Bob Books - First Stories Box Set Phonics, Ages 4 and Up, Kindergarten (Stage 1: Starting to Read)

Lynn Maslen Kertell and Dana Sullivan

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Created by a teacher, Bob Books have been helping children learn to read for more than forty years! This charming box set from the bestselling phonics program features simple stories that get progressively more challenging.

Bob Books First Stories is the perfect introduction to independent reading. With lots of repetition, friendly illustrations, and silly stories, these phonics-based books are great for kids just starting to read. They can be enjoyed on their own, or alongside Bob Books Beginning Readers and Bob Books More Beginning Readers.

Inside the box you'll find:

  • 12 small, hilarious, easy-to-read books: 12 pages each, 6-26 unique words per book, sized perfectly for little hands
  • A parent guide with tips for helping your child learn to read

Each book includes:

  • Decodable text: Three- and four-letter words with short vowels that can be sounded out (ran, hop, went, trap)
  • Very simple sentences (Sam and Mat can hop.)
  • Limited sight words (the, do, was)
  • Friendly, simple illustrations that add fun and do not distract from the words

Guided Reading Levels: A, B, C Lexile(R) Measure: BR - 280L Bob Books Level: Stage 1

Ages: 4-6 Grade Levels: PreK, Kindergarten

Bob Books' phonics-based method aligns with the body of research known as the Science of Reading, which proves that systemic 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!"(R)

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Published: 04/28/2015
Pages: 12
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 5.50h x 5.70w x 1.70d
ISBN: 9780545734097
Age: Ages 4-8

About the Author
Lynn Maslen Kertell is the current manager of Bob Books(R) and the author of the Bob Books learn-to-read sets More Beginning Readers, Sight Words: Kindergarten, Sight Words: First Grade, Rhyming Words, First Stories, and Animal Stories; and the Bob Books Stories series. You can visit her online and learn more about Bob Books at