A story-based approach to phonics practice helping children to read with confidence. Gertie the Goat eats anything, but especially enjoys skirts and shirts! Gertie the Goat is for children in Year 2/Primary 3. This is a highly attractive, illustrated text with a humorous story incorporating specific phonic elements. The particular phonic focus (er, ir, ur) is reinforced throughout the text. Each children's book includes notes on the inside back cover to support use in guided group reading sessions.