The delightful characters of a cat, a rat, and Pat fill the pages of this cheerful beginning reader. The bold colors light up the story and encourage children to use the context clues to imagine what’s happening as they learn to pronounce simple words with similar sounds.
This irresistible motivational phonics literature book from Sommer Learning introduces Zig, a misbehaving pet monkey. Zig creates hilarious chaos when Ken and his sister, Jill, try to feed the goats and ducks on their grandparents’ farm. Utilizing words presented in previous books in the series and a few new words, this story gives early readers a comfortable and fun reading experience. Target Reader 19 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
Children love to watch magicians, and they will enjoy watching the fox do his tricks in this amusing story. Introducing new one-syllable words for early readers to explore through their first and last letter sounds, the story keeps children turning the brightly colored pages to watch the fox amaze his four friends with his tricks. This book encourages reading skill growth through us of slightly longer sentences than the first thirteen books in this motivational phonics literature program. Target Reader 14 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
Bob and Dot’s family return in this adventure of seeing boats. Bob gets his wish to ride his bike on the clear path, and again gets another wish when he takes an exciting motorboat ride. Detailed, colorful pictures illustrate the children using safety practices such as life jackets and locks for their bikes. Words and sentences that build on previous stories in the motivational phonics literature program create a fun-filled learning experience for the early reader. Target Reader 16 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
This exciting beginning reader shows Sam and his friends in a rollicking chase to catch a misbehaving cat. The words in the story teach children to recognize beginning and ending sounds, as they learn to recognize words with similar sounds. Brightly illustrated pages illuminate the narrative, encouraging children to use the picture and context clues to follow the story. The misbehaving cat offers opportunities for parents to discuss positive ways to deal with an upset friend. Target Reader 3 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
Ben builds a paper airplane, starting a series of unexpected events in this action story that remind children of things they’ve experienced. The expressive faces of the farm animals on every page add good context clues that assist children in understanding the story. Similar phonic sounds support the early reader’s word recognition to build their reading skills. Companion Reader 6 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
In a creative imaginary world, this fun story unfolds with easy-to-pronounce words, assisting children in development of word recognition. Ben and Nell’s pet monkey, Bell, misbehaves on the plane trip to visit their grandparents. Bell continues his bad behavior when riding horses on the farm, making for funny situations that children will love. The colorful illustrations and exciting adventures will encourage children to read. Target Reader 5 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
Everyone knows cats and chickens don’t get along, so when the cat runs after Ben and Jen’s red hen, she hurries to hide in her chicken coop. Ben comes to the rescue and removes the cat from the chicken coop while Jen calms the hen. The lively story unfolds in this easy reader with easy-to-pronounce words to build word recognition. It offers the opportunity to demonstrate how responsible the two children were. Companion Reader 5 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
A classic game of cops and robbers keeps Bob, Dot, and Dan on the run as this busy story unfolds. Detailed, colorful pictures illustrate the children and their neighborhood as they enjoy their game. A bushy-tailed squirrel adds wonderful context clues to accompany the narrative and dialogue in a fun-filled reading experience. Companion Reader 16 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
In this lifelike shopping story, the rich colors and detailed illustrations depict Tim and Kim’s shopping trip to find Kim a new hat. This charming book introduces words with phonic similarities and sentences that use sound repetition, creatively forming a comfortable reading experience for the early reader. Companion Reader 9 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
Ed and Jill hike in the mountains with their parents and are excited to see a large buck. Careful to follow their parent’s instructions when walking on the rocks in the water, the children enjoy a happy day in this tender early reader. The lush colors of the mountain scenes provide nice context clues as early readers master their new reading skills and slightly longer sentences. Companion Reader 20 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
Children are fascinated with large vehicles, and in this charming sibling story, Jill and Rick stop with their father to watch a big rig digging and get a big surprise. Big Jim offers to let them sit up high in the cab with him. Bold colors and nice detail illustrate this early reader adventure story. It’s a good choice for repetitive phonic sounds that enrich a child’s vocabulary and inspire a love of reading. Companion Reader 11 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
In this charming adventure, children will expand their reading skills by following Rick and Jan’s adventure in the mountains. Lush woodland scenes with beautiful birds and wildlife illustrate the story, adding concept clues to assist early readers. When Rick and Jan ride their bikes through a large mud puddle, the responsible children stop to clean their bikes before going swimming and fishing in the cool mountain water. Jan catches a large, shiny fish for the family dinner, and the siblings pick fresh red apples and nuts before heading home. Target Reader 18 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
Children rejoin the lovable characters, Zag and the cat for another game of ball. This story adds new, one-syllable words for new readers to practice. Zag thinks the cat’s hat is silly at first, but when he sees the creative possibilities of the hat, he wants one too. Fun illustrations inspire the use of context clues to follow the story and sound out the words. Target Reader 2 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
The audacious monkey, Bell, returns with Ben and Nell and goes to the circus. Beginning readers will enjoy Bell’s hilarious pranks that prompt the circus manager to race around the circus arena trying to catch Bell. Parents can use Bell’s antics as an opportunity to discuss good behavior. The dazzling illustrations assist the early reader in following the context clues to understand the story and sound out the words. Target Reader 6 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
A family fishing expedition leads Bob and Dot to a group of large rocks where they stand to fish. Rambunctious Bob takes a big hop on a rock and falls, but fortunately he isn’t hurt. Easy-to-sound-out one-syllable words for early readers to explore tell the story on these cheerful pages and encourage reading growth. Companion Reader 14 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
This friendship story is perfect for young readers who are all too familiar with accidents when they are playing. Warned by the other children not to run in the mud to avoid the sharp rocks, Ed ignores them and wades into the mud puddle. When he kicks the ball, he loses his balance and falls on a rock. Crisp illustrations with bright primary colors fill the pages of this lively early reader and offer a good opportunity for parents to discuss listening to others to stay safe. Companion Reader 17 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
A warmhearted adventure, this family-oriented book includes life skills of respecting and helping others. An enjoyable early reader which promotes successful word recognition and skills in reading longer sentences. Picturesque woodland scenes animate the story and bring laughs when the cub helps itself to the family’s food without an invitation. Companion Reader 18 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
Ken, Jill, and their pet monkey Zig continue their adventures with a mountain hike. As usual, Zig’s misbehavior creates mayhem when he’s scared trying to make friends with a group of smelly skunks and then scares a flock of colorful ducks. Zig redeems himself when again he saves Jill from a big bug. The exceptionally well-illustrated facial expressions of these fanciful characters and the wildlife on the pages provide excellent context clues as early readers master their new reading skills. Target Reader 20 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.
In this heartfelt story, Jill and Nick’s dog, Sig, goes to the vet after an encounter with an annoyed goat. It’s a good learning experience for the children and Sig recovers, making them happy. Softly colored illustrations deliver the story in short sentences and words that are easy for children to master. This sweet story has good discussion points about pet injuries and protection. Companion Reader 10 is part of Phonics Adventure's systematic, leveled reading program.