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Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes

See below for a selection of the latest books from Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes category. Presented with a red border are the Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Reading Champion: Guinea Pigs on the Loose

Reading Champion: Guinea Pigs on the Loose

Author: Cath Jones Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/10/2020

Becks has the responsibility of looking after the school guinea pigs for the weekend. She looks after them well, but those guinea pigs are just too tempted by next door's garden! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.

Late Night at the Zoo

Late Night at the Zoo

Author: Mairi Mackinnon Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2020

The tenth title in the new Usborne Very First Reading series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.

Mr. Mystery

Mr. Mystery

Author: Mairi Mackinnon Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2020

The fifteenth title in the new Usborne Very First Reading series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.

The Dressing Up Box

The Dressing Up Box

Author: Mairi Mackinnon Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2020

The second title in the new Usborne Very First Reading series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.

Moon Zoom

Moon Zoom

Author: Lesley Sims Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2020

The eighth title in the new Usborne Very First Reading series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.

The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian #2: The Accidental Volcano

The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian #2: The Accidental Volcano

Author: Jonathan Messinger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Finn and Explorer Troop 301 face off against angry rock giants in the second book of this funny illustrated chapter book series based on the award-winning kids' podcast! Finn Caspian, his three best friends, and his robot Foggy are excited to explore a brand-new planet . . . until Finn's mom makes them bring along an annoying new robot named Voltronix Zu. Putting up with Voltronix's bragging is bad enough, but when he accidentally turns the planet inside out, the Explorers get attacked by angry rock giants! Can the four friends find a way to save the planet-and the bubble aliens who live there-before Voltronix causes a volcanic disaster? Blast off into a brand-new adventure inspired by the popular award-winning kids' podcast! Like the podcast, the books are sort of like Scooby-Doo meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in space. The story centers on Finn Caspian, an 8-year-old boy aboard The Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station. He and his friends Abigail, Elias, and Vale are Explorers Troop 301, taking off from the Marlowe to explore uncharted planets, help the occasional alien, and solve a mystery that threatens to destroy the Marlowe. The books in this series are for kids ages 7 to 12 looking for a funny illustrated story to tear through. They contain no violence, a little bit of suspense, and some aliens who are real chuckleheads...

The Secret of the Hidden Scrolls, Book 8

The Secret of the Hidden Scrolls, Book 8

Author: M. J. Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

In Book 8 of the time-traveling chapter book series, the Hidden Scrolls send Peter and Mary back to Jerusalem, where a teacher named Jesus has started teaching and performing miracles. The Secret of the Hidden Scrolls series follows siblings Peter and Mary and their dog, Hank, as they discover ancient scrolls that transport them back to key moments in biblical history. In their eighth adventure, the trio journeys back in time to Jerusalem. They quickly discover that Jesus, whom they met in Bethlehem as a baby, has grown up and become a famous teacher. As they race to evade capture by temple guards, Peter and Mary witness miracles, follow Jesus, and uncover a secret plot.

The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian #1: The Fuzzy Apocalypse

The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian #1: The Fuzzy Apocalypse

Author: Jonathan Messinger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Explorer Troop 301 tries to save an exploding planet from a fluffy bunny and a devious alien in the first book of this funny, highly illustrated chapter book series based on the award-winning kids' podcast! Eight-year-old Finn is the first kid born in space and he spends his days looking for a new planet to call him with his three best friends and his robot, Foggy. He's used to wild, galaxy hopping adventures. But when Explorer Troop 301 gets stuck on a planet that's about to explode, Finn and his friends will have to face giant aliens, a leader with mind control powers, and one evil, fluffy bunny rabbit in order to save the planet . . . and themselves. Blast off into a brand-new adventure inspired by the popular award-winning kids' podcast! Like the podcast, the books are sort of like Scooby-Doo meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in space. The story centers on Finn Caspian, an 8-year-old boy aboard The Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station. He and his friends Abigail, Elias, and Vale are Explorers Troop 301, taking off from the Marlowe to explore uncharted planets, help the occasional alien, and solve a mystery that threatens to destroy the Marlowe. The books in this series are for kids ages 7 to 12 looking for a funny, illustrated story to tear through. They contain no violence, a little bit of suspense, and some aliens who are real chuckleheads...

Amelia Bedelia Special Edition Holiday Chapter Book #1

Amelia Bedelia Special Edition Holiday Chapter Book #1

Author: Herman Parish Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Celebrate the holidays with Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia, her friends, and her family wrap it up while honoring the true spirit of holiday giving in this special edition. This chapter book is an excellent choice for children who are ready to read independently, and is terrific for building vocabulary. Includes a keepsake sparkly ornament! It's the holiday season, and Amelia Bedelia doesn't have enough money to buy presents for anyone. But that won't stop Amelia Bedelia! Along with her friends, she decides to launch a gift-wrapping business in order to make some extra cash. But wrapping presents with Amelia Bedelia is far from ordinary! And when the business expands to include tree decorating, popcorn popping, snow shoveling, and carol singing, you can bet that the misunderstandings are many! A humorous story, plenty of misunderstandings, loads of vocabulary and wordplay, and a festive ornament make this an ideal gift book for newly independent readers and storytime sharing. Hooray for the holidays! Amelia Bedelia has been making readers laugh since 1963, when the first Amelia Bedelia book was published. Now, you can meet the young Amelia Bedelia. Come join the fun!

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Reading Perspectives and Practices

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Reading Perspectives and Practices

Author: Dr Bethan (King's College London, UK) Marshall Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2020

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Reading Perspectives and Practices focuses on the experiences of reading from a young age to maturity and the different ways reading is encountered: in other words, the processes involved as well as the outcomes. The international group of experts, within both teaching and academia, focuses on reading in school: how is it taught? What is taught? How is it assessed? Controversial issues are explored: the acquisition of phonics; teaching the canon, including or ignoring digital texts; the advent of standards-based tests. The contributions also consider people's biographies of reading, their memories of reading in school and their current views on literature. Together, this well-edited volume provides a more complete view of reading than is currently on offer, exploring all aspects of what it means to be literate and how we define being literate.

Jake and Jen and the Balloon of Doom

Jake and Jen and the Balloon of Doom

Author: Chris Bradford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2020

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable readers to enthuse and inspire children. They are fully aligned to Letters and Sounds Phases 1-6 and contain notes in the back. The Handbooks provide support in demonstration and modelling, monitoring comprehension and expanding vocabulary. Jake and Jen have a high-flying adventure in a hot air balloon over the African savannah. But will they make a safe landing? Find out in this funny adventure story by award-winning author Chris Bradford. Illustrated by award-winning illustrator Korky Paul. Green/Band 5 offers early readers patterned language and varied characters. The focus sounds in this book are: /ai/ ay, ey, a-e /ee/ ie, ea /igh/ i, i-e /oa/ o, ow, ou, o-e /oo/ ue, ui, ew, ou, u-e /oo/ oul Pages 22 and 23 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.

The Heroes of White Whale Lighthouse

The Heroes of White Whale Lighthouse

Author: Alison Milford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2020

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable readers to enthuse and inspire children. They are fully aligned to Letters and Sounds Phases 1-6 and contain notes in the back. The Handbooks provide support in demonstration and modelling, monitoring comprehension and expanding vocabulary. This adventure story is set in the mid-19th century during a ravaging storm. Will Amy and Pete be able to help rescue the members of a ship which is about to crash into the dangerous rocks? Orange/Band 6 offers varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages. The focus sounds in this book are: /ai/ a /ee/ e-e, e, y /oo/ u /igh/ ie, y /ch/ tch /j/ g, ge, dge /l/ le /f/ ph /w/ wh /v/ ve /s/ se /z/ se Pages 22 and 23 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.