The Explorer – Katherine Rundell​ – Resource

The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

The Explorer by Katherine Rundell The Explorer by Katherine Rundell is a thrilling adventure novel that captivates young readers with its tale of survival, discovery, and friendship in the Amazon rainforest. The story follows four children who survive a plane crash and must work together to navigate the challenges of the jungle in their quest […]

Duck & Goose – Tad Hills – Resource

Duck & Goose - Tad Hills

Duck & Goose by Tad Hills Duck and Goose have to work at getting along. You see, Duck doesn’t much care for Goose at first, and Goose isn’t fond of Duck. But both want the egg that each claims to be his. As the two tend to their egg, and make plans for the future, […]

Winnie the Pooh – A. A. Milne – Resource

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Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne Rediscover A.A.Milne’s delightful tales in this classic story collection containing Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. The adventures of Pooh and friends in the Hundred Acre Wood are brought to life in this beautiful edition containing E.H.Shepard’s original line decorations. Meet the best bear in all the […]

Jill Tomlinson – The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark – Resource

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Jill Tomlinson – The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark Plop, the Baby Barn Owl, is like every Barn Owl there ever was, except for one thing – he is afraid of the dark. “Dark is nasty” he says and so he won’t go hunting with his parents. Follow this journey of bravery as […]

Adam Blade – Ferno, The Fire Dragon – Resource

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Adam Blade – Ferno, The Fire Dragon Strange things are happening in Tom’s village. First, the horses were attacked. Then, the river dried up. Now, the last of the crops has mysteriously burnt to the ground. Everyone is terrified. But Tom isn’t afraid. He’s always dreamed of a quest-a real quest!-and vows to go to […]

Alan MacDonald – Dirty Bertie – Bogeys! – Resource

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Alan MacDonald – Dirty Bertie – Bogeys! Join Bertie in three brand new stories, Bogeys!, Magic! and Potty!, as he’s bribed by his mum to stop picking his nose, gets more than he bargained for with a magic trick and drives a museum potty on a school outing! Prepare for giggles and pranks with a […]

Julia Donaldson – The Giants and the Joneses – Resource

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The Giants and the Joneses by Julia Donaldson Jumbeelia the young giantess loves to hear the old story about the iggly plop who climbed up the bimplestonk to the giants’ land of Groil. Then, one day, she throws a bimple over the edge of Groil. Down, down, down Jumbeelia climbs—right down into the land of […]

Eye of the Crow by Shane Peacock

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Eye of the Crow by Shane Peacock Sherlock Holmes, just 13, is a misfit. His highborn mother is the daughter of an aristocratic family, his father a poor Jew. Their marriage flouts tradition, makes them social pariahs in the London of the 1860s; and son Sherlock bears the burden of their rebellion. Friendless, bullied at […]

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling book cover

J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is an enthralling start to Harry’s journey toward coming to terms with his past and facing his future. It was the first book written by Rowling, and she was praised for creating well-rounded characters and a fully realized wizard universe […]

Julia Donaldson – The Giants and the Joneses

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The Giants & the Joneses by Julia Donaldson Every giant knows beanstalks and little people don’t exist. Almost every giant, anyway . . . When Jumbeelia’s curiosity leads her to a real-live bimplestonk at the edgeland of Groil and down, down, down into Colette, Stephen and Poppy’s lives, the children find themselves in BIG trouble! […]

Star Dust – Neil Gaiman

Star Dust by Neil Gaiman

Stardust by Neil Gaiman Stardust is the story of Tristran Thorn, a young man who promises the woman he loves that he will bring her back a fallen star. But there are others who seek the star, for their own reasons. And then there’s the star herself . . . A beloved fairy tale infused […]

Markus Zusak – The Book Thief – Resource

It is 1939. Nazi Germany. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books.

Markus Zusak – The Book Thief When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by […]

Megan McDonald – Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party – Resource

Megan McDonald’s novel is ‘Jolly smashing!’ Could the Moodys really have royal blood? Judy brings her new look to a comical episode about the ups and downs of exploring a family tree.

Megan McDonald – Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party Jolly smashing! Could the Moodys really have royal blood? Judy brings her new look to a comical episode about the ups and downs of exploring a family tree. Prepare for a royally riotous time with a delightful reading book for Key Stage 2 that’s […]

David Walliams – The Beast of Buckingham Palace – Resource

The Beast of Buckingham Palace: It is 2120 and London is in ruins. The young Prince Alfred has never known a life outside Buckingham Palace but when strange goings-on breach its walls and stalk the corridors in the dead of night, he is thrust into a world of mystery, adventure and monsters. A book packed with fun and excitement by David Walliams!

David Walliams – The Beast of Buckingham Palace It is 2120 and London is in ruins. The young Prince Alfred has never known a life outside Buckingham Palace – but when strange goings-on breach its walls and stalk the corridors in the dead of night, he is thrust into a world of mystery, adventure and […]

Jenny Offill – While You Were Napping – Resource

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Jenny Offill – While You Were Napping In this hilarious read-aloud featuring robots, fire trucks, and pirates, meet an older sister who’s more than happy to fill her little brother in on all he missed while he was napping. Discover this delightful addition to your EYFS books collection, where imagination takes flight while dreams unfold. […]

Adam Blade – Cephalox the Cyber Squid – Resource

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Adam Blade – Cephalox the Cyber Squid A brand-new underwater adventure from Adam Blade, author of the Beast Quest series! Max’s home, the floating city of Aquora, is attacked by Cephelox the Cyber Squid and his father is carried away by the Robobeast. Max and his robodog, Rivet, set off on a rescue mission. Dive […]

Roddy Doyle – The Star Dogs – Resource

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Roddy Doyle – The Star Dogs Told from the perspective of the Russian dog Tsygan, this is the story of the first living creatures to be sent into space the star dogs of the title. This meticulously crafted adventure is bound to ignite the imaginations of young readers, making it a must-have book for Key […]

Ross MacKenzie – The Nowhere Emporium – Resource

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Ross MacKenzie – The Nowhere Emporium When the mysterious Nowhere Emporium arrives in Glasgow, orphan Daniel Holmes stumbles upon it quite by accident. Before long, the ‘shop from nowhere’ — and its owner, Mr Silver — draw Daniel into a breathtaking world of magic and enchantment. Recruited as Mr Silver’s apprentice, Daniel learns the secrets […]