3 years +: Phonics & Reading Schemes
RWBZ 3 years +3 years +
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.
- RRP £163.67
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- Just 55.00p per book
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.
LBRY 3 years +3 years +
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.
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- Just 73.00p per book
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.
BGCP 4 years +4 years +
Covering Collins Big Cat Reading Levels 1 and 2, the books in this collection have been designed to help support children's reading development at home.
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- Just 75.00p per book
Phonics is a proven system that helps children learn to read and write by teaching them letter sounds (known as phonemes) rather than letter names and here they're featured in funny stories. You should encourage children to read the stories and encourage them to sound out any words they struggle with. Among the stories are Hansel and Gretel, Panda's Band and Mole in the Hole.
These books come with notes for parents that will help you offer support as your children learn to read at school.
SRDG 3 years +3 years +
This collection contains 52 books that will help children on their way to becoming confident readers. Each book has been Book Banded (the system used in primary schools) and is suitable for children aged between 4 and 7.
- RRP £259.48
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- Just 58.00p per book
The books will help children gain confidence and enjoy reading for pleasure. From castle mysteries to superhero exploits, the stories are illustrated and progress gradually as children become more fluent in reading.
Compiled in consultation with a literacy expert, these books will help children at the earliest reading levels.
SONB 4 years +4 years +
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.
- RRP £128.82
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- Just 47.00p per book
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.
PPRI 4 years +4 years +
Written especially for those aged 4 and above, this is a collection of carefully levelled readers starring Peppa Pig and all her friends.
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- Just 80.00p per book
Throughout the exciting stories, Peppa looks at the little creatures in Grandpa Pig's garden; has some fun sorting and recycling rubbish; and enjoys a day out at the fair.
Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools.
LKWC 4 years +4 years +
With three books each spread across one of 12 different reading levels, Key Words with Peter and Jane uses some of the most frequent words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and confidently.
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- Just 83.00p per book
Series A introduces new words, Series B provides further practice of these words and then Series C links reading with writing and phonics. All the words introduced in Series A and B are then reinforced in Series C.
Scientifically researched and world renowned, the books follow Peter and Jane as they explore and have adventures. The traditional Ladybird style of artwork makes these great for parents to read along with children, too.
RTFT 3 years +3 years +
With familiar fairy tales, this eight-book collection is perfect for children to share with their parents as they begin to learn about phonics.
- RRP £47.92
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- Just £1.25 per book
Including Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Puss in Boots, the fairy tales have been carefully retold to help children develop their decoding skills and link different letters to distinct sounds.There are also sounding out and word-building activities to partake in.
All the books come with 70 reusable stickers and there's even a poster which features all 44 sounds that are practised in the books. There are also helpful hints for grown-ups on what sounds they should focus on while they read, scattered throughout the books.
Poster dimensions: 550 x 645mm.
MFSC 3 years +3 years +
Perfect for sharing at bedtime and also a great way for children to get to grips with reading independently as they embark on their own reading journeys, this massive 50-book collection from Usborne will quickly become a bookshelf favourite.
- RRP £199.50
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- Just 60.00p per book
With gorgeous illustrations and easy-to-follow plots, the stories cover wishes, magic and animals and are sure to be returned to again and again.
Of the books featured in this collection, 22 are from the Usborne Very First Reading range, which is designed specifically for shared reading, while 12 are from Level One and 16 from Level Two, which are designed for the child to take over a greater share of the story.
RTLF 3 years +3 years +
Containing 12 phonics readers, six activity-filled sticker workbooks and two sets of flashcards, this is an essential collection to help children gain success at school.
- RRP £97.80
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- Just £1.00 per book
There are phonics books covering Ladybird Levels 1-12. All of these are bursting with simple language and engaging stories that will help children develop their phonics skills.
There are also maths books covering numbers, addition, subtraction and the times tables and flashcards to help aid children's learning even further.
RDYR 3 years +3 years +
With each book containing games and activities to reinforce learning and to test their comprehension, the Ready Steady Read workbooks are ideal for children aged 3 and over who are just starting to build their reading confidence.
- RRP £49.90
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- Just 80.00p per book
The books covering Level 1 are first readers that will spark children's imaginations. They have short, straightforward sentences and fun, basic vocabulary and each story (with a maximum of 100 words) is easy to follow. Presented in large print, they're the perfect introduction to the joys of reading.
The five Level 2 books have longer sentences and start to introduce new words into the simple vocabulary. With a maximum of 200 words, they have a bold design that will capture any young reader's eye.
FTPR 3 years +3 years +
Written especially with early readers in mind, the nine books in this collection feature familiar fairy tales and have key sounds highlighted to help children read out loud.
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- Just £1.11 per book
The books come with stickers for extra interactivity and among the famous tales your children will get to read are The Gingerbread Man, The Three Little Pigs and The Ugly Duckling. They all make use of phonic learning.
FCZ2 3 years +3 years +
These flashcards are full of colourful pictures that introduce children to every letter of the alphabet. They provide a fun and easy way of helping children recognise both upper and lower case letters.
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Ideal for helping children build their reading confidence, they're essential for learning before heading to school and even have plenty of ideas for fun games to play to help make the letters even more memorable.
They also come with helpful guidance for parents.
FNU2 3 years +3 years +
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.
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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.
FWP2 3 years +3 years +
Introduce young learners to phonics with these flashcards full of colourful pictures and words. They provide a fun and easy way of helping children recognise letters and sounds and build their confidence while reading at home.
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Perfect for preparing your children for school, this set contains letter and sound cards and provides advice on blending sounds to read words and is bursting with ideas for fun games to play. There is also plenty of helpful guidance for parents.
FWN2 3 years +3 years +
Children can have fun learning their first words by making use of these colourful flashcards featuring pictures and words.
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A fun and easy way of building confidence and preparing for school, the cards feature fun ideas for games to play and helpful guidance for parents.
The set contains 31 word and picture cards, 11 high-frequency word cards and 7 rhyming and nonsense word activity cards.
XPPTT 4 years +4 years +
Please note: This collection is shrink-wrapped and does not come in a box.
- RRP £125.79
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- Just 76.00p per book
Part of the Oxford Reading Tree Scheme, this big collection contains 20 fantastic stories that children will be able to enjoy reading by themselves.
Starting with the text-free The Ugly Duckling and the Elves and Shoemaker and then moving onto Chicken Licken and Right for Me - two picture books that contain minimal text so children can tell the story in their own words - the collection gradually progresses through the reading levels with the help of some traditional stories and fairy tales.
The familiar fairy tales make the books instantly appealing and young readers will absolutely love reading about Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast independently. Certain to help inspire a love of reading, all the books in this collection feature stunning illustrations and familiar language that will capture a child's imagination.
Please note that this 21-book collection contains 20 stories and a handbook for parents.
Slipcase not included.
EJF2 4 years +4 years +
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.
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