Received for Review

6th September 1996 at 01:00

Whispering Corner by Martin Phillips, Tim Arnold and Jenny Lloyd. A book and tape set for developing speaking and listening skills with reception and key stage 1 pupils, which has been trialled in 34 Devon schools. The book has both teacher-led and independent activities; the audio-tape contains songs and some sound-effects material. Pounds 11.50. Devon Learning Resources, 21 Old Mill Lane, Torquay TQ2 6AU. Tel: 01803 605531.

Supporting Language and Literacy: A handbook for those who assist in early years settings by Suzi Clipson-Boyles describes the main features of language learning and early literacy and includes activities, some with photocopiable sheets.

Pounds 12.99. David Fulton Publishers, 2 Barbon Close, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3JX. Tel: 0171 405 5606.

Helping Children Read by Margaret Cooper and Resources for Early Writing by Jane Richards aim to give practical advice on teaching literacy skills. Helping Children Read shows the problems that may be encountered by children and how parents as well as teachers can overcome them. Resources for Early Writing includes photocopiable sheets to assist writing at key stage 1. Pounds 10 (Pounds 8.75 members) and Pounds 11 (Pounds 9.75 members) respectively. United Kingdom Reading Association, Unit 2, Station Road, Shepreth, Nr. Royston, Herts SG8 6PZ. Tel: 01763 261328.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today