Top 5 Best Phonics Books for 7-year-olds

These fun-filled books are sure to help children develop their phonics skills and feel more confident reading on their own. See below for the best phonics books for 7-year-olds.

Alt Text

1. Project X Alien Adventures: Series 1

With a whopping 31 books in this incredible series, these intergalactic adventures are perfect for kids who are looking to tackle their very first chapter books. They're full of fun stories, activities and facts that will build children's reading confidence, progressing from Oxford Reading Level 7 to Level 11. The malevolent Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis, and it's up to Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day! Join the adventure in these riveting reads.

2. Letts Monster Practice: Spelling & Phonics Age 6-7

Shareen Mayers

Kids will love learning key phonics and reading skills from a cast of funny, friendly monsters! With exciting activities and colourful stickers included, children are sure to be engrossed, and will feel hugely rewarded and motivated as they complete the tasks.

3. At Home With Phonics

Jenny Roberts

This fun activity workbook is great for kids to complete in the comfort of their own home. Each spread features a poem that focuses on a particular phonic sound, as well as simple instructions for parents and children to work through together. With full-colour illustrations and fun step-by-step activities, including colouring, drawing and tracing, kids will be developing their reading and writing skills in no time! Plus, they'll love being rewarded with funky stickers as they complete each double page spread.

4. Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper: Shrinking Powder and Other Stories

Roderick Hunt

This fantastic book contains four super stories, including Shrinking Powder, Joe, The Knight Who Was Afraid and Arctic Adventure. Kids will be enthralled as they build on their reading and phonics skills, practising sounds and letters with the help of friendly characters like Biff, Chip, Kipper and Floppy. The stories also include fun activities, puzzles and top tips for reading together and for talking about the story.

5. Raccoon on the Moon

Russell Punter

Children's publishing giant Usborne has published a range of fantastically fun phonics books, including this space-tacular story. It features a raccoon who's off on a whirlwind adventure to the moon! The simple story and lively illustrations guarantee lots of fun and plenty of essential learning for children who are starting to read by themselves.

  • AILUM 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £3.89
    • RRP £3.99
    • Save £0.10Save 2.00%
    Friendly monsters introduce key numeracy and literacy skills, to make learning fun and engaging for your child. The curriculum-based skills practice is accompanied by fun activities and colour stickers to reward and motivate. * monster characters that your child will love * practice and reinforcement of skills covered in school * fun activities for motivation * colourful monster sticker rewards * make your own monster mask * 'create your own monster' competition - the winning monster will appear in one of our future books!
  • Project X Alien Adventures: Series 1 Collection - 31 Books - Collection - 9780192739841
    PXAA
    (58)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £154.90
    • Save £134.91Save 86.9999999999999937472239253111183643341064453125%
    • Just 64.00p per book
    Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing Year 2 schoolchildren aged 6 and above as they look to tackle their very first chapter books, our Project X Alien Adventures Collection is full of fun stories, activities and facts that will help young readers build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7 and then progress right through to Level 11.

    Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis. Now Exis's only chance for freedom is for Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day, free Exis from Badlaw and save Nok's parents, too!

    Gripping and sure to have even the most reluctant reader wanting to turn the pages and read on, this huge collection of 31 books is specially written by the creators of the Oxford Reading Tree (Biff, Chip and Kipper) to encourage children to enjoy reading independently.

    This 31-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 7 to 11 (book bands Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime). It is suitable for children in Year 2/P3.

    Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.
  • AMKKL 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.89
    • RRP £3.99
    • Save £0.10Save 2.00%
    At Home With Phonics is a fun activity workbook for children, aged 5-7 years, to do at home. Each spread features a poem focussing on a particular phonic sound and includes simple instructions for parents and children to work through together. The full colour illustrated step-by-step activities are simple and easy to enjoy, and include colouring, drawing, and tracing to help children learn how to read and spell. Plus there are more than enough funky stickers to reward your child as they complete each double page spread! This book is ideal to build confidence in English at primary school.
  • AMLZJ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.59
    • RRP £10.99
    • Save £0.40Save 2.999999999999999875655021241982467472553253173828125%
    This Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper Level 5 Collection is great value, containing 4 books in 1! It includes the stories Shrinking Powder, Joe, The Knight Who Was Afraid and Arctic Adventure. Level 5 First Stories have been specially written to introduce and practise a range of key everyday words and to develop early reading skills through simple stories. Level 5 Phonics practise sounds and letters, just as children learn to do in school, with the help of Biff, Chip, Kipper and Floppy. This collection focuses on combining sounds (single letters and letter pairs) to read simple words and sentences. These engaging stories include tips for reading together and for talking about the story, puzzles and fun activities. Written by Roderick Hunt and beautifully illustrated by Alex Brychta, they are the perfect introduction to learning to read! This series also provides free support for parents through www.oxfordowl.co.uk. Visit the Oxford Owl for practical advice for helping children learn to read, all you need to know about phonics and lots of fun activities and free eBooks. Read With Biff, Chip and Kipper is the UK's best-selling home reading series, it's based on the Oxford Reading Tree which is used in 80% of primary schools.
  • ANLSM 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £5.39
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £0.60Save 10.00%
    A lively story with humorous illustrations, ideal for children who are beginning to read for themselves, or for reading aloud together. With simple rhyming text and phonic repetition, specially designed to develop essential language and early reading skills. Guidance notes for parents are included at the back of the book.