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NEW! Literature for Cross-Curricular Learning

Looking for good reads to share with children aged 5 - 11? Take a look at our recommendations: all of these books have been tried and tested by the English 4-11 reviews team and the Primary Education Committee. Read on for detailed reviews of each book.

If you buy any of the books, try your local independent bookseller first!

Download the resource as a PDF

Front cover of the flipbook

Take a look at this brand-new resource, Planning of effective literacy units using high quality children’s literature. Created by Sue McGonigle, this guidance will:

  • Support student teachers and newly qualified teachers with planning engaging literacy units based on high quality children’s literature, providing guidance and exemplar materials.
  • Demonstrate how linked sequences of lessons can be devised which ensure progression and lead to meaningful outcomes.


Cover of children's book

Primary Bookmarks

Our pamphlet series dealing with children's texts

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