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Letterland is a system for teaching children basic literacy: how to read, write and spell using a synthetic phonics approach. It is set in an imaginary Letterland, populated with pictogram-based characters . These characters are a fusion of letters and animated characters. It was originally developed by Lyn Wendon, and first published in 1985. It is available in English and Spanish.

Character namesEdit

Alphabet character names can change. These are some of the most commonly used character names:

Additionally, the vowels also had carers named simply Mr A, Mr E, Mr I, Mr O, Mr U and their families.

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Letter Name
A Annie Apple
B Bouncy Ben and Bouncy Barbara
C Clever Cat
D Dippy Duck and Diana Duck
E Eddy Elephant
E Mr. Mean-E
F Firefighter Fred and Fireman Frank
G Golden Girl and Golden Granny and Grandad
H Hairy Hat Man and Harry Hat Man
I Impy Ink
J Jumping Jim
K Kicking King
L Lucy Lamp Light and Lamp Lady Linda
M Munching Mike and Munching Maria
N Noisy Nick and Naught Nicola
O Oscar Orange and Oscar's Little Brother
P Peter Puppy and Poor Patsy
Q Quarrelsome Queen
R Robber Red and Red Robot
S Sammy Snake and Sally Snake
T Talking Tess and Ticking Tom
U Uppy Umbrella
V Vase of Violets and Vicky Violet
W Wicked Water Witch and Walter Walrus
X Max and Maxine
Y Yellow Yo-yo Man
Z Zig Zag Zebra and Zoe Zebra
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