Reading Stars

Reading Stars is a fresh and contemporary reading programme from literacy specialist Ransom Publishing. Suitable for 4 to 8 year-olds, these modern, multicultural readers cover fiction and non-fiction, as well as a variety of text types, all supported by beautiful illustrations and photographs. The series starts with simple phonics-based texts and progresses through multiple book band levels from Pink through to Lime. Teaching resources are available for each of the book bands and can be found here

Book Bands

Ransom Reading Stars is a thorough, whole-school programme, starting with Alpha Stars, which introduces children to the letters and core sounds of the alphabet. Reading Stars Phonics then gives children the chance to practice what they’re learning. Goal!, Reading Stars Plus and Neutron Stars offers age-appropriate books for struggling readers. All components of the scheme can be found here.