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Books in the series: Reading Champion

Reading Champion: Make it Move Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Make it Move Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Katie Woolley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/03/2022

Learn about how we make things move by pushing or pulling in this non-fiction reader. This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories and non-fiction texts are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for children aged 4-5, those working at book band pink or learning to read by themselves.

Reading Champion: Yeh and the Dragon King Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Yeh and the Dragon King Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Mingmei Yip Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/03/2022

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). Yeh and the Dragon King is a retelling of a Chinese traditional tale. Written and hand-illustrated by Mingmei Yip, the story beautifully and authentically recounts a fascinating story about a man who loved dragons so much, he decorated his entire house with them. One day, The Dragon King is passing and notices the stunning dragon pictures, so he decides to pay a visit... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. This title is perfect for children aged 5+ or reading book band Purple.

Reading Champion: Wheels Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Wheels Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/03/2022

This non-fiction text explores different objects and vehicles with wheels. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect reads for children aged 4-5, reading at book band pink in the classroom.

Reading Champion: Rainbow Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Rainbow Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Kay Widdowson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/03/2022

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Big Cats, Little Cats Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Big Cats, Little Cats Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Sarah Snashall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2022

Discover the similarities and differences between large, wild cats and small, domestic cats with this non-ficiton reader.This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for children aged 4-5 or reading at book band Pink.

Reading Champion: Animals That Fly Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Animals That Fly Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/02/2022

This non-fiction text explores different animals that fly. The book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original texts are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect reads for children aged 3+, reading at book band pink.

Reading Champion: Circles Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Circles Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/02/2022

Circles is a non-fiction graded reading book about spotting circles in everyday shapes aorund the home. This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect reads for children aged 4-5, reading at book band pink.

Reading Champion: My Friend Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Reading Champion: My Friend Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Sarah Jennings Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/02/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) My Friend is a non-fiction text recounting the friendship between two children. The simple sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for an independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Flamingos Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Reading Champion: Flamingos Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Author: Sarah Snashall Illustrator: Bethany Lord Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/02/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Flamingos is a non-fiction text reporting on flamingos, their diet and habitat. The simple sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for an independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: This is not Rubbish Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: This is not Rubbish Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Sophie Crichton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/02/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) This is not Rubbish is a non-fiction text exploring how different objects may be reused and recycled. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Bugs Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: Bugs Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Claire McElfatrick Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/02/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Bugs is a non-fiction text exploring how different bugs eat leaves. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Living in a Tree Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: Living in a Tree Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Bruno Robert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Living in a Tree is a non-fiction text exploring the different animals that live in trees. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Going to School Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: Going to School Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Beccy Blake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Going to School is a non-fiction text exploring the different ways in which people travel to school. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Seaside Animals Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Reading Champion: Seaside Animals Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Charlotte Pepper Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/01/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Seaside Animals is a non-fiction text reporting on animals that live by the seaside. The simple sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for an independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Day and Night Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Reading Champion: Day and Night Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Irene Montano Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/01/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Day and Night is a non-fiction text explaining the different things that happen in the day and at night. The simple sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for an independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Moth Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Reading Champion: Moth Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Alejandra Barajas Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/01/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Moth is a non-fiction text reporting on how a hawk moth grows from egg to adult. The simple sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for an independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Make a Splash Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: Make a Splash Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Marcin Poludniak Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/01/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Make a Splash is a non-fiction text exploring how different people can make a splash in water. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Weather Today Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: The Weather Today Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Hannah Wood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/01/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) The Weather Today is a non-fiction text exploring how different clothes are suitable for different weather. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Wind Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Reading Champion: The Wind Independent Reading Non-Fiction Blue 4

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Elif Balta Parks Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/01/2022

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) The Wind is a non-fiction text explaining the effects of the wind. The simple sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for an independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Animals that Jump Independent Reading Yellow 3 Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Animals that Jump Independent Reading Yellow 3 Non-fiction

Author: Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/12/2021

This non-fiction book about animal that jump, from frogs to kangaroos, is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for children aged 4-5 or reading at book band yellow 3.

Reading Champion: The Lion and the Jackal Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Lion and the Jackal Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Tracy Turner-Jones Illustrator: Maite Schmitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/12/2021

Jackal is so hungry, but while out looking for food he comes across a very hungry lion! Can Jackal trick his way out of trouble? This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: A Nature Walk Independent Reading Yellow 3 Non-fiction

Reading Champion: A Nature Walk Independent Reading Yellow 3 Non-fiction

Author: Katie Woolley Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/12/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Make a Rocket Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: Make a Rocket Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/12/2021

A non-fiction reader about following intructions to make a rocket from household objects. This text is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Apple Tree Independent Reading Yellow 3 Non-fiction

Reading Champion: The Apple Tree Independent Reading Yellow 3 Non-fiction

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/12/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Chief Five Heads Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Chief Five Heads Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Tracy Turner-Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/12/2021

A father tells his daughters that a mighty chief is lookinhg for a wif, but when they each journey to the village they discover the chief is in fact a five-headed snake! This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Little Peacock Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Little Peacock Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Mingmei Yip Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/12/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Mice and the Elephants Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Mice and the Elephants Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Chitra Soundar Illustrator: Aditi Kakade Beaufrand Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/11/2021

In this traditional tale from India, the mice and the elephants discover that size is no barrier to friendship after one of the elephants falls into a hunter's trap... This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.Perfect for readers aged 5-7 or those reading at book band purple.

Reading Champion: The Snake of Gold Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Snake of Gold Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Chitra Soundar Illustrator: Darshika Varma Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/11/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Going on a Train Independent Reading Yellow 3 Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Going on a Train Independent Reading Yellow 3 Non-fiction

Author: Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/11/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Tidy-up Time Independent Reading Yellow 3 Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Tidy-up Time Independent Reading Yellow 3 Non-fiction

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/11/2021

Follow this instructional text about how to tidy up in the classroom! This non-fiction text is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Birthdays Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Reading Champion: Birthdays Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Alex Naidoo Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/11/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Birthdays is a non-fiction text reporting on how different people celebrate birthdays. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: A New Boy Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Reading Champion: A New Boy Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Author: Sarah Snashall Illustrator: Ally Marie Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/11/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) A New Boy is a non-fiction text reporting on welcoming a new child into the school. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Town Mouse and Country Mouse Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Town Mouse and Country Mouse Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Penny Dolan Illustrator: Braden Hallett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2021

When Town Nouse vists his cousin in the countryside, he far prefers his comfortable life in town ... This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Puss in Boots Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Puss in Boots Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Shahab Shamshirsaz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2021

The miller's son is very poor, but he has an incredible talking cat, and Puss is determined to be rich! This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: In the Toolbox Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Reading Champion: In the Toolbox Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: A. Corazon Abierto Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/10/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) In the Toolbox is a non-fiction text reporting on the tools used by a builder. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: How to Grow a Sunflower Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Reading Champion: How to Grow a Sunflower Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Author: Sarah Snashall Illustrator: Elif Balta Parks Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/10/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) How to Grow a Sunflower is a non-fiction text instructing how to grow a sunflower. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Hansel and Gretel Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Hansel and Gretel Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Lynne Benton Illustrator: Louise Forshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2021

When Hansel and Gretel get lost in the forest, they find an amazing little cottage. But who lives there? This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Little Red Riding Hood Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Little Red Riding Hood Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jackie Walter, Bill Bolton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2021

Little Red Riding Hood is off to visit her grandmother, but the forest is full of danger ... This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Puss in Boots Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Puss in Boots Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Shahab Shamshirsaz Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/10/2021

The miller's son is very poor, but he has an incredible talking cat, and Puss is determined to be rich! This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Make it Move Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Make it Move Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Katie Woolley Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2021

Learn about how we make things move by pushing or pulling in this non-fiction reader. This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories and non-fiction texts are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for children aged 4-5, those working at book band pink or learning to read by themselves.

Reading Champion: Wheels Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Wheels Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2021

This non-fiction text explores different objects and vehicles with wheels. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect reads for children aged 4-5, reading at book band pink.

Reading Champion: Circles Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Circles Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2021

Circles is a non-fiction graded reading book about spotting circles in everyday shapes aorund the home. This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect reads for children aged 4-5, reading at book band pink.

Reading Champion: Big Cats, Little Cats Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Big Cats, Little Cats Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Sarah Snashall Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2021

Discover the similarities and differences between large, wild cats and small, domestic cats with this non-ficiton reader.This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for children aged 4-5 or reading at book band Pink 1B.

Reading Champion: Rainbow Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Rainbow Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Kay Widdowson Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2021

Explore all the different colours that make up a rainbow in this early reader information book. See the child progress his painting of a rainbow in the lovely artwork that accompanies the clear, simple non-fiction text. This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original texts are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for children aged 3+ just starting to read, or reading at book band Pink.

Reading Champion: Animals That Fly Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Reading Champion: Animals That Fly Independent Reading Pink 1B Non-fiction

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2021

This non-fiction text explores different animals that fly. The book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect reads for children aged 4-5, reading at book band pink.

Reading Champion: The Gingerbread Man Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: The Gingerbread Man Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Marcus Cutler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2021

A little old lady bakes a man out of gingerbread. But this gingerbread man does NOT want to be eaten, and he runs away as fast as he can! This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Chicken Licken Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Chicken Licken Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Emma Latham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2021

When an acorn drops on the head of Chicken Licken, he is sure the sky is falling! He sets off to the palace to tell the king. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Seasons Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Reading Champion: Seasons Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Claire McElfatrick Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Seasons is a non-fiction text exploring how the weather changes in different seasons. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: My Pet Dog Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Reading Champion: My Pet Dog Independent Reading Non-fiction Red 2

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Ocean Hughes Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) My Pet Dog is a non-fiction text explaining how to take care of a pet dog. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Going to School Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: Going to School Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Beccy Blake Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/09/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Going to School is a non-fiction text exploring the different ways in which people travel to school. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Bugs Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: Bugs Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Claire McElfatrick Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/09/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Bugs is a non-fiction text exploring how different bugs eat leaves. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Yeh and the Dragon King Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Yeh and the Dragon King Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Mingmei Yip Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/09/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Living in a Tree Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: Living in a Tree Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Bruno Robert Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/08/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Living in a Tree is a non-fiction text exploring the different animals that live in trees. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: This is not Rubbish Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: This is not Rubbish Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Sophie Crichton Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/08/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) This is not Rubbish is a non-fiction text exploring how different objects may be reused and recycled. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Weather Today Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: The Weather Today Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Hannah Wood Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/07/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) The Weather Today is a non-fiction text exploring how different clothes are suitable for different weather. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Make a Splash Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Reading Champion: Make a Splash Independent Reading Non-Fiction Pink 1a

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Marcin Poludniak Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/07/2021

This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Make a Splash is a non-fiction text exploring how different people can make a splash in water. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This early non-fiction text is accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Chief Five Heads Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Chief Five Heads Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Tracy Turner-Jones Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2021

In this retelling of a traditional tale from Africa, two daughters are seeking to marry a wealthy chief. The elder daughter travels to the chief's village first but the chief turns out to be a five-headed snake. He sets some tests for each daughter... This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for 5-7 year olds or those reading book band Purple.

Reading Champion: The Lion and the Jackal Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Lion and the Jackal Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Tracy Turner-Jones Illustrator: Maite Schmitt Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2021

In this retelling of a tradiitonal African Tale, Jackal must outwit Lion in order to escape being eaten! This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. This book is perfect for the 5-7 age group or supports those reading at book band Purple.

Reading Champion: The Little Peacock Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Little Peacock Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Mingmei Yip Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Snow Globe Adventure Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: The Snow Globe Adventure Independent Reading 12

Author: Caroline Walker Illustrator: Sara Ugolotti Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading 12, for readers aged 7 years old and up, or in the second half of Year 3. Mia and her dad have moved from their home in a warm climate, to a very, very cold one. The one thing Mia is looking forward to is seeing snow for the first time. Little does she know there will be snow and much more - including some magic! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Glooscap and the Baby Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: Glooscap and the Baby Independent Reading 12

Author: Caroline Walker Illustrator: Teresa Martinez Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading 12, for readers aged 7 years old and up, or in the second half of Year 3. Glooscap is an undefeated and prized warrior, until he meets the unbeatable foe: a baby. In this traditional tale from the myths of the Wabanaki people (a Native American group of five nations), we learn about where true power lies. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Mystery of the Haunted House Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: The Mystery of the Haunted House Independent Reading 12

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Sian James Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading 12, for readers aged 7 years old and up, or in the second half of Year 3. Sarwat loves to solve mysteries. But what on earth is happening at his neighbours house? It surely seems haunted, but perhaps the spooky clues have another explanation? Sarwat is on the case! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Emperor and the Seed Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: The Emperor and the Seed Independent Reading 12

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Le Nhat Vu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading 12, for readers aged 7 years old and up, or in the second half of Year 3. The emperor needs someone to take over his throne. When he challenges the children of his kingdom to grow the best plant they can from a seed he gives them, young Ling is dismayed - he can't get it to grow no matter what he does! When he brings his empty pot to the emperor, he knows he has lost the challenge. Or has he? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: How Elephant Learnt Some Manners Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: How Elephant Learnt Some Manners Independent Reading 12

Author: Cath Jones Illustrator: Tomislav Zlatic Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading 12, for readers aged 7 years old and up, or in the second half of Year 3. Elephant is the biggest and also thinks he's the best. He's always a bit rude to the other animals, until some clever squirrels teach him a lesson. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Headmaster Disaster Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: The Headmaster Disaster Independent Reading 12

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Sarah Hoyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading 12, for readers aged 7 years old and up, or in the second half of Year 3. Tommy keeps framing Sam for bad behaviour at school, so the headmaster thinks Sam is a big troublemaker. With a little help from a secretly magic apple, Sam and the headmaster swap bodies! Walking in each other's shoes (literally) they both learn valuable lessons. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Mice and the Elephants Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Mice and the Elephants Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Chitra Soundar Illustrator: Aditi Kakade Beaufrand Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/05/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Snake of Gold Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Snake of Gold Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Chitra Soundar Illustrator: Darshika Varma Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/05/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Town Mouse and Country Mouse Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Town Mouse and Country Mouse Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Penny Dolan Illustrator: Braden Hallett Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2021

When Town Mouse visits his cousin in the countryside, he far prefers his comfortable life in town ... This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Birthday Riddles Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: Birthday Riddles Independent Reading 11

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Lee Cosgrove Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

It's the twins' birthday and they are very excited. But where are their presents? Mum and Dad have set a treasure trail, and the twins will have to solve the riddles to find them! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Cookie Thief Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: The Cookie Thief Independent Reading 11

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Andy Catling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

Amari has been baking cookies with his grandmother, but every time he leaves them to cool, they disappear! Who is the mysterious cookie thief? Amari is about to make a surprising discovery! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: The Gingerbread Man Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: The Gingerbread Man Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Marcus Cutler Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2021

A little old lady bakes a gingerbread man. But this little man does NOT want to be eaten, and he runs away as fast as he can! This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Chicken Licken Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Chicken Licken Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Emma Latham Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2021

When an acorn drops on the head of Chicken Licken, he is sure the sky is falling. He sets off to tell the king all about it. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Blackout Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: The Blackout Independent Reading 11

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Dan Widdowson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/04/2021

When there is a power cut, Ajay and Dion are really disappointed. They were just in the middle of a game, and Dad can't even cook anything for dinner! But Dad has a few old camping tricks up his sleeve, and he has a plan ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Hansel and Gretel Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Hansel and Gretel Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Lynne Benton Illustrator: Louise Forshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2021

When Hansel and Gretel get lost in the forest, they find an amazing little cottage. But who lives there? This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Little Red Riding Hood Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Little Red Riding Hood Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jackie Walter, Bill Bolton Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2021

Little Red Riding Hood is off to visit her grandmother, but the forest is full of danger ... This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Guinea Pigs on the Loose Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: Guinea Pigs on the Loose Independent Reading 11

Author: Cath Jones Illustrator: Alex Patrick Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/04/2021

Becks has the responsibility of looking after the school guinea pigs for the weekend. She looks after them well, but those guinea pigs are just too tempted by next door's garden! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: The Joker Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: The Joker Independent Reading 11

Author: Kay Woodward Illustrator: Alex Paterson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2021

Milly was a joker - she just LOVED playing jokes on her family. But after a whole week of Milly tricking them, her family decide to play a joke of their own... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: David and Goliath Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: David and Goliath Independent Reading 11

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Shahab Shamshirsaz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2021

An exciting retelling of the famous story of David, a young shepherd boy, who faces the mighty giant warrior, Goliath, armed only with a slingshot and pebble. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Staying at Home Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Staying at Home Independent Reading White 10

Author: Heather Maisner Illustrator: Parwinder Singh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/03/2021

Maya is very excited for her family's annual trip to the seaside. When she is suddenly struck down with chicken pox, she must make the best of missing out. For Independent Reading at White Band 10, readers aged 5-7 years. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Giant and the Shoemaker Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: The Giant and the Shoemaker Independent Reading White 10

Author: Lynne Benton Illustrator: Amerigo Pinelli Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/03/2021

This classic tale from Malta is full of twists and turns (and pasta)! Will the shoemaker be able to free the mayor from the hungry giant? For Independent Reading at White Band 10, readers aged 5-7 years. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The King with Horse's Ears Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: The King with Horse's Ears Independent Reading White 10

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Pink Wazza Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/03/2021

A kind king in a far off land has been hiding his ears from everyone in his kingdom - even his wife, the queen! He has horse's ears on his head and he is afraid everyone will laugh if they find out... Until a magical violin changes everything! For Independent Reading at White Band 10, readers aged 5-7 years. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Matooke Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Matooke Independent Reading White 10

Author: Tracy Turner-Jones Illustrator: reminac kc Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/03/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading Book Band White 10, for readers aged from 5-7 years. Eddie is a city boy from Kampala, but it's the school holidays so he's off for a visit with his Auntie and cousin in the Ugandan countryside. The hard work and all the nature are a bit hard for him to get used to at first, but, in the end, their patient teaching and his Auntie's delicious matooke win him over. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Grandad Comes to Stay Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Grandad Comes to Stay Independent Reading White 10

Author: Caroline Walker Illustrator: Cedric Abt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2021

Oliver loves to RUN and he never sits still or moves slowly ... until an injury forces him to take it easy. Lucky for Oliver, Grandad comes round to help, and he is full of great ideas to have fun during Oliver's slow winter! This book is aimed at Independent Reading Book Band White 10, for readers aged from 5-7 years. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Gelert the Brave Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Gelert the Brave Independent Reading White 10

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Janos Orban Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading Book Band White 10, for readers aged from 5-7 years. The classic tale from Wales - Gelert the brave dog saves the prince's baby from a wolf, but when the prince confuses Gelert for the killer, tragedy strikes. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Grandpa's Garden Independent Reading Gold 9

Grandpa's Garden Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Beatriz Castro Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). In this family story, Sam just wants to play his game. He really doesn't want to spend time gardening with his grandpa. But he is soon excited about the growing beans. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.e.

Vixen Independent Reading Gold 9

Vixen Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Penny Dolan Illustrator: Katie Rewse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Vixen's den is in the garden of an old house. And she has a very special reason to hide away there this summer ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Fox and the Goose Independent Reading Gold 9

Reading Champion: The Fox and the Goose Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Mick Gowar Illustrator: John Joven Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). A traditional Aesop fable is retold as the story of Fox and Goose, who try to be friends, but end up misunderstanding one another and not showing compassion for each other's needs, with disastrous consequences. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Dragon Painter Independent Reading Gold 9

Dragon Painter Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Adam Bushnell Illustrator: Amerigo Pinelli Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This traditional tale tells the story behind the Chinese proverb Draw the dragons, dot the eyes and the eye-dotting ceremony. A painter refuses to draw in the eyes of the dragons, but the Emperor will not listen... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Freya the Brave Independent Reading Gold 9

Freya the Brave Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Max Rambaldi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). Freya doesn't always feel brave, but she tries her best. And when she sneaks away on a Viking adventure, she proves herself braver than most. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Samir's Best Sports Day Independent Reading Gold 9

Samir's Best Sports Day Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Elizabeth Dale Illustrator: Art Gus Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2021

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). Samir longs to win a race in Sports Day, but it doesn't go to plan. Mr Simms helps him learn that having fun is just as important as winning. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Anansi and the Sheep Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Anansi and the Sheep Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Adam Bushnell Illustrator: Nuno Alexandre Vieira Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/12/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Anansi the spider is clever and helpful. When he comes across a sad and hungry sheep, Anansi decides to help the sheep find greener pastures. Along the way, he must also save them both from hungry wild beasts! Come along with Anansi and the Sheep on this fun mash-up of traditional stories! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Finley's Perfect Pet Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Finley's Perfect Pet Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Kathryn Selbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/12/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Finley promises his parents he'll take good care of a pet, so they decide it's time to welcome one into their home. You won't believe how many things can go wrong with pets until you read this funny tale of squawking and slithering! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Boots in the Mud Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Boots in the Mud Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Penny Dolan Illustrator: Morena Forza Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Boots in the Mud is about the muddiest muddle imaginable! When Mia and Harry go for a walk in the forest with their mum and cousins, the mud gets the best of them as they try to cross a stream. Everyone has to laugh when they figure out what's happened to their boots in the mud! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Stone Soup Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Stone Soup Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Silvia Provantini Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Stone Soup is a retelling of a classic tale of cleverness and working together. How will the mysterious stranger help the town come together and make delicious stone soup fit for a king? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Kind Kitty Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Kind Kitty Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Daniele Fabbri Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Kitty loves to make people happy. When she sets off to buy apples to bake a pie for her son, she winds up helping many people along the way, including a needy donkey! Learn about empathy, generosity and the power of modelling kindness with this beautifully illustrated story from Katie Dale and Daniele Fabbri. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: A New King Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: A New King Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: BlueBean Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Lion is tired of being king. He decides to hold a contest to see which animal is most deserving of the throne. You won't believe who crosses the finish line first! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Find Fergus Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Find Fergus Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Elizabeth Dale Illustrator: Becky Davies Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Imran has never been apart from his toy rabbit Fergus. So when Fergus goes missing on a sleepover at Aunty Caroline's house, Imran is determined to find him. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: The House with Golden Windows Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: The House with Golden Windows Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Shahab Shamshirsaz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2020

The Emperor lives in a beautiful golden palace, but he is not happy... he always wants more. So when he sees a house with golden windows on the other side of the valley, he decides he must have it! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Splash! Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Splash! Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Penny Dolan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2020

Splash the merboy is happily playing in the waves when the tide goes out and leaves him stranded in a rock pool. Can he make it back to sea safely? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Supper Time! Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Supper Time! Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Emma Latham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2020

Wolf is hungry and he fancies chicken for supper. But the little chicken doesn't fancy being eaten at all! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Froggo Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Froggo Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Penny Dolan Illustrator: Marco Lombardini Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2020

Froggo lives in the pond with the other frogs and they are always hearing the story of the frog who kissed a princess and turned into a prince.... and Froggo just cannot think of anything worse! So when he retrieves the children's football, he is in for a surprise! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Grandad's Magic Torch Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Grandad's Magic Torch Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Andy Elkerton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2020

The children are on a camping holiday with Mum and Grandad. And when Grandad lends them his torch, the adventure really begins! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: The New Baby Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: The New Baby Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Lynne Benton Illustrator: Rupert Van Wyk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2020

Holly wants a little sister, so when her mum has a baby boy, Holly is disappointed. In this sweet tale of worry, assumptions and big changes, Holly learns that little brothers can be great fun too! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Perfect Place for a Picnic Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: The Perfect Place for a Picnic Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Rory Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2020

Mo and Yaz are in the mood for a picnic. They've packed their trusty red rug and a lovely lunch, but they have no idea what's in store for them! From the start, everything goes wrong and the two friends will have to be creative to find the perfect place for their picnic. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Fly Home, Blue! Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Fly Home, Blue! Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Penny Dolan Illustrator: Beccy Blake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2020

Tom has a brilliant racing pigeon called Blue. Grandad has arranged for Blue to fly in his first race! Everyone is very excited, especially Blue, but can he find his way home to Tom and Grandad? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Top Pet Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Top Pet Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Jenny Jinks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2020

When their teacher announces Pet Week at school, the children are excited to show off their pets to their classmates! Who will be voted 'Top Pet' by the end of the week? Will it be the cute puppy, the amazing pony ... or something even more exciting? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: It's Time to Wake Up! Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: It's Time to Wake Up! Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Tomislav Zlatic Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/08/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Cluck the cockerel knows his job on the farm is very important: he must wake all the other animals to do their work! The only problem is ... Cluck has no idea when he should crow! This funny and heart-warming story shows the value of kindness and helping a friend in need. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Spike's New House Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Spike's New House Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Ellie O'Shea Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/08/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) This sweet and surprising story stars Meera, her parents and their back garden visitor, Spike the hedgehog. Meera loves when Spike comes to call in the evenings, but when she and the family have a big garden clear-out, will Spike still find the garden cosy enough for a wander? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Taj's Torch Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: Taj's Torch Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Mirella Mariani Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) When Taj gets a torch for his birthday, he keeps shining it in everyone's face - and they are not too pleased! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Show and Tell Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: Show and Tell Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Louise Forshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) When Bindi has to take something to school for Show and Tell, Dad has a brilliant idea... but what is inside the box? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Finn and the Dentist Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: Finn and the Dentist Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Valentina Bandera Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Finn has never been to see the dentist but he is sure he won't like it. Is he right? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: We Don't Eat This! Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: We Don't Eat This! Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Alan Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Ben and Jack really want to help on the farm, but the animals just do not like the food they're handing out! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: A Hat for Gran Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: A Hat for Gran Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: A. Corazon Abierto Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Gran really needs a new hat. She visits the hat shop, but it is hard to find one that is just right for her! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Cam's Kite Independent Reading Yellow

Reading Champion: Cam's Kite Independent Reading Yellow

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Tomislav Zlatic Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2020

When Cam and Dad take a kite to the field, it flies up high... but when the kite gets stuck in the tree, Dad has to come to the rescue! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Hen-Duck Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: The Hen-Duck Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Lynne Benton Illustrator: Bruno Robert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) When a little chick hatches with the ducklings, she grows up to think she's a duck! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Sandy the Dog Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: Sandy the Dog Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Lynne Benton Illustrator: Ana Sebastien Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Sandy the dog is busy training the family to become the perfect dog owners! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Harry's Great Escape Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: Harry's Great Escape Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Andy Rowland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Harry the class hamster thinks the children have much more fun than he does. When his cage door is left open one day, he takes his chance to explore. Harry's Great Escape is a fun and cautionary tale filled with hilarious illustrations to engage the reader. Join Harry on his dangerous journey around the class! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Lost Bear Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: The Lost Bear Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Imagine Jem's worry, when he realises he's lost his precious Bear at the playground! Everywhere Dad and Jem look, there's no Bear, They nearly give up hope. You won't believe what fun Bear gets up to in this sweet tale of sharing and determination! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Flying Solo Independent Reading 18

Reading Champion: Flying Solo Independent Reading 18

Author: Elizabeth Dale Illustrator: Elena Napoli Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Amy Johnson likes a challenge. She'd like to prove she is one of the best pilots there is. It's 1930 and she is attempting to be the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia. Can she make it and prove her doubters wrong? This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11 or in year 6. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Achieving a Dream Independent Reading 18

Reading Champion: Achieving a Dream Independent Reading 18

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Alessia Trunfio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Ruby awakes to find herself in a hospital bed, but how did she get there? Through a series of flashbacks her memory slowly recalls how she injured her leg so badly. Can she recover in time to achieve her dream of being a high jump champion at the next junior championships? This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11 or in year 6. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: A Chance to Shine Independent Reading 18

Reading Champion: A Chance to Shine Independent Reading 18

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Beatriz Castro Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Lily hates her athletics training but wants to please her parents, though she'll never be as good as her brother, Abe. One day she spots an audition poster at school and discovers her chance to shine lies on the stage, not on the athletics track ... This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11 or in year 6. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Ella's School Trip Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: Ella's School Trip Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Alex Naidoo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Ella is nervous about her first school trip - to a museum. Where will she sit? Where will she have lunch? There are so many things she feels worried about ... but maybe with the help of her friend, Josh, she will enjoy the trip after all. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Reading Champion: Alfie's Castle Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: Alfie's Castle Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: David Arumi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

When Alfie gets a brick castle for his birthday, he can't wait to get started building it! But Mum, Dad and Grandad all have trouble assembling their parts ... until Alfie discovers how to solve the problem. If they work as a team, they can build the best castle ever! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Eagle Has Landed Independent Reading 18

Reading Champion: The Eagle Has Landed Independent Reading 18

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Gustavo Mazali Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Relive the story of the first moon landing and the perilous mission of the astronauts aboard the Apollo 11. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11 or in year 6. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Alfred and the Vikings Independent Reading 18

Reading Champion: Alfred and the Vikings Independent Reading 18

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: James Rey Sanchez Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2020

When Vikings arrive and invade, King Alfred summons the Anglo-Saxons to fight. This true story of the famous defeat of the Vikings is brought to life through the eyes of Alfred's squire, who witnesses Alfred's bravery first hand. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11 or in year 6. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Hannibal's Epic Elephant Journey Independent Reading 18

Reading Champion: Hannibal's Epic Elephant Journey Independent Reading 18

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Art Gus Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Hannibal sets off to fight the Romans with an army on mighty elephants ... first they must cross the river and navigate a way through the treacherous mountains, then defeat the mighty Roman army! This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11 or in year 6. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Hatch! Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: Hatch! Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Emma Latham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Mum and Dad Blackbird are looking after three eggs in their nest. Then one day the eggs begin to open ... and one, two, three baby birds appear! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This story is perfect for those aged 4-6 or following Blue book band in the classroom. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: A Cake for Gran Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: A Cake for Gran Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Srimalie Bassani Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) For Gran's birthday, Asha decides to make a cake from Dad's cookbook, but it doesn't go to plan ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: What a Mess! Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: What a Mess! Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Charlie Alder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2020

Jazz wants to help her mum and dad with the painting. They are happy for her to help, as long as she doesn't make a mess! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Dragon Knight Independent Reading 17

Reading Champion: Dragon Knight Independent Reading 17

Author: Adam Bushnell Illustrator: Leo Trinidad Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) In this fantasy adventure, a dragon is terrorising London - or is it? Leo isn't sure ... and his meeting with the legendary St George confirms his suspicions about dragons! This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Prince Rama and the Demon King Independent Reading 17

Reading Champion: Prince Rama and the Demon King Independent Reading 17

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Manuel ҆umberac Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) In this retelling of the Diwali story, we join a family who are celebrating Diwali and learn about Rama's greatest adventure, defeating the demon king. This colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Evan's Rocket Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: Evan's Rocket Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Lisa Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Evan really wants to buy the rocket he sees in the shop window, but he needs to save up for it first! This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Flight of Icarus Independent Reading 17

Reading Champion: The Flight of Icarus Independent Reading 17

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Shahab Shamshirsaz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

In this retelling of the famous Greek myth, we learn the story of Icarus and his father Daedalus, including why they were imprisoned after building the Labyrinth for Minos's son, the Minotaur, and the tragic outcome of their daring escape. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Pip's Presents Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: Pip's Presents Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Pauline Reeves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Pip really wants a robot for her birthday. Will there be one in any of her presents? This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Shackleton's Stowaway Independent Reading 17

Shackleton's Stowaway Independent Reading 17

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Kevin Hopgood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Shackleton's journey is one of the greatest adventure tales ever told. In this story, we learn of their incredible survival through the eyes of Perce - a young stowaway on the Endurance. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Mermaid of Zennor Independent Reading 17

Reading Champion: The Mermaid of Zennor Independent Reading 17

Author: Lynne Benton Illustrator: Daniel Duncan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

In this retelling of a Cornish folktale, we visit the mermaid's chair of Zennor Church and learn the tale of the mermaid and local man, Matthew Trewella. This colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Steph and the Sea Sprite Independent Reading 17

Reading Champion: Steph and the Sea Sprite Independent Reading 17

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Lucy Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) When Steph is at the beach with her friends, they are not very careful with their litter. Their carelessness provokes the anger of a nearby old man. But this is no ordinary old man, and he takes Steph on a journey through time to show just what effects pollution can have on the ocean and shore. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Pirate Bill Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: Pirate Bill Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Marcus Cutler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Pirate Bill has a treasure map. He digs everywhere but cannot find the gold. Perhaps it will be somewhere he does not expect... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Wedding in Delhi Independent Reading 16

Reading Champion: Wedding in Delhi Independent Reading 16

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Amit Tayal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Jasmine is a worrier. When she hears she's finally going to Delhi to see her cousins and attend a family wedding, all she can think about is her fear of flying! When the travel day finally comes, Jasmine decides to be brave and gets herself ready for a wonderful adventure. Join Jasmine as she learns and grows while having fun at a wedding in Delhi! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Bear's Cave Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: Bear's Cave Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Jenny Jinks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) It's freezing cold and bear wants to sleep, so he finds a nice empty cave to shelter in. But as he tries to rest, a number of animals interrupt him, wanting to escape the bitter cold. Bear is not happy and tells each of the animals to go away, but still he can't sleep. Then bear has an idea that will help him and all the animals ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for the 4-5 year old beginner reader or those reading book band red.

Reading Champion: Up Went the Balloon Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: Up Went the Balloon Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Maxine Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Dev's balloon is off on a grand adventure! Where will the balloon end up? With a bird? Up in the clouds? Read to find out! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Great Outdoors Independent Reading 16

Reading Champion: The Great Outdoors Independent Reading 16

Author: Cath Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Red's class is off on a wilderness adventure! Three whole nights away. Everyone is so excited, but will the class bully, Jack, ruin it for them all? Or can Red and the others show Jack that working together and showing kindness is the best way to survive and have fun in the great outdoors? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Hidden Talent Independent Reading 15

Reading Champion: Hidden Talent Independent Reading 15

Author: Cath Jones Illustrator: Anne Defreville Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

It's the school talent show, and a famous celebrity is coming to judge. Max's friends are excited and long to take part, but Max feels far too shy. Friendship and understanding help her work through and ultimately overcome her anxiety. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: King Midas Independent Reading 15

Reading Champion: King Midas Independent Reading 15

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Sonya Abby Soekarno Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

In this retelling of the Greek myth, King Midas learns what true value means when his greed robs him of everything that he holds most dear. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Tom's Titanic Independent Reading 16

Reading Champion: Tom's Titanic Independent Reading 16

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Davide Ortu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

Tom can't believe his luck when his Uncle Max gets him a ticket for the Titanic. Tom's uncle is an engineer on board the ship and Tom discovers all about how the ship works. Then, in one fateful moment, everything changes and the unthinkable happens ... This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11.Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Are We There Yet? Independent Reading Red 2

Are We There Yet? Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Denis Cristo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2019

Matt is impatient to find out where he is going, but Mum and Dad want it to be a surprise ... the car journey feels like forever to Matt! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for the 4-5 year old beginner reader or those reading book band red. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Reading Champion: Willow in Africa Independent reading 16

Reading Champion: Willow in Africa Independent reading 16

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Mia Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2019

Willow is not happy when her mum decides to relocate from the UK and set up a wildlife sanctuary in Africa. Her life could not be more different, and she misses her friends and old life. Then, one day, a baby giraffe named Shadow arrives at the sanctuary and Willow begins to see the amazing possibilities her new life holds. A great story exploring change and adjustment. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Reading Champion: Fran Makes the Team Independent Reading 16

Reading Champion: Fran Makes the Team Independent Reading 16

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Nigel Baines Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Fran loves football and has great goal-scoring ability, but how can she get noticed by the school football coach and convince the boys to accept her on the team? This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11.Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Pen Pals Independent Reading 16

Reading Champion: Pen Pals Independent Reading 16

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Letizia Rizzo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Rosie lives on a farm in the countryside;Jayden lives in an inner London tower block. The two becomes pen pals exchanging letters all the time. One day they decide to meet and see how different each others homes really are. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11.Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

The School Play Independent Reading Red 2

The School Play Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Marcus Cutler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

Lil and Tim are having trouble choosing an outfit for the school play ... what will they be? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for the 4-5 year old beginner reader or those reading book band red.

Reading Champion: Meg and Ted Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: Meg and Ted Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Kelly Caswell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Meg likes to help - and she never goes anywhere without her trusted bear, Ted, who also likes to help! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for the 4-5 year old beginner reader or those reading book band red.

Reading Champion: Bounce, Bounce, Bounce! Pink 1B

Reading Champion: Bounce, Bounce, Bounce! Pink 1B

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Beccy Blake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2019

Get the whole family bouncing with this adorable tale of joining in the fun. It's bouncing time! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Mo is having a great time bouncing on the bouncy castle. But then everyone joins in and gets a bit overexcited ...

Reading Champion: Max is Cooking Pink 1B

Reading Champion: Max is Cooking Pink 1B

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Valentina Bandera Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2019

What is Max cooking, out there in the mud kitchen? Read along and join his mess-making fun! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Max is cooking in the mud kitchen. Will anyone want to try it?

Reading Champion: Hasan's Idea Independent Reading 15

Reading Champion: Hasan's Idea Independent Reading 15

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Jose Rubert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2019

Hasan is new at school - and he has a brilliant idea to help him settle in, and for his friends to learn more about each other's cultures. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Blitz Baby Independent Reading 15

Reading Champion: The Blitz Baby Independent Reading 15

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Nicolas Hitori De Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2019

During a bombing of Plymouth in World War 2, a German plane is shot down near Jenny and Thomas's house. They long to investigate, but they hear something and decide to investigate first. They are soon in grave danger, needing help from the last source they would expect. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Cat on the Magic Mat Pink 1B

Reading Champion: Cat on the Magic Mat Pink 1B

Author: Karen Wallace Illustrator: Mette Engell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2019

Cat is having a magical adventure! Where will the mat take cat next? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Bella the puppy is hiding. Where could she be?

Reading Champion: I Don't Like Chocolate Pink 1B

Reading Champion: I Don't Like Chocolate Pink 1B

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Alex Naidoo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2019

Everyone likes different foods - even animals! This funny book will have young readers considering their food choices, laughing all the while. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, the little girl is determined to share her packed lunch with the animals, but they just don't like the same food!

Reading Champion: The Legend of the Flying Dutchman Independent Reading 15

Reading Champion: The Legend of the Flying Dutchman Independent Reading 15

Author: Elizabeth Dale Illustrator: Gus Art Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2019

Join the crew of the 'Flying Dutchman' and find out what life was llike on board, and what led the ship to her legendary fate of roaming the seas for eternity. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Coyote the Fire Thief Independent Reading 15

Reading Champion: Coyote the Fire Thief Independent Reading 15

Author: Mick Gowar Illustrator: James Rey Sanchez Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2019

In this retelling of a native American myth, Coyote feels sorry for the helpless humans and steals fire to bring them warmth and comfort. But the humans are not grateful for her gift and use the fire against Coyote and the natural world. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Where is Bella? Pink 1B

Reading Champion: Where is Bella? Pink 1B

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Liam Darcy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Come along on the hunt - can you guess where Bella the dog might be? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Bella the puppy is hiding. Where could she be?

Reading Champion: I Live on the Farm Pink 1B

Reading Champion: I Live on the Farm Pink 1B

Author: Katie Woolley Illustrator: Andy Elkerton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2019

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, we meet some of the animals who live on the farm - including a cheeky rat!

Reading Champion: Max and the Gladiator Independent Reading 14

Reading Champion: Max and the Gladiator Independent Reading 14

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Nigel Baines Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Max is on a school trip to Chester to visit some Roman ruins. As he takes a little nap after lunch he is suddenly transported back in time ... and before him stands a fully armed Roman Gladiator! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow Independent Reading 14

Reading Champion: Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow Independent Reading 14

Author: Elizabeth Dale Illustrator: Isabel Munoz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Robin Hood is a wanted outlaw and it is up to the Sheriff of Nottingham to catch him. The Sheriff cunningly plans an archery competition knowing Robin Hood will not be able to resist entering ... but Robin Hood is also a master of disguises - so who will have the last laugh? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Pied Piper Returns Independent Reading 14

Reading Champion: The Pied Piper Returns Independent Reading 14

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Hannah George Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) When the Pied Piper returns to Hamlelin, the children are delighted. Their parents have gone safety-mad and banned all sweets, cakes and ice cream too! When the Piper offers to help in return for some of the sweets, Ash, Freddie and Mala agree. But once the parents disappear the children refuse to pay the Piper, and the children soon find life without parents is not so easy... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Prince and the Pea Independent Reading 14

Reading Champion: The Prince and the Pea Independent Reading 14

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Ryan Wheatcroft Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Prince Rupert longs to play with the other village children, but his mother, the Queen, wants to find a real princess to be his playmate. She has a clever plan to find a real princess for her son ... but Rupert has a plan all of his own. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Run, Melina, Run Independent Reading 14

Reading Champion: Run, Melina, Run Independent Reading 14

Author: Damian Harvey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2019

Melina lives in Ancient Greece. She is a great runner and can even outrun her male friends. Maybe, just maybe, she can find a way to compete in the famous games in Athens ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. This story is perfect for those aged 7-8 or reading at book band 14. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: A New Home in Space Independent Reading 13

Reading Champion: A New Home in Space Independent Reading 13

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Jose Rubert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Theo has moved school before, but never to a space station! He is worried about how he will fit into a place where everything is so different. Join him as he makes new friends despite all his fears. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Dragon Dance Independent Reading 13

Reading Champion: Dragon Dance Independent Reading 13

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Fatima Anaya Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Ju-Long and Ting are spending New Year at their grandparents' house and will be watching the dragon dance at the village celebrations. Ju-Long adores dragons and longs to be part of the dance, just like his grandfather was... and this year, his dreams come true! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Keep Off the Grass Independent Reading 13

Reading Champion: Keep Off the Grass Independent Reading 13

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Liam Darcy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

Simon and Tariq are best friends. But when Simon starts taking a shortcut through somebody's garden, and Tariq is not happy to do so, their friendship is tested. Then Tariq gets into trouble because of Simon's actions. Will Simon prove to be a good friend after all? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Sandy Cove Rescue Independent Reading 13

Reading Champion: Sandy Cove Rescue Independent Reading 13

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Noemie Gionet Landry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

Jess and Spencer have been learning all about their local environment. When they go on a beach clean one Saturday, they are horrified to find a seal cub entangled in plastic. Their quick thinking ensures that the seal is soon in the best place to recover. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Mary and the Great Fire of London Independent Reading 13

Reading Champion: Mary and the Great Fire of London Independent Reading 13

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Alex Paterson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2019

One dry, hot night in 1666, Mary was on her way home from the bakery where she worked in Pudding Lane, London. Later that night, a terrible fire broke out in that same bakery... one that would change London forever! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Peach Boy Independent Reading 13

Reading Champion: The Peach Boy Independent Reading 13

Author: Enid Richemont Illustrator: Andy Catling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2019

In this retelling of a famous Japanese legend, we meet Momotaro, a boy whose mother found him inside a peach. When ogres attack his village, Momotaro bravely sets out to drive them away - with the help of his friends and some of his mother's strength-giving cakes... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Rainbow Street Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: Rainbow Street Independent Reading 12

Author: Lynne Rickards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

Samir lives in Jordan with his family. His family bakery is in Rainbow street and it is here that Samir spends most of his time after school. But his true love is for birds. He is fascinated by them, their different shapes and sizes, colours and movements and one day, he gets to see the bird of his dreams ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Great Granny Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: Great Granny Independent Reading 12

Author: Ann Bryant Illustrator: Barbara Szepesi Szucs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Jake's great granny is quite a person. She has many stories of her exploits during the second World War and is going to give a talk at Jake's school. Can she convince Jake's friend Ryan, that nothing about her or her stories will be boring? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Double Dragons Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: Double Dragons Independent Reading 12

Author: Enid Richemont Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

A fearsome, fire-breathing, knight-eating dragon, a kidnapped princess and a town in danger ... sound familiar? But this princess is no weak maiden, she is very sassy and is determined to save her town and change the dragon's diet too! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Magic Marcus Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: Magic Marcus Independent Reading 12

Author: Elizabeth Dale Illustrator: Gareth Conway Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

Marcus comes across a magic wand at a jumble sale, but he doesn't believe it has any magic in it. Soon after he starts making wishes and they each to come true, until he breaks his mum's favourite vase. Perhaps Marcus has discovered that real magic doesn't lie in the wand, after all. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Save the library! Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: Save the library! Independent Reading 12

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/05/2019

Summer is distraught when she finds her local library is going to close! She can't let that happen, so she sets about rallying friends to stop the closure and save the library. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing Independent Reading 12

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Letizia Rizzo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/05/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Wilf is not like other wolves. He doesn't want to scare people, he'd rather make friends with them! But the harder he tries to be nice, the more the others fear him ... so he decides to dress up as a sheep! The Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Thin Ice Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: Thin Ice Independent Reading 11

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Roger Simo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2019

When friends Lenny and Ted take their bikes off to the woods on a cold, snowy day, Mum warns them to keep away from the icy pond. The trouble is, Lenny just can't resist it and ends up nearly paying a very high price... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: MORE! Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: MORE! Independent Reading 11

Author: Enid Richemont Illustrator: Shahab Shamshirsaz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2019

When Sanjay is given a magic bowl that produces food by a kind goddess, he and his family need never be hungry again. Then the greedy Maharajah takes the bowl from him. But the Maharajah cannot control the magic and the food keeps coming... This traditional tale clearly echoes with 'The Magic Porridge Pot'. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Anansi and the Box of Stories Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: Anansi and the Box of Stories Independent Reading 11

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Valentina Bandera Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/2019

A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite African tale. Anansi the spider is a trickster and he will stop at nothing to get Nyame's story box, proving that even the littlest among us can achieve the greatest things. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

I Don't Want Danny Here Independent Reading 11

I Don't Want Danny Here Independent Reading 11

Author: Elizabeth Dale Illustrator: John and Gus Art Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/2019

Izzy doesn't like Danny. And Danny will be coming to live with them after his mum marries her dad. When Danny comes for a sleepover, things are very strained. Then Izzy starts to see things from Danny's point of view, and their relationship begins to change... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: How Bear Lost His Tail Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: How Bear Lost His Tail Independent Reading 11

Author: Mick Gowar Illustrator: Andy Catling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2019

A fun retelling of this Native American legend. Bear is tricked by Otter into fishing with his beautiful, long tail - and it ends up getting frozen and snapping off! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: A New Friend For Hannah Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: A New Friend For Hannah Independent Reading 11

Author: Elizabeth Dale Illustrator: Sarah Lawrence Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2019

Hannah doesn't like her new home - she misses her friends. Then she finds a rabbit in the garden, and things begin to look a little brighter. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows: Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+ Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+ Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+ Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+ Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reading Champion: Who Will be King? Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Who Will be King? Independent Reading White 10

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2019

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Big Match Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: The Big Match Independent Reading White 10

Author: Damian Harvey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2019

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Goodbye Tessa Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Goodbye Tessa Independent Reading White 10

Author: Elizabeth Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/03/2019

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Lost! Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Lost! Independent Reading White 10

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/03/2019

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Androcles and the Lion Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Androcles and the Lion Independent Reading White 10

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Alex Paterson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2019

Androcles is a brave slave. One day he escapes from his master and hides in a cave, only for a terrifying Lion to come into the cave! Little does he realise the encounter with the Lion will in fact save his life ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Missing Necklace Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: The Missing Necklace Independent Reading White 10

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2019

A crime has been committed in Ancient Egypt - who has stolen the Queen's precious necklace? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: One Hundred Wishes Independent Reading Gold 9

Reading Champion: One Hundred Wishes Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Enid Richemont Illustrator: Ben Whitehouse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/02/2019

Miserable, old Stan lives on his own, just counting his money. And when his fairy godmother grants him three wishes, all he can think of is wishing for more wishes and greedily hoarding them. But the wishes escape, and Stan's world is about to get a whole lot brighter. This story celebrates friendship, however it may find you. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Pip the Different Penguin Independent Reading Gold 9

Reading Champion: Pip the Different Penguin Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: A.H. Benjamin Illustrator: Bruno Robert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/02/2019

In a heartwarming story celebrating our differences, meet Pip the penguin - whose wings are far too big. The other penguins make him leave the colony because of them. But when a seal threatens the other penguins, it's Pip's wings that save the day. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Abdul's Lazy Sons Independent Reading Gold 9

Reading Champion: Abdul's Lazy Sons Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Shahab Shamshirsaz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/01/2019

Abdul works hard on the farm, but his sons never help. They are far too lazy! Then Abdul thinks of a clever trick to make them work very hard indeed ... Reading Champion is a completely innovative reading programme developed with experts at UCL's Institute of Education. The series offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills, with books spanning the 4-11 age group. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, so they can read with little or no help and encourages reading for pleasure. This story is perfect for those reading book band 9 (Gold) or aged 6 and up.

Reading Champion: One of Our Tigers is Missing! Independent Reading Gold 9

Reading Champion: One of Our Tigers is Missing! Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Pauline Reeves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/01/2019

Ted and Ava love everything about tigers, and are excited to visit the safari park. When they discover that one of the tigers is missing, their expert knowledge helps the ranger to track the tiger down. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Sleepover Independent Reading Gold 9

Reading Champion: The Sleepover Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Louise Forshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2019

Grace is going for her first sleepover at her friend's house. She is excited, but nervous, too. What if they don't want to play the same things? What if she doesn't like the food? What if she misses Mum? Luckily, Mum is on hand with some suggestions and, along with the help of her favourite toy, Grace has a wonderful time. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Dolphin Ride Independent Reading Gold 9

Reading Champion: Dolphin Ride Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Geraldine Rodriguez Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2019

Lexi and her dad are on a boat trip to spot dolphins. And when Lexi makes a wish to ride a dolphin, she is taken on a magical dream ride. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Flash and the Butterfly Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Flash and the Butterfly Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Jill Atkins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/12/2018

Flash is a young foal who likes to explore. His mother warns him not to go too far away, but when he spots a beautiful butterfly, he has to follow it, no matter where he ends up! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for 5-7 year olds or those reading book band 8.

Reading Champion: Hey, You! Gordon Goat! Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Hey, You! Gordon Goat! Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Ann Bryant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Gordon the Goat is on the hunt for a new home after a big digger tears away his old one. But no where he finds seems quite right ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Hen Who Cried Fox Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Hen Who Cried Fox Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: A.H. Benjamin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Hen is bored on the farm. Then she has an idea, and it involes tricking the other animals..but who will have the last laugh? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Dog Show Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Dog Show Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Scamp is a playful dog. At the dog show, he tries all sorts of tricks ... but they don't go as planned! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Giant Snowball Mystery Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Giant Snowball Mystery Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: A.H. Benjamin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/11/2018

Rabbit wakes up to a blanket of snow, but just as he goes out to play he spots a giant snowball... he darts out the way just in time! Soon Mole and Squirrel join Rabbit in chasing the giant snowball to find out where it's going - and if anyone is inside! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Lazy Jack Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Lazy Jack Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Sue Graves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/11/2018

In this modern adaptation of an Old English story, Jack's mother orders her lazy son to find a job. But each job Jack tries seems to end in disaster... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Tom the Naughty Tooth Fairy Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Tom the Naughty Tooth Fairy Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Elizabeth Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2018

Tom is a Tooth Fairy in trouble! He's spent so much time playing he has forgotten to collect teeth and the Fairy Boss is not happy ... does Tom have time to go back? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Jack's Junk Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Jack's Junk Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Elizabeth Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2018

Jack likes collecting junk so he can make things. Sometimes they need making a few times before they work, but luckily he's good at mending things too! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: The Dinosaur Bone Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: The Dinosaur Bone Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Elizabeth Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2018

Robbie is dinosaur mad! When Dad suggests the family go on a dinosaur bone hunt, Robbie and his sister Jen are on the case. Suddenly, they think they've found one ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Cave Boy and the Egg Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: Cave Boy and the Egg Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Bill Bolton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2018

Cave Boy and his dad are hunting for food when they come across an enormous egg. When they take it home for dinner, they get an even bigger surprise! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: The Cat's Tale Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Reading Champion: The Cat's Tale Independent Reading Turquoise 7

Author: Lynne Rickards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2018

The Emperor challenges the animals to a race across the river, and the first 12 to cross will form the 12 animals of the zodic. Cat wants to win, but Rat has a cunning plan ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Dog at School Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Dog at School Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Gustavo Mazali Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2018

In this fun story, a dog runs into school and causes all sorts of trouble. Then he runs to the head teacher's office. Everyone thinks the head teacher will be very cross, but will he? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Little Spook Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Little Spook Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Penny Dolan Illustrator: Joshua Heinsz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2018

In this story, Little Spook is afraid of something - but none of the Spook family can work out what is frightening him. Then a little firefly comes to the rescue ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Robot Gets It Wrong Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Robot Gets It Wrong Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Elizabeth Dale Illustrator: Maxine Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/09/2018

In this fun family story, Robbie the Robot is getting things very wrong. The Browns end up being soaked and having ice cream EVERYWHERE! Can Robbie be fixed? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Funny Footprints Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Funny Footprints Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Nanette Regan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/09/2018

In this story, it is Ben's birthday and it is snowing! He goes for a walk with Dad and sees some very funny footprints in the snow. Where could they lead? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: A Crown for Lion Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: A Crown for Lion Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: A.H. Benjamin Illustrator: Jeff Crowther Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

In this fun, animal story, Lion is looking for a crown - he wants everyone to know he is the king. The animals try many different things, but nothing seems to work... until Lion has a sneezing fit! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Dragon's Hiccups Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Dragon's Hiccups Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Martin Remphry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

In this story, a dragon has a bad case of the hiccups and nothing her friends do seems to help, leading to all sorts of fiery problems! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Letters from Grandpa Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: Letters from Grandpa Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Lisa Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

In this story, Josh and Grandpa happily exchange letters and are looking forward to Grandpa visiting. Then Grandpa has to go to hospital, and Josh visits him instead... and brings him home. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Green stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 5 (Green) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Sandeep and the Dragon Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: Sandeep and the Dragon Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Leo Trinidad Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

In this story, Sandeep has to get his little sister to go to sleep. All is well until the dragon in his book comes alive and wants to play! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Green stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 5 (Green) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Poor Bear Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: Poor Bear Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Lynne Benton Illustrator: Alex Naidoo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

In this story, it is Amy's turn to take home Bear, the class mascot. She really wants him to have a good time and they have lots of adventures. But it might be a little too exciting for Bear... and Dad! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Green stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 5 (Green) in classroom reading lessons.

Poppy's Project Independent Reading Green 5

Poppy's Project Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: John & Gus Art Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

In this story, Poppy has a project to do for school. She has some great ideas, but everything keeps going wrong. Luckily, Mum and Dad can help as well. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Green stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 5 (Green) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Stuck in the Mud Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: Stuck in the Mud Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Damian Harvey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

Farmer Brown finds the farm covered in mud! Goat has got stuck, but Old Tom and Farmer Brown soon get stuck too! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Blue 4 stories are perfect for children aged 5-6 who are reading at book band 4 (Blue) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: The Bunk Bed Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: The Bunk Bed Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Chris Borges Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

In this story, Freddie and Billy are getting bunk beds. They are very excited but just cannot agree on which bunk each should have. Luckily, Mum has a plan. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Green stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 5 (Green) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Fun at the Beach Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: Fun at the Beach Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Damian Harvey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

Mum and Dad want to go to the beach, but Kenzo and Koko are not so keen - the weather is very windy. Once they arrive, it's Kenzo and Koko who have all the fun! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Blue 4 stories are perfect for children aged 5-6 who are reading at book band 4 (Blue) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Hippo's Birthday Independent Reading Green 5

Reading Champion: Hippo's Birthday Independent Reading Green 5

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Steve Cox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

In this story, it is Hippo's birthday and she really wants to make a birthday cake. But all her friends are busy and it looks as if they have forgotten. The Hippo receives an invitation... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Green stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 5 (Green) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Merlin the Mouse Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: Merlin the Mouse Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Jackie Walter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

When Mia goes off to school she leaves cat in charge of her pet mouse, Merlin. But as soon as Mia goes out, Merlin escapes from his cage... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Blue 4 stories are perfect for children aged 5-6 who are reading at book band 4 (Blue) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Flip the Flamingo Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: Flip the Flamingo Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Penny Dolan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

Flip is a baby flamingo who discovers it's hard to stand on your own two feet, at first! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Blue 4 stories are perfect for children aged 5-6 who are reading at book band 4 (Blue) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Where Are We Going? Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: Where Are We Going? Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Elizabeth Dale Illustrator: Amanda Gulliver Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Yellow stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 3 (Yellow) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, the family is on a train ride and the children are disappointed not to be able to get off and do all the things they can see from the window. But when they arrive at the seaside, they will be able to do everything!

Reading Champion: At Night Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: At Night Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Dr Barrie Wade Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

All sorts of wonderful things take place at night, in this story discover a world after dark from your own bedroom window! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Blue 4 stories are perfect for children aged 5-6 who are reading at book band 4 (Blue) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Sid's Stick Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: Sid's Stick Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Katie Dale Illustrator: Charlie Alder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Yellow stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 3 (Yellow) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Sid the dog is desperate to find his stick, but he keeps getting it wrong. Then he finds another dog at the end of his stick... can they be friends?

Reading Champion: A Windy Day Independent Reading Blue 4

Reading Champion: A Windy Day Independent Reading Blue 4

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Beccy Blake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

In this story, a very windy day makes it too tricky to do all the farm jobs. Josh thinks it's time to get out the kite! Reading Champion is a series of independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Blue 4 stories are perfect for children aged 4-5 or who are reading at book band 4 (Blue) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: A Pet to Play With Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: A Pet to Play With Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2018

Raj can't wait to get a new pet, but there are so many to choose from! Which one will he pick? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Red 2 stories are perfect for children aged 4-5 who are reading at book band 2 (Red) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Look out! Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: Look out! Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Elizabeth Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2018

Reading Champion is a book banded reading programme for independent reading offering fantastic, original stories accompanied by engaging artwork. Each book has been carefully levelled making it easy to match to a child's reading ability and fully supports reading for pleasure. In this story, Ted is up his ladder cleaning windows when a mouse scampers past, followed by a cat, followed by a dog, followed by a boy - uh oh, look out Ted!

Reading Champion: Hold on to the Mat Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: Hold on to the Mat Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Maarten Lenoir Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Yellow stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 3 (Yellow) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Jack and Mish are on the slide at the funfair. Mum tells them both to hold on, but Jack has other ideas!

Reading Champion: Sam's Super Family Independent Reading Yellow

Reading Champion: Sam's Super Family Independent Reading Yellow

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Paul Davidson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Yellow stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 3 (Yellow) in classroom reading lessons. Sam's family is anything but ordinary - in fact, it is super! But what about Sam?

Reading Champion: At the Skate Park Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: At the Skate Park Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/05/2018

Reading Champion is a book banded reading programme for independent reading offering fantastic, original stories accompanied by engaging artwork. Each book has been carefully levelled making it easy to match to a child's reading ability and fully supports reading for pleasure. In this story, Pip and Dan head to the skate park - but who will end up laughing and who will end up flat on their face? A perfectly pitched story for children aged 3-5 starting to learn to read alone or support to those reading book band red 2 in the classroom.

Reading Champion: Ahmed and the New Boy Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: Ahmed and the New Boy Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Enid Richemont Illustrator: Maxine Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/05/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Yellow stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 3 (Yellow) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, there is a new boy in Ahmed's school - and he is out of this world! Will the teacher notice that her new student is really an alien?

Reading Champion: Hop and Run Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: Hop and Run Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Karen Wallace Illustrator: Ailie Busby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/05/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Yellow stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 3 (Yellow) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Rabbit and Mouse start showing off - but Rabbit cannot hop quite as high as he would like!

Reading Champion: At the Zoo Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: At the Zoo Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Jenny Jinks Illustrator: Nicola Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/05/2018

It's feeding time at the Zoo and all the animals are hungry! But where has Mum's picnic gone? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Red 2 stories are perfect for children aged 4-5 who are reading at book band 2 (Red) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Mum and Fin take a picnic to the zoo, but by the time they look for their food, it's all gone!

Reading Champion: Bob's Cab Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: Bob's Cab Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Michael Emmerson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/04/2018

It's getting very full in Bob's cab as he stops to pick up each passenger and their pet - will they all fit? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Red 2 stories are perfect for children aged 4-5 who are reading at book band 2 (Red) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Bob stops to pick up lots of passengers and their animals...but his cab gets very full!

Reading Champion: It Wasn't Me! Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: It Wasn't Me! Independent Reading Red 2

Author: A.H. Benjamin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/04/2018

Who knocked over Cat's dinner? Who splashed the washing with mud? Who spilled the water everywhere? It Wasn't Me! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Red 2 stories are perfect for children aged 4-5 who are reading at book band 2 (Red) in classroom reading lessons. In this story a young boy is mischievous with his football but blames the cat each time something gets broken!

Reading Champion: We Like to Play Independent Reading Pink 1B

Reading Champion: We Like to Play Independent Reading Pink 1B

Author: Dr Barrie Wade Illustrator: Melanie Sharp Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, everyone likes to play - even Teddy!

Reading Champion: Granny at the Park Independent Reading Pink 1B

Reading Champion: Granny at the Park Independent Reading Pink 1B

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Jan Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Granny loves the park - even more than her grandson!

Reading Champion: Tap, Tap Independent Reading Pink 1B

Reading Champion: Tap, Tap Independent Reading Pink 1B

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Trevor Dunton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Ben magics up a hat - and then all sorts of animals! Wherever can he keep them all?

Reading Champion: The Toy Shop Train Independent Reading Pink 1B

Reading Champion: The Toy Shop Train Independent Reading Pink 1B

Author: Jackie Walter Illustrator: Marcus Cutler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, the toys have a fun-filled ride on the toy shop train!

Reading Champion: I Look Like Mum Independent Reading Pink 1A

Reading Champion: I Look Like Mum Independent Reading Pink 1A

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Steven Wood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Bella gets dressed up to look just like her mum.

Reading Champion: Dog Likes to Dig Independent Reading Pink 1A

Reading Champion: Dog Likes to Dig Independent Reading Pink 1A

Author: Jill Atkins Illustrator: Bill Bolton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Dog will not stop digging! What will he do when he finds what he has buried?

Reading Champion: The Big Box Independent Reading Pink 1B

Reading Champion: The Big Box Independent Reading Pink 1B

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Louise Forshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, a big box becomes lots of different things to play with!

Reading Champion: I Like Red Independent Reading Pink 1B

Reading Champion: I Like Red Independent Reading Pink 1B

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Andy Elkerton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Max loves everything red - especially his favourite team!

Play With Me Independent Reading Pink 1A

Play With Me Independent Reading Pink 1A

Author: Dr Barrie Wade Illustrator: Hannah Wood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, everyone is too busy to play... perhaps Dog can come to the rescue!

Reading Champion: Dad Gets the Cat Independent Reading Pink 1A

Reading Champion: Dad Gets the Cat Independent Reading Pink 1A

Author: Sue Graves Illustrator: Mike Byrne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/01/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Dad has to keep rescuing the cat. Will she ever learn her lesson?