Collins tweaks revision focus

Collins Learning is publishing its reading scheme for the trade for the first time, as well as consolidating and repositioning its revision brands to tie in with upcoming curriculum changes. In May it published the first six packs of its Big Cat Reading Lions scheme, with plans to add six further packs in early spring 2016. The packs comprise six books each and retail at £24. Each pack is directed at a different level of reading, from early readers up to fluent, with the first two packs being fully decodable phonics, in line with how children are currently taught to read. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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