Recommended Books for Year 2

These are good books for your child to read alone or for you to share together.

Book Title Author
Don’t let the pigeon stay up late Mo Willems
Traction Man Mini Grey
The Getaway Ed Vere
The Lonely Beast Chris Judge
Amphibby Anne Jeanne Willis
Rigby Red Giant series Various
That Rabbit belongs to Emily Brown Cressida Cowell
The Story of the Little Mole Werner Holzwarth
Meerkat Mail Emily Gravett
The Indoor Pirates Jeremy Strong
Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon Jules Bass
Tell me Dragon Jackie Morris
Cinderella – an art deco love story L Roberts
Katie Morag Island Stories Mairi Hedderwick
The Wizard of Oz Rosie Dickins
Man on the Moon Simon Bartram
The Hodgeheg Dick King Smith
Jack and the Baked Beanstalk Colin Simpson
The Tunnel Anthony Browne
Hansel and Gretel Anthony Browne
On the way home Jill Murphy
The Flower (from +4 reading course) John Light
The Heart and the Bottle Oliver Jeffers
The Whale’s Song Dyan Sheldon
Tell me a Dragon Dyan Sheldon
The Tin Forest Helen Ward
Jack’s Fantastic Voyage Michael Foreman
The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark Jill Tomlinson
Into the Forest Anthony Browne
Lost and Found Oliver Jeffers
Wild Emily Hughes
Voices in the Park Anthony Browne
The Slightly Annoying Elephant David Walliams
Journey Aaron Becker
Library Lion Michelle Knudsen
This is not my hat Jon Klassen
The Book before Bedtime / Use your imagination Nicola O’Byrne
Bear’s Magic Pencil Anthony Browne
Bear Hunt Anthony Browne
The Paper bag Princess Robert Munsch
A Necklace of Raindrops Joan Aiken and Jen Pierikoswsi
The Day the Crayons Quit Drew Daywault and Oliver Jeffers
Cops and Robbers Janet and Allan Ahlberg