Features of Books for Beginner Readers

Features of Dandelion Books

Written by three practising teachers, our books are designed to engage and enthuse beginner and reluctant readers. The highly-structured phonic sequence encourages reading success and building of confidence from the very beginning.

  • Imaginative stories with appealing characters
  • Colourful and motivating illustrations
  • Highly-structured phonic progression
  • Text on cream background to make the books reader-friendly
  • Gradual introduction of high-frequency words
  • A clear explanation of Synthetic Phonics for teachers and parents
  • Game in every book to consolidate learning
  • Additional reading and spelling activities for further reading practice

Features of Books for Catch-up Readers

  • Vocabulary Page
  • Short chapters for reluctant readers
  • Text on cream background for easier reading
  • Motivating illustrations and storyline
  • Syllables split for reader
  • Dyslexia friendly font
  • Reading practice page with phonic focus
  • Workbooks for further learning linked to stories