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Books in the series: Bug Club Shared Reading

Bug Club Shared Reading: Little Leaf's Journey (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Little Leaf's Journey (Reception)

Author: Laura Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Little Leaf is happy in its woodland home, dancing on a tree with other leaves in the sunshine. But as autumn arrives it flutters to the floor before sailing on the breeze down a river. As winter approaches Little Leaf settles with other leaves on the forest floor and is covered with a soft blanket of snow. But what will happen to little Leaf in the spring, when new plants shoot from the ground? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of seasons and weather Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Warrior Queen (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Warrior Queen (Year 2)

Author: Smriti Prasadam-Halls Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Fred is far too busy playing his game to pay attention to Mum's boring story about Queen Aethelflaed. That is, until he realises she was a warrior queen! From building strong towns with impressive defenses to defeating powerful Viking forces, Queen Aethelflead led her troops to many spectacular victories. She inspired so many people, and even gives Fred a few tips for his game ... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from History and the topic area of Anglo Saxons and Vikings Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Queen's Salad (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Queen's Salad (Reception)

Author: Abigail Flint Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

One day Mina, a trainee chef at the royal palace, is left in charge to make a salad for the queen. Even with the finest vegetables, fruits and seeds from the palace garden Mina worries about making it all by herself. Little does she know that some elves have decided to help her! But will they just end up causing more trouble? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of plants Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Boy and the Pangolin

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Boy and the Pangolin

Author: Catherine Barr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

After school one day, a small curious boy slips into the forest to discover the cause of a strange sound. He soon realises that the sound means danger for all the animals who live there - including the shy pangolin. How can one small boy make the whole world listen to save the pangolin's home? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from History and the topic area of connections and contexts Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Here is a Water Drop (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Here is a Water Drop (Year 2)

Author: Elli Woollard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Here is a water Drop, sad and grey On a puddly, muddly, dull sort of day. She sighs to herself, How I long to be In the shimmering, glimmering, silver sea. Follow the life of a water Drop as she journeys through the water cycle. From a small puddle to the stormy clouds in the sky, the Drop travels through waterfalls and along rivers. But will she ever reach the sea? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of the water cycle Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Emperor's Sculpture (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Emperor's Sculpture (Year 2)

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

The Emperor of the animal kingdom is tiny. But he demands a giant sculpture is made of him to show just how important he is. This means trouble for Scribbles the Baboon who is an amazing artist, but doesn't know how to carve a statue! Scribbles tries every material he can think of, but nothing seems to work ... Will he make a sculpture in time to show the Emperor? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Art and the topic area of sculpture Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Pet Portrait Painter (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Pet Portrait Painter (Year 1)

Author: Karl Newson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Penelope Pip can paint your pet in any colour, size and style you can think of - no animal is too difficult. As the day goes on she realises that the owners seem to look just like their pets - how silly! But a surprise might just be in store when Penelope Pip returns home ... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Art and the topic area of portraits Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Perfect Pet Problem (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Perfect Pet Problem (Reception)

Author: Pip Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

'It's your birthday, oh hooray! And you can pick a pet today!' When Flora blows out the candles on her birthday cake, there's nothing she wants more than her own pet. With the help of Uncle Midge's magic bangle, her wish might just be about to come true. From a rabbiphant to a gorilligator, an eaglion to an octoquokkapus, Flora can create any pet she can imagine! But will she ever find her perfect pet? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of animals Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: King Cat (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: King Cat (Year 1)

Author: Swapna Haddow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

When the old queen died, little did the kingdom know that she had left her beloved cat in charge. King Cat requires six hundred and forty-three naps a day, eats only the finest salmon from the lake and his milk must be served in a golden chalice. Soon enough the kingdom begins to despair, without a proper ruler in charge. But will anyone be able to come up with a solution? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from History and the topic area of kings and queens Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: City Kids Detective Agency (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: City Kids Detective Agency (Year 2)

Author: Jem Packer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

When Alfred the bearded dragon goes missing it looks like a mission for the City Kids' Detective Agency! Joey, Selma and Sonny help solve mysteries across the neighbourhood and when Mr Fazak's pet goes missing, they're called into action again. Trying to think like a lizard, they search throughout the neighbourhood and meet lots of friendly faces along the way. But will the City Kids' Detective Agency ever find Alfred? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Geography and the topic area of cities Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Swoop Flies South (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Swoop Flies South (Year 1)

Author: Smriti Prasadam-Halls Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

The swallows must fly south for the winter, but this is Swoop's first trip to a warmer climate and Mama Swallow knows just how dangerous the journey can be. From dodging buildings to soaring over mountains, Swoop is having so much fun flying when suddenly she finds herself separated from Mama Swallow. But there's still a long way to go ... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Geography and the topic area of global environments Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Opposites Attract (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Opposites Attract (Year 1)

Author: Laura Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Magnet Dot and Magnet Tod are not friends. They have nothing in common and definitely do not get along, in fact, they repel each other. One day Dot finds the perfect object for her collection - trouble is, so does Tod. But perhaps they have more in common than they think ... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of forces and magnets Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Greatest Palace (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Greatest Palace (Year 2)

Author: Sean Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

King Mercurio wanted to be a great king, like his father - but he had no idea where to start. Until one day an architect visited him. He decides to build a great palace, much bigger than King Constantin's palace, with a dome, a tower and even a flagpole on top. The architect insists with each new addition that the palace is no longer safe, but will the king ever listen? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Art and the topic area of architecture Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Artist (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Artist (Year 1)

Author: Joseph Coelho Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

With a swish of his brush, Carl paints magnificent scenes using postcards from his family as inspiration. Using bright colours and wild brush strokes - Carl's paintings are so realistic that they suddenly come to life! Carl is thrown right into each scene he paints, where danger is lurking around every corner ... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Art and the topic area of landscapes Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: A Home for Henrietta (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: A Home for Henrietta (Year 1)

Author: Helen Docherty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

One day, crawling under stones in the garden, Callum spies Henrietta the woodlouse. Callum is determined to find her a home, and stop her from getting squashed. With the help of his sister, they try all sorts of different homes for Henrietta. But no matter what they try, nothing seems to be right. Will they ever find the perfect home for Henrietta? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of habitats and basic ecology Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Junko Tabei: One Step at a Time (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Junko Tabei: One Step at a Time (Year 2)

Author: Juliet Clare Bell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Junko was a small, weak child. She got sick easily. She struggled with sports at school. No one then could have guessed what dizzying heights she would reach as an adult. Junko is about the embark on the hardest journey of her life - climbing Mount Everest. The climb is dangerous and exhausting, trudging through waist-deep snow and battling gusts of winds. Can Junko reach the top, one step at a time? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Geography and the topic area of mountains Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Speediest Sloth (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Speediest Sloth (Year 2)

Author: Pip Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Sprint is the speediest sloth in the jungle. She's so much quicker than Mama sloth and her brother and sister. She races up the tallest trees to find the biggest mangoes, beating everyone else to it. But one day, Sprint goes too far and encounters someone less than friendly. Maybe Sprint isn't the speediest sloth after all ... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of life cycles Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Stuck! (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Stuck! (Year 2)

Author: Abigail Flint Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Professor Quicksilver needs one final ingredient for her mixture to be perfect. Whilst she goes to find this last ingredient, she leaves Robin, her assistant, in charge. He's not allowed to touch a single drop but before he knows it - CRASH! The pot tips over and the liquid spills everywhere - it's lost. Is it possible to remake the mixture before the professor returns? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of solids, liquids and gases Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Hari's Box (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Hari's Box (Reception)

Author: Juliet Clare Bell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

It's moving day and Hari is sad about leaving his old home behind. But when he stumbles over a small shiny box, the story Mum tells him changes everything. How has this box been in the family for so long, and why is it so special? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from History and the topic of past and present Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Beautiful Blue Planet (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Beautiful Blue Planet (Year 1)

Author: Catherine Barr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Life on the beautiful blue planet is good for the creature who lives there. But the creature is so busy that it doesn't notice some big problems looming. Can it come up with a plan to keep the blue planet beautiful forever? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of taking care of the Earth Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Planet Earth, Here We Come! (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Planet Earth, Here We Come! (Reception)

Author: Dawn McNiff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Miss Moon is taking her alien class on a school trip to... Earth! From slurping spaghetti in Europe, to ice-skating in Antarctica the alien class travel the world, zooming from continent to continent. Will the wonderful sights Earth has to offer save the trip from being anything but SO boring? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Geography and the topic area of Planet Earth Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Prince's Choice (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Prince's Choice (Reception)

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

When the cruel king dies, it's time for the young prince to return home to rule. He travels through the kingdom in disguise, and on his journey he meets a thoughtful peasant girl who shares all that she has learnt with him about being honest, kind and fair. This gives the prince a wonderful idea ... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from History and the topic area of power, leadership and democracy Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Tutankhamun's Last Journey (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Tutankhamun's Last Journey (Year 2)

Author: Patricia Cleveland-Peck Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Maia and Tutankhamun were like brother and sister - so when the young king died suddenly, Maia missed him greatly. Tutankhamun is given everything he could possibly need for his journey to the afterlife. But Maia realises something very important has been forgotten ... Will she be able to get it to Tutankhamun in time? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from History and the topic area of ancient Egypt Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: I Am a Line (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: I Am a Line (Reception)

Author: Karl Newson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

I am a line, short and thin ... and this is how my line begins ... When a pencil line sets off across the page, there's no stopping it. Follow the line on its adventure up zigzag mountains, across the wavy sea, through looping bouquets and deep down tunnels underground. There is so much for the line to explore! Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Art and the topic area of lines Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: My Shadow and Me (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: My Shadow and Me (Year 2)

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Molly is playing in the garden when, from the corner of her eye, she spots a dark shape moving around on the ground - it was her shadow, copying her. Suddenly it speaks! They play together all day, even when it starts to rain. But as night fast approaches, Molly wonders if she will ever see her shadow friend again ... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of light Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Best Place in Space (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Best Place in Space (Year 1)

Author: Elli Woollard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

One night, while the stars were all quietly shining, The planets were moaning and whinging and whining. The planets are all fed up with their place in space. Mercury is bored stiff of his view, Uranus is far too cold and Neptune never gets any attention. Until one night when the planets decide to leave their orbits behind and switch places. Could this solve all their problems? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of Earth and space Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Lost in the Storm (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Lost in the Storm (Year 1)

Author: Karl Newson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Smokey the fire dragon, who lives at the top of an old, jagged mountain, loves going on new adventures. She soars over forests and glides over rivers until one day a storm strikes! In the darkness and noise of the storm, Smokey loses her way... Will she ever find her way back home? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Geography and the topic area of physical geography Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Idris and the Big City (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Idris and the Big City (Year 1)

Author: Wendy Meddour Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Idris loves everything about the farm - his family home. He loves the sound of the sheep, the stretching wheat fields and especially the smell of warm bread. But when his father gets a new job in the city, Idris has to leave it all behind. Will his new house ever feel like home? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Geography and the topic area of human geography Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Adventure Through the Ages (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Adventure Through the Ages (Year 1)

Author: Jem Packer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Everyone is bored stiff on a school trip to the museum, until Dr Colorado Rubble appears! He's the world's only time-travelling archaeologist and he's here to bring the past to life. Through mysterious time portals, the class travel to the Iron Age, the Bronze Age and even the Stone Age, discovering fun inventions along the way. Maybe the museum isn't quite so boring after all... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from History and the topic area of the prehistoric ages Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Where Next, Dinky? (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Where Next, Dinky? (Reception)

Author: Patricia Toht Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Jia and her toy dragon Dinky are enjoying a bus ride around London when suddenly disaster strikes! Dinky falls from the bus and his new journey begins. He finds himself travelling to different countries around the UK, but all the time he wonders 'Where's Jia?' Will he ever see her again? Suitable for children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Geography and the topic area of the UK Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Berry and The Shadow Dweller (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Berry and The Shadow Dweller (Year 2)

Author: Wendy Meddour Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Berry was frightened of everything... He didn't want to paddle in the rushing river or scramble through the Craggetty Valley with Rowan, he was too scared. To help make Berry brave, Rowan and Berry must go on a quest to find the Shadow Dweller. Following the rushing river and climbing all the way up the Murky Mountain, will Berry ever find his courage? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Geography and the topic area of rivers Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: That'll Never Work! (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: That'll Never Work! (Reception)

Author: Peter Bently Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Millie and Billy want to become great inventors, just like Grandma, and her shed is the perfect place for them to work on some really clever ideas! It's filled with materials like rock, wood and metal which they can use to invent just about anything. But will any of their inventions actually work? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic of everyday materials Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Colourbot (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Colourbot (Reception)

Author: David MacPhail Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Mr Braithwaite is a painter and has built a robot to help him on all his decorating jobs - Colourbot. Equipped with every colour you can think of, Colourbot can paint exactly what Mr Braithwaite says. But as time goes on Colourbot starts to have other ideas... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Art and the topic area of colour Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Great Goldfish Election (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Great Goldfish Election (Year 1)

Author: Nikki Sheehan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

'You can use a vote to decide anything.' That's what Sara and Rafi's older brother said when the pair couldn't decide on a name for their new pet goldfish. Sara and Rafi both have great ideas and they're determined to convince the whole neighbourhood that their name should win. But will everyone be happy with the result? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from History and the topic area of elections, voting and parliament Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: A Token of Friendship (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: A Token of Friendship (Year 2)

Author: Jane Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

The Celtic invasion has taken Claudia's Roman town by surprise, she quickly flees to the safety of her uncle's villa. Her family are nowhere to be seen but she finds a familiar face in the shape of Luna - her uncle's pet dog. But there's another figure beside Luna, a girl called Briana and she's a Celt ... Will they find friendship despite their differences? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from History and the topic area of the Romans Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: Planet Pippa (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: Planet Pippa (Reception)

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Two tiny aliens are whizzing around in their spacecraft searching for new planets to explore when suddenly - squelch - they land right in Pippa's ear! Bravely, they set off to explore what they think is a new planet, but will it be the friendly place they are hoping for? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of the human body Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

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