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Alison Hawes - Author

Books by Alison Hawes

Project X: Alien Adventures: Blue: Goal!

Project X: Alien Adventures: Blue: Goal!

Author: Alison Hawes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2020

Cat is painting a picture at school. Nok wants to help, but will he make it any better or will he just make a mess? Find out in Cat's Painting. Ant, Tiger and Nok are playing in the garden when Nok starts to feel hot. How can a micro-alien cool down? Find out in It's Too Hot! Cat, Tiger and Nok are at the fair in Helter-Skelter. Find out what adventures await the micro-friends when Nok spots a ride that looks exactly like a space rocket! In Funfair Fun, Nok finds himself trapped among some fairground toys. Can Cat and Tiger win the game and claim Nok as their prize? Nok has fallen asleep in one of Tiger's trainers. He's in for a shock when Tiger wakes him up using Robo-Rex! Find out how Nok gets his own back in A Shock for Nok. The micro-friends are playing football in the garden in Goal! Nok feels left out, so they find a way to play it at micro-size. What will happen when Nok goes in goal? Each book comes with notes on the inside front and back covers for teachers, TAs and parents/carers, which give question prompts and points for discussion, phonic practice words, challenge words, and additional activities that children can do.

Read with Oxford: Stage 3: Phonics: The Lazy Fox and Other Tales

Read with Oxford: Stage 3: Phonics: The Lazy Fox and Other Tales

Author: Alison Hawes, Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler, Gill Munton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/07/2020

This Read with Oxford Stage 3 story collection contains four traditional tales: The Lazy Fox; The Man, the Boy and the Donkey; Jack and the Beanstalk; and The Magic Paintbrush. This beautifully-illustrated book with clear phonics progression is ideal for children who are growing in reading confidence. These well-loved traditional tales from around the world have been rewritten so that children can read them for themselves. They are expertly levelled and in line with children's phonics learning at school. In additional to the stories, the collection offers tips for reading the stories together, extended story texts that parents can read aloud to their child and story maps that children can use to help retell the story in their own words. Featuring much-loved characters, great authors, engaging storylines and fun activities, Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading books to build your child's reading confidence. Find practical advice, free eBooks and fun activities to help your child progress on oxfordowl.co.uk. Let's get them flying!

Oxford Reading Tree Word Sparks: Level 2: Twin Tricks

Oxford Reading Tree Word Sparks: Level 2: Twin Tricks

Author: Alison Hawes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/05/2020

Twin sisters, Viv and Jess, decide to trick their friends by swapping places for a day. Using the world's largest known database of writing for and by children, our experts have defined 300 ambitious words to help children succeed at school. We've combined these with fully-decodable books that help you match your phonics teaching and practice, while inspiring and engaging your young readers. Specially developed to enhance children's vocabulary alongside their decoding skills, these books are perfect for sharing.

Oxford Reading Tree Word Sparks: Level 3: The Hunt for Ted

Oxford Reading Tree Word Sparks: Level 3: The Hunt for Ted

Author: Alison Hawes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2020

Pip and Kit must use the grab tool to fish Ted from the pond. Using the world's largest known database of writing for and by children, our experts have defined 300 ambitious words to help children succeed at school. We've combined these with fully-decodable books that help you match your phonics teaching and practice, while inspiring and engaging your young readers. Specially developed to enhance children's vocabulary alongside their decoding skills, these books are perfect for sharing.

Read with Oxford: Stage 1: Non-fiction: Animals and Us

Read with Oxford: Stage 1: Non-fiction: Animals and Us

Author: Alison Hawes, Karra McFarlane Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2020

Find out more about the animals of the world, how they adapt to survive and how they use tools just like us! From dogs and lions to kingfishers and atlas moths, this collection is packed full of fascinating facts about both familiar and more unusual animals.The selection of texts has been based on children's favourite non-fiction topics, supporting national curriculum topics and providing phonics practice. This fascinating Read with Oxford collection of six non-fiction texts is ideal for children who are starting to use letter sounds to read simple words. It is packed full of incredible facts, with full-colour photos and artwork. The texts are phonics-based and have been specially written so that your child can read them for themselves. Tips for parents and fun after-reading activities help you to get the most out of the texts. Featuring much-loved characters, great authors, engaging storylines and fun activities, Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading books to build your child's reading confidence. Read with Oxford Stage 1 equates to Oxford Levels 1 and 1+ used in schools. For more information about the Read with Oxford Stages, as well as practical advice, free eBooks and fun activities to help your child progress, go to readwithoxford.com. Let's get them flying!

Read with Oxford: Stages 2-3: Phonics: My Storytelling Kit

Read with Oxford: Stages 2-3: Phonics: My Storytelling Kit

Author: Alison Hawes, David Bedford, Katie Adams Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 15/08/2019

This Read with Oxford Stages 2-3 kit is packed full of ways to share traditional tales with your child, practise the phonics they are learning at school and develop important storytelling skills. It contains six traditional tales, retold so that children can read them for themselves: The King and His Wish, Dick and His Cat, I Will Get You, Cook, Pot, Cook, The Foolish Fox and Jack and the Beanstalk. The kit also includes a fun activity book, a poster and sticker set, and a parent handbook. The activity book includes quizzes on each book and fun phonics activities. Your child can retell each tale in their own words using the story maps. The storytelling poster with reusable stickers will spark your child's imagination and help them tell their own stories. A parent handbook offers tips and advice on supporting your child with phonics and sharing stories with them. It also includes the full version of each story to read aloud to your child. Featuring much-loved characters, great authors, engaging storylines and fun activities, Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading books to build your child's reading confidence. Find practical advice, free eBooks and fun activities to help your child progress on oxfordowl.co.uk. Let's get them flying!

Reading Planet KS2 - Animal Heroes - Level 3: Venus/Brown band

Reading Planet KS2 - Animal Heroes - Level 3: Venus/Brown band

Author: Alison Hawes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

What do an elephant called Ning Nong and a gorilla called Jambo have in common? They are both animal heroes! In this book you'll read about devoted dogs, courageous cats, a brave beluga whale, and a parrot who saved a young girl's life. All of these incredible creatures, whether large or small, have helped humans in daring and inspiring ways. And there may also be a few more surprising heroes in store! Animal Heroes is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 8-9 years

Hero Academy: Oxford Level 2, Red Book Band: The Zipbot

Hero Academy: Oxford Level 2, Red Book Band: The Zipbot

Author: Alison Hawes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2018

Project X Hero Academy is a fully decodable and finely levelled reading series set in a school for superheroes, designed to captivate and motivate all young readers and turn them into reading superheroes. The Zipbot is in Red Book Band, Oxford Level 2, and supports Letters and Sounds Phase 3 (Set 7). In this story, Ben invents a Zipbot a transportation gadget to help Pip go fast, but when she tests it out, the Zipbot hits a bump, sending it out of control. Who will rescue Pip? Each book can be used for independent reading, but also contains inside cover notes that include help on developing vocabulary and prompt questions that can be used for guided reading and one-to-one sessions. Full guided reading notes are provided in the corresponding handbook. There are also a range of follow-up activities to support reading for pleasure.

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