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Books for young readers

The Jolly Postman – Janet & Allen Ahlberg (sharing with 4 years and upwards)
The Jolly Postman or Other People’s Letters is an interactive children’s picture book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg.

Hoot – Jane Hissey (sharing with over 3s)
After an exciting night-time adventure, Hoot has a special surprise for Little Bear and his friends.

Percy The Park Keeper Series – Nick Butterworth (sharing with over 3s)
Percy the park keeper loves to spend time with his animal friends, even though his work in the park keeps him very busy. The animals often need Percy’s help, and he is always there to lend a hand.

My Friend Fred by Frances Watts (suitable for ages 3 to 5)
Fred the Dog does some very strange things in this beautifully illustrated book.

The Incredible Hotel by Kate Davies and Isabelle Follath (suitable for ages 4+)
A beautiful picture book full of humour and drama. Can Stefan save the day?

The Song of the Tree by Coralie Bickford-Smith (suitable for ages 5 to 8)
A heart-warming and beautifully illustrated book.

Extraordinary! By Penny Harrison and Katie Wilson (suitable for ages 4 to 6
A gentle tale of celebrating the best moments in life.

Beatrix Potter Stories (ages 5 to 7)
The popular Beatrix Potter Stories contain tales of Peter Rabbit and his friends. A series full of joy and adventure.

The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton (suitable for ages 6 to 8)
A magical story of the Enchanted Wood and all those who live in the Faraway Tree.

My Friend Fred by Frances Watts –(suitable for ages 3 to 5)
Fred the Dog does some very strange things in this beautifully illustrated book.

The Incredible Hotel by Kate Davies and Isabelle Follath (suitable for ages 4+)
A beautiful picture book full of humour and drama. Can Stefan save the day?

Extraordinary! By Penny Harrison and Katie Wilson (suitable for ages 4 to 6)
A gentle tale of celebrating the best moments in life.

Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl (suitable from about 6 years)
Fantastic Mr Fox is the legendary tale of the most cunning fox in the world by Roald Dahl.

The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy (suitable from about 6 years)
Hold on to your broomstick for magical mayhem with Jill Murphy’s much-loved classic The Worst Witch- the original story of life at a magical boarding school.

Charlotte’s Web by E B White (suitable from about 6 years)
A story that lasts a lifetime. Wilbur the pig’s life has already been saved by Fern, but when he is sold to her uncle he realises his life is in even more danger.

The Song of the Tree by Coralie Bickford-Smith (suitable for ages 5 to 8)
A heart-warming and beautifully illustrated book.

The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton (suitable for ages 6 to 8)
A magical story of the Enchanted Wood and all those who live in the Faraway Tree.

The Sheep-Pig – Dick King-Smith (suitable for ages 7 +)
The Sheep-pig is one of Dick King-Smith’s most famous tales. It shot to further fame when the film adaptation, Babe, was released in 1995.

The Roman Mysteries Series – Caroline Lawrence (suitable for ages 7 +)
Flavia Gemina is a ‘girl-detective’ in first century Rome, in this series for children. She solves mysteries with an assortment of friends from a wide range of Roman life.

The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton (suitable for ages 6 to 8)
A magical story of the Enchanted Wood and all those who live in the Faraway Tree.


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