The Berenstain Bears Phonics Fun (My First I Can Read) by Jan Berenstain; Mike Berenstain
9780062223463 Learn to read with the classic New York TimesÂ bestselling series, the Berenstain Bears. Reading has never been so much fun! Reviewed by a phonics expert, these twelve short full-color books feature repeated examples of short and long vowel sounds and common sight words. Each of the simple stories in this set is designed to teach kids how to master reading while going on exciting adventures with Papa, Mama, Sister, Brother, and Honey. Phonics teaches children the relationship between letters and the sounds they make. A child who has mastered these relationships has an excellent foundation for learning to read and spell. According to the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, a child who has learned phonics has a method to recognize familiar words and â€œdecodeâ€ unfamiliar ones.