TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ WHILE HAVING FUN! Simple, patterned stories and strong picture cues help children build essential skills in Level 1 of this award-winning learn-to-read series. The Now I'm Reading! books offer a comprehensive approach that integrates the best of phonics and storytelling to help young readers take the first steps toward independent reading success. Learn all about mixed-vowel sounds with a hot yak, a sniffing sloth, a pet bat, and other clever critters in this collection of early-reader tales!