Recommended Books for Year 4

Below is a list of books that Year 4 children across Kent have enjoyed. Which will be your favourite?

Book Title Author
The Water Horse Dick King Smith
Beast Quest Adam Blade
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney
Stig of the Dump Clive King
The Devil and his Boy Anthony Horowitz
Danny Champion of the World Roald Dahl
Usborne Shakespeare Series Usborne (publisher)
The Field Guide (Spiderwick chronicles) Tony Di Terlizzi
The Iron Man Ted Hughes
How to Train your Viking Cressida Cowell
Leon and the Place in between Grahame Baher-Smith
Beowulf (also Beowulf Young Reading Series) Morpurgo

or version by Rob Lloyd Jones

The Wolves in the Walls Neil Gaiman
The Great Kapok Tree Lynne Cherry
Tracks of a Panda Nick Dowson
Caterpillar Butterfly Vivian French
Voices in the Park Anthony Browne
The BFG Roald Dahl
Coraline Neil Gaiman
Operation Gadgetman! Malorie Blackman
Journey to Jo’burg Beverley Naidoo
Varjak Paw S.F. Said
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Kate Di Camillo
Classic Fairy Tales Jane Roy / Berlie Doherty
Born to Run Michael Morpurgo
Mouse, Bird, Snake, Wolf David Almond and Dave McKean
The Butterfly Lion Michael Morpurgo
Cloud Busting Malorie Blackman
Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-Dragon Sarah Courtauld
Any picture books by David Weisner e.g. Tuesday / Flotsam David Weisner
Krindlekrax Philip Ridley
The Drop in my Drink; the Story of Water on our Planet Meredith Hooper and Chris Coady
The Dancing Bear Michael Morpurgo
Way Home Libby Hathorn
The Firework Maker’s Daughter Philip Pullman
The Green Children Kevin Crossley-Holland
Tales Told in Tents: from Central Asia Sally Pomme Clayton