These colourful books teach the basic letters and sounds of the alphabet. There are 49 books in total. The first 26 books cover the each of the letters of the alphabet, an additional 23 books cover additional common letters and sounds met in the phonics programme Letters and Sounds. The books use real life photographs and attractive images to help children learn; letter sounds, upper and lower case letters, consonant digraphs, more complex graphemes, alternative pronunciations and alternative spellings, word and picture association, sound association, practising writing lower case letters.
Stephen Rickard is a writer and publisher, and has written and developed many award-winning books and software titles. He specialises in books that develop reading skills and an enthusiasm for reading in reluctant and struggling readers.