Biff, Chip and Kipper

A unique bridge from phonics to richer reading

Biff, Chip and Kipper: Decode and Develop readers support children who are making the transition from fully decodable phonic readers to richer reading at every stage.


Biff, Chip and Kipper: Decode and Develop stories:
  • are 60% decodable and aligned to Letters and Sounds phases
  • include a high number of phonically decodable words and a selection of high-frequency words to support students' decoding and language comprehension skills
  • include familiar settings, real-life scenarios and humorous illustrations that hook students into reading.


Oxford Reading Tree

Oxford Reading Tree contains such series as Floppy's Phonics, Biff, Chip and Kipper and All Stars. With over 800 books, the Oxford Reading Tree program provides a rich range of writing styles, genres and artwork in each series and at every level. Explore more Oxford Reading Tree series here.

Student resources

Biff, Chip and Kipper: Decode and Develop readers
  • Familiar settings, real-life scenarios and humorous illustrations hook children into reading.
  • Inside cover notes for parents and teachers are included in every book.
  • The stories are 60% decodable to support the transition from phonics to richer reading.
Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories student books
  • Inside cover notes for parents and teachers are included in every book.
  • Full of humour, drama, rich language and storylines to engage children and adults
  • Careful levelling ensures every child becomes a confident and motivated reader.

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rwi training

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Download our phonics whitepaper

phonics whitepaper

This paper is a guide for schools to consider the research and reflect on current practices.

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ort series

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