CH & J

This list is more suitable for children aged 3 years and up.  Lots of fun with cheese, chickens, witch, lunch!


what in witchs kitchenWhat’s in the Witch’s Kitchen?

Great book for ‘ch’ and ‘j’ words. Kids love the way each page can change from something ‘nice’ to something ‘yukky’.  Do you want strawberry tea or goblins wee?!

Words to Try– witch, kitchen, fridge, cheese, cherry tart, chocolate, pyjamas, jar.

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sams sandwichSam’s Sandwich

A funny pop up sandwich book with yukky things hiding in the filling.  A little girl makes her sandwich and her brother secretly adds in snails, slugs, caterpillars and other insects.  A great way to practice some ‘ch’ words like sandwich, cheese.

Words to Try – sandwich, cheese, ketchup

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super chickenSuper chicken

A crazy book for toddlers and younger children about a chicken who does ‘regular’ things and ‘super’ things.  Every page has a chance to practice target ‘chicken’.

Word to Try – chicken

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9780143502418Rascal & the Cheese

Rascal the dragon is a pet.  The family don’t know who has been stealing the cheese.  Find out!

Words to Try – cheese, kitchen.

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Screen Shot 2014-11-18 at 9.48.33 AM Fish & Chips

This is an early reader / simple story.  Rabbit is a waiter in a fish and chips shop where there are many complaints! Many opportunities to practice ‘chips’.

Word to Try – chips



meg on the moonMeg on the Moon

From the Meg the Witch series. Simple pictures and story line.

Words to Try  – witch, cheese, jump, chips, lunch, chocolate, junk.

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lulu lunchLulu’s Lunch

A simple book for younger children with lots of great targets.  A tactile book with pieces to pull out.

Words to try– lunch, cheese, sandwich, jam, orange juice, chips.

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jack beanstalk Jack and the Beanstalk.

This traditional story is a longer book for older preschoolers.  However, many targets that can be repeated throughout the story.

Words to Try – Jack, magic beans, giantess, giant, chocolate, cheese, chips.

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jack beanstalk magnetJack and the Beanstalk  (Magnet book).  This is a cute book with magnets to use during the story.  A nice way to keep younger children more engaged.

Words to Try – giant, Jack, magic.

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the vege patchThe Vegetable Patch.  This is a longer book for preschoolers about a boy growing his own vegetable patch.  It has a nice sequenced storyline but can be shortened for children who need it.  The targets –patch, vegetables are repeated many times throughout.  More targets include – hedge, check, branch, lunch.

Words to Try – patch, vegetables, hedge, check, branch, lunch.

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goldilocks Goldilocks & the Three Bears.  This traditional story is a great one for preschoolers practicing these sounds.

Words to Try – porridge, chair.  The phrase – ‘just right’ is repeated throughout.

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9781570618529Tails chasing tails.  This is a simple sequence book.  One animal chases another animal who chases another animal etc.  Every page has ‘chasing’ on it or you can do a sentence ‘the tiger chases a short brown tail’ etc.

Words to Try – chasing

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Screen Shot 2014-11-18 at 9.48.07 AMThe Giant Jam Sandwich.  A longer book about a village which has a swarm of wasps.  The villagers decide to make a giant jam sandwich to lure the wasps and get rid of them.  Funny, detailed pictures to look at for preschoolers.

Words to Try – jam, giant, sandwich, village, chased.




9780723280507Daddy Pig’s Old Chair.  (Peppa Pig series).  A nice easy storyline for Peppa Pig fans and a great book for ch and j!  They are off to a jumble sale and get a chair.

Words to Try – jumble, choose, jack-in-the-box, chair, chocolate cake, chop.

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treasure chestTreasure Chest.  An early reader which has a story about some children entering a magical world in a fish tank.  For preschoolers as it has a simple storyline but with less repetition than a picture book.

Words to Try  – children, magic, chest.

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