Book Review of Bob Books: First Stories and Bob Books: Animal Stories
The Children’s Book Review
The Bob Book boxed sets—First Stories and Animal Stories—are well-designed and enjoyable. They’re perfect for new and developing kindergarten readers.
The graded reading approach in both sets works well to build reading confidence gently and gradually. Even better is the fact that these stories are carefully written to incorporate humor and unexpected twists that keep readers interested and enjoying the story. Simple, single-color sketches illustrate the stories, providing both more humor and clues to help readers decode the text.
What to Expect: Sight words, friendship, humor.
Whether it’s Mat convincing his friend Sam to play, Ben having dinner, Dot playing with her cat, or the busy Ant, the characters in the Bob Books First Stories set get into some silly situations as they go about their days!
Combing phonics with single-syllable sight words using short vowels, the First Stories books help readers gradually improve their reading level with funny, relatable stories.
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What to Expect: Sight words, animals, humor.
For readers, who are ready for the next reading level, the fun continues in the Animal Stories set, with a circus run by animals, a pig with fussy eating habits, and an unlikely friendship between a cat and a fish.
The Animal Stories set helps readers continue to practice and develop their reading skills with a mix of one-syllable short-vowel words and longer sight words and names.
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Bob Books: First Stories and Bob Books: Animal Stories were reviewed by Dr. Jen Harrison. Discover more books like Bob Books: First Stories and Bob Books: Animal Stories by following along with our reviews and articles tagged with Beginning Readers and Bob Books.
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