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Songbirds Phonics

Make phonics fun with Julia Donaldson

These 60 phonically-based stories by the best-selling author of The Gruffalo combine Julia Donaldson's unique writing style with built-in phonic progression. They make phonics practice effective and fun!

  • Supports the Cambridge Primary curriculum framework
  • Fantastic breadth of storylines, rhyme, rhythm and genres
  • Systematic structure and levelling to guarantee progress
  • A wide range of illustration styles brings each story to life
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Series contains:

  • 60 phonically-based stories
  • Stage 1+ to 6
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What does Songbirds Phonics deliver?

Structure chart

View 2017 structure chart (PDF)

Take a look at an overview of available Songbirds Phonics resources

Free teacher support

Find free teaching notes for all our titles on Oxford Owl

Read an extract from Paula the Vet

Take a look inside

See inside the Level 6 book, Paula the Vet

Free Teaching Notes

Take a look at this sample of our Teaching Notes - free to download at www.oxfordowl.co.uk

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See an in-depth overview of each Oxford Reading Level

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  • "A really big hit has been Songbirds - lots of children are really getting into reading as a result of this series because their confidence is growing and they can see themselves as readers.  One of the parents actually came over to say thank you the other day.  I think this shows you just how impressed they are with Songbirds and the impact it's having on their child.."

    Sandbrook Primary School, Wirral