Fabian Fish Finger: How to say the 'f' sound

Written by Jules Arton
Illustrated by Fern Maye

For ages 3 to 5

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This book is best for:
  • speech sound - /f/
  • sound discrimination
  • copying sounds - /f/


Fabian fish finger is fascinated by fish and desperately wants to be a fish himself. Join him as he tries to swim with them and, as a little magic happens, he learns to say the /f/ sound to make his dream come true.

Fabian Fish Finger is the third book in a series aimed at children who have simple speech sound delays. The author, Julie, is a Consultant Speech and Language therapist based in the United Kingdom. She wrote a series of three picture books to provide a resource for parents, grandparents and other carers to help them address their children's simple speech sound delays.

Other books in the series include Colin's Missing Feathers (for /k/ and /g/ speech sound errors) and Mark and the Magic Boat (for final consonant deletion - deleting the final sounds of words). All books in the series are available as ebooks through Amazon and include accompanying activities. For more information, visit Julie's website.

Book Details

  • animals - ocean

Speech and Language Targets

Speech Sounds:
  • /f/ word initial position - Fabian, fish, finger, fantail, fins, fishery, feels
  • /f/ word medial position - goldfish, dhufish
  • /fl/ clusters - flip, flopping
Rhyme & Sound Awareness:
  • copying sounds
Book Info

Published by sltonline.co.uk in 2020 (ISBN: 9781916378100)

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