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Stop that cow!

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About this book

Very First Reading: Book 7
Stop that cow!

  • A hilarious story to inspire very beginner readers.
  • Based on the principles of synthetic phonics, supports the "Letters and Sounds" programme used in thousands of UK primary schools.
  • Adult and child take turns to read, and the child’s text introduces the important letter-combinations of the vowel sounds ar air ear or ow ur ure.
  • Fun puzzles test understanding, and provide opportunities for discussion and further reading practice.

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon has lived in England, Scotland, France, Italy and Spain, and worked as an English teacher, translator and tour manager before joining Usborne. Over the years, she has edited Usborne books in English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Welsh. She developed the Usborne English Readers series for English language learners in consultation with ELT expert Peter Viney. She has also worked extensively on books for beginner readers, such as Usborne Very First Reading, and advised on the Usborne Foundation’s popular phonics game, Teach your Monster to Read.


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Thank you, Usborne, for producing a series of books that really work, that see story and content as important as skill level, and are genuinely engaging for children (and adults- I’m having a great time too!) Thank you for teaching my daughter to read.
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