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Bob books. Phonics for early readers

Charlesworth, Liza (author.). Jindra, Amy, (illustrator.).

Summary: "Research proves that mastering phonics is key to a child's reading success. The twelve stories in this collection have very simple sentences made up of mostly three-letter words and consistent short vowel sounds. This means kids can decode (sound out) the words with confidence! Silly storylines and funny illustrations keep kids coming back for more!" -- page 4 of cover.

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  • ISBN: 1339053772
  • ISBN: 9781339053776 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 12 x 15 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic, Inc., [2024]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
"Decodable text - Short vowels - Engaging stories & pictures"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note: Sam's pad -- Mit can -- Mud is fun -- Dot's hen -- Mat's gum -- Nic is it -- Get fit! -- Bags and pops -- Pet bug -- The sun is fun! -- Pals can help -- Kim and Jin.
Target Audience Note:
Appeals to PreK-1st graders ; Reading level kindergarten.
Subject: Reading readiness
Reading (Preschool)
Readers (Primary)
Vocabulary Juvenile literature
Phonetics Study and teaching (Primary)
English language Phonetics Study and teaching (Primary)

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  • Scholastic
    Created by a teacher, Bob Books have been helping children learn to read for more than forty years! This set gives a beginning reader practice with basic phonics skills, setting them up for a successful reading journey. Now in a sturdy hardcover bind-up!

    With playful stories, silly illustrations, and a phonics approach based on Science of Reading research, Bob Books keep young readers' confidence high, leading to continued success and a love of reading. Your child will soon join the millions of happy kids who say, "I read the whole book!"®

    Science of Reading research proves that mastering phonics is key to a child's success in learning to read. Like all Stage 1 Bob Books, these 12 storybooks feature simple words with consistent short vowel sounds. Early readers get lots of practice with foundational phonics skills while giggling at the playful stories and pictures!

    This collection is perfect for children who have never read Bob Books, or for children who have read Bob Books Beginning Readers or Bob Books More Beginning Readers and need more practice before moving on.

    Inside this sturdy hardcover you'll find:

    • 12 easy-to-read, hilarious stories: 12 pages each, 14-25 unique words per story
    • A parent guide with tips for helping your child learn to read

    Each story includes:

    • Decodable text: Two- and three-letter words with short vowels that can be sounded out (cat, it, not, up)
    • Very simple sentences (Sam has a pen.)
    • Very limited sight words (a, of, the)
    • Friendly, simple illustrations that add fun and do not distract from the words

    Guided Reading Levels: B, C | Lexile® Measure: 0 - 130L | Bob Books Level: Stage 1

    Ages: 4-6 | Grade Levels: PreK, Kindergarten

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