Everything parents need to know about support their child as they learn to read! This Phonics and First Stories Handbook is full of practical advice and ideas to use at home. This easy-to-use book guides you through all the stages of your child's early reading development and: * explains the skills children need to develop, including all you need to know about phonics * provides supporting activities and games * answers your questions and concerns. This series also provides essential support for parents through www.oxfordowl.co.uk . Visit the Oxford Owl for practical advice for helping children learn to read, all you need to know about phonics and lots of fun activities and free eBooks.