Bob Books - Set 1: Beginning Readers Box Set Phonics, Ages 4 and Up, Kindergarten (Stage 1: Starting to Read)

Bob Books - Set 1: Beginning Readers Box Set Phonics, Ages 4 and Up, Kindergarten (Stage 1: Starting to Read)

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The Bob Books boxed set that started it all! This iconic phonics-based learn-to-read set has sold millions of copies, allowing children around the world to say with pride, "I read the whole book!"(R)



Many early reader books contain words that are too difficult for a child who has just learned the sounds of the alphabet. Not these books! With only four letter sounds in the first story (M, A, T, and S), children can read a whole book and their confidence grows. Kids love the stories and funny pictures, and can't wait to read these books to everyone they know!



Inside the box you'll find: 12 easy-to-read, hilarious small books; 12 pages each; 7-20 unique words per bookTwo- and three-letter words with short vowels that can be decoded or "sounded out" (on, sat, can, ran)Very simple sentences (Sam sat.)Very limited sight wordsNew letter sounds added gradually across the books, until young readers have read books with all letters of the alphabet (except Q)Friendly, two-color illustrations that add fun and do not distract from the wordsA parent card with tips for helping your child learn to read



Guided Reading Levels: A, B, C Lexile(R) Measure: BR - 290L Bob Books Level: Stage 1

Ages: 4-6 Grade Levels: PreK, Kindergarten



Created by a teacher and grounded in the Science of Reading, Bob Books has been helping children learn to read through simple phonics; playful text and illustrations; and an emphasis on building young readers' confidence, success, and love of reading for more than forty years. Your child will soon join the millions of happy kids who say, "I read the whole book!"(R)
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 12 pages
  • 142 x 145 x 43mm | 272g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0439845009
  • 9780439845007
  • 1,631

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Praise for Bob Books:

"Bob Books use fool-proof, evidence-based methods to teach kids how to read -- and they're fun!" -- Emily Oster, author of New York Times bestseller Cribsheet and parent of two

"For over a century, Scholastic has partnered with educators and families to support the literacy skills of young readers. These engaging books capture their attention and are rooted in the research on how children learn to read." - Amanda Alexander, Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Inc.

"Forget Dick and Jane. Your beginning reader needs Bob Books to succeed." -- cpamomva.blogspot.com

"Tiny enough to sneak in a very full diaper bag, we are enjoying them here, there, and everywhere." -- needsnewbatteries.blogspot.com

"They are a wonderful addition to a home library, school library, or a homeschool library. I love the smiles on my daughters' faces when they have succeeded in reading a book--that's priceless!" -- ourgaggleofgirls.com

"Bob Books made our children into avid readers. Best investment I ever made." -- The Lewiston Tribune
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About John R Maslen

After teaching kindergarten for thirteen years, master teacher Bobby Lynn Maslen developed the Bob Books to satisfy her students' need for fun and effective reading materials.
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1,590 ratings
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4 19% (308)
3 10% (155)
2 3% (54)
1 2% (38)
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