Children's Laureate, Julia Donaldson, has captivated children all over the world with her lively and engaging stories. Songbirds Phonics have been carefully created by Julia to support children who are learning to read and are used in schools to teach phonics and inspire a love of reading. This Level 5 Songbirds collection contains 6 exciting phonics stories in one, with built-in progression to build reading confidence and success: *Sue Kangaroo *The Cinderella Play *Usman's Books *The Upside Down Browns *No Milk Today *Leroy The Songbirds series offers a clear phonics development with gradual progression and lots of practice to help children gain reading confidence. It provides a fantastic breadth and variety of storylines, rhyme, rhythm and genres by the nation's favourite children's author, with vibrant and humorous illustrations to engage children and stimulate discussion. There are also useful tips and ideas for parents/carers. Help your child's reading with essential tips, phonics support and free eBooks www.oxfordowl.co.uk
Julia Donaldson has written over forty books, including the extremely popular picture book The Gruffalo, which won three major British book awards: The Smarties Prize, The Blue Peter Award for "The Best Book to Read Aloud" and the Experian Big Three Award.
`"Songbirds Phonics is a pedigree scheme worth every penny for helping children get to grips with words, sounds and spelling patterns, and to inspire a love of reading . . . Julia Donaldson has described Songbirds as her 'proudest achievement' and it is easy to see why." ' John Dabell, Teach Primary