To excel at their chosen sport athletes practise over and over. To become confident readers children have to read and read and read. The contextual rhyming and rhythmic nature of rhymes assists emerging and developing readers to 'clock up reading mileage'. As children get to kw and love the rhymes they want to read them over and over again. An ideal class or group activity for the Literacy Hour. Each book in the Developing Reading Confidence series contains a broad mix of rhymes covering many topics, developing broader language experiences along with reading mileage and phonic awareness. Clear teaching instructions for each rhyme make the sharing of the rhymes enjoyable and the opportunities for learning and reinforcing important skills a part of the day children will look forward to.