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Collins Big Cat

From early phonics development to fluency, Collins Big Cat is a whole-school programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Deliver effective phonics with fully decodable books, expertly aligned to Letter and Sounds and foster a love of reading with hundreds of levelled readers to support guided, independent and whole class reading

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Big Cat Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised

A range of classroom resources and 120 fully decodable phonic readers to support the market leading SSP programme Little Wandle for Letters and Sounds Revised


Phonics for Letters and Sounds

Discover hundreds of full decodable books expertly aligned to Letters and Sounds and other phonics resources


Collins Big Cat Phonics

Support early readers in practising and applying their decoding skills with 72 highly decodable books


Collins Big Cat ebook library

Access over 1000 levelled ebooks at school and at home in your own virtual reading library


Introducing Shinoy and the Chaos Crew

A new adventure series for KS1 pupils. Featuring action-packed text, humour and dynamic illustrations that will appeal to even the most reluctant readers!

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Guided, independent and whole-class reading

Engage and inspire with a wealth of genres, topic and high-quality books


Tara and Dani Binns

Challenge gender stereotypes through exciting, fast-paced adventures exploring different careers


Cross-curricular teaching

Support your cross-curricular teaching with engaging fiction and non-fiction


White plus and Lime plus

Books that will challenge your most able readers, with content and contexts appropriate for their age


Reading intervention

Support struggling readers with tailor made books



Assess pupils' speed, accuracy, expression and understanding with ready-to-use assessment sheets


Books like me

Giving visibility and representation to all our readers

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Accelerated Reader

Hundreds of Collins Big Cat Books have been levelled for Accelerated Reader with quizzes available


Free resources

Discover a range of free downloadable resources to accompany Collins Big Cat

Find out why schools chose Big Cat for their reading programme

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