The books below are only suggestions as children enjoy reading a wide variety of stories at different ages to each other. Some stories might be enjoyed independently and others are enjoyable shared with an adult. These lists are only a selection of new and classic texts, there are always new and exciting books for children being published so keep your eye out for them. This is not an exhaustive list of books and they are by no means the only books primary age children will enjoy. The ages are only a rough guideline and not a definitive recommendation of what children should read in any particular year group.
Children of all ages do enjoy reading comics, magazines and even newspapers as well as non-fiction material on subjects that interest them.