Tim, Bess and Tess

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Step 4 contains two stories that build on the phonics learnt in previous steps and focus on the sound and letter combinations: e, u, r, h, b, f, ff, l, ll, ss.

  • Level: Beginner
  • Type: Hardback
  • Page Count: 32 Pages
  • Suitable for: 4-5 years

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Early Years
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Learning Materials

Answer Keys and Lesson Plans

Activity Sheet


Audio UK

Tim, Bess and Tess Get Fit -

The Den -


Grapheme: e

Grapheme: u

Grapheme: r

Grapheme: h

Grapheme: b

Grapheme: f

Grapheme: ff

Grapheme: l

Grapheme: ll

Grapheme: ss

Series Overview

For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read.

All titles feature essential key words. Story-specific words are repeated to practise throughout.

Designed to be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school.

All titles include comprehension questions or puzzles, guidance notes and book band information for schools.

This Level 0 title is designed for children who are developing their phonics and early reading skills. Steps 1 to 12 gradually introduce new letters and sounds.

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