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Reading for pleasure

Fostering a lifelong love of reading

Reading for pleasure

Fostering a lifelong love of reading

One of the most effective things you can do to raise the attainment of the pupils in your school is to help them develop a love of reading.

  • Building up your children’s vocabulary gives them the words they need to become successful speakers and writers as well as confident readers.
  • Reading opens up a new world for children and gives them the opportunity to explore new ideas, visit new places and meet new characters.

Find your reading resources

Find your reading resources

Oxford Reading Tree (Key Stage 1)

Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories

This best-loved character series inspires children and helps them to develop as independent readers

All Stars Fiction

Brand new chapter books added to this popular series for your high-level readers

Story Sparks

Story Sparks

Stories to fire the imagination and develop comprehension skills

Oxford Reading Tree inFact

Oxford Reading Tree inFact

Inspire, inform and intrigue your children with powerful non-fiction

Traditional Tales

Traditional Tales

A rich and varied collection of fully decodable, classic stories

TreeTops (Key Stage 2)

TreeTops Greatest Stories

TreeTops Greatest Stories

A timeless collection of 35 key stories to capture our literary heritage, handpicked by top author Michael Morpurgo

TreeTops inFact

TreeTops inFact

35 non-fiction titles to give your juniors the depth of reading expereince they need to succeed

TreeTops Chucklers

TreeTops Chucklers

A series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics which are guaranteed to put a smile on your juniors' faces

TreeTops Classics

TreeTops Classics

Introduce your upper juniors to the world of 'classic literature' with must-read titles

TreeTops Myths and Legends

TreeTops Myths and Legends

Best-loved stories from around the world with tales every child should read

TreeTops Fiction

TreeTops Fiction

Huge variety of levelled stories including humour, sci-fi, adventure, mystery and historical fiction

TreeTops Graphic Novels

TreeTops Graphic Novels

Action-packed picture-novels to hook juniors into reading

TreeTops Time Chronicles

TreeTops Time Chronicles

Follow best-loved characters Biff Chip and Kipper on a series of historical adventures through time

Project X (Key Stages 1-2)

Project X Origins

Project X Origins

Effective whole-school guided reading (Reception-Year 6/ P1-7)

Graphic Texts

Project X Origins Graphic Texts

An engaging, fresh format for introducing literary heritage classics, poetry and non-fiction texts to your class

Project X Alien Adventures

Decodable adventures to get boys reading independently

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