Oxford Reading Tree: Stage 3: Songbirds More A: Back to Bed by Julia Donaldson


Oxford Reading Tree: Stage 3: Songbirds More A: Back to Bed by Julia Donaldson

Songbirds Phonics combines real phonic stories with interactive whiteboard software to deliver the requirements for high-quality phonics teaching resources. Written by award-winning Julia Donaldson, these stories provide fun, fully decodable texts with built-in progression help your pupils achieve immediate reading success. They are fully in line with the 2006 Framework and the simple view of reading. Each book includes notes for parents/carers and teaching assistants on the inside covers. This book is also available as part of a mixed pack of 6 different books or a class pack of 36 books of the same ORT stage. Each book pack comes with a free copy of up-to-date and invaluable teaching notes. The books are complemented by eSongbirds interactive whiteboard software which offers a systematic, quality phonics teaching through a multi-sensory approach.


An excellent full range of phonic usage for these stages of text. I feel children would benefit immensely from the scheme. St Nicholas Primary School , Oxford What a lovely way of showing the relation of text to words in a story! Literacy Teacher, Oxfordshire

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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16 pages


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Publication date

27th September 2007



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