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Book Recommendations 

Below is a list of book recommendations for all ages in the school, all read and recommended by Mr McLugash

A beautiful book for all ages:

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy

Year 5/6

The Nowhere Emporium - Ross Mackenzie

The Dreamsnatcher - Abi Elphinstone

Ghost - Jason Reynolds

The Last Chance Hotel – Nicki Thornton

Pax - Sara Pennypacker

Crossover - Kwame Alexander

The Switching Hour - Damaris Young

The House with chicken legs - Sophie Anderson

Rooftoppers - Katherine Rundell

Gaslight - Eloise Williams


Graphic novels

Amulet 1 - Kazu Kabuishi

Space Boy 1 - Stephen McCranie

White Bird - RJ Palacio


Year 3/4

Knights and Bikes - Gabrielle Kent

Varjak Paw - SF Said

The Nothing To See Here Hotel - Steven Butler

Spynosaur - Guy Bass

Wild Robot - Peter Brown

The Adventures of Harry Stevenson - Ali Pye

Dave Pigeon - Swapna Haddow

The Boy Who Grew Dragons – Andy Shepherd

Fortunately, The Milk – Neil Gaiman

The Legend of Podkin One-Ear – Kieran Larwood


Graphic novels

Mighty Jack - Ben Hatke

Cardboard Kingdom - Chad Sell

Dog Man - Dav Pilkey



Year 1/2

The Bear and the Piano – David Litchfield

Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea – Ben Clanton

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore – William Joyce

The Incredible Book Eating Boy – Oliver Jeffers

The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors – Drew Daywalt

The Secret of Black Rock – Joe Todd-Stanton

The Pirates of Scurvy Sands – Jonny Duddle

Oliver and the Seawigs – Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntrye

Leon and the Place Between – Angela McAllister

The Rhythm of the Rain – Grahame Baker-Smith


Foundation Stage

The Sea Saw – Tom Percival

The Way Home For Wolf – Rachel Bright

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! – Mo Willems

Owl Babies – Martin Waddell

The Storm Whale – Benji Davies

How To Be a Lion – Ed Vere

On Sudden Hill – Linda Sarah and Benji Davies

Wild – Emily Hughes
I Want My Hat Back – Jon Klassen

Orion and the Dark – Emma Yarlett