Tag Archives: books for catch-up readers

Our new books being used at the Sounds-write Reading Centre

We’re delighted to see that our latest series That Dog! is being used by the Sounds-write Reading Centre. These modern-day stories with contemporary illustrations are designed to engage older readers and follow the same phonic progression as our Magic Belt […]

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Using morphology to teach word structure.

Amber Guardians, Workbook, books 1-10

Do you have children who spell the word ‘jumped’ – like this: ‘jumpt’ and ‘wanted’ like this: ‘wantid’? This is because they are listening to the sound/s at the end of the word. This is because we tell them to […]

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Alba Series – now available!

Alba series is a phonic reading series for older, catch-up pupils.  Fantastic age-appropriate stories and illustrations will engage both boys and girls.  What makes this series unique is the strong female protagonist.  Alba is smart and capable.  She has a […]

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Magic Belt Series shortlisted for two awards

We are delighted to announce that the Magic Belt Series has been shortlisted for the Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) 2013 awards in two categories:  Educational Publisher of the Year award and the Diversity award.  This series has also been shortlisted for the British […]

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The importance of age-appropriate phonic reading material for ‘catch-up’ pupils

When older pupils, who are struggling with literacy, come to the learning centre where I teach, they often have low self-esteem.  Offering them babyish looking books will compound their sense of failure.  If they are given books that young primary […]

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Free bookmarks at our stand at the TES SEN Show

We will be at the TES SEN show this Friday 12th and Saturday 13th , stand 29.   Come and see our new Magic Belt series.  We will be handing out our new bookmarks that will enthuse your pupils.  To see […]

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