Which Stage?

The Monster Phonics Reading Scheme is divided into 10 stages. Each stage costs only £44 and consists of 10 books. Options are available to buy a single stage or to buy all stages for one year group at a discounted rate. 

Further discounts are available for multipurchases of the whole scheme. 

Reception Books – Stages 1, 2, 3, 3.1 and 3.2

There are 50 books in the Reception stages.

Reception books support the teaching of initial sounds and digraphs to help the fundamental stages of reading. The familiar characters and fun stories engage children in reading. Each Reception book has an optional section for an adult to read at the bottom of each page. This text is not critical for the understanding of the story but adds further detail to help bring the story to life.



Year 1 Books – Stages 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

There are 50 books in the Year 1 stages.

Stories are matched to the Year 1 graphemes in the KS1 curriculum.  

Using colours to help children learn the link between sounds and spellings Monster Phonics significantly improves progress.

The phonics focus words and high-frequency word practice boxes at the start of each book along with the questions at the end of each story help aid children’s development and comprehension skills.


Year 2 Books – Stages 9 and 10

There are 20 books in the Year 2 stages.

Stories are matched to the Year 2 graphemes in the KS1 curriculum.  

The phonics focus words and high-frequency word practice boxes at the start of each book along with the questions at the end of each story help aid children’s development and comprehension skills.



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The full set of books contains 130 stories, helping children develop from non readers to confident readers.

Multipack options available.

Suitable for children aged 4 to 7 and for struggling readers up to age 10.

Email info@monsterphonics.com or call 0800 211 8052 for more information.