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  • Bang the Drum

    By Kate Ruttle
    Authors:
    Kate Ruttle
    Bang the Drum looks at different instruments and the sounds they make, to support the teaching of reading using phonics.
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  • Being Brave: Why Do I Feel Scared?

    By Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker
    Authors:
    Pat Thomas
    Illustrated by:
    Lesley Harker
    A beautifully illustrated picture book that explores what it means to be brave. It explains that there are many ways to be brave, from standing up for yourself or others, to trying new things. Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class. Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this title is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues.
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  • Blue

    By Gabrielle Woolfitt
    Authors:
    Gabrielle Woolfitt
    This photographic series will look at the colour blue around the world, from colour in food, animals, nature, everyday objects, historical objects, in festivals and in habitats. Written by a science teacher, these books contain questions throughout to give children a chance to think about and discuss colours around them.
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  • Bubbles, Tub, Have a Scrub!

    By Debbie Foy
    Authors:
    Debbie Foy
    Explore simple bath time routines in a positive, rewarding and engaging way that young children will love!With fun rhymes and bright, friendly pictures, the All By Myself series helps to nurture your child's sense of pride and growing independence. It features fun, subject-specific learning elements based around counting, colours, shapes, and basic time concepts.
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  • Clap Your Hands

    By Kate Ruttle
    Authors:
    Kate Ruttle
    Clap Your Hands looks at the different sounds that you can make using your body, to support the teaching of reading using phonics.
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  • Don't Play Dirty, Gertie Be Fair

    By Sarah Eason
    Authors:
    Sarah Eason
    This title explores the story of one child who faces dilemmas about being brave, the choices he makes and the consequences of those choices.
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  • Fizz Wizz Phonics: Seven Smelly Socks

    By Kate Ruttle
    Authors:
    Kate Ruttle
    Seven Smelly Socks is about hearing sounds in phrases and sentences. the book includes tongue twisters and silly sentences each of which focuses on a different sound. Children will enjoy saying the silly sentences and hearing the repeated sounds.
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  • Fruit

    By Camilla Lloyd
    Authors:
    Camilla Lloyd
    Photo word books are simple, non-fiction reading books to help establish vocabulary, basic grammar and comprehension alongside current reading schemes. Designed to bridge the gap between nursery and the national curriculum, these books will introduce emergent readers to curriculum topics in a charming and visually stimulating way. Ideal for emergent readers, reluctant readers and those diagnosed with dyslexia.
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  • Green

    By Gabrielle Woolfitt
    Authors:
    Gabrielle Woolfitt
    This photographic series looks at the colour green around the world, from colour in food, animals, nature, everyday objects, historical objects, in festivals and in habitats.Written by a science teacher, these books contain questions throughout to give children a chance to think about and discuss colours around them.
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  • Little Blue Alien

    By Kate Ruttle
    Authors:
    Kate Ruttle
    Little Blue supports the teaching of phonics at Phase One, looking specifically at oral blending.
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  • Not Giving Up: I Can Do It

    By Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker
    Authors:
    Pat Thomas
    Illustrated by:
    Lesley Harker
    A beautifully illustrated picture book about perseverance and not giving up. It explains that most of us don't get things right first time, and shows young children how learning to do new things, with a little patience, can make life more rewarding. Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class. Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this title is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues.
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  • Pants, Vest, Getting Dressed!

    By Debbie Foy
    Authors:
    Debbie Foy
    This fun, photographic board book series supports the 'self care' aspect of EYFS guidance which focuses on fostering a child's growing independence and ability to do things for themselves. The series also features fun, subject-specific learning elements based around counting, colours, shapes, and basic time concepts.
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  • Pets

    By Camilla Lloyd
    Authors:
    Camilla Lloyd
    The Photo Word Book series of books are simple, non-fiction reading books to help establish vocabulary, basic grammar and comprehension alongside current reading schemes. The book uses a new typeface with specially designed letter shapes to help with children's literacy development. Each word is featured with one sentence to introduce it. A second sentence relates the word to the charming pictures.Includes a bibliographical quiz to turn the index and contents page into fun games.Designed to bridge the gap between nursery and the national curriculum, these books will introduce emergent readers to curriculum topics in a charming and visually stimulating way. Developed for children to read on their own or with adult guidance in conjunction with the Roehampton Institute. Ideal for emergent readers, reluctant readers and those diagnosed with dyslexia.
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  • Reading Eggs: My First Spelling

    By Sara Leman
    Authors:
    Sara Leman
    My First Spelling includes a sound chart to help children become familiar with short and long vowel sounds, fun anagrams to unscramble and colourful illustrations on every page. There are also lots of interactive spelling activities, ideal for parents to do at home with their children. This 80-page spelling workbook contains activities, charts, fun spots, learning reviews, and further practice sections, ideal for use at school, in the home or out and about. Each activity has been developed with expert educators with over 30 years' experience so that they are entertaining as well as educational. Suitable for children aged 5 to 7 years old but could also be used with younger children to prepare for Primary school.This book is part of the Reading Eggs series, which complements the enormously successful online programme of the same name. The other titles in the series are: My First High Frequency Words, My First Handwriting and My First Phonics.
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  • Reading Eggs: My First Handwriting

    By Sara Leman
    Authors:
    Sara Leman
    Children can practice their use of straight or wavy letters, letters that are written clockwise or anti-clockwise and more. There is advice for left-handed and right-handed writing and there are also pre-writing exercises to develop fine-motor skills.This 80-page handwriting workbook contains activities, charts, fun spots, learning reviews, and further practice sections, ideal for use at school, in the home or out and about. Each activity has been developed with expert educators with over 30 years' experience so that they are entertaining as well as educational. Suitable for children aged 5 to 7 years old but could also be used with younger children to prepare for Primary school. Ideal for parents to use alongside their children's learning at school. This book is part of the Reading Eggs series, which complements the enormously successful online programme of the same name. The other titles in the series are: My First Phonics, My First High Frequency Words and My First Spelling.
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  • Rex's Specs

    By Jack Hughes
    Authors:
    Jack Hughes
    Rex has to wear glasses, but sometimes he wishes he didn't have to. So one day, he decides to go out without them. But oh no! What's that ahead? Watch out, Rex!This engaging story helps all children to understand what it is like to wear glasses, why some people like wearing them and yet others don't, and how friends can help you when you feel upset. It's the ideal book for a child who wears glasses, and also a useful classroom resource to help explain why some people wear glasses and others don't.
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  • Silly Soup!

    By Kate Ruttle
    Authors:
    Kate Ruttle
    Silly Soup looks at rhythm and rhyme, to support the teaching of reading using phonics.
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  • Sizzling Sausages

    By Kate Ruttle
    Authors:
    Kate Ruttle
    Sizzling Sausages looks at different sounds you might hear in your local area.
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  • Spoon, Cup, Dinner's Up!

    By Debbie Foy
    Authors:
    Debbie Foy
    This fun, photographic board book series supports the 'self care' aspect of EYFS guidance which focuses on fostering a child's growing independence and ability to do things for themselves. The series also features fun, subject-specific learning elements based around counting, colours, shapes, and basic time concepts.
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  • Starting School: Do I Have to Go to School?

    By Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker
    Authors:
    Pat Thomas
    Illustrated by:
    Lesley Harker
    A beautifully illustrated picture book for children who are starting school for the first time. Going to school is a huge change for young children, this book encourages children to discover the joy of learning new things, meeting new people and having new experiences. Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class. Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.
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