'Is your child starting school in Year R in September?
Here are a selection of titles from a new book list called 'Ready for School' that you can download below or pick up from your local library. It features books grouped together on a variety of topics, but all with the common thread of being great fun. An enjoyable way to prepare for school in the autumn.'
Rhythm and rhyme - Fun with words and verses
Hairy Maclary’s hat tricks - Lynley Dodd
The rhyming text bowls along just like the windy weather. A lively new story featuring a favourite character.
Edward built a rocketship - Michael Rack & Graham Ross
An adventure in rhyme as Edward blasts off into space.
Traditional tales - A new look at some old favourites
Counting: a child’s first 123 - Alison Jay
A fairytale counting adventure with lots of traditional characters to spot along the way.
The gingerbread man - Mairi MacKinnon
A favourite story retold with plenty of opportunities for children to join in.
Stories for sharing - Bedtime, lunchtime, anytime!
Come on Digby! - Caroline Jayne Church
A fun story about an uncooperative flock of sheep, with a message about the importance of manners.
Wendel’s workshop - Chris Riddell
Amazingly detailed pictures accompany a story with an understated environmental theme.