Gus and the Tin of Ham

Series: Neutron Stars
Interest Age: 13 - Adult
Reading Age: 4 to 5 Years Old
Published: 14 June 2018
AR Book Level: MY 1.1
Book Band: Blue
Catch Up Level: TBC
Lexile Level: TBC
Words: 163 words

Availability: In stock

Paperback (format)
ISBN: 9781785914256
Ebook (format)
ISBN: 9781785914553


Gus and his dog are going for a walk. They cannot go without a tin of ham and a can of pop in their back pack! Gus and the Tin of Ham is a low level phonics reading book. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this 163-word fiction story features a fully decodable text, suitable for struggling teen and adult readers.

Gus and the Tin of Ham uses a carefully limited set of letters and sounds to make up all the words. (For UK schools this relates to Phase 2 of Letters and Sounds, the UK Government's synthetic phonics reading programme.)

Gus and the Tin of Ham is part of Ransom's Neutron Stars, a structured reading programme for teens and adults learning the basics of reading. The series offers progression through ten levels of reading, four phonics and six coloured book bands.

More information on the structure of the scheme can be found here.