Books for Year 4

Year 4 recommended reading list for children aged 8-9

Suggested reading books for Year 4 pupils, aged 8-9. A selection of exciting titles aimed at boys and girls of all abilities in lower KS2. Featured authors include Roald Dahl, Helen Cresswell, Andy Griffiths, Pamela Butchart and Malorie Blackman.

September 2023 book club picks

September 2023 book club picks

September 2023’s set of book club recommendations features magic, adventure and fun from Britta Teckentrup, Wilbur Smith, Paige Braddock, Edouard Manceau, Alison D. Stegert, Seb Braun, and Anna Brooke.

The reading framework - guidance for teachers and schools from DfE.

The Reading Framework | Series 1, Episode 13

Season 1, Episode 13 of the School Reading List podcast. New book post, 30 great books for August 2023 and the DfE’s reading framework updates.

Monster Stink by Anna Brooke

Monster Stink by Anna Brooke

Monster Stink would be a popular addition to any year 2 or 3 classroom. What child doesn’t relate to bogeys and farts? My 6 year old grandson loved it and found it funny as well as ‘ewww’, which was, I think, what the author was hoping for.

Why we should not ban books

Why we shouldn’t ban books | Series 1, Episode 6

Season 1, Episode 6 of the School Reading List podcast. With new book post, 30 great books for January 2023, a look at our year 1 book list and why we shouldn’t ban books.


Bestselling books by Anna Brooke

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