Teaches children to read using the phonics approach widely used in schools. This book introduces words with four or more letters such as clock, dress and king.
Ruth Miskin is one of the UK's top authorities on phonics and the teaching of reading. She has 20 years' teaching experience and is currently head teacher at a London primary school, where children's reading ages are on average two years above their actual age. She was an adviser to the National Literacy Strategy, and she is involved in training teachers throughout the UK in the use of phonics.