As a school we aim to develop a love of reading. We are often asked for book lists and hope that those linked to here are helpful. 

 The Book Trust

The UK's favourite books from the top 100 list                                 :

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J K Rowling
  2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  3. The BFG by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake
  4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  5. Winnie-the-Pooh by A A Milne, illustrated by E H Shepherd
  6. The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss
  7. The Fellowship of the Ring by J R R Tolkien
  8. Charlotte's Web by E B White
  9. Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
  10. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C S Lewis

How many have you read?


These links will take you to the Book Trust's page

Best Books for 0-5 yr olds   

Best Books for 6-8 yr olds

Best Books for 9-11 yr olds

Best Books for 12-14 year olds


This is another list which was shared in various newspapers

'50 books all kids should read before they are 12'


The Times Educational Supplement (TES) came up with this list.

100 fiction books all children should read


Please remember that there are many many more books in libraries, your own home, school and booksellers. Suggest books that you enjoyed as a child or ask other children for their recommendations. Keep checking this page for updates as we have plans to get guests to add their own book lists.