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Recommended book lists Years 3 & 4

Year 3

The Accidental Prime minister – Tom McLaughlin

The Boy Who Grew Dragons – Andy Shepherd

Varjak Paw – SF Said

Dog Man – Dav Pikey

King Kong – Anthony Browne

Beast Quest – Adam Blade

Leon and the Place Between – Angela McAllister

The Abombniables  - Eva Ibbotson

Ice Palace – Robert Swindells

Voices in the park – Anthony Browne

The World According to Humphrey – Betty. G. Birney

Kid Normal – Greg James

Harry the Poisonous Centipede – Lynne Read Banks

Dilly the Dinosaur – Tony Bradman

At our House – Isabel Minhos Martins

A Moment in time: A perpetual Picture Atlas – Thomas Hegbrook

The Invisible Boy – Trudy Ludwig

Flat Stanley – Jeff Brown

The Secret World of Polly Flint – Helen Cresswell

Fantastic Mr Fox – Roald Dahl

Wilf the Mighty Worrier Saves the World – Georgia Prittchett

The Magic Finger – Roald Dahl

Dog in the Dungeon – Lucy Daniels

Willa and Old Miss Annie – Berlie Doherty

My Naughty Little Sister – Dorothy Edwards

The Diary of a Killer Cat – Anne Fine

Picasso Perkins – Adele Geras

The Reluctant Dragon – Kenneth Grahame

The Charlie Moon Collection – Shirley Hughes

All Because of Jackson – Dick King Smith

The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths – Saviour Pirotta

The Winnie the Pooh Collection – A/A Milne

Mrs Cockle’s Cat – Philippa Pearce

Mrs Pepperpot Stories – Alf Proysen

Unusual Day – Sandy Toksvig

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark – Jill Tomlinson

Pippi Longstocking – Astrid Londgren

The Cat in the Hat – Dr Seuss

Who’s in the Loo? – Jeanne Willis

The True Stories of the 3 Little Pigs – Jon Scieszka

It was a Dark and Stormy Night – Janet Ahlberg

The Railway Cat – Phyliss Arkle

The Giving Tree – Shel Silverstein

Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sandak


Year 4

Max and the Millions – Ross Montgomery

Desirable – Frank Cottrell Boyce

My Brother is a Superhero – David Solomons

There’s a Werewolf in my Tent – Pamela Butchart

The 13 Storey Treehouse – Andy Griffiths

Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor – Jon Scie

The Peppermint Pig – Nina Bawden

Operation Gadgetman – Malorie Blackman

The Children of Green Knowe – Lucy Boston

How to train your Dragon – Cressida Cowell

Lizzie Dripping – Helen Cresswell

The Great Elephant Chase – Gillian Cross

The Twitts – Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

War Game – Michael Foreman

Toad Rage – Morris Gleitzman

The Last Castaways – Harry Horse

The Falcon’s Malteser – Anthony Horowitz

The House that Sailed Away – Pat Hutchins

Fairy Tales – Terry Jones

The Hodgeheg – Dick King Smith

The Worst Witch – Kill Murphy

The Way to Sattin Shore – Philippa Pearce

The Firework maker’s Daughter – Philip Pullman

The Suitcase Kid – Jacqueline Wilson

George’s Marvellous Medicine –Roald Dahl

Billionaire Boy – David Williams

Cliffhanger – Jacqueline Wilson

The Legend of Captain Crow’s Teeth – Eoin Colfer

The Invisible Dog – Dick King Smith

The Battle of Bubble Sqeak – Philippa Pearce

Give Peas a Chance – Morris Gleitzman

The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips – Michael Morpurgo

The Yearling – Marjorie Rawlings

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