Read at Home First Skills are fun early learning books, which use your favourite Oxford Reading Tree characters to introduce important first skills to your child. Your favourite Oxford Reading Tree characters make learning fun and memorable. Read at Home First Skills books are the perfect accompaniment to all your Oxford Reading Tree Read at Home storybooks. From Gran picking an apple to Chip and Wilf spying a zebra, this book takes the reader through a series of fun events to help him/her learn alphabet letters and sounds. Throughout, parent and child can see either the capital letter (e.g. A), the lower case letter (e.g. a), the letter at the beginning of word (e.g. apple) and the word in a sentence e.g. Gran picked an apple. Fun illustrations support the text throughout. As with all Read at Home books, the story ends with fun activities for parent and child to enjoy together.