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My first reading library

My first reading library

First Reading
My first reading library

  • A box set of 50 paperback editions from the award-winning Usborne Very First Reading and First Reading series to inspire your child as he or she learns to read.
  • The first 22 Very First Reading titles let your child, with your help, take the first steps in reading, following the phonics methods used in schools.
  • The next 12 books are delightful short stories for children to try reading themselves, taken from the Usborne First Reading series Level One.
  • 16 further books with slightly longer stories from the Usborne First Reading series Level Two will build stamina and reading confidence.
  • See Extras to view all titles in this box set.

The perfect selection to guide children through the first steps of reading - and there are 50 books to choose from!

The first 22 books are taken from Usborne Very First Reading and include the phonics methods used in schools.

The next 12 books are taken from Usborne First Reading Level One. These delightful short stories are for children who are starting to enjoy reading for themselves.

The last 16 books are taken from Usborne First Reading Level Two and are perfect for building reading confidence.

Click on Extras to see all titles in this box set.

Box set:

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Extra information

Age: 3+

Box set:
ISBN: 9781409570202

Reader reviews

My first reading library
I just bought this set for my granddaughter on Amazon for her 6th birthday. I bought Usborne books for my kids when they were in elementary. Their books have a good reputation so I am hoping it will not be too hard for my daughter to teach her child how to read. She is home schooling. Here is a link to the parents guide online:

Julie, 16th May 2020
My first reading book
The book are nice, but there is a big problrm. We bought them, but there isn't any istructions that explain how to listen to them. You could put in the box at least the instructions. Bye.

Monica, 2nd February 2020
This is the perfect gift for little readers or non readers ... I love it and it has a beautiful humour ! Kids love it !

Audea, 17th November 2019
Great start for keen readers
We love this set. I bought this set after watching some reviews on youtube and I liked the idea of reading together. It stimulates kids' curiosities and confidence to continue. I bought this set for my son when he was 2.5 yrs old. He already knew to read some words at the time, but he likes (still does) the books so much that he was keen on tackling all the books in 3 months. And now he can read all by himself. But he still prefers to read together so i can translate to other languages as well. Now at the age of 3, I decided to get him the the second set and very much looking forward. I recommend this set over other publishers' that I have purchased as the contents are very attractive to kids!

Thai Le, 26th June 2018
My first reading and phonics books....
We have been delighted to start through these, our oldest kids were taught (and struggled..) with Oxford learning tree (Biff Chip and Kipper), these books will delight the kids with their illustrations and their rhyming helps little ones grasp where each page is going. Not got through half of this yet but my 4y old brings me several a day for us to sit and enjoy in a leisurely fashion. It is lovely to see him learning without having to 'try' .. other series we have found a chore!!

Jenny (Orkney), 27th January 2018