The wonderful stories and gorgeous illustrations in these brilliant books are guaranteed to delight children as they develop their phonics and reading skills. See below for the best phonics books for 5-year-olds.
The author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson, writes in her perfectly playful and rhythmic style in these vibrant books, which feature bright illustrations and lots of fun! Little readers are sure to be engrossed as they develop their reading skills with these bite-sized stories.
Discover 20 spellbinding stories in this wonderful series, which will enable children to build their confidence until they're reading all by themselves. Beginning with two text-free tales and then simple stories with minimal text, the series gradually progresses through the reading levels with the help of delightful stories and fairy tales, including Cinderella, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast.
This super selection of stories, written and illustrated by top authors and illustrators, is sure to captivate kids' imaginations whilst helping them develop their reading skills. Presented in different shapes and sizes, the series starts with simple picture books and progresses to more advanced stories. These colourful stories feature fun, familiar themes, such as families, animals and activities.
This gorgeous series of much-loved tales will delight children aged 5 and up, who will love the range of topics covered, from home to hobbies, pets to playtime, family to friends. The stories include lots of diverse characters from different backgrounds, making for varied and engaging reads. Young readers will be enthralled as they develop their phonics and reading skills.
Dream-team collaborators Oxford Reading Tree and Julia Donaldson present these exciting phonics activity books, which will inspire kids aged between 4 and 6 to develop essential phonics, reading and writing skills. Bright, bold and seriously fun, kids won't be able to put these books down. They're bursting with engaging activities, some of which can be completed with the stickers provided. Kids can get to grips with letters, pronouncing and identifying sounds, and developing vital reading skills.
This 10-book series includes familiar favourite tales, such as Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk. It features exuberant illustrations that kids will love as well as fun, rhyming text, great for helping kids perfect their phonics skills. There are also engaging activities to complete, including rhyming words, letter sounds, how letters work together and even a 'retell the story' section for extra fun! These bright books are sure to inspire a love of reading in children.
Featuring lots of favourite fairy-tales like Cinderella and The Three Little Pigs, these classic stories have been carefully retold to help young readers develop their phonics skills and match different letters with unique sounds. Each book comes with 70 reusable stickers, making for a hugely fun and interactive way to learn - not to mention the amazing poster included in the set, which features all 44 sounds practised in the books!