Ready, Set, Read With Bananas & Jack (PC, 1.44MB 3 1/2" Disk) Sierra - 1993 USA, Canada Release

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Ready, Set, Read With Bananas & Jack
Product ID 20626-85186
Product UPC 020626851862
Platform(s) PC
Packaging Retail Box
Media 1.44MB 3.5" Disk
Copyright date 1993
Publisher(s) Sierra
Category(s) Education, Language, English, English Reading
Recommended age(s) 4-7.
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Challenge your child's mind and imagination. Take a voyage into exciting worlds of discovery. No subject will ever be the same once your child has been on a Sierra Discovery Series adventure.

Your child will learn…

  • Phonics: Talking characters cheerfully guide your child through each lesson.
  • Alphabetizing: They offer help and encouragement…
  • Story reading: … and make important reading skills fun to learn.
  • And much more!

Empower your child's mind with talking toys.

Your early reader will love Ready, Set, Read with Bananas and Jack, an entertaining and effective way to for children age 4 to 7 to learn basic reading skills.

In this fun, engaging sequel to Alphabet Blocks, two computer friends- a cheerful chimp and a jolly jack-in-the-box- gently coach your child through the first steps in reading. Kids have a great time as these two exceptionally patient coaches come alive asking questions, delivering encouragement and providing positive feedback.

Ready, Set, Read with Bananas and Jack uses proven educational techniques that make reading fun. This engaging program gives your child a significant head start in reading proficiency.

"Ready, Set, Read" features:

  • Engaging personal instruction with lively talking toys.
  • Six reading lessons selected for age level and learning abilities: two-letter sounds, rhyming words, building words, sight words, alphabetizing, and story reading.
  • Positive reinforcement instruction, with vocal and animated reward sequences.
  • State-of-the-art production values, including full-color animation and clear, pleasant digitized sound, music, and voices.
  • Easy-to-use, point and click controls suitable for any child who can use a mouse.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386
Required RAM 4MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color

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