​Additionally, parents, teachers and children are encouraged to communicate with Philip via email at: philiplaos@yahoo.com. He reads all his emails and always writes back.

​After graduating from teacher training college in 1974, Philip Gibson first taught children in England and then spent the next 30 years travelling the world teaching English to children and adults in 7 different countries. He now lives in Laos where, for the past 10 years, he has been researching, writing, trialing and improving his Word by Word series of illustrated graded readers.  ​


Graded English Readers for Children

Author: Philip Gibson

​All the books in the series have been extensively researched, trialed, improved and taught to many groups and individuals, including Philip's own children. He is now digitizing the entire series in order to make the series globally available for the first time in both ebook and paperback formats. ​

​Philip continues to teach, to write and expects to be able to make the complete 12-book series of books available during the course of the next few months. You can receive notifications whenever new books in the series become available by signing up for Philip Gibson's newsletter here: http://eepurl.com/bL8INr