Budding Reader is an independent publisher which aims to make learning to read easier and more fun for children, especially reluctant readers. Budding Reader have partnered with the World Literacy Foundation to provide a series of 5 e-Books to disadvantaged children in the developing world. The readers are designed to introduce words to a child’s vocabulary through a step by step process.
Each book introduces a key vowel sound and has downloadable worksheets to further reinforce what the child has learnt. By reading all 5 books sets, a child will add 50 words to their vocabulary and build literacy skill.
Budding Reader e-books are built on a set of research-based principles from the National Reading Panel, where the books incorporate colourful illustrations and an intriguing storylines to engage children, build literacy skill and make reading enjoyable.
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The program is available to selected aid agencies, charities, schools and communities working in developing regions to improve literacy standards. For more information on this program please contact us at with
“Budding Reader” in the subject line.
E3 imagine is an organisation that offers a wide range of educational products for children. They have set out to create and give books to kids, about kids, from all over the world using both traditional and interactive e-book methods.
Earlier this year, E3 imagine partnered with the World Literacy Foundation to promote the World Literacy Summit in Oxford. Incorporating the 3 fundamental principles to their book company- Enlarge the souls, Enlighten the understanding , Expand the minds- E3 Imagine created an informative video based on the Summit theme of ‘ From Poverty to Literacy to a better Future’. The video featured a number of statistics surrounding the global illiteracy crisis and was a key component to the summit where it was featured at the Opening Ceremony.
The team at E3 Imagine documented the entire summit event in Oxford through photographs and numerous interviews with key speakers. This material has enabled the foundation to further create awareness and build relationships with other organisations.
Teach the World to Read
The World Literacy Foundation has partnered with Teach the World to Read to provide a world-class evidence-based reading resource to developing countries.
The ‘Fantastic Phonics’ resource, which has been independently tested by USAID, is a complete learn to read program. The program includes over 60 phonic readers that guide children from the first steps of reading to competent literacy skills.
Each story has a fully guided parent/teacher manual which "teaches the teacher" how to develop the child's skills. Over the last decade, more than one million children from more than 78 countries have since downloaded the program for use in homes, schools and organisations.
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The program is available free of charge to aid agencies, charities, schools and communities working in developing regions to improve literacy standards. If you would like to apply to gain unlimited access to the program please contact us at with “Teach the World to Read” in the subject line.
Books Go Walkabout
Children, authors and stories across the world
Books Go Walkabout is an exciting new project in children’s literacy. Using technology children and authors speak together in real time. It’s full of opportunities across the world for children to explore books and literacy. Being able to connect directly with the author is truly inspirational for children and makes a great impact.
Children develop a real sense of other countries and the world becomes a smaller place. It will ignite some great readers of the future.
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The program is available for schools, authors and organizations across the globe.if you would like to be part of a growing project.
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