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Age 7-9

ADVENTURE

  • Kensuke’s Kingdom Michael Morpurgo
  • Millions Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • Sky Chasers Emma Carroll
  • The Penderwicks Jeanna Birdsall

REALISTIC FICTION

  • Kick Mitch Johnson
  • Tall Story Candy Gourlay

HISTORICAL FICTION

  • The Butterfly Lion Michael Morpurgo
  • The Kingdom By the Sea Robert Westall

SCIENCE FICTION

  • Curiosity the Story of a Moon Rover Marcus Motum

FANTASY AND MAGICAL REALISM

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl
  • How to Train Your Dragon Cressida Cowell
  • The Worst Witch Jill Murphy
  • My Father’s Dragon Ruth Stiles Gannett
  • The BFG Roald Dahl
  • The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon David Almond
  • The Girl Who Drank the Moon Kelly Barnhill

ANIMAL STORIES

  • Charlotte’s Web EB White
  • The Hodgeheg Dick King-Smith
  • The Sheep Pig Dick King Smith

CLASSICS

  • Five Children and It E Nesbit
  • Little House on the Prairie Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Mary Poppins PL Travers
  • Pippi Longstocking Astrid Lindgren
  • Stig of the Dump Clive King
  • The Iron Man Ted Hughes
  • The Little Prince Antoine De Saint–Exupery
  • The Silver Sword Ian Serraillier
  • The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame
  • Tom’s Midnight Garden Philippa Pearce

HUMOUR

  • Horrid Henry Francesca Simon
  • Mr Stink David Walliams

GRAPHIC NOVEL

  • Mr William Shakespeare’s Plays Marcia Williams
  • The Iliad and The Odyssey Marcia Williams
  • The Arrival Shaun Tan