Phonic Books for Catch-Up Readers
An Introduction to Dandelion Books
How to Use the Phonic Code
Pip the Ant, from Dandelion Books, demonstrates the sounds of the alphabet. An interactive animated video clip recommended for beginner readers. Dandelion books are publised by Phonic Books.
English Phonic Code
How to pronounce the English phonic code
Dandelion Books is a phonic reading scheme for young readers, approved by the UK Department of Education. This introduction explains the rationale behind it, who created it and demonstrates its special features.
What is a Phoneme?
What is a Grapheme?
Why Synthetic Phonics is the most effective method to teach children to read. This video explains why English is so difficult.