Oxford Reading Tree Songbirds Phonics: Level 5: Class Pack of 36 by Julia Donaldson

Oxford Reading Tree Songbirds Phonics: Level 5: Class Pack of 36

Written by Julia Donaldson
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Part of the Oxford Reading Tree Songbirds Phonics Series


Oxford Reading Tree Songbirds Phonics: Level 5: Class Pack of 36 by Julia Donaldson

Oxford Reading Tree Songbirds Phonics are highly decodable, beautifully illustrated stories written by best-selling author Julia Donaldson. The series contains a variety of storylines, rhyme, rhythm and genre ensuring there is something for every child to enjoy. The rich, patterned language in the stories is decodable making them perfect for children to practise their phonics. Songbirds Phonics can be used as a complete phonics programme, or the individual books can be used for phonics practice alongside any other phonics programme. Level 5 Songbirds Phonics books focus on different spelling patterns for the long vowel sounds oo as in moon, oo as in good, ow as in down, oi as in coin and soft c as in dice. This pack contains 36 books, six of each of: Sue Kangaroo, The Cinderella Play, Usman's Books, The Upside-down Browns, Leroy, No Milk Today. Each book contains inside cover notes to support parents/carers with their children's phonics practice and comprehension.


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. * Literacy Co-ordinator, Lydlynch Primary School, Hants *

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages.

Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

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Contains 37 Paperbacks
24 pages


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Oxford University Press

Publication date

5th July 2012



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