Series: Wipe-clean phonics
By Mairi Mackinnon
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WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking hazard. Ink from pen may not be washable.
A friendly introduction to phonics as it’s taught in schools, helping children learn the shapes and sounds of 'g', 'o', 'c', 'k', 'ck', 'e', 'u' and 'r'. Activities include circling everything beginning with ‘e’ in a picture, adding a ‘u’ pattern to umbrellas and tracing the letter ‘r’ on rabbits’ ears. Wipe and repeat until practice makes perfect!
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.