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Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Julia Donaldson’s Songbirds: The Trunk and The Skunk and Other Stories

Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Julia Donaldson’s Songbirds: The Trunk and The Skunk and Other Stories

Read about the Trunk and the Skunk, find out why Gran is so cross, and discover how Ron Rabbit makes a rocket!

Ideal for children who are developing early reading skills, with a focus on building phonics skills, this Read with Oxford Stage 2 collection includes seven fun stories with colourful illustrations: Gran is Cross, The Trunk and the Skunk, The Scrap Rocket, Ron Rabbit’s Big Day, The Wishing Elf, Bob Bug and Insect Club, Where is the Snail? .

Approximate age: 4–5 years.

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Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Non-fiction: Make and Bake!

Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Non-fiction: Make and Bake!

Find out how to make a sock puppet, grow your own picnic, and make a strawberry mess!

This Read with Oxford Stage 2 collection is designed to tap into your child’s interest in baking and making things, supporting national curriculum topics and providing phonics practice. It includes six texts full of fascinating facts: Frog Cards, Pancakes, Sock Goblins, Grow Me A Picnic, Strawberry Mess, Snack Attack.

Approximate age: 4–5 years.

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Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Phonics: Dick Whittington and Other Tales

Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Phonics: Dick Whittington and Other Tales

This beautifully-illustrated Read with Oxford Stage 2 story collection with clear phonics progression is ideal for children who are developing early reading skills. It includes four traditional tales, rewritten so that children can read them for themselves: Dick and His Cat, I Will Get You, Chicken Licken, Right for Me.

Approximate age: 4–5 years

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Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Phonics: The King and His Wish and Other Tales

Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Phonics: The King and His Wish and Other Tales

This beautifully-illustrated Read with Oxford Stage 2 story collection with clear phonics progression is ideal for children who are developing early reading skills.

It includes four traditional tales, rewritten so that children can read them for themselves: The King and his Wish, Rabbit on the Run, Boxer and the Fish, Cook, Pot, Cook!.

Approximate age: 4–5 years

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