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Books to share

The Books For Topics website has links to a brilliant selection of books being read by their authors for all primary age ranges. Enjoy laugh

Staying Home by Sally Nicholls and Viviane Schwarz - a lovely new story to share with your family explaining to the youngest members how they're doing their part to save lives just by staying home. 

Kings and Queens - Topic Based Stories


Why not share some of these stories about kings and queens.

If you have any books you enjoy why not let us know and we can share them with the year group.

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Hooray for Knickers by Jill Lewis and Deborah Allwright

King Grouchy has got out of bed on the wrong side but needs to get every ready for Prince Holly's visit. Will his bad mood get in the way of his preparations?

The Queen's Hat | Kid's Book Read Aloud | Music | Funny

With a "swish" the hat was flying... The Queen's hat to be precise. 😱 Enjoy a picture book with Hipster Papa Storytime! A read aloud of the children's picture ...

The Queen's Knickers by Nicholas Allen - Mr Wickins Reads

A classic, this one! Mr Wickins Reads crazy kids stories.

Paper Bag Princess Read Aloud

Princess SmartyPants read-aloud

written by, Babette Cole read by, Adrienne Dancey of A Step Ahead Tutoring

The King Who Banned the Dark

The King Who Banned the Dark by Emily Haworth-Booth Please share and subscribe

Here is author Taylor Dolan and her sidekick mum Katie (who we had the pleasure of meeting at school) talking about her brilliant book Ghoul Scouts. She reads some of the story, involves you in a draw-a-long - another chance for you to draw her character Sweet Boo! - and much more! Enjoy...

The Family Zone on the National Literacy Trust website.

A great site and resource including author reads for all ages, activities and apps. 


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Reading books aloud: From CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education)


Our Power of Pictures website is home to a range of videos including 11 author/illustrators reading their books aloud. Reading aloud is a vital part of teaching literacy, and to hear the book read by the author/illustrator is a great way to inspire children's work. 

Watch them now on their YouTube Playlist


Audible Stories - Stories Help! 

They entertain. They teach. They keep young minds active, alert and engaged.

Audible are streaming many chidlrens books for free click below to begin listening.