Ring! Ring! Ring! It's the fire alarm! A house is on fire! The fire fighters are on their way! DK Readers is a multi-level learning-to-read programme combining DK's highly visual style with appealing stories at five graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories are guaranteed to capture a child's interest while developing reading skills and general knowledge. DK Readers allow progression from stories for beginning readers with simple sentences and word repetition through to stories with rich vocabulary and more challenging sentence structure for proficient readers. now available in iPad-friendly format. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with leading literacy experts.For children who are just beginning to read and who have a limited vocabulary, these Level 2 books-about everything from tadpoles to puppies-use word repetition and simple sentences to convey meaning. Picture dictionary boxes with word labels "show" the meanings of words. These books contain between 400 and 450 words each, with 80 percent pictures and 20 percent text.