Learning to decode is easy with this collection of engaging informational books on children's favorite animals. Books target and teach short vowels, long vowels, blends, digraphs and more in the context of age-perfect nonfiction text. Eye-popping, full-color photos ensure young readers stay intrigued to encourage learning. Big teaching guide features reading strategies and reproducibles to help ensure reading success. Books are designed for students in kindergarten through second-grade.