Short stories for children designed to help kids learn how to read and learn to love reading
Rock Box Mystery is a "Reading Alone" reader, perfect for supporting children who are proficient readers. These short stories for children have varied sentence lengths and rich vocabulary to develop the habit of reading widely for fun. DK Reads prove that good reads build great readers.
Flint isn't pleased to be spending his holiday at his mum's workplace - the geology department. Until he's given the task of identifying the rocks that once belonged to a 1920s adventurer, gum-chewing Ivy Singh. Despite unravelling the clues to classify and identify the rocks with help from Ivy's world-travelled diary, a handful of mysterious ones remain.
Rock Box Mystery is part of the new DK Reads series, a three-level reading scheme of children's short stories that help kids become confident readers, featuring engaging and illustrated topics. Interactive aspects such as games and diaries provide an element of fun while supporting the story and national curriculum. DK Reads is created in consultation with literacy experts and adheres to levelled reading scheme guidelines so the grammar, vocabulary and content are absolutely right.