Product Description The Yak Pack is a revolutionary comic-style early reading system for teaching phonics and sight words to beginner and hesitant readers. It includes 4 phonics comic books, 5 sight word comic books, 2 student workbooks, hundreds of SmartBoard slides, and countless teaching resources. This reading system follows a highly researched and effective scope and sequence. With 25 years of early literacy teaching experience, our educators have created the Yak Pack to be the ultimate no-tears, early reading program. For kids, the Yak Pack is a hilarious comic that appeals to all ages. For teachers and parents, it is a set of highly effective, truly decodable and vocabulary-controlled comic books that progressively launches young people into a lifetime of confident and independent reading. Look for more must-have Yak Pack comic books and student workbooks on Amazon and visit our website to find free samples of companion resources. Watch our video on our Amazon publisher page for more details. This book is part of the Comic & Phonics series: Book 1 of 4 - Short Vowels The first comic book in the series features 6 fully decodable sequential stories that each introduce a different short vowel sound as well as comprehension and phonological awareness practice after each story. Sounds include: Story 1: Short A Story 2: Short O Story 3: Short I Story 4: Short E Story 5: Short U Review story for all the short vowels About the Author Author Jennifer Makwana is a certified teacher at Ruth Rumack's Learning Space. She holds a Bachelor of Education and a diploma in Early Childhood Education. Jennifer lives in Toronto with her husband and two children. Rumack Resources is the publishing division of Ruth Rumack's Learning Space (RRLS), an educational support company specializing in early literacy. Since 1996, Ruth Rumack and her team have been providing individualized academic and special education support to students in Toronto, Canada. RRLS's approach to teaching through sensory and motor activities that are tailored to specific learning styles is evident in every Rumack Resources product. All products are developed and written by certified teachers with extensive experience in the early reading process.