Melissa & Doug Phonics Comics(TM) early reader books feature colorful illustrations, speech balloons, and fun storylines to help kids develop strong reading skills. The comic book format makes reading fun and is especially perfect for motivating reluctant readers. Each book begins with "challenge" words to learn and ends with a fun activity page to reinforce comprehension. Phonics Comics(TM) are leveled 1-3 for difficulty and are great for partner reading with kids and adults! Three stories in each book.