About Bob Books® Series

Emergent readers are beginning to expand their understanding of letter-to-sound relation, sight words, and events within a story. By introducing letters gradually, using consistent short vowels, and carefully paced learning, success is possible from the first Bob Book.

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Beginning Readers

With only the letters M, A, T, and S, plus the word on, your youngster can read the first book in this set! With a few new letters and sight words added in each book, by Book 12 (The Vet), children have read 25 letters of the alphabet (excluding q).

12 books / 12 pages each • Ages 4-8 years • $16.99 U.S. / $19.99 Can. • ISBN: 0-439-84500-9 / ISBN 13: 978-0-439-84500-7

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Advanced Beginners

This set continues to strengthen basic reading skills. Short vowel sounds supply consistency and ensure success, while slightly longer stories and words build confidence and fluency.

12 books / 16 pages each • Ages 4-8 years • $16.99 U.S. / $19.99 Can. • ISBN: 0-439-84502-5 / ISBN 13: 978-0-439-84502-1

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Word Families

Eight storybooks and two activity books introduce consonant clusters and blends. Word families (words that share a letter pattern, such as frog, dog, log) accelerate vocabulary growth and fluency.

10 books / 16 pages each • Ages 4-8 years • $16.99 U.S. / $19.99 Can. • ISBN: 0-439-84509-2 / ISBN 13: 978-0-439-84509-0

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Compound Words

Longer stories introduce multi-syllabic words. Children learn new blends, how to break apart compound words, and discover how new word endings can be added to verbs.

8 books / 4 are 16 pages each, 4 are 24 pages each • Ages 4-8 years • $16.99 U.S. / $19.99 Can. • ISBN: 0-439-84506-8 / ISBN 13: 978-0-439-84506-9

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Long Vowels

These stories emphasize long vowel sounds and the magic of silent "e." Children expand their understanding of sight words, combining syllables to form words, and more. Several sentences per page help children to prepare for chapter books.

8 books / 4 are 16 pages each, 4 are 24 pages each • Ages 4-8 years • $16.99 U.S. / $19.99 Can. • ISBN: 0-439-86541-7 / ISBN 13: 978-0-545-01918-7





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Rhyming Words

Perfect for beginning readers, this boxed set includes ten mini-books and thirty puzzle flashcards which focus on rhyming words. Recognizing rhyming patterns helps students build their reading vocabularies. This new Bob Books box is perfect to use alongside the Beginners and Sight Words sets.

10 books • Ages 4-6 years • $16.99 U.S. / $18.99 Can. • ISBN: 0-545-51322-7 / ISBN 13: 978-0-545-51322-7


BOOK REVIEW

“The story is a scintillating 22 words told over 8 pages, complete with cartoon line drawings that bring the story to life.”
— www.thingamababy.com [On Book 1, Set 1]

“Forget Dick and Jane. Your beginning reader needs Bob Books® to succeed.”
—www.cpamomva.blogspot.com

“Tiny enough to sneak in a very full diaper bag, we are enjoying them here, there, and everywhere.”
— www.needsnewbatteries.blogspot.com

“They are a wonderful addition to a home library, school library, or a homeschool library. I love the smiles on my daughters’ faces when they have succeeded in reading a book—that’s priceless!”
— www.ourgaggleofgirls.com

“Bob Books® made our children into avid readers. Best investment I ever made.”
— The Lewiston Tribune

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