Engaging decodable stories fully aligned to Letters and Sounds enable your pupils to practise their phonics skills with their favourite characters. Written by Roderick Hunt and illustrated by Alex Brychta, award-winning creators of the Oxford Reading Tree. Six engaging stories at Level 1+ provide focused practice of phonics at Letters and Sounds Phase 2. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. There are 6 Floppy's Phonics Fiction titles available at Level 1+: Cats: Kipper is the top cat. Big, Bad Bug: Dad has a big bug! Pop!: Kipper tips the popcorn in. Mud!: There is mud on the dog! Hats: Mum has a mad hat! A Big Mess: There is a big mess on the mat.
Author and illustrator team, Roderick Hunt and Alex Brychta, are two of the most experienced and successful reading scheme creators in the world. In 2008, Roderick Hunt received an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to education, particularly literacy. This was followed by further success when Roderick and Alex won the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award at the Education Resources Awards 2009. Debbie Hepplewhite: Specialising as an independent synthetic phonics teacher and trainer, Debbie is an experienced primary school teacher and ex-Headteacher. She is an advisor for the UK Reading Reform Foundation and has been key to the development of the UK Government's promotion of synthetic phonics teaching.