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Year 3 & 4 Reading List

Below are suggested reading titles of book for pupils in Forms 3 & 4. We hope you find them useful!

Animals
Dumb Creatures – Jeanne Willis
The Butterfly Lion – Michael Morpurgo
The Peppermint Pig – Nina Bowden
Doctor Dolittle – Hugh Lofting
The Village Dinosaur – Phyllis Arckle
The Tales of Olga da Polga – Michael Bond
The Great Elephant Chase – Gillian Cross
The Way to Sattin Shore – Phillipa Pearce
The Legend of Captain Crow’s Teeth – Eoin Colfer
The Sandman and the Turtles – Michael Morpurgo
Beaver Towers – Nigel Hinton

Comedy

The 13 Storey Treehouse – Andy Griffiths
Mr Stink – David Walliams
The Boy in the Dress – David Walliams
Awful Auntie – David Walliams
Ratburger – David Walliams
My Friend’s a Werewolf – Pete Johnson

Adventure/Action
Cows in Action – Steve Cole
Emil and the Detectives – Erich Kastner
Operation Gadgetman! – Malorie Blackman
How to Train Your Dragon – Helen Cresswell
The Great Elephant Chase – Gillian Cross
The Last Castaways – Harry horse
The Falcon’s Malteser – Anthony Horowitz
The House that Sailed Away – Pat Hutchins
Dimanche Diller – Henrietta Bradford

History
The Children of Green Knowe – Lucy M Boston
War Game – Michael Foreman
The Roman Mysteries: The Thieves of Ostia – Caroline Lawrence
Carrie’s War – Nina Bawden
The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips – Michael Morpurgo
William Shakespeare Scenes from the Life of the World’s Greatest Writer –
Mick Manning

Fantasy
Earth Giant – Melvyn Burgess
Angels Unlimited – Annie Dalton
The Spiderwick Chronicles – Tony Diterlizzi
Araminta Spook series – Angie Sage
The Strongest Girl in the World – Sally Gardner
The Boy Who Could fly – Sally Gardner
The Invisible Boy – Sally Gardner
The Smallest Girl Ever – Sally Gardner
How to Train Your Parents – Pete Johnson
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series – Jeff Kinney
Give Peas a Chance – Morris Gleitzman

Well-loved Authors
The BFG – Roald Dahl
The Twits – Roald Dahl
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
George’s Marvellous Medicine – Roald Dahl
The Narnia Books – C.S Lewis
Sleepovers – Jacqueline Wilson
Cilffhanger – Jacqueline Wilson
The Lottie Project – Jacqueline Wilson
Double Act – Jacqueline Wilson
Take a Good Look – Jacqueline Wilson
The Suitcase Kid – Jacqueline Wilson
Mary Poppins Series – P.L Travers
A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
Tom’s Midnight Garden – Phillipa Pearce

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