Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progression of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 1 books introduce children to the letters of the Arabic alphabet using bright and engaging illustrations. Two letters on each page, with a familiar item illustrating each letter. Each letter shown in its isolated form and initial form, with the initial form highlighted on the example word. The last page shows includes all of the letters together in order to help children recap.