A story-based approach to phonics practice helping children to read with confidence. In Scary Bear's garden grows a tree with square pears. Billy wants one, but he should beware! Billy Bear and the Pear Tree Fairy is for children in Year 2/Primary 3. This is a highly attractive, illustrated text with a humorous story incorporating specific phonic elements. The particular phonic focus (air, are, ere, ear) is reinforced throughout the text. Each children's book includes notes on the inside back cover to support use in guided group reading sessions.
This is Book 117 in the Cambridge Reading Series. See all Cambridge Reading books here.
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