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. In this fun story, the reader follows Kipper through his busy day and learns to tell the time. As with all Read at Home books, the story ends with fun activities for parent and child to enjoy together.