Inspire and motivate children with the only scheme that reflects today’s young readers

Welcome to Reading Planet, a whole-school reading scheme for ages 4-11. We work alongside experts, authors and partner schools to create reading books and teaching materials that children will truly enjoy! 
































Reading Planet Catalogue 2023

Reading Planet Catalogue 2023

Look inside and discover our latest and upcoming resources!

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Why schools love Reading Planet!
Our reading books accurately reflect the world we live in
Relatable characters, diverse stories and relevant topics
We’re the only scheme created for the current National Curriculum
Every book and teaching resource meets the needs of the curriculum
It embeds key reading skills from the start
Discover our DfE validated SSP programme and phonics-based strands
It’s flexible and can be used alone or alongside your existing programme
Reading Planet is ideal for whole-class, group and independent reading
Our great-value eBook library provides every book as an interactive eBook
For school and home access, on any device!
And perhaps most importantly… children love our books!
Schools sees results because children want to read more and more

What does Reading Planet cover?


Reading Planet includes almost 600 reading books for ages 4-7.  Everything is aligned to the same progression (Letters and Sounds 2007) and levelling.  The four exciting strands can be used together or independently:

  • Rocket Phonics: A DfE validated systematic synthetic phonics programme for age 4-6. Now with Rocket Phonics Next Steps for ages 6-7.

  • Lift-off: Wordless and first words books for early readers 

  • Comet Street Kids: Action-packed character stories

  • Galaxy: Curriculum linked fiction and non-fiction

Book packs start at just £24 and you can access everything online via a 1-year subscription to Reading Planet Online Lilac - White.

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Reading Planet includes 192 reading books to support learners aged 7-11 in becoming confident and fluent readers:

  • Cosmos: A vibrant collection of fiction and non-fiction for independent and guided reading. 
  • Astro: High interest/low reading level books for struggling and reluctant readers.

Book packs start at just £84 and you can access everything via the Reading Planet Online Stars - Supernova subscription.

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You can access everything via a subscription to Reading Planet Online. Our interactive libraries are accessed via the Boost online learning platform.  Every book is available as an interactive eBook with additional features and resources for teachers, pupils and parents. Every subscription includes access to the Reporting Tool, teacher mark-up tools and downloadable teaching guidance. Online subscriptions available:

  • Lilac - White for age 4-7: 498 eBooks from the Lift-off, Rocket Phonics, Comet Street Kids and Galaxy strands. Includes audio synchronisation for each eBook. 

  • Stars - Supernova for age 7-11: 144 eBooks from the Cosmos and Astro strands. Astro eBooks include audio synchronisation.  

  • Rocket Phonics SSP programme for age 4-6: 162 fully decodable eBooks, interactive flashcards, interactive Big Books, Teacher's Guides, CPD videos and display materials

  • Rocket Phonics Next Steps for age 6-7: 72 eBooks, interactive flashcards, interactive Big Books with games, Teacher's Guide, CPD videos and display materials

  • Rocket Phonics Training Course: 12 hours of pre-recorded CPD lessons led by Rocket Phonics author Abigail Steel. 

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