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Book Recommendations


It can be daunting trying to stay up to date on great books to enjoy. The Reader Teacher website is a treasure trove of suggestions and recommendations for all ages from nursery to Year 6.

The Monthly Must-Reads are a great place to start if you want something brand new:

If you’re looking to delve a bit deeper, why not check out the 100 Recommended Reads for each year group. You can view all the suggestions on the website or download a handy print out:



Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Does your child love a particular series or author but is not sure what to read next? The Book Match section of the website is the place for you ( For example, see the suggestions below for what a fan of David Walliams might like to read next:

Here are some other great places on the internet where you can find reading recommendations:

The Book Channel – a YouTube channel with a monthly round-up of new releases and author interviews:

The Book Trust – recommendations, including the ability to filter based on age and genre:

Mister Bodd – the blog of a Key Stage One teacher and full of suggested reading. The reading tube maps are fun and there are lists for topics, inclusive books and year groups:

If you or your child know a good book that you would like to recommend please email:


“I like looking at books because they are my favourite. I love reading Charlie and Lola books.”

Chester, Nursery

“My favourite author is Rick Riordan because his books are always adventurous and 'hook me' so that I want to read on.”

William, Year 4