Clear and comprehensive, this is the only book for parents that includes and explains the new government guidelines in detail
Annis Garfield was a GCSE and A level examiner in English Literature and Classical Studies for nearly 30 years. Educated at Cambridge University, she regularly appears on television, speaks on the radio and writes for national newspapers on her passion for literacy and continually campaigns for a return to phonics. Annis is also the author of Teach Your Child to Read.
"I wish that when my children were at that first bewildered stage,
I had had Annis Garfield's book" -- Valerie Grove * The Times *
"...a book such as this is essential. The amusing rhymes and colourful illustrations will ensure that the child - as well as the parent - enjoys every step of learning" -- Boris Johnson, Shadow Minister for Higher Education
"a clear and comprehensive guide for parents wanting to help their children. This book is a great support for parents and the next generation of readers" * hotbrandscoolplaces.co.uk *