Katrina Kahler is a World-Class educator who has been nominated for the National Inspirational Teaching Award. She is the co-author of 'The Parenting Trap' series, which include a variety of books that will assist parents in raising happy, confident and successful children. She is a highly experienced school teacher, speaker and parenting adviser and her passion involves helping kids to reach their full potential...academically, socially and personally. Her website www.howtohelpchildren.com contains over 300 videos helping children with their school work as well as their personal and social skills.
Katrina's fiction books for children include Diary of a Horse Mad Girl (a series of 5 books) that horse loving girls around the world are thoroughly enjoying and the Julia Jones series. This inspirational series deals with the emotional traumas that young girls experience...friendship problems, bullying...and the stories teach young children to be more confident and positive. All of these books suit children aged from 9 to 13.
Teaching thousands of young children to read, spell and write has given Katrina the knowledge and skills to produce a series of Early Readers for children aged from 2 to 6. This series is called Rabbit Readers. These simple books with repeated text, pictures to aid comprehension and prediction skills, sight words and parent advice, will help your child to become a fluent and confident reader. She has also written a number of books on the Dolche sight words and essential phonics for beginner readers. Click on the books tab to have a look at this collection of books. What an advantage your child will have when you download these books for them. Watch their confidence and interest in reading blossom.
Katrina lives on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland Australia with her husband, two wonderful teenagers and two very affectionate and friendly pets, a golden retriever and a ginger cat. Up until recently Katrina lived on a 10 acre property and her daughter and son enjoyed the country lifestyle with horses and motorcycles. From these experiences Katrina has written many of her books which are based on their true life experiences. Diary of a Horse Mad Girl and Diary of a Motorcycle Crazy Boy are the result, with many readers falling in love with Katrina's family's adventures.
Her mission in life is to help as many children as possible to grow up to be happy, confident and successful. Parents are the most important part of her mission, so her goal is to assist parents to learn the skills they need to help their children to achieve their full potential.
Where to find Katrina Kahler online
Where to buy in print
My Monster - Boris To The Rescue
This is an ideal first short chapter book for girls and boys aged from 5 to 9. It is funny and shows that the good guys win in the end. Your child will love this story.
Phonics A Sounds – Book 1
Do you want to help your child to develop their spelling, reading and writing skills? Work through this Phonics book with your child and they will learn how to spell all the major sounds that start with a. 170 pages of A sounds! You can use this book with a young child who is just starting school or with an older child who has missed out on the basics.
A True Story: The Boy Who Is Obsessed With Motorcycles
Nate is definitely a boy obsessed with motorcycles and motorcross. Follow his adventures as he discovers how intense and exciting motorcycle riding can be. Right from a young age, with the arrival of his first 90cc, he becomes hooked for life.
Dex The Dog - 5 Early Reader Stories
Dex The Dog has 5 easy to read stories for beginner readers. Follow Dex's adventures as a Superhero; his first day at Kindy; at the beach; Trick or Treating and read about his Birthday. All stories have pictures to help your child's comprehension and enjoyment of reading.
There are 2 Bonus Sections: dog jokes, knock knocks and tongue twisters and How To Read with a Young Child.
Dex The Dog Goes Trick Or Treating
Dex The Dog Goes Trick Or Treating is a learn to read book for beginner readers. Dex is a beautiful golden retriever who loves Halloween. He is looking forwards to trick or treating with his family, but he can't decide what to wear. This book will help beginner readers learn to read. It has repeated text, simple sentences and pictures to help with prediction and comprehension skills.
10 Fun Stories - 2 to 5 Year Olds
This book is full of original fun stories that all young children will enjoy. Your child is sure to take an instant liking to each of the characters and delight in their adventures. The characters include a variety of cute animals, dinosaurs, pirates, and young children.
Read as bedtime stories and then use again when your child is in preschool and is beginning to learn to read.
A fabulous book!
The Christmas Stories Book 2
The Christmas Stories Book 2 gives another 5 interesting and easy to read sight word books. These books are the perfect opportunity to introduce your child to the joys of reading.They are suitable for children aged from 2 to 6 years of age who are beginner readers. These easy sight word books will turn your child onto reading, giving them to confidence to read by themselves.
Want To Raise A Brat? Then Don't Read This Book
Want To Raise A Brat - is absolutely full of practical and sensible advice for parents who want to raise positive, confident, well behaved and successful children.
The sooner you start...the better. All parents want to raise children that they can be proud of. Click on the cover of the book and take a look inside. You can see what is involved in this "must have" parenting advice ebook.
Rabbit Readers - Beginning Readers - 7 Learn To Read Books
Written by two award winning teachers (Katrina Kahler and Bob Campbell) with a combined 50 years of experience teaching young children to read...this early reader book is perfect for beginner readers 2 to 5 years old. This is a learn to read book...a book that is simple enough that your child will be able to read it by themselves (after a couple of readings where you can help them).
Rabbit Readers: Level 1 Beginning Readers - 5 Easter Stories
Five simple Easter stories about Easter Eggs and the Easter Bunny. This book is for beginner readers only. Pictures support their word identification skills with many of the words repeated to build confidence. Perfectly suited for reading instruction in Kindergarten and Preschool.
This book has been written by a teacher who has taught hundreds of children to read successfully.
Rabbit Readers How to Sound a Word Book 3 - more difficult words
This is Book 3 in the Phonics Series and teaches the long vowel sounds. Sight words and helpful spelling rules will help your child learn how to sound out words when reading. Spelling and writing skills will become much easier.
This book is perfect for young children. It is suitable for children in Grade 1, 2 or 3. In fact, it is the next best thing to having a teacher in your own home.
Julia Jones' Diary - Book 1: My Worst Day Ever! An Exciting and Inspiring Book for Girls
Julia looks forward to the most exciting event of the year. As the countdown begins, her world fills with new friendships and surprises, especially when a very pretty girl unexpectedly joins her class and they become great friends. But without warning, the events that begin to unfold are not at all what Julia has anticipated. What is in store for Julia? What is the outcome of her worst day ever?
Sight Words: My First Sight Words Book 2 - Dolche Words for Grade 2 and Grade 3
Want your child to find reading, spelling and writing an easy task? If so, then this sight word book will help your child to learn to recognize the most commonly used words, so reading and writing will be a breeze.
The Dolche Sight Words in Books 1 and 2 contain all the words we use 80% of the time. Using these books will give your child an incredible advantage, making literacy development easy.
Rabbit Readers - How To Sound Out Words Blending Sounds Book 2 for Beginner Readers & Writers
Learning how to sound out words is an essential skill for a child to master in order to become a reader. Often the most difficult sounds are the short vowel sounds. This book teaches your child to sound out all the short vowel sounds (a, e, i, o, u) and blend them with a final sound. This Program will give your child the confidence they need to develop fluent reading and spelling skills.
Rabbit Readers - ABC Sounds: Phonics Alphabet Book 1
This ABC Book has been written by a professional teacher with 30 years teaching experience. There are 3 different versions that look at the most common sound for each letter of the alphabet giving a little rhyme for your child to read. Each page has a picture to keep your child interested and help them with their reading. This is by far the best ABC book on the market!
123s Number Rhyme Book: Early Readers Level 1 - Preschool and Kindergarten
123 Number Rhyme Book contains 7 number rhymes to help your child learn about the value of numbers. This great book has 7 rhymes. Your child can use the book to practice their early counting and reading skills.
You and your child will love this book. Look for others in the I Am A Reader Series by typing Katrina Kahler into the search bar.
Confident Kids will give you practical strategies for shaping and improving your child's outlook and mindset.
Parents have a huge influence over the way their children think and deal with life's situations and events. Follow our advice and help your child to achieve their full potential by being confident, positive, respectful, resilient, focused and organized.
The Puberty Bomb
The authors are award winning teachers and parenting experts who have finally filled a much needed gap in puberty education. Children are entering puberty earlier, some as young as nine. They’re still playing with dolls and lego and are young kids in their heads. This book tells your child what they need to know in simple to understand and appropriate language without explicit sexual information.
Early Readers - Dex The Dog Goes To The Farm - A Learn To Read Picture Book for Beginner Readers
Early Readers will love reading about Dex the dog and his search for a friend to play with on the farm. Real photos of Dex and his friends, along with repeated text and simple sentences...will assist your child to read this interesting book about a very lovable dog.
Suitable for kindergarten, preschool and year 1 children as a read-a-long book or a learn to read book.
Bonus Section at the end.
Communicating With Your Kids: Learning How To Talk And Listen To Each Other
Can you imagine having children who didn't want to talk to you or listen to anything you say? This happens in many homes and it is such a pity! Keeping connected and communicative with your child starts at a young age. If you don't start early on, you'll have no chance as they reach the teenage years.
This book suggests strategies for how you can keep the lines of communication open and positive.
Achieving Success At School
Did you know that you as a parent can be the difference between your child succeeding and failing at school? If your child is struggling in Elementary School, you can help them to grasp the basic essential skills in Reading, Writing, Spelling, Math and Scientific Processes.
This ebook will give you the strategies and activities that will make a difference to your child's learning and education.
My Dinosaur Is Scared! - 12 Rhyming Stories for Young Children Solving Common Problems and Fears
A little boy and his dinosaur "Danny" work with their Mom and Dad to solve common problems including: separation anxiety, a new baby, tantrums, being scared of the dark and many more. Often it is easier to talk about problems and fears using a third person or in this case "Danny the Dinosaur".
A variety of fun, entertaining and helpful rhyming stories to read and discuss with young children.
How To Improve Your Child’s Behavior Today: Change Bad Behavior with Positive Discipline
The three secrets to raising a well-behaved child are providing a great role model, consistency and expectations. Sounds simple doesn’t it? Well, if you follow this book's advice and stick to it, you will see changes take place almost immediately.
If you are struggling or simply want respect from your child then follow the steps that we share. Your child will be happier and so will you
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