Usborne Reading Programme Books

  • ABODU Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    This is a bright and appealing addition to the inspiring "Very First Reading" series, specially developed for young children who are just beginning to learn to read. This lively wordbook helps young readers develop their phonics awareness, a vital early step to literacy. Based on the principles of synthetic phonics, this title supports the Government's Letters and Sounds programme used in schools. Irresistible illustrations by Fred Blunt make each page a treat.
  • APOHB
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    The second title in the new "Usborne Very First Reading" series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.
  • APOHC
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    The third title in the new "Usborne Very First Reading" series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.
  • APOLV 4 years +
    Sarah Horne
    4 years +
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    This is a bright and appealing new addition to the inspiring "Very First Reading" series, specially developed for young children who are just beginning to learn to read. Learning numbers is a vital early step to literacy. To aid learning, "123" utilises an inventive rhyming system, such as 'one sun', 'two shoes' all the way up to twenty. Superb artwork by world-class illustrators make each page a treat.
  • APONT
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    Captain Mac needs a crew for his ship - quick! Part of the award-winning "Usborne Very First Reading" series specially developed in consultation with literacy experts to help children learn to read. Features superb illustrations to accompany the rhyming story. Designed for a child to read together with an adult, allowing the child to gradually take a greater share of the story in each book to achieve confident, independent reading. Followed by fun puzzles to test comprehension and provide further practice. Includes guidance notes for parents and teachers, with further extensive support on the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
  • APONZ 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
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    An introduction to basic letter-sounds, helping children learn to write letters and simple words. Featuring illustrations, colouring activities and stickers, it supports the Government's Letters and Sounds programme and phonics teaching in schools, and complements the Very First Reading series of storybooks.
  • APOTI 3 years +
    3 years +
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    For children who are just beginning to learn to read, this book introduces simple words with easy letter sounds. It follows the UK government's reading strategy which uses synthetic phonics.
  • APOHI
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    The ninth title in the new "Usborne Very First Reading" series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.
  • APOHK
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    The eleventh title in the new "Usborne Very First Reading" series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.
  • APOHH
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    The eighth title in the new "Usborne Very First Reading" series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.
  • APOHG
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    The seventh title in the new "Usborne Very First Reading" series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.
  • APOOG
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    A visit to a spooky house gives Jess a fright in the night! Part of the award-winning "Usborne Very First Reading" series specially developed in consultation with literacy experts to help children learn to read. Designed for a child to read together with an adult, allowing the child to gradually take a greater share of the story in each book to achieve confident, independent reading. Features superb illustrations to accompany the rhyming story. Followed by fun puzzles to test comprehension and provide further practice. Includes guidance notes for parents and teachers, with further extensive support on the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
  • APOOH
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    'Beware, beware the deep dark woods.' But Jack doesn't listen...how will he ever get home? Part of the award-winning "Usborne Very First Reading" series specially developed in consultation with literacy experts to help children learn to read. Designed for a child to read together with an adult, allowing the child to gradually take a greater share of the story in each book to achieve confident, independent reading. Features superb illustrations to accompany the rhyming story. Followed by fun puzzles to test comprehension and provide further practice. Includes guidance notes for parents and teachers, with further extensive support on the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
  • APONV
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    Stranded on a desert island, Josh and his dog Kip find a magic ring that might just help them get home...Part of the award-winning "Usborne Very First Reading" series specially developed in consultation with literacy experts to help children learn to read. Designed for a child to read together with an adult, allowing the child to gradually take a greater share of the story in each book to achieve confident, independent reading. Features superb illustrations to accompany the rhyming story. Followed by fun puzzles to test comprehension and provide further practice. Includes guidance notes for parents and teachers, with further extensive support on the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
  • ADITU
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    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme. It is aimed at children who are beginning to read. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a Principal Lecturer in Education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. Every title in this series features clear and compelling text accompanied by highly appealing illustrations. It is designed to motivate children as they learn to read.
  • APHGG 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Rudyard Kipling's classic 'Just So' story, retold for young readers. According to this much-loved fable, elephants didn't always have long trunks - that is, until one day when the elephant's child could contain his curiosity no longer, stepping closer than he should have to the Crocodile. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme.
  • APNUE 4 years +
    4 years +
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    These are four new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Luxurious hardback editions foster pride in book ownership and enthusiasm for reading. Each of these four exciting new stories is a classic story or fable, retold with simple text to delight and inspire any child who is just beginning to read. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey, a reading specialist. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.
  • APNUC 4 years +
    4 years +
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    These are four new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Luxurious hardback editions foster pride in book ownership and enthusiasm for reading. Each of these four exciting new stories is a classic story or fable, retold with simple text to delight and inspire any child who is just beginning to read. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey, a reading specialist. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.
  • APNUD 4 years +
    4 years +
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    These are four new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Luxurious hardback editions foster pride in book ownership and enthusiasm for reading. Each of these four exciting new stories is a classic story or fable, retold with simple text to delight and inspire any child who is just beginning to read. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey, a reading specialist. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.
  • APOAC 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. It is a thoughtful retelling of Aesop's fable. It's the middle of summer and while the grasshopper is enjoying himself, the ant is busy preparing for winter and when winter arrives both the ant and the grasshopper learn something about the merits of hard work. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey, a reading specialist. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.
  • APOAP 4 years +
    4 years +
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    A new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Nat and Ned are poor and often hungry, until Ned rescues a fairy. Are all their troubles over for good? Developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. A great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.
  • APOAY 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. When good King Midas helps an elderly man find his way home he is granted his fondest wish to turn anything he touches into pure gold. At first, this gift seems like the most wonderful thing to have ever happened but he soon learns that you should be careful what you wish for. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey, a reading specialist. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.
  • APOGN
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    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series. Part of the "Usborne Usborne Reading Programme", it is aimed at children who are beginning to read. You can join Old MacDonald on a day at the farm as he looks after his animals. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Principal Lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It is a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.
  • APOHM
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    The thirteenth title in the new "Usborne Very First Reading" series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.