Home of the Pocket Rockets

now available in book size!

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Home of the Pocket rockets

Everything you need to learn to read!


You have entered the exciting world of the Pocket Rockets! Pocket Rockets are decodable, authentic stories with funny characters, bright illustrations and engaging plots. The booklets are small, the stories are short – just right for little hands and short attention spans!

Your child can be off and reading, exploring the imaginative worlds of Sad Dad, Pat, Tom Tin Pot, Min and many more.

Where is Min?

Will Quill ever get his quack back?

Can Tom Tinpot save Pat?




Will Sad Dad ever get to sleep?

Children will want to read these amusing stories over and over which is just what they need to develop the skills of reading – decoding, vocabulary, comprehension and fluency.

And of course, confidence and a love of reading!