The B on Your Thumb : 60 Poems to Boost Reading and Spelling
0711254605 / 9780711254602
Usually dispatched within 4 weeks
218 x 287 mm, 630 grams 80 pages
';This is the sort of picture book that will bear up under repeated childhood readings and may even be of use to adults.'
The Wall Street JournalThe B on your Thumb is clever, engaging, educational and fun. I wish I had thought of it.
Craig Smith, author / songwriter ofThe Wonky Donkey
The B on Your Thumb is a book of 60 hilariously illustrated rhymes and delightful ditties to boost early readingeach poem teaches a specific sound, spelling, or rule. Using rhythm and wordplay, they promote phonics awareness, thinking skills, and literacy. But most of all, this book delights young readers with the fun and silliness of the English language.
This is a book where words like to play,
where letters get cross when they don't get their way.
There are sounds to make and jokes to uncover.
An owl in your bowl, for you to discover.
Meet the K on your knee, who's ready for fun,
and don't be alarmed by the B on your thumb!
An introduction instructs grown-ups how to use the book and extensive activities at the end allow children to build on their learning.Grouped into four categoriessounds, silent letters and secrets, spellings, and words that sound the samethe poems include:
- See with Two Ees
- The Story of Q and U
- The Rain in the Train
- Ridiculous Ph
- Enough of Uff
- Certainly a C
- The Most ImportANT
- Which Witch