Links to book ideas
Books We've Read this Year
Recommended by the Children
Also by Philip Pullman
Also by Satoshi Kitamura
More King Coo
Books that were important to me at primary school:
- The start of the Harry Potter series (the rest came out while I was in secondary).
- The Twits and the Witches (though both terrified me).
- James and the Giant Peach
- Any and all Horrible Histories.
- Holes by Louis Sachar.
- The Ha Ha Bonk Book (I used to love joke books).
- The Jolly Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg.
- DK Encyclopedias about anything.
- Dinosaur Poems by Korky Paul.
Children's Books that I have enjoyed as a teacher (these would be a tough independent read! Perhaps better for shared stories):
- Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
- The Tin Princess by Philip Pullman
- The Explorer by Katherine Rundell
- The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
- The Spook's Apprentice by Joseph Delaney