MobyGoal achieved! Thanks to all contributors who helped us reach 250 documented ZX81 Games.

Reader Rabbit

MobyRank MobyScore
Apple IIgs
Atari 8-bit
Not an American user?


Reader Rabbit is an educational game for children 3 through 7 designed to help reading and spelling skills. There are four different word games to play of increasing difficulty: a word sorter, a picture labeler, the word train, and a variation of the game memory.


Reader Rabbit Commodore 64 Word train - place the correct words in train carriages
Reader Rabbit Commodore 64 Matchup - category
Reader Rabbit Apple IIgs Apple IIgs version 2.3 main menu.
Reader Rabbit Atari 8-bit Task completed

Alternate Titles

  • "Reader Rabbit and the Fabulous Word Factory" -- C64/Atari in-game title
  • "Reader Rabbit 1" -- Version 5.x title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

One of the first games I've ever played. DOS bombad_jedi (5)

The Press Says

All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90


There are currently no topics for this game.


In the short toon "Peasant's Quest Preview" on, the creators show a made-up game of theirs called "Rabbit Algebra" featuring graphics used in most games during the eighties and like Reader Rabbit is meant to be educational.
Contributed to by Daniel Maxwell (1880), Highretrogamelord89 (194), Karsa Orlong (54261), Kabushi (120910), ZenicReverie (1894) and Servo (55897)