Our NEW Reading Scheme

We follow letters and sounds for our phonics teaching and our books are from a wide variety of reading schemes.
Children should have moved off the Reading Scheme by the end of the Autumn Term in Year 4.

KEY STAGE ONE READING LIST
If your child likes Fiction books try these:
• Martin Waddell- Farmer Duck
• Claire Freedman and Ben Cort- Aliens Love Underpants
• Marcus Pfister- The Rainbow Fish
• Giles Andreae- Giraffes Can’t Dance
• Anthony Browne- Willy and Hugh
• Julia Donaldson- The Gruffalo
• Janet and Allan Ahlberg- The Jolly Postman
• Jane Yolen and Mark Teague- How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?
• Judith Kerr- The Tiger Who Came To Tea
• Hilary Robinson and Nick Sharatt- Mixed Up Fairy Tales

Harder fiction:
• Jill Tomlinson
The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The Dark
• Francesca Simon- Horrid Henry
• Jon Scieszka
The True Story Of The Three Little Pigs
• Roald Dahl - The Twits
• Laurence Anholt and Arthur Robins
Seriously Silly Stories

If your child likes Non-fiction books try these:
• DK The Big Book Of Dinosaurs
• Rebecca Gilpin- (Usborne Beginners) Dangerous Animals
• Fiona Watt- Usborne Book of Lots of Things to Draw

If your child likes Poetry and Rhymes try these:
• Allan Ahlberg- Please, Mrs Butler
• Michael Foreman- Nursery Rhymes
• Pam Adams- There Was An Old Woman Who Swallowed A Fly

Here are some other types of reading materials you could try:
• Martin Handford- Where’s Wally?
• Usborne Young Puzzle Adventures
• Katharine Ibbs- DK Children’s Cook Book
• Francesca Simon and Tony Ross- Horrid Henry’s Joke Book

KEY STAGE TWO READING LIST
If your child likes Fiction books try these:
• Andy Stanton- You’re A Bad Man, Mr. Gum!
• Jeff Kinney- Diary Of A Wimpy Kid
• Michael Morpurgo- Friend Or Foe
• Dave Pilkey- The Adventures Of Captain Underpants
• Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi- Spiderwick Chronicles
• Raymond Briggs- Fungus The Bogeyman
• Anne Fine- Bill’s New Frock
• Roald Dahl- Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
• E.B.White- Charlotte’s Web
• Jill Murphy- The Worst Witch
• Neil Gaiman- The Day I Swapped My Dad For Two Goldfish
• Cressida Cowell- How To Train Your Dragon

If your child likes Non-fiction books try these:
• The Usborne Book Of Art Projects
• Usborne- 50 Science Things To Make And Do
• Usborne Puzzle Adventures- The Incredible Dinosaur Expedition

If your child likes Poetry and Rhymes try these:
• Roald Dahl- Revolting Rhymes
• Edward Lear, illustrated by Ian Beck- The Owl And The Pussy Cat
• A.A.Milne- When We Were Very Young
• Brian Patten- The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry

Here are some other types of reading materials you could try:
• Martin Handford- Where’s Wally?
• Beano- Comic- £1.50 per issue

 

KEY STAGE TWO - FURTHER READING
If your child likes Fiction books try these:
• Lemony Snicket- A Series of Unfortunate Events
• Eoin Colfer- Artemis Fowl
• Michael Morpurgo- The Butterfly Lion
• Anthony Horowitz- Alex Rider Series
• C.S.Lewis- The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
• Jacqueline Wilson- The Story Of Tracy Beaker
• Ted Hughes- The Iron Man
• J.K.Rowling- Harry Potter Series
• Andrew Matthews and Tony Ross- Shakespeare Stories
• Emily Gravett- Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears or Meerkat Mail

If your child likes Non-fiction books try these:
• Terry Deary and Martin Brown- Horrible Histories
• Mitchell Symons- How Much Poo Does An Elephant Do?
• Fiona Watt- Usborne 365 Things To Make And Do
• Dugald Steer- Pirateology

If your child likes Poetry and Rhymes try these:
• T.S.Eliot- Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats
• Read Me 1: A Poem For Every Day Of The Year

Here are some other types of reading materials you could try:
• First News- children’s newspaper- £1.10 per issue
• Match football magazine- £1.99 per issue
• Herge- The Adventures of Tin Tin- The Black Island

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