Linda’s Book Bag posted a wonderful review of two of our 10 new yellow and blue band Early Readers publishing at the end of August this week:
‘Both books are beautifully produced. They are just the right size for young children to handle and have the perfect length to keep focus and attention without overwhelming. The use of repetition helps reinforce the sounds and spellings in the vocabulary and there is sufficient challenge so that new words can be learnt too. The stories are fun and interesting.
The balance of text to image is just right. The images are really lovely as colours are vibrant and eye-catching with a style children can relate to and will love. As well as promoting literacy, both book have excellent value in other areas of the curriculum. Oracy and memory are helped by the small quiz sections at the end of the books and in King Carl and the Wish in particular, numeracy and counting to five are woven throughout the story. I can envisage The Pop Puffin as a brilliant way in to project work or Forest School activities for example, as children learn about different birds.
I thought The Pop Puffin and King Carl and the Wish were just delightful. They’re fun, vibrant, educational and entertaining. This series is perfect for school or home and children will love the books.’
Thank you, Linda! Read the full review here.
There are 60 titles in the Early Readers scheme. Libraries and schools can buy them from all good wholesalers and educational suppliers.
Parents can order them from Amazon, The Book Depository or through Gardners Hive which enables online ordering and collection at a local bookshop of your choice.