Books for reception

Recommended reading list books for Reception children aged 4-5

Books for Reception – a collection of great picture books for EYFS children aged 4-5 in UK primary schools. Picked by teachers and librarians, this reading list contains stories and poems by Michael Rosen, Steve Weatherill, Jeanne Willis, Oliver Jeffers, Julie Fulton, and more.

Books for 5 year olds

Books for 5 year olds

Books for 5-year-olds – favourites chosen by children including titles by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Giles Andreae, Chris Haughton, Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, Nick Sharratt, Michael Bond, Lynley Dodd, Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet & Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola.

Halloween books for children and teens

Halloween books for children and teens

Children’s, young adult and teen books about Halloween, trick or treating, ghosts, unexplained events, and dark spooky nights.  With books by Oliver Jeffers, Julia Donaldson, Eric Carle, Harriet Muncaster, Roald Dahl, Susan Hill, Neil Gaiman, Rainbow Rowell and more.

Minibeast books for children

Minibeast books for children

Children’s books about minibeasts, including titles by Britta Teckentrup, David McKee, Sharon King-Chai, Eric Carle, Libby Walden, Steve Jenkins, Giles Andreae, M.G. Leonard, Lynne Reid Banks and Isabel Thomas.

Superhero stories

Superhero stories for children

Superhero stories for 3-11-year-olds – our recommendations. This list features picture books and short chapter books by writers and illustrators including Julia Donaldson, Dav Pilkey, Neal Zetter, Phil Earle, Mini Grey, Cynthia Leonor Garza, Sue Hendra and more.

 

Bestselling books by Sue Hendra





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