List of Children's Books

We know  that reading is a very important skill to possess, especially in today’s world. Reading not only helps to improve our knowledge and understanding of a variety of topics, but it also helps us to develop our language skills, boost our creativity, and increase our concentration. It  helps us broaden our horizons, as it exposes us to more cultures, people, and situations. Reading is also fantastic for developing your creative skills, and reading is fundamental for a child's development. 

We have been scouting out our favourite books (mostly from our childhood) and some books we love but not many know about, there is a range of reading attainment levels, but most of these are primary age stories:

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll 
  • Space Boy by David Walliams 
  • The Lost Whale by Hannah Gold
  • Milo's Monster by Tom Percival 
  • Dave Pigeon by Swapna Haddow
  • The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
  • Cat Kid Comic Club Collaborations Dav Pilkey
  • Isadora Moon and the New Girl by Harriet Muncaster
  • Matilda by Roald Dahl 
  • Fairy Tales and Fantastic Stories by Terry Jones
  • Dogger by Shirley Hughes 
  • Kind Crocodile by Leo Timmers
  • Groosham Grange by Anthony Horowitz
  • Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • Not Now Bernard by David McKee
  • Dino Danger by Tim Healey
  • Dinosaur School by Dick King-Smith
  • The Way of Dog by Zana Fraillon
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgeson Burnett 
  • Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian
  • Zoo by Anthony Browne
  • Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper
  • You Think You Know Me by Ayaan Mohamud
  • Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo
  • Clockwork by Philip Pullman
  • Journey To Sea by Eva Ibbotson
  • The Marvellers by Dhonielle Clayton

If you're unable to purchase any books, you can sign up for a library card or alternatively use one of the book tokens your children were provided with to treat them to a book. 

Please also feel free to join World Book Day's reading club here