Dex the Digger by


Dex the Digger by

Daz the little dump truck is stuck in the mud. Can Dex the Digger and Sam pull him out of the mud? Dex the Digger is a phonics-based reading book, covering the third phase of letters and sounds that children learn in school, with the focus on adjacent consonants and polysyllabic words. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this 294-word fiction story features a fully decodable text, suitable for ages 6 - 7. Dex the Digger is part of Ransom Reading Stars, a structured programme for children learning to read. The series has fifteen levels: four phonics levels and eleven book band levels (Pink through to Lime).

About the Author

Jill Atkins is a prolific children's author and to date has had over 50 books published, for a variety of ages. Jill began her career as a teacher, but her interest in being a children's author saw her successfully complete an MA in Writing for Children at Winchester University. In the past she has lectured part-time on the subject of early childhood, and she is a member of the Society of Authors and the Children's Book Circle.

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16 pages


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Publication date

17th March 2015



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