Our News

Articles specific to Phonic Books including noteworthy announcements and any events we may attend or have already attended.

New Distributor: High Noon Books

High Noon Books logo

We are pleased to announce that The Magic Belt, Totem and Talisman series are also now being sold by the distributor High Noon Books.

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NEW Tell a Story Books for Nursery & Reception

New tell a story books

Designed to help young children become confident communicators, these delightful books develop …

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Name an Alien Competition

Aliens

Draw an alien and give it a name using the phonics you’ve learned! The best 20 aliens will be selected and a poster will be made with your name.

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Project Hope and Dandelion Readers

Frances Woodward, a wonderful Sounds-Write trainer, volunteered and went out to Zambia to train the teachers in Project Hope how to teach reading.  Sounds-Write donated the programme and Phonic Books donated decodable books. This way the children could use Dandelion Readers as they learned […]

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The look of success – just look at that face!

This little chap has just received a new set of the ‘Rescue’ series, decodable books for older, struggling readers. He has already read the ‘Talisman’ series and now he will be able to read this new series independently because he […]

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Independent review of new ‘Dandelion Readers’ and ‘Rescue’ series

Thank you Melinda Crean, of Top Notch Teaching website, for reviewing the ‘Rescue’ series and Dandelion Readers Level 4, ‘Toad and Newt’. To see the review click here and scroll down: http://topnotchteaching.com/reviews/reading-spelling-ideas/

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Letter from a parent of a struggling reader: who and what helped her son?

Susan Godsland (newly named ‘Godsend’) was contacted through her website www.dyslexics.org.uk by a parent of a struggling, 7 year old reader. Here is a letter from that parent:

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CVC card game

Talisman card game Set 1 introduces words at CVC level. Each suite of cards has a different medial vowel. This way children learn to read any combination of consonants and vowels from the very beginning.

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Phonic Books at Everyone Reading NY

It was great to meet lots of teachers and tutors at Everyone Reading in New York. I especially enjoyed a lecture on morphology. Wow! its complicated! Teachers liked our decodables for older, struggling readers and our new Talisman card games. […]

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Special Needs Information Press reviews Rescue Series

Rescue Series – from Phonic Books Stories by Clair Baker Illustrations by Drew Wilson This is another well designed and structure reading series produce by Phonic Books. The engaging storylines and accompanying illustrations will appeal to the readers and will […]

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