Primary and Nursery School
Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ
Encouraging and supporting your child to read and enjoy it is really important. Below are a list of recommended books for your child to read. There are old favourites on the list as well as books that have just been published.
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 www.patronofreading.co.uk
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