Oxford Reading Tree: Level 1+: More Songbirds Phonics: the Pins and the Pegs by Julia Donaldson


Oxford Reading Tree: Level 1+: More Songbirds Phonics: the Pins and the Pegs by Julia Donaldson

Written by award-winning author Julia Donaldson, Songbirds Phonics are highly decodable, beautifully illustrated real stories. In The Pins and the Pegs, Val's house becomes a playground at night. The Level 1+ More Songbirds books consolidate phonics introduced to beginner readers in Songbirds Levels 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, Lydlych 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.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info


8 pages


Julia Donaldson
More books by Julia Donaldson

Author's Website




Publication date

5th July 2012



It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

Lovereading 4 schools