The eagerly awaited Moon Dogs Phonics Series for older, struggling readers has just been published by Phonic Books.
Moon Dogs Series Set 1 is a set of 8 books for older ‘catch-up’ pupils who would benefit from starting a phonics series from the very beginning (interest age 8 to 14, reading age Key Stage 1). A series of decodable books that introduce the sounds of the alphabet to older readers. These high quality books have 1 or 2 lines of text to a page to help build confidence in the early stages of reading with phonics.
Moon Dogs Series Set 2 is a set of 8 books that build on the sounds learnt in Set 1 – they have 2 to 3 lines of text to a page to help continue building confidence.
The books are designed to appeal to older reluctant readers with clever, motivating Manga-style illustrations.
Moon Dogs phonics books are now in stock – further details can be found on the website here
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Alba Series is a brand new phonic reading series for girls and boys aged 8 – 12 who are reluctant readers. The series runs parallel to the very successful Totem series, and is designed to appeal to older readers with exciting and motivating stories and illustrations.
Alba Series provides an exciting, fresh start for older pupils that builds up their reading skills from CVC (consonant/vowel/consonant) level through to vowel digraphs (Phases 2-5 of Letters and Sounds). This highly-structured, cumulative series includes 12 books which cover the essential phonics foundations that a ‘catch-up’ reader will need.
Take an adventure with Alba, a tiny hero in a huge world.
Alba is a smart, empowering heroine who has to use her wit to overcome literally HUGE odds. Alba’s dad is a scientist. A breed of superbugs is destroying all the apple trees in the world and Alba’s dad is working hard to save them. He has the last apple pip left in the world safely at home in his flat. Max, from the lab, sneaks into the flat and tries to steal the pip. Alba escapes with it but Max shrinks her to 10cm tall! She has to get the pip to her dad in the lab and save the apple trees. She will need to dodge Max who is following her.
Will she succeed in crossing the city and getting the pip safely to Dad? Will she ever be a normal size again?
The books include the essential phonic foundations that a ‘catch up’ reader will need.
Features of the series:
- clear phonic focus in each book
- 3-4 lines of text for reluctant readers
- cream backgfound to make text reader friendly
- dyslexia-friendly font
- strong female character
- exciting and motivating story and illustrations
- multi-syllabic words chunked for the reader
- comprehensive workbook complements the series
These exciting new books can be found on the website here.
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We have just added the latest series of Phonic Books to the website. The ‘Magic Belt’ is a series of 12 books for older pupils who would benefit from starting a phonics programme from the very beginning, providing a prequel to the very popular ‘Totem’ series.
Starting at CVC word level, it progresses in small steps to CVCC, CCVC and CCVCC word levels and then introduces one consonant digraph at a time (ch, sh, th, ck, ng, wh, qu), allowing practice and consolidation at each level.
A fantastic reading resource for older beginner readers – more details can be found on the website here .
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