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Phonic Books:
Decodable reading books for beginner and catch-up readers

Dandelion Launchers
Dandelion Readers
Moon Dogs Series
Magic Belt Series
Alba Series
Totem Series
Talisman Series


 
Dandelion Launchers Units 1- 3 & 4-7

Books for beginner readers aged 3-8 (Foundation and KS1)
28 different books, 4 at each level (unit), introducing sounds of the alphabet
Phase 2 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

Optional complementary workbook available
   
Dandelion Launchers Units 8-10

Books for beginner readers aged 3-8 (Foundation and KS1)
12 different books, 4 at each level (unit), introducing sounds of the alphabet
Phases 2 and 4 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

Optional complementary workbook available
   
Dandelion Launchers Units 11-15

Books for beginner readers aged 3-8 (Foundation and KS1)
20 different books, 4 at each level (unit), introducing consonants digraphs
Phases 3 & 4 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

Optional complementary workbook available
 
Dandelion Readers Units 1 to 10: Sounds of the alphabet and adjacent consonants

Books for beginner and ‘catch-up’ readers aged 5-8 (KS1)
3 parallel sets, each with 10 books which introduce sounds of the alphabet and adjacent consonants
Phases 2, 3 and 4 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

Optional complementary workbooks available
Dandelion Readers Units 11 to 20: Consonant digraphs

Books for beginner and ‘catchup’ readers aged 5-8 (KS1)
2 parallel sets, each with 10 different books which introduce consonant digraphs : ch, sh, th, ck, ng, qu, ve
Phases 3 and 4 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

Optional complementary workbooks available
Dandelion Readers Levels 1,2 & 3: Vowel digraphs

Books for beginner and ‘catch-up’ readers aged 5-8 (KS1)
3 parallel sets, each with 10 different books which introduce different spellings for 10 vowel sounds
Phases 3, 4 and 5 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

Optional complementary workbooks available
Split Vowel Spellings Set: Tricky split vowel spellings

Books for readers aged 5-8 (KS1)
Set of 6 different books ‘Late’ which teach the tricky split vowel spellings
Phase 5 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

Optional complementary workbook available
 

Moon Dogs Series

A series for ‘catch-up’ pupils.
Interest age 8-14 (reading age KS1)

The Moon Dogs Series is designed to appeal to older ‘catch-up’ pupils at the very early stages of reading. The series offers two sets of books, each set containing eight books.
Set 1 introduces sounds gradually and reinforces reading these in CVC words. All words are at CVC level with one line of text to the page.
Set 2 begins with text at CVC level and continues through the digraphs ‘ch’, ‘sh’, ‘th’, ‘ck’, ‘ng’, ‘qu’ and ‘wh’.
The series is designed around a group of teenage friends who are in a band and offers short, humourous stories about their lives. Reading skills are developed through step-by-step progression which allows practice and consolidation at each level.
The series and accompanying workbooks complement any synthetic phonics teaching programme.

Moon Dogs Series Workbooks
The Moon Dogs Series Workbooks 1 and 2 (available separately) complement the stories in the series and follow the same phonic progression. They offer activities for wordbuilding, reading, spelling and comprehension work based on the characters and events in the stories. Each book contains photocopiable games and reading cards to further support multisensory learning (100 pages per book).

 

Magic Belt Series
A prequel to the Totem Series

An exciting phonics reading quest for ‘catch-up’ pupils.
Interest age 8-14 (reading age KS1)

Phases 2, 3 and 4 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

The Magic Belt Series includes 12 quest stories for the older, ‘catch-up’ pupils who would benefit from starting a phonics programme from the beginning. Action-packed with fantastic illustrations and age-appropriate stories, the series starts at CVC/CVCC level text. It then builds up reading skills in step-by-step phonic progression, allowing practice and consolidation at each level. Designed to appeal to and engage older pupils, this is a great reading resource for older, beginner readers.

Introductory Workbook for the Magic Belt Series
This is a spiral-bound, photocopiable workbook that prepares the older, ‘catch-up’ pupil for reading the Magic Belt Series. Aimed at children with weak sound/letter knowledge, it introduces the sounds and letters of the alphabet in a step-by-step progression. A variety of activities offer the basic building blocks of learning to read (50 pages).

Magic Belt Series Workbook
This spiral-bound, photocopiable workbook includes 12 chapters which coffespond to the 12 books in the reading series. Following the same phonic progression, it offers numerous activities including wordbuilding, blending, segmenting, comprehension and vocabulary work based on the characters and the adventures in the reading books (190 pages).

 

Alba Series

A series for older readers starting at CVC level.
Interest age 8-14 (reading age KS1)

Phases 2, 3, 4 and 5 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

The 12 books in this brand new ‘catch-up’ series offer step-by-sttep phonic progression within exciting, beautifully illustrated, age-appropriate stories. This series covers the essential phonic foundations a ‘catch-up’ pupil will need, starting at CVC/CVCC level. It will appeal to both boys and girls. The Alba Series follows the same phonic progression as the Totem Series.
The 2 series can be used in parallel.

Alba Series Workbook available separately.

 

Totem Series
Following on from the Magic Belt Series

A series for older readers starting at CVC level.
Interest age 8-14 (reading age KS1/KS3)

Phases 2, 3, 4 and 5 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

The Totem Series is an exciting, fresh start for older pupils that build up their reading skills from CVC/CVCC word level. This highly-structured, cumulative series includes 12 books which cover the essential phonic foundations that a ‘catch-up’ reader will need. The Totem Series precedes andd leads into the Talisman Series. Designed to appeal to older, relectant readers with exciting and motivating stories and illustrations.

Totem Series Workbook
A comprehensive, spiral-bound, photocopiable workbook offers segmenting, blending, phoneme manipulation and comprehension activities linked to the stories in the books. an invaluable resource for teachers and teacher assistants (224 pages).

 

Talisman 1 Series
Following on from the Totem Series and precedes Talisman 2 Series

Ideal for older, ‘catch-up’ readers.
Interest age 8-14 (reading age KS1/KS3)

Phase 5 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

Talisman 1 Series of 10 books introduces more alternative spellings for the vowel sounds ‘ae’, ‘ee’, ‘er’, ‘ow/oi’ ‘oo’, ‘ie’, ‘or’, ‘air’ and ‘ar’. Each title has 16 pages in full colour, with exciting and motivating stories and illustrations.

Talisman 1 Series Workbook
A spiral-bound pack of photocopiable reading, spelling and comprehension activities for each of the stories (approx. 150 pages).

Talisman 2 Series
Following on from the Talisman 1 Series

Ideal for older, ‘catch-up’ readers.
Interest age 8-14 (reading age KS1/KS3)

Phase 5 of ‘Letters and Sounds’

Talisman 2 Series of 10 books introduces more alternative spellings for the vowel sounds and suffixes: ‘u-e’, ‘u’, ‘o’, ‘s’ ‘l’, ‘j’, ‘f’, ‘ture’ ‘tion’, ‘shul’, ‘shus’ and ‘shun’. Each title has 16 pages in full colour, with exciting and motivating stories and illustrations.

Talisman 2 Series Workbook
A spiral-bound pack of photocopiable reading, spelling and comprehension activities for each of the stories (approx. 150 pages).


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