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Usborne Very First Reading 14: Knight Fight

Written by Lesley Sims

Illustrated by Lee Cosgrove

Part of the Very First Reading Series

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Knight Fight introduces the ‘silent consonants’ in combinations of letters such as ch, gn, kn, ld, lm, mb, mn, rh.  These can often prove tricky, especially when it comes to spelling, and it’s worth spending a little time to be sure of mastering them.  By now your child will have a potential reading vocabulary of over 2,500 words.  The objective of the 15 books in the Very First Reading series is to enthuse your child through rhyme to learn and to enjoy the art of reading and to read with confidence and enthusiasm, which in turn will result in reading becoming a lifetime’s pleasure. Each book builds on material from the previous ones and together with the rhyming stories there are some superb illustrations in a range of different styles. You can also purchase all 15 in one boxed set  together with a Parents’ Guide to the series. This series is ideal to compliment learning to read as the child starts school or even beforehand to give them a head start before they actually start school.

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Usborne Very First Reading 14: Knight Fight Synopsis

The fourteenth title in the new Usborne Very First Reading series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Parents and children take turns to read from the page (the text clearly marked for who should be reading) and as the books progress in the series the adults read less and less and the child more and more. There are puzzles at the end to check the child's understanding of the text and guidance notes for the parents. Beautiful illustrations help to motivate beginner readers.

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ISBN: 9781409507161
Publication date: 26/03/2010
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781409507161
Publication date: 26th March 2010
Author: Lesley Sims
Illustrator: Lee Cosgrove
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers

About Lesley Sims

Lesley has written ever since she can remember. After winning prizes for English at school, she went on to study law at university because her mother insisted she had something to fall back on. She qualified as a barrister but realised she didn't want to spend her life in a wig. She was also writing short stories when she should have been revising for her Bar Finals, another clue that she wasn't cut out for legal life. Instead, she joined a small publishing company and edited their directory of the legal profession. In 1993, Usborne Publishing advertised for a fiction editor ...

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