Ludicrous delightful picture books for any age, from 3 to 83!
Both these brilliant books are packed full of phonic silliness, perfect to laugh at and relax with!
Joke books are brilliant for children who find reading a struggle or boring; short punchy sentences, lots of illustrations, a captive audience and usually, very poor taste!
The rhyming text in poetry is great for dyslexic children, because it helps them to predict the words. Children who lack ‘reading stamina’ won’t flag in the middle or reading a poem, so they could get to finish reading a whole something, without prompts, persuasion or coercion. Most of the poems in these two books are also very funny!
Don’t forget that our libraries are crammed full of brilliant information books. We’ve got tons of books about dinosaurs, pirates, football, kittens and more. For a real reading reward, why not borrow one of these cookery books? Your dyslexic child can read the ingredients and follow the instructions, then get to eat the results of their labours.
And finally, a little something for the parents…
Advice on identifying reading difficulties and helping your dyslexic child make progress and enjoy reading.
For more information, advice and ideas on how libraries can help, visit our page on Dyslexia and Irlen syndrome