Series: Wipe-clean phonics
By Mairi Mackinnon
WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking hazard. Ink from pen may not be washable.
A wipe-clean book about letter sounds for children who are learning to read and write. Match words such as ‘sat’ and ‘pat’ to the right picture, find words starting with ‘p’ or draw insects to practise the letter ‘i’ then wipe and repeat. This first book in the series covers 's', 'a', 't', 'p', 'i', 'n', 'm' and 'd', and supports phonics teaching in schools.
Mairi Mackinnon has lived in England, Scotland, France, Italy and Spain, and worked as an English teacher, translator and tour manager before joining Usborne. Over the years, she has edited Usborne books in English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Welsh. She has worked extensively on books for beginner readers, such as Usborne Very First Reading, and developed the Usborne English Readers series for young English language learners. She has also worked on the Usborne Foundation’s popular phonics game, Teach your Monster to Read.