's right - choux, rough, salty, sweet and puff - Flamie loves it all. In fact, he loves baking so much that his studies at the Ferocious Dragon Academy are starting to suffer, and there's a chance he won't graduate! Flamie's going to need a real showstopper to get out of this one. On your marks, get set . . . BAKE! Fabulously funny and perfect for fans of BBCs Great British Bake Off
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    The Tale of Peter Rabbit is the first in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 books.

    It tells the tale of a mischievous young rabbit who narrowly escapes a frightening fate when he ventures into Mr McGregor's vegetable garden.

    With beautiful illustrations and an affectionate and touching storyline, The Tale of Peter Rabbit is totally deserving of its iconic status in children's literature. This book would make a lovely gift for children aged 3 and above.
  • CPD2 4 years +
    4 years +
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    In Michael Bond's A Bear Called Paddington, Mr and Mrs Brown stumble across a small, polite bear in Paddington Station with a label around his neck which reads: "Please look after this bear. Thank you."

    It's the start of lots of hilarious stories in which Paddington Bear encounters all kinds of adventures, leaving his inimitable sticky imprint wherever he goes.

    The ultimate in funny and endearing classic chapter books to read with children aged five and older!
  • EIQ2 4 years +
    4 years +
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    The two stories in this book are perfect for early reading. Children have the chance to chase a hen across the pages of Peck, Hen, Peck and Ben's Pet is a fun, exciting and interactive read that encourages them to guess which animal belongs to Ben.
  • AJO2 4 years +
    4 years +
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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.
  • AJL2 4 years +
    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.
  • AAE2 5 years +
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    Discover all the things you can see at the aquarium with this brilliant early reader. Yellow book banded, it has engaging and contemporary content that will help children build their reading confidence and expand their vocabulary.
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    4 years +
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    Learn how to make chocolate banana pops with this Yellow band book. It has practical information and tips on making delicious treats and will help children develop their reading fluency.
  • AAU2 4 years +
    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.
  • AKC2 4 years +
    4 years +
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    Max and the Balloons is a Yellow book band story full of engaging and contemporary content. It is specially levelled towards children reading at this stage and carefully introduces new word and vocabulary.
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    4 years +
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    The Dog and the Fox finds a dog wanting to play int the daytime, but his friend Fox is fast asleep. Will Fox join him? This is a Yellow book-banded story to help children build their reading fluency and confidence.
  • EJF2 4 years +
    4 years +
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    When Farmer Green falls sick and can't feed the sheep, Lee decides to help. But he forgets to shut the pens and soon a big flock of sheep are on the run. This Yellow book-banded story is perfect for introducing children to new words and developing their vocabulary in a fun and exciting way.
  • EJE2 4 years +
    4 years +
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    Big Fish and Little Fish are getting ready to explore the ocean in this Yellow-banded book. Big Fish thinks he's the biggest fish in the sea, but he could be wrong...