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Read it Yourself with Ladybird: Interactive reading practice for beginner readers

Build your child’s reading confidence and fluency with Read it yourself with Ladybird, a comprehensive, fun and successful graded reading series from the UK’s best-loved children’s publisher

Build your child’s reading confidence and fluency with Read it yourself with Ladybird, a comprehensive, fun and successful graded reading series from the UK’s best-loved children’s publisher

Read it Yourself with Ladybird: Interactive reading practice for beginner readers

by Penguin Books
Read it Yourself with Ladybird: Interactive reading practice for beginner readers
Read it Yourself with Ladybird: Interactive reading practice for beginner readers
Read it Yourself with Ladybird: Interactive reading practice for beginner readers

What is it about?

Build your child’s reading confidence and fluency with Read it yourself with Ladybird, a comprehensive, fun and successful graded reading series from the UK’s best-loved children’s publisher.

Read it Yourself with Ladybird: Interactive reading practice for beginner readers

App Details

Version
1.3
Rating
NA
Size
122Mb
Genre
Books Education
Last updated
November 13, 2014
Release date
July 29, 2013
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App Store Description

Build your child’s reading confidence and fluency with Read it yourself with Ladybird, a comprehensive, fun and successful graded reading series from the UK’s best-loved children’s publisher.

The series
• One of Ladybird’s best-selling reading series, Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children develop their key reading skills for over 35 years!
• With a wide variety of modern stories, traditional tales and favourite characters including Peppa Pig, Moshi Monsters, Topsy & Tim and Peter Rabbit, there’s something for every child (please note that exact titles will vary according to territory - to ensure you have access to the maximum range of titles, allow the app to have access to your location when prompted)
• All stories are written in a simple way to include many high-frequency words that are vital for first reading
• Carefully graded words, sentences and story length across four different levels to improve vocabulary and reading stamina and give a real sense of progress
• Colourful, detailed and interesting illustrations throughout to support a child’s understanding
• Comprehension questions and puzzles at the back of every book to encourage attention to detail and promote story discussion
• Helpful hints and tips for parents, carers and teachers
• Can be read independently or as part of a guided reading session at home or school
• Consultant checked and book-banded for easy use in UK schools

The app
• A library app containing Read it yourself with Ladybird interactive ebooks
• Four free ebooks when you purchase the app, consisting of The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Level 1), Pirate School (Level 2), The Elves and the Shoemaker (Level 3) and The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Level 4)
• Build your collection further through the in-app shop as your child’s reading skills improve
• Listen to your child reading the stories
• If they get stuck, tap on individual words to hear the correct pronunciation spoken out loud
• Help your child to record, save and play back their own versions of each story
• Alternatively use as an audio book by listening to the built-in voiceover

Series levelling

Level 1: for children who have received some initial reading instruction and are beginning to recognise words on a page. Each story is told very simply, using a small number of frequently repeated words.

Level 2: for children who have received some reading instruction and can read short, simple sentences with help.

Level 3: for children who are developing reading confidence and stamina and are eager to begin reading longer stories with a wider vocabulary

Level 4: for children who are ready to read longer stories with a wider vocabulary and are eager to start reading independently