Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Top Reads for the Library - Spring Term

  1. Guinness World Records 2016
  2.  Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2016 (Annuals)
  3. Grandpa's Great Escape By: David Walliams (Author)
  4. Old school – diary of a wimpy kid
  5. Mud Sweat and Tears Junior Edition - Bear Grylls
  6. The Good Dinosaur (Read-Along Storybook and CD) (Disney Storybook and CD)
  7. Dinosaur Safari (Hardback)
  8. Maggie Bateson & Louise Forsha-  Disney Pixar's Inside Out: The Essential Guide
  9. Dinosaur Poems (Paperback)
  10. John Foster -   Gorilla (Hardback)
  11.  Star Wars Absolutely Everything You Need to Know -Anna Claybourne 
  12. The Singing Mermaid (Paperback) Julia Donaldson

Top Reads for the Library- Autumn Term

  1. The Scarecrows' Wedding By: Julia Donaldson (Author), Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
  2. Kids Only By: Dr. Miranda MacQuitty
  3. Katy By: Jacqueline Wilson
  4. Demon Dentist By: David Walliams
  5. The Dinosaur That Pooped the Bed! By: Tom Fletcher Dougie Poynter
  6. Yes! No (Maybe...) (Tom Gates 8) By: Liz Pichon
  7. Minions: Junior Novel Paperback
  8. Hard Luck (Diary of a Wimpy Kid 8)By: Jeff Kinney
  9. SuperwormBy: Julia Donaldson
  10. Jurassic World Junior Novelisation
  11. Oi FrogBy: Kes Gray (Author), Jim Field
  12. The Dinosaur That Pooped a Planet By: Tom Fletcher
  13. The First Hippo on the Moon Hardcover by David Walliams
  14. Tom Gates Book boxSet
  15. Dork Diaries Book box Set


Patron of Reading 

A Patron of Reading is a school's special, designated children's author with whom the school forms a personal attachment. Infomation about the scheme can be found at 

Our Patron of Reading is CJ Busby.  She is a local author who writes fiction stories for children.  Her recent titles include Deep Amber and the Spell series.  Visit her website to find out more. 


This year Cecilia has shared with children how she became an author and the inspiration for the characters of her books.  




Cecilia shared the beginning of several books with each class to spark thier interest and read for pleasure. These are the books shared with the children. You might like to find these titles in the library.




Mr Majeika - Humphrey Carpenter

The Adventures of Captain Underpants - Dav Pilkey

The Worst Witch - Jill Murphy 

The Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth - Eoin Colfer




Riddle of the Raptors, Astrosaurs - Steve Cole

You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum - Andy Stanton

The Twits - Roald Dahl

The Firework-Makers Daughter - Philip Pullman




Dark Lord: The Teenage Years - Jamie Thomson

How to Train your Dragon - Cressida Cowell

Skellig - David Almond

The Demon Headmaster - Gillian Cross