Six beautifully-illustrated and emotionally engaging levelled stories
Jenny Lovlie is a Norwegian illustrator, designer, creative, foodie and bird enthusiast. She is fascinated by the strong bond between humans and animals and loves using bold colours and shapes in her work. Her picture book The Girls won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize Illustrated Book of the Year 2019. Steve Brown is inspired by animations of the 1970s, 80s, and 90s which comes through in the energy and characterisation of his style. Warrior Monkeys is his dream project as he has practised martial arts since the age of 8.
`What I feel this range does, is to combine reading for progress with reading for pleasure. [...] there is a brilliant mix of modern and traditional tales, well-known characters, super-heroes and non-fiction [...] there really is something for everyone.' bitsybookworms.com `[The Read with Oxford Stages] offer parents a way of pinpointing the most appropriate complimentary resources and activities to use at home as their children progress through the reading schemes.' booksfortopics.com `These books will support a child's reading journey at home with clear progression, step by step stages and online advice and resources. The books are designed to provide this progression and support in a fun way, rather than feeling like yet another chore to add to an already overburdened list.' cupoftoast.co.uk