Bob Books - Advancing Beginners Hardcover Bind-Up | Phonics, Ages 4 and up, Kindergarten (Stage 2: Emerging Reader) (Hardcover)

Bob Books - Advancing Beginners Hardcover Bind-Up | Phonics, Ages 4 and up, Kindergarten (Stage 2: Emerging Reader) By Bobby Lynn Maslen (Text by), John R. Maslen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bobby Lynn Maslen (Text by), John R. Maslen (Illustrator)
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Created by a teacher, Bob Books have been helping children learn to read for more than forty years! This sturdy hardcover bind-up of the phonics-based learn-to-read set is perfect for young readers who are still building their skills.

Bob Books Advancing Beginners builds on the skills learned in the Bob Books Stage 1 sets. These twelve stories are slightly longer while still using three-letter words and consistent short vowel sounds. This develops the confidence of young readers and helps ensure that they master basic phonics before moving on to more complex skills. Kids love the fun, drama, and surprise in these stories and pictures!

Inside this sturdy hardcover you'll find:

  • 12 easy-to-read, hilarious stories: 16 pages each, 17-41 unique words per story
  • A parent guide with tips for helping your child learn to read

Each story includes:

  • Decodable text: Three-letter words with short vowels that can be sounded out (big, sun, cap)
  • Simple sentences (Pop had a top hat.)
  • Limited sight words (a, the, was)
  • Slightly longer stories than in the Stage 1 sets, which helps build reading endurance
  • A word list at the back of each book
  • Friendly, simple illustrations that add fun and do not distract from the words

Guided Reading Levels: C, D, E | Lexile Measure: BR - 380L | Bob Books Level: Stage 2

Ages: 4-6 | Grade Levels: Kindergarten, First Grade

Bob Books’ phonics-based method aligns with the body of research known as the Science of Reading, which proves that systematic phonics instruction is crucial to children’s reading success. With simple phonics, playful stories, and silly illustrations, Bob Books keep young readers’ confidence high, leading to continued success and a love of reading. Your child will soon join the millions of happy kids who say, "I read the whole book!"

About the Author

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.

Praise For…

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.

"Bob Books offer a lighthearted, intelligently conceived introduction to reading..." -- Leonard Marcus, Children's Book Review, Parenting magazine

"...Bob Books turns kids into readers..." -- Kate Kelly, USA Today

"The engaging subtle humor, simple repetitive texts, and uncluttered illustrations in Bob Books entice children to read on their own, building their sight word vocabulary." -- Lee Galda, Professor of Children's and Adolescent Literature, University of Minnesota

"Children are charmed by these happy, offbeat stories and fun drawings." -- Parents magazine

"...Bob Books are best of all for teaching children to read." -- Marguerite Kelly, Family Columnist, The Washington Post

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

Product Details
ISBN: 9781546103264
ISBN-10: 1546103260
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Bob Books