Pm - Overview


The original and most widely recognised book-banded reading scheme

Offering over 900 carefully levelled fiction and non-fiction books for whole class guided or independent reading, PM is used extensively worldwide and is suited to reading initiatives such as Reading Recovery, Literacy Lift Off (also known as Power Hour) or any other literacy scheme. They are a firm favourite amongst primary schools due to the tried and tested literacy structure for promoting reading success.

Key Features

  • Book-banded
  • Meticulously levelled
  • Highly visual
  • Structured to build competency and fluency
  • Syntactical
  • Promotes the Balanced Reader

The Balanced Reader

Selecting the right book for the right child is a challenging pursuit for any teacher. It is difficult to predict what a pupils reading interest might be, as reading for enjoyment is a very personal and individual choice. 

Click here for the PM guide to help you select the right book for your pupils.


Contact your Folens Literacy representative for more information.

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