One Story a Day for Beginners

Study Time

one story a day, 365 days a year


5 - 7

Word Count

70 - 100 words per story

One Story a Day for Beginners is a series of 365 little stories in 12 books that touch on a wide variety of topics.  The series is designed to foster children's total development—linguistic, intellectual, social, and cultural—through the joy of reading.

About This Program

Your children have completed our Best Phonics program or our Super Hammy series. They have a good command of basic reading vocabulary. Where do they go from there?

With the word decoding skills they have acquired thus far, our One Story A Day for Beginners is the perfect stepping off point. This program contains a total of 365 stories — one for each day of the year — separated into 12 books, each representing one month of the year.

With interesting topics and motivational content, these stories encourage enthusiasm for reading. Thoughtful illustrations reinforce the concepts in the stories, enhancing the child's understanding of the text.

The stories, written by Canadian authors, are inspired by life lessons, fables from around the world, nature, science, and history. The One Story A Day series is designed to foster the reader's total development — linguistic, intellectual, social, and cultural — through the joy of reading.

Each story is accompanied by read-along narrations by professional voice artists.

Activities accompany each story for a comprehensive development

Curriculum Equivalency

This reading program is designed for children with a basic reading knowledge.

The stories are written using vocabulary corresponding to pre-K to grade 1 of Ontario, Canada curriculum.

Completion of the entire program is equivalent to a vocabulary base of 500 words.