Contents

Over 60 books, suitable for all ages and abilities.

Each book below has been written by Ellie Hallett over many years, combining classroom experience with wide research.

The aim is to provide the busy teacher with ideas and resources that are easy to use, effective, and most importantly, enjoyable.

Written for home, school and all students of English.

All books are illustrated in full colour.

The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you know, the more places you’ll go.

Dr. Seuss
  • What am I? – Naming objects in colour groups to expand vocabulary and develop left to right eye movement
  • Wonder Words – creating improvised sentences about favourite words
  • Oral Language in Action Books 1, 2 and 3 (Pre-Schoolers; Beginner Readers; Budding Actors)
  • How to Draw the Sun – social conversation with a partner; learning cooperation; sharing ideas; pleasure of friendship
  • Shared Reading Read-Out-Loud Plays – 15 titles; favourite children’s stories brought to life and formatted in rows for take-it-in-turn reading for partners and small groups. Everyone has equal reading time.
  • Plays for Two or a Few – 5 titles (Echo and Narcissus; The Fox and the Crow; King Midas and the Golden Touch …)
  • Slick Limericks –  35 limericks in all, each one new in content but written in the traditional limerick style
  • Toad – a vocabulary-rich poem written for readers and listeners who love descriptions that are highly visual and a bit gory!
  • Reading Works Series: Silent Letters – 200+ in this unique collection; word lists and sentence examples, fully illustrated
  • Reading Works Series: Contractions – 70 examples with more advanced sentences, fully illustrated
  • Reading Works Series: Uncountables – 195 plural nouns without s on the end; word examples and advanced sentences, fully illustrated
  • Reading Works Series: Homophones (180) and Heteronyms (40+) – word samples with sentence examples, fully illustrated
  • Reading Works Series: A to Z Letters – their sounds and silences; set out in lists, fully illustrated
  • Reading Works Series: IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) – Every sound in English, its IPA symbol and representative words (6 examples for each); a unique collection, fully illustrated
  • My Book of Charts – off the wall and on the desk – summarises the Reading Works series books 1 to 8
  • Mighty Mouth Movers Bundle – 20 A3 posters with short story rhymes that alternate with words that emphasise the variety of vowel sounds and their letters in English. Highly appealing illustrations prompt oral language discussions, spelling, vocabulary and much more. A multitude of teaching ideas are set out in the Mighty Movers Teaching Manual. Unique. Voted Best Book by teachers and students.
  • CaptainGoing on a cruise told in rhyme by the Captain; includes glossary of nautical terms; entertaining illustrations
  • Storm! – a story poem – includes a video with sound track.
  • Alphabet Swing! (Action song or poem that enables each letter name to be clear and unrushed.) Easy to learn; AUDIO FILE included.
  • Toad – a vocabulary-rich poem written for readers and listeners who love descriptions that are highly visual and emotionally dramatic
  • Loud Poems for Noisy Kids – these all-original poems are built for performing, reciting or reading alone for fun