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Reading at Home


Are you looking for books to share with your children at home? 

Here is a list of some of our favourites that we are reading in class at Coppetts Wood School.



                              Dear Zoo                             

  The Gruffalo

Jack and the Beanstalk

We are Going on a Bear Hunt

Whatever Next?



The Three Little Pigs

The Tiger who Came to Tea

The Hungry Caterpillar

Bedtime for Monsters

Room on the Broom



Year 1 Books

Not Now Bernard

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Each Peach Pear Plum

Where the Wild Things Are

The Jolly Postman

The Cat in the Hat

Meg and Mog

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Hairy Maclary

I Want My Hat Back


Year 2 Books

Winnie the Pooh

Horrid Henry

A Bear called Paddington

Amazing Grace

The Queen's Nose

Year 3 Books

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

A Bear Called Paddington

The Enchanted Wood

The Worst Witch

The Sheep-Pig



Hawthorn Tree Class (ARP2)

The Ice Monster


Tangshan Tigers - The Silver Shadow

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Here Come Lolo


Year 4 Books

Horrid Henry


The Adventures of TinTin

Millions the Not-so-Great Train Robbery 

Charlotte's Web

The Worst Witch

Year 5 Books

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Private Peaceful

Stig of the Dump



Year 6 Books

Journey to the River Sea



Goodnight Mr Tom






The Book Trust have compiled a list of the best new books of 2019, as part of our aims to encourage children to develop a reading habit and love of reading, it would be great if you could take a look and pop to your local library to see if your child would enjoy reading a few of them.
Click on the link below to take you to the list.

We hope you enjoy them.

Year Specific Book Lists

As part of our mission to promote reading for pleasure across the school, below are some links to year specific quality texts. There is selection of novels, poetry, stunning information texts and inspirational books in which all children and young people can find themselves reflected.

Please take a look at the books in the appropriate year and encourage your child to read them and discuss them with you. Share in the pleasure of a good book.


Buddy Reading

See below some examples of work created by Year 5 after reading The Day the Crayons Quit.

Click below to find out more about our teaching of English and phonics