Ken the wombat must rush. He cannot be late! This Level 13 reader in the InitiaLit Readers sequence focuses on: split digraph a_e. (Author: Barbara Healy, Illustrator: Maryjane Boaretto Pureza) The InitiaLit Readers Levels 10-16, Series 2, The Wattle Series are carefully scaffolded for children in their second year of school to practise their developing reading skills, following the InitiaLit–1 phonic sequence, and should be purchased by schools using the InitiaLit–1 program and MiniLit Sage. Full sets of Readers (Levels 10-16), bundle sets for each level (10-16) or individual titles can be also be purchased by parents wishing to support their child’s reading, or by any school wishing to provide decodable readers to support an evidence-based synthetic phonics approach to teaching reading. Each title includes instructions and pre- and post-reading activities to help teachers and parents use the books effectively.