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The Read with Oxford range has been carefully created by educational experts to support your child as they learn to read. Here, we’ve gathered together some of our favourite stories from Julia Donaldson’s Songbirds collection. These fun story collections and activity books have been carefully structured to gradually introduce, revise, and strengthen phonics knowledge.

Find books, free activities, and storyteller videos.

Phonics books & flashcards

Help your child learn to read with our Songbirds early readers, fun flashcards and activity books from Read with Oxford.

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Songbirds activities

Fun activities and colouring sheets designed to support your child’s reading development.

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Free eBook!

Read ‘Ron Rabbit’s Big Day’, from The Trunk and the Skunk story collection.  You need to register or log in on the next page to read it.

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Storyteller videos

Watch Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, read stories from her Read with Oxford Songbirds collections.