Key Stage Two

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Hacker by Malorie Blackman

Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Shadow Jumper by J. M. Forster

Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

The Boy Who Biked the World by Alastair Humphries

The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross

The Railway Children by E. Nesbit

The 13-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths


Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien

One Hundred and One Dalmations by Dodie Smith

The Last Wild by Piers Torday

The Sheep Pig by Dick King Smith

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Historical Twist

Aquila by Andrew Norriss

Carrie’s War by Nina Bawden

Cogheart by Peter Bunzi

Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian

Horrible Histories by Terry Deary

Once by Morris Gleitzman

Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff

The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo

The Wheel of Surya by Jamila Gavin

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

Christmas Reads

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Father Christmas’s Fake Beard by Terry Pratchett

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

The Box of Delights by John Masefield

The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher

The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig

Mistletoe and Murder (5th book in the A Murder Most Unladylike series) by Robin Stevens


Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kästner

Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Holes by Louis Sachar

Moondial by Helen Cresswell

Skullduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy

The Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen

The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave


Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfield

Billionaire Boy by David Walliams

Boy by Roald Dahl

Flour Babies by Anne Rice

Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman

Stig of the Dump by Clive King

The Iron Man by Ted Hughes

The Story of Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson

The Twits by Roald Dahl

Wonder by R.J. Palacio


Science Fiction and Fantasy

A Girl Called Owl by Amy Wilson

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

Beast Quest Series by Adam Blade

Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke

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

His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Matilda by Roald Dahl

Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Skellig by David Almond

The Borrowers by Mary Norton

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper

The Dog Runner by Bren MacDibble

The Dreamsnatcher by Abi Elphinstone

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

The Secret Lake by Karen Inglis

The Witches by Roald Dahl

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy

Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce

Truckers by Terry Pratchett