Recommended Reading List

Recommended Reading Foundation Stage

The Gruffalo ~ Julia Donaldson
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt ~ Michael Rosen
Percy the park Keeper Series ~ Nick Butterworth
The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch~ Ronda & David Armitage
The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark ~ Jill Tomlinson
Where the Wild Things Are ~ Maurice Sendak
Bear Snores on ~ Karma Wilson
Owl Babies ~ Martin Waddell
Pumpkin Soup ~ Helen Cooper
Each peach Pear Plum ~ Ahlberg
Funnybones ~ Ahlberg
Hungry Caterpillar ~ Eric Carle
Let’s Get a Pup ~ Bob Graham
Dogger ~ Shirley Hughes

Recommended Reading KS1

The Kiss that Missed ~ David Melling
The Sheep-pig ~ Dick King Smith
The Hodgegheg ~ Dick King Smith
Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp ~ Philip Pullman
Hundred Mile an hour Dog ~ Jeremy Strong
Jolly Postman ~ Allan Ahlberg
Farmer Duck ~ Martin Waddell
Tattybogle ~ Sandra ~ Horm
Max ~ Bob Graham
The Cat that Got Carried Away ~ Ahlberg
Minpins ~ Roald Dahl
Dear Greenpeace ~ Simon James
The Tunnel ~ Anthony Brown
Emperor Of Absurdia ~ Chris Riddell
Flay Stanley ~ Jeff Brown

Recommended Reading Lower KS2

Fergus Crane ~ Paul Stewart
The Iron Man ~ Ted Hughes
The Worst Witch ~ Jill Murphy
The Butterfly Lion ~ Michael Morpurgo
Dancing Bear ~ Michael Morpurgo
A Series of Unfortunate events ~ lemony snicket
Giggler Treatment ~ Roddy Doyle
Matilda ~ Roald Dahl
The Mousehole Cat ~ Antonia Barker
Charlotte’s web ~
Strongest Boy in the World ~ Sally Gardner
Granny ~ Anthony Horowitz
The Scream ~ Joan Aiken
Diary of a Killer Cat ~ Anne Fine
The Legend of Spud Murphy ~ Eoin Colfer
The Werepuppy ~ Jacquline Wilson
Stig of the Dump ~ Clive King
War Boy ~ Michael Foreman
Bill’s New Frock ~ Anne Fine
Freckle Juice ~ Judy Blume
Snow Spider ~ Jenny Nimmo
Ice Palace ~ Robert Swindells
The Wreck of Zanzibar ~ Michael Morpurgo
Tom’s Sausage Lion ~ Michael Morpurgo
Loudmouth Louis ~ Anne Fine
Horrid Henry Series ~ Francesca Simon
Grace Stories ~ Hoffman
The Hodgeheg ~ Dick King Smith
Cup Final Kid ~ Martin Waddell
One Hundred Mile an Hour Dog ~ Jeremy Strong
Viking Goes to School ~ Jeremy Strong
George’s Marvellous Medicine ~ Roald Dahl
The BFG ~ Roald Dahl
Danny the Champion of the World ~ Roald Dahl
Fantastic Mr Fox ~ Roald Dahl
Julian, Secret Agent ~ Ann Cameron
Gorilla who wanted to grow up ~ Jill Tomlinson
The Tunnel ~ Anthony Browne
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe ~ CS Lewis
Six Storey House ~ Geraldine McCaughrean
Jalopy ~ Geraldine McCaughrean
Josie Smith in Summer ~ Magdalen Nabb
Mr Majeika ~ Humphrey Carpenter

Recommended Reading Upper KS2

Skellig ~ David Almond
Kensuke’s Kingdom ~ Michael Morpurgo
Wolf Brother (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness) ~ Michelle Paver
Stormbreaker ~ Anthony Horowitz
Artemis Fowl ~ Eoin Colfer
Nothern LightsTrilogy ~ Philip Pullman
The Secret Garden ~ Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Midnight Fox ~ Betsy Byars
Tom’s Midnight Garden ~ Phillipa Pearce
Goodnight Mr Tom ~  Michelle Margorian
Holes ~ Lois Sacher
Young Bond Series ~ Charlie Higson
Truckers ~ Terry Pratchett
Middle earth ~ Paul Stewart
The Hobbit ~ J R R Tolkein
Danny Champion of the World ~ Roald Dahl
Sir Gawain and he Green Knight ~ Michael Morpurgo
Flour Babies ~ Anne Fine
The Breadwinner ~ Deborah Ellis
Parvana’s Journey (Sequel to The Breadwinner) ~ Deborah Ellis
Indian in the Cupboard ~ Lynne reid banks
Hitler’s Canary ~ Sandi Toksvig
How the Whale Became ~ Ted Hughes
Street child ~ Berlie Doherty
Carrie’s War ~ Nina Bawden
Arthur High King of Britain ~ Michael Morpurgo
Boy ~ Roald Dahl
The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe ~ C S Lewis
Boy in the Stripped Pyjamas ~ John Boyne