Oxford Reading Tree: Level 1+: More Songbirds Phonics: the Big Cod by Julia Donaldson


Oxford Reading Tree: Level 1+: More Songbirds Phonics: the Big Cod by Julia Donaldson

Written by award-winning author Julia Donaldson, Songbirds Phonics are highly decodable, beautifully illustrated real stories. In The Big Cod, Tim and his dad go fishing. The Level 1+ More Songbirds books consolidate phonics introduced to beginner readers in Songbirds Level 1+, matching a sound to one letter: for example, 'o' as in 'dog.' The invaluable inside cover notes enable parents/carers and teaching assistants to support children's word recognition and comprehension. Also available: * More Songbirds Level 1+ Pack of 6 * More Songbirds Level 1+ Class Pack of 36 * Level 1+-2 eSongbirds Phonics CD-ROM, featuring e-versions of much-loved Songbirds stories for your interactive whiteboard, with audio activities and animations for consolidation and reinforcement.


Songbirds was an instant choice to support early reading in our school. Their colourful illustrations and variety of characters provide just the motivation our children needed. Julia Donaldson is a celebrated author who the children enjoy so an all-round must. Worth every penny. Literacy co-ordinator, Lydlynch Primary School, Hants

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the prize-winning author of the world’s most-loved picture books including What the Ladybird Heard and The Gruffalo, the latter of which has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, been translated into 50 languages and been adapted into a popular animated film. She was the UK Children’s Laureate from 2011-2013 and was awarded an MBE in 2011 for services to Literature. Julia lives in West Sussex and Edinburgh.

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8 pages


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Publication date

5th July 2012



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