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Reading Champion: Cat on the Magic Mat

Reading Champion: Cat on the Magic Mat

by Karen Wallace Illustrated by Mette Engell
Cat is having a magical adventure! Where will the mat take cat next?

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 Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons.

In this story, Bella the puppy is hiding. Where could she be?
Reading Champion: Cave Boy and the Egg

Reading Champion: Cave Boy and the Egg

by Damian Harvey Illustrated by Bill Bolton
Cave Boy and his dad are hunting for food when they come across an enormous egg. When they take it home for dinner, they get an even bigger surprise!

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 Turquoise 7 stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 7 (Turquoise) in classroom reading lessons.
Reading Champion: Chicken Licken

Reading Champion: Chicken Licken

by Jackie Walter Illustrated by Emma Latham
When an acorn drops on the head of Chicken Licken, he is sure the sky is falling! He sets off to the palace to tell the king.

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 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: Chief Five Heads

Reading Champion: Chief Five Heads

In this retelling of a traditional tale from Africa, two daughters are seeking to marry a wealthy chief. The elder daughter travels to the chief’s village first but the chief turns out to be a five-headed snake. He sets some tests for each daughter…

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. Perfect for 5-7 year olds or those reading book band Purple.
Reading Champion: Circles

Reading Champion: Circles

Circles is a non-fiction graded reading book about spotting circles in everyday shapes aorund the home.

This 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.

This early non-fiction text is 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 reads for children aged 4-5, reading at book band pink.
Reading Champion: Coyote the Fire Thief

Reading Champion: Coyote the Fire Thief

by Mick Gowar Illustrated by James Rey Sanchez
In this retelling of a native American myth, Coyote feels sorry for the helpless humans and steals fire to bring them warmth and comfort. But the humans are not grateful for her gift and use the fire against Coyote and the natural world.

This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. 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: Dad Gets the Cat

Reading Champion: Dad Gets the Cat

by Sue Graves Illustrated by Mike Byrne
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 Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons.

In this story, Dad has to keep rescuing the cat. Will she ever learn her lesson?
Reading Champion: David and Goliath

Reading Champion: David and Goliath

by Katie Dale Illustrated by Shahab Shamshirsaz
An exciting retelling of the famous story of David, a young shepherd boy, who faces the mighty giant warrior, Goliath, armed only with a slingshot and pebble.

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 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.

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: Day and Night

Reading Champion: Day and Night

by Jackie Walter Illustrated by Irene Montano
This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Day and Night is a non-fiction text explaining the different things that happen in the day and at night. The simple sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for an independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations.

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

This early non-fiction text is 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: Dog Likes to Dig

Reading Champion: Dog Likes to Dig

by Jill Atkins Illustrated by Bill Bolton
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 Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons.

In this story, Dog will not stop digging! What will he do when he finds what he has buried?
Reading Champion: Dog at School

Reading Champion: Dog at School

Illustrated by Gustavo Mazali by Katie Dale
In this fun story, a dog runs into school and causes all sorts of trouble. Then he runs to the head teacher’s office. Everyone thinks the head teacher will be very cross, but will he?

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: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.
Reading Champion: Dolphin Ride

Reading Champion: Dolphin Ride

by Jill Atkins Illustrated by Geraldine Rodriguez
Lexi and her dad are on a boat trip to spot dolphins. And when Lexi makes a wish to ride a dolphin, she is taken on a magical dream ride.

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.
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