Set 1: Beginning Readers : Set 1: Beginning Readers

By Bobby Lynn Maslen & John Maslen

Many early readers contain words that are too difficult for a child who has just learned the sounds of the alphabet. Not these books! Using only the letters M, A, T and S, children can read their first book. Kids love the stories and funny pictures, and can't wait to read them to everybody they know.

This is our bestselling first reader, introduced 35 years ago and used by millions of children. If your child knows the alphabet, Bob Books Set 1 is the book to start him or her on the path to reading.

Inside the box you’ll find:
  • 12 easy-to-read books, 12 pages each
  • Consistent sounds. All letters (except Q) introduced gradually in this set.
  • Books with only two and three letter words
  • All words can be "sounded out" (phonics based)
  • Each book introduces a few new letters
  • Limited sight words
  • 7 to 20 words per book


My 3yr old was not really interested in watching his brother read. I ordered the Pre-Reading set for my younger son and now he is very excited. He likes having his own books and he is learning shapes, patterns, and sequences while learning to follow a story. He looks forward to reading 'his' books. – Esther
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Bob Books Reading Magic 1 is based on our Set 1 Book collection. For even more early reading fun, check out Set 1: Beginning Readers.

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