Start the reading journey with beautiful wordless and first-words books for Lilac and Lilac+

  • Develop vocabulary and communication skills through paired wordless books that encourage children to retell stories in their own words

  • Introduce the concept of segmenting and blending in Lift-off First Words, starting children on their phonics journey   

  • Teach children to handle and navigate a book as they explore modern stories in familiar settings, traditional tales and photographic non-fiction   

  • Fully explore the aspects from Letters and Sounds Phase One using paired fiction and non-fiction books linked to topics such as 'food', 'outdoors' and 'on the move'

  • Develop children's sensitivity to speech rhythm through fun activities that will prepare them for becoming effective readers

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