Year 3

This is a fantastic range of books from shorter chapter books to more thought provoking picture books to inspire and engage even the most reluctant reader.


Remember to chat to your child about their reading (and the pictures) and ask them questions to boost comprehension.

Title Author
All because of Jackson  Dick King-Smith
Any book Oliver Jeffers
Beast Quest  Adam Blade
Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf  Catherine Storr
Dilly the Dinosaur  Tony Bradman
Dog in the Dungeon  Lucy Daniels
Dog Man  Dav Pilkey
Fantastic Mr Fox  Roald Dahl
Flat Stanley  Jeff Brown
Harry the poisonous centipede  Lynne Reid Banks
Ice Palace  Robert Swindells
It was a Dark and Stormy Night  Janet Ahlberg
Kid Normal  Greg James
King Kong  Anthony Browne
Leon and Place Between  Angel McAllister and Grahame Baker-Smith
Mrs Cockle’s Cat  Philippa Pearce
Mrs Pepperpot Stories  Alf Proysen
My naughty little Sister  Dorothy Edwards
Picasso Perkins  Adele Geras
Pippi Longstocking  Astrid Lindgren
The Abominables  Eva Ibbotson
The Charlie Moon Collection Shirley Hughes
The Diary of a Killer Cat  Anne Fine
The Giving Tree  Shel Silverstein
The Invisible Boy  Trudy Ludwig
The Magic Finger  Roald Dahl
The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths  Saviour Pirotta
The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark  Jill Tomlinson
The Railway Cat  Phyllis Arkle
The Reluctant Dragon  Kenneth Grahame
The Secret World of Polly Flint  Helen Cresswell
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs  Jon Scieszka
The World According to Humphrey  Betty G Birney
Unusual Day  Sandi Toksvig
Voices in the Park  Anthony Browne
Where the Wild Things are  Maurice Sendak
Who’s in the Loo?  Jeanne Willis
Wilf the Mighty Worrier Saves the World Georgia Pritchett
Willa and Old Miss Annie  Berlie Doherty
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