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Usborne My First Reading Library

My First Reading Library (IR) ~

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This comprehensive first reading library includes 50 books to guide your child through the first stages of reading and includes access to online resources. The first 22 books are taken from Usborne Very First Reading series. With these, your child takes the first steps in reading with your help, following the phonics methods used in schools. The next 12 books are taken from Usborne First Reading Level One. These delightful and very short stories are for children to try reading themselves. 16 further books are taken from Usborne First Reading Level Two. These slightly longer stories will build stamina and reading confidence. Includes QR Codes.

Ages: 5 years and up
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 3/4
Author: Lesley Sims
Price: $79.99 (Paperback)

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Usborne Story Books - Beginner Readers

Usborne Story Books – Beginner Readers

Usborne Story Books – Beginner Readers ~

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Beginning Reader Story Books are for young children who are just starting to read real stories with a little help and support. These well-known fairy tales and folk tales are beautifully illustrated, with fun activities and talking points after each story. Online links also allow you to follow along with audio versions. Contents Include: 1: Beauty and the Beast, 2: The Boy Who Cried Wolf, 3: Cinderella, 4: The Gingerbread Man, 5: The Emperor and the Nightingale, 6: The Emperor’s New Clothes, 7: The Elves and the Shoemaker, 8: Little Red Riding Hood, 9: Rapunzel, 10: Puss in Boots, 11: Sleeping Beauty, 12: Snow White

Ages: 6 years and up
Size: 6 7/8 x 9 3/4
Pages: 32pp
Series: Usborne Story Books
Author: Various
Price: $44.99 (Paperback)

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Learn to Read!

Learn to Read with Teach Your Monster to Read

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FREE APP* To help you get back into the swing of things, we’ve made Teach Your Monster to Read free to download!

We know it’s been a very challenging year and we hope to help out a little by giving you the entire series of award-winning literacy games for nothing. Once downloaded, there’s nothing else to pay.

Oh, and if you want to play across a few devices, make sure you sign up for a free account at first.

Offer ends on Tuesday September 22nd, so download your Teach Your Monster to Read app today.

Shout this from the rooftops so we can help your friends’ kids learn to read too.

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Skunks in Trunks

Skunks in Trunks ~

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A gang of excitable skunks is off to the water park for a fun afternoon. Their aquatic antics soon land them in trouble – but perhaps they can put their swimming skills to good use! This engaging, eye-catching series makes learning phonics fun. Each story introduces beginner readers to a wide variety of phonemes in a lively, rhyming tale. David Semple’s bright, detailed illustrations bring the stories to life, encouraging young readers to return to them time and time again.

Series: Phonics Readers
For beginner readers: phonics-based text is cleverly blended with a funny story. Includes phonics guide for parents.

Ages: 4 years and up
Size: 8 1/4 x 8 1/4
Pages: 24pp
Series: Phonics Readers
Author: Russell Punter
Price: $6.99 Paperback or $14.99 (Library)

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Free App For Limited Time

GREAT NEWS! Just had to share this since we ❤️ this app.

#TeachYourMonsterToRead is free until Feb. 28, 2020! The phonics game is used by millions of kids and has just been approved by the U.K. government’s Hungry Little Minds campaign!


Happy Reading!! 😍 📚


Teach Your Monster to Read ~ Reading App FREE this week only! (computer version always free)

The wait is over! Teach Your Monster to Read is free to download across all app stores this week!
From today (Monday March 4th) to Sunday March 10th, you can download the app completely free.
Once downloaded, there is no subscription cost or in-app purchase after the free download period ends.
Are you ready to go on an adventure? Three, two, one… let’s go!
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Learn to Read!

Now here’s an offer you simply can’t resist.

Teach Your Monster to Read will be free to download across all app stores.

Starts Monday 4th March 2019
Ends Sunday 10th March 2019

Once downloaded onto your device, there is nothing to pay to continue playing the app on your device after the free period ends.

Already bought the app? Thank you so much. The funds raised mean our charity can continue running and creating more fun games to help children learn.

* Computer Version is 100% Free (and available for free now) ~