Why is it free?
Teach Your Monster to Read is completely free to play on desktop and laptop computers. Sign up here.
It's been provided by a charity, the Usborne Foundation, as a way of helping children learn to read. Read more on the About Us pages.
The iPhone, iPad and Android version of the game is a paid-for app which helps fund the project. The web-based version for computers is free and contains all 3 Teach Your Monster to Read games: First Steps, Fun with Words and Champion Reader. Income from the app goes back into the Usborne Foundation to create more free online games and content.