By “Tips for Helping Young Child to Read”, we know that learning to read is an exciting time for children and their families. However, to learn reading is not automatic, children require support in learning to read. Preparing age and reading level appropriate books for kids is essential. After we have done the research, we recommend “Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers” and “Bob Books Set 2: Advancing Beginners” for early readers. Bob Books cover the fundamentals of reading; each set contains 8-12 books for the child to read, with a line or two of text per page, which is suitable for early readers.
Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers
The books are carefully crafted to introduce the sounds in a systematic and maximally rewarding way, as well as carefully choosing sight words. The very first book requires that the child know the sounds of only four letters, which are M, A, S, T and one sight word, which is on. The rest of the first set of 12 books introduces the rest of the alphabet and short-vowel sounds, carefully reviewing everything learned, as well as a handful of high-utility sight words.
The gradual pace of vowel and consonant introduction in Bob Books make reading easier and give a natural progression. They are a great help in getting kids to read and to enjoy reading as well. These books are extremely well written to introduce words slowly to help early readers grow more confident and experience successful reading.
Many parents gave the books five star reviews because their kids love the books and these books helped their kids started reading successfully.
The blue Bob set is a good first step. Children can get confident, practice basic phonics with these cute, easy to read books! Highly recommend!
Bob Books Set 2: Advancing Beginners
The second set of 12 books, 12 pages each continues to help kids to build reading skills. The books reinforce what was learned in the first set with more text per page, more plurals, more sight words, and a few blends. Bob Books Set 2: Advancing Beginners use of three-letter words and consistent vowel sounds in slightly longer stories help kids build confidence. Children love the hilarious and sometimes mischievous stories and pictures. These twelve books, filled with fun, drama, and surprise keep interest high for even the youngest readers.
This set is continued on where the first left off. Slightly tougher words, slightly longer pages, and new concepts gently introduced. Many kids love the consistent sound patterns and consistent level of difficulty, and the simple pictures that go along with the stories!
Bob Books get kids reading basic books very fast! Kids love the Bob books!
Bob Books are the best early readers ever!!