Little Learners BIG WORLD nonfiction

Decodable nonfiction to inspire your curious little learners.

• Decodable nonfiction books matched to the Little Learners Love Literacy® Stages
• Engaging hybrid photo and illustrative design approach
• Local and global topics including recycling, mental health, sports, the natural world, crafts and more!

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A quick glance at stages 1-6

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Stage 1 sounds: m s f a p t c i
Stage 1 heart words: the my I

Teaching focus: decoding CVC words using the simple alphabetic code

Stage 2 sounds: b h n o d g l v
No new heart words

Teaching focus: decoding CVC words using the simple alphabetic code

Stage 3 sounds: y r e qu z
Stage 3 heart words: he sh we to do was

Teaching focus: decoding CVC words using the simple alphabetic code

Stage 4 sounds: j u k x w
Stage 4 heart words: her of are too for see

Teaching focus: decoding CVC and CVC+s words using the simple alphabetic code

Stage Plus 4 sounds: ll ss ff (& zz)

Teaching focus: decoding CVC words using the simple alphabetic code and double letters

Stage 5 sounds: ck

Teaching focus: decoding words with adjacent consonants and multi-syllabic words. Decoding words with a consonant digraph.

Stage 6 sounds: sh ch tch th ng ph wh

Teaching focus: decoding words containing consonant digraphs and trigraph.

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Meet the authors

Berys Dixon

Berys is both as experienced teacher and writer. Berys wrote the Pip and Tim stories for Stages 5-7, as well as The Wiz Kids series and a number of other teaching resources and games. Berys always dreamed of being a writer – she loves writing and children love her stories. She has an amazing imagination and a talent for writing natural-sounding, engaging books within the tight restrictions of a phonics scope and sequence. Berys has also written the Pocket Rocket series and continues to tutor students alongside her writing.

Anita Mullick

Anita Mullick is a primary and early education author, publisher and editor, with experience of the UK and Australian education sectors. As a languages nerd (French, German and Spanish), Anita has always been interested in the sounds and systems of language and enjoys the puzzle and the challenge presented by writing decodable books. She has created a range of fascinating nonfiction for the Little Learners, BIG WORLD series working alongside Pip and Tim author Berys Dixon