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Sam sheep can't sleep

Phonics readers
Sam sheep can't sleep

  • A series of fun stories using very simple synthetic phonic-based text.
  • Synthetic phonic learning is the process of reading by sounding the individual sounds of a word and then blending them together to read the word as a whole.
  • With fold out flaps to make the reading experience more interactive.
  • Written in conjunction with an educational psychology expert.


£5.99 Out of stock

Extra information

Key Stage: EYFS/KS1 E; Age 3+

Book Band: 5 - Green

ISBN: 9780746077269
16 pages + fold out flaps
210 x 210mm

Author/Editor: Phil Roxbee Cox

Illustrator: Stephen Cartwright

Press reviews

My daughter really enjoyed being able to read this book herself. It was short, easy to read and a fun story. The fold out pages added extra enjoyment to the book. Ideal book for a young child who is just learning to read by themselves.
Worcester News


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