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When you purchase a story, you get:

  • High interest reading material
  • All on one page (easy to print) with
  • Follow-up activities (to deepen understanding)

Just CLICK one of the links below, purchase a story at the reading level you want, download, print and teach.


FREE STORYBYTE sample – click here
Four paragraphs of a short story. Perfect for a reading session with one student or a small group.  Each story is written at 3 levels. Levels 1, 5 and 8. If you purchase all 3 levels then you can teach students with different abilities with the same story.  They feel a sense of belonging.

FREE STORY sample – click here
A complete story, usually 5 paragraphs,  with fun endings because of plots with a twist. Stories with a reading age of 6 right through to very high level stories for teenagers that are very challenging. The story sample is about a mouse in trouble!

FREE INFORMATION REPORT – click here
Read and learn the facts on a wide range of animals – mammals. The sample is about Armadillos

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    8a Bart and Orville

    There was a special bond between Bart and his cat Orville.  So when Orville passed away Bart wanted to find a special way to memorialise him...
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    8a In Control

    What would she know about the issues I'm supposedly going through? Clearly she has never had a problem with her weight...
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    8a Mammals of the Amazon

    An introduction to this set of Information Reports on the mammals of the Amazon. Unlike other animals, mammals can be found in many different habitats from the coldest arctic ice to the hottest desert. The tropical rainforest of the Amazon is a hot, steamy jungle with a huge variety of plants and animals …
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    8b Armadillos

    Armadillos are the only mammals with shells. The nine-banded armadillo is the most common of the armadillos. The nine-banded armadillo has long pointy ears, a long snout, and is the size of a cat or small dog ...
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    8b The Rabbit

    On the surface, it was just another day in the fields surrounding the rabbit warren.  But why had the birds suddenly gone quiet, what was that strange noise and why was the earth rumbling...
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    8b Waiting in the Wings

    I take a few deep breathes - in through the nose and out through the mouth.  The smell of musty stage curtains fills my nostrils...
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    8c A Long Lost Father

    Charlotte's father left her mother before she was born, and now it seems that she is about to meet him face-to-face for the very first time...
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    8c Queen Bee

    My mother tried to lecture me about what she called the "Queen Bee Syndrome", but I was too preoccupied with maintaining my place in the pecking order to consider what she was going on about...
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    8c Vampire Bats

    Bats are the only mammals that can fly. The vampire bat is one of nearly 1,000 known bat species and is greatly feared because of stories associated with vampires. Vampire bats are very adaptable and can live in a wide variety of warm habitats ...
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    8d Bus Stop

    Frank, with his heart pounding in his chest and sweat on his brow, heaved a sigh of relief as the bus trundled around the corner. He was often 'distracted', but not today...
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    8d Sloths

    The sloth is a tree dweller and is considered to be the slowest moving of all mammals. A sloth is about the size of a domestic cat but there is very little similarity to any other animal. They have a small rounded head, big eyes, inconspicuous ears, a flattened face, and long gangly legs...
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    8d Tim’s Torment

    Tim is not having a good day and now he has to go to Katherine Murphy's classroom.  A few days ago he barely knew she existed but now there are all these strange new feelings...
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    8e Baby Hoatzin

    The Hoatzin is a strange pheasant-like bird that can be found in the mangrove swamps of the Amazon. One of the many unusual features of this species is the escape plan imprinted into the young. Nests are built over water, and if danger threatens, the chicks, which are excellent swimmers, will plunge to safety in the water below, return to shore and climb back up to the nest. This is the story of such an escape...
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    8e The Perfect Solution

    The family had been desperate for a house-sitter in their expensive downtown apartment while they travelled for their summer vacation...
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    8f The Washing Machine

    Feeling frustrated with your electrical appliances? This StoryByte takes a look at the other-point -of-view, a washing machine's perspective on human use, or should we say abuse...
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    8g Do What You’re Told

    A chilling consequence for a young girl who doesn't like to be told what to do.  A plane flight that would change her life...
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    8h Pet Problems

    A young girl and her mum just do not seem to have any luck with their pets. But now that they have overcome some obstacles, everything seems to be going well with their two new goldfish...
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    8i Princess Penelope

    Princess Penelope is not your ordinary princess. She finds her royal lifestyle rather difficult and has an unusual way of relieving the stress. However, one day in the forest she makes a discovery that might change her life forever...
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    8j Sam

    What is Sam up to this time? Interesting things always happen when Sam goes on one of his history binges. Like the time he was obsessed with Guy Fawkes…
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    All Storybytes – Levels 1, 5, 8 – (A to J)

    Purchase the first ten Level 1 Storybytes written at 3 different levels. This allows you to use the same story in a class of children with different reading levels but still be able to have discussions and follow up activities which are all the same.
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    The First Ten Level-8 Storybytes – (A to J)

    Purchase the first ten Level 8 Storybytes. Work with your students and then give them the follow up activities to consolidate their reading practice.