Superphonics - the simplest, fastest way to teach your child to read. A superb series of graded readers using the phonic approach. There are four levels - Blue (the easiest), Green, Purple and Turquoise (the hardest). Each level is linked to one of the core Superphonics books. Green Storybooks practise the sounds taught in Superphonics Book 3. All the Storybooks are fun to read and beautifully designed and illustrated in colour. Big Bath Band focuses on the following sounds: double consonants, e.g. 'ss' as in 'kiss', blended consonants, e.g. 'ng' as in 'bang' and two or three consonants together, e.g. 'spl' as in 'splash', and 'nd' as in 'band'.
Ruth Miskin is a leading authority on phonics and the teaching of reading. She has over 20 years' teaching experience and until recently was head teacher of Kobi Nazrul School, Tower Hamlets, London. She was an adviser to the National Literacy Strategy and is now national training director of Success for All, a literacy programme which trains British teachers.