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Reading Champion: Ahmed and the New Boy

Reading Champion: Ahmed and the New Boy

by Enid Richemont Illustrated by Maxine Lee
Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Independent Reading Yellow stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 3 (Yellow) in classroom reading lessons.

In this story, there is a new boy in Ahmed’s school – and he is out of this world! Will the teacher notice that her new student is really an alien?
Reading Champion: Alfie's Castle

Reading Champion: Alfie's Castle

by Jackie Walter Illustrated by David Arumi
When Alfie gets a brick castle for his birthday, he can’t wait to get started building it! But Mum, Dad and Grandad all have trouble assembling their parts … until Alfie discovers how to solve the problem. If they work as a team, they can build the best castle ever!

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: Alfred and the Vikings

Reading Champion: Alfred and the Vikings

by Damian Harvey Illustrated by James Rey Sanchez
When Vikings arrive and invade, King Alfred summons the Anglo-Saxons to fight. This true story of the famous defeat of the Vikings is brought to life through the eyes of Alfred’s squire, who witnesses Alfred’s bravery first hand.

This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11 or in year 6. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: Anansi and the Box of Stories

Reading Champion: Anansi and the Box of Stories

by Katie Dale Illustrated by Valentina Bandera
A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite African tale. Anansi the spider is a trickster and he will stop at nothing to get Nyame’s story box, proving that even the littlest among us can achieve the greatest things.

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: Anansi and the Sheep

Reading Champion: Anansi and the Sheep

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Anansi the spider is clever and helpful. When he comes across a sad and hungry sheep, Anansi decides to help the sheep find greener pastures. Along the way, he must also save them both from hungry wild beasts! Come along with Anansi and the Sheep on this fun mash-up of traditional stories!

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: Androcles and the Lion

Reading Champion: Androcles and the Lion

by Sue Graves Illustrated by Alex Paterson
Androcles is a brave slave. One day he escapes from his master and hides in a cave, only for a terrifying Lion to come into the cave! Little does he realise the encounter with the Lion will in fact save his life …

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: Animals That Fly

Reading Champion: Animals That Fly

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: Animals that Jump

Reading Champion: Animals that Jump

This non-fiction book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for children aged 4-5 or reading at book band yellow 3.
Reading Champion: Are We There Yet?

Reading Champion: Are We There Yet?

by Katie Woolley Illustrated by Denis Cristo
Matt is impatient to find out where he is going, but Mum and Dad want it to be a surprise … the car journey feels like forever to Matt!

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for the 4-5 year old beginner reader or those reading book band red.

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)
Reading Champion: At Night

Reading Champion: At Night

All sorts of wonderful things take place at night, in this story discover a world after dark from your own bedroom window! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Independent Reading Blue 4 stories are perfect for children aged 5-6 who are reading at book band 4 (Blue) in classroom reading lessons.
Reading Champion: At the Skate Park

Reading Champion: At the Skate Park

In this story, Pip and Dan head to the skate park – but who will end up laughing and who will end up flat on their face? A perfectly pitched story for children aged 3-5 starting to learn to read alone or support to those reading book band red 2 in the classroom.

Reading Champion is a book banded reading programme for independent reading offering fantastic, original stories accompanied by engaging artwork. Each book has been carefully levelled making it easy to match to a child’s reading ability and fully supports reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: At the Zoo

Reading Champion: At the Zoo

Illustrated by Nicola Anderson by Jenny Jinks
It’s feeding time at the Zoo and all the animals are hungry! But where has Mum’s picnic gone?

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Independent Reading Red 2 stories are perfect for children aged 4-5 who are reading at book band 2 (Red) in classroom reading lessons.

In this story, Mum and Fin take a picnic to the zoo, but by the time they look for their food, it’s all gone!
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