Evidence suggests that children who read for enjoyment every day not only perform better in reading assessments than those who don’t, but also develop a broader vocabulary, increased general knowledge and a better understanding of other cultures. In fact, there’s evidence to suggest that reading for pleasure is more likely to determine whether a child does well at school than their social or economic background.

Every year Book Trust releases its Best Books Guide, providing a handy guide to the best books the past year had to offer. Each book is reviewed and offers a reading age as well as an interest age. Books are reviewed for ages 0 to 14 years and above.

Please click here to view our reading offer.

Please click here to view The Book Trust's Great Books Guide 2017.

Please click here to view 'How to Support Your Child's Reading' using the colour bands.

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