World Book Day super reads

10th March 2000 at 00:00
The World Book Day free schools pack, which you should have received at the beginning of term, has ideas for classroom activities including some based on what the publishers and booksellers call Super Reads - 35 fiction and non-fiction titles selected by the book trade for their appeal to children from pre-school to teenage years with a wide range of reading abilities. The list includes TV tie-ins and practical activity books as well as poetry and contemporary classics, and newcomers alongside big-name authors.

0-5 years

After the Storm

Nick Butterworth, Collins Picture Lions pound;5.99

Teddybears and the Cold Cure

Susanna Gretz and Alison Sage

Aamp;C Black pound;4.99

Alfie Gets In First

Shirley Hughes

Red Fox pound;3.99


Mick Inkpen

Hodder pound;4.99


Colin McNaughton

Collins Picture Lions pound;4.99

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury

Walker Books pound;4.99

Come on, Daisy!

Jane Simmons

Orchard Books pound;4.99

5-8 years

Please Mrs Butler

Allan Ahlberg

Puffin pound;4.99

Ms Wiz Spells Trouble

Terence Blacker

Macmillan pound;2.99

Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes

illustrated by Quentin Blake

Red Fox pound;6.99

The Rugrats Versus The Monkeys

Luke David

Pocket Books pound;2.50

The Diary of a Killer Cat

Anne Fine

Puffin pound;3.99

Where's Wally?

Martin Handford

Walker Books pound;5.99

Amazing race

Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch

Frances Lincoln pound;4.99

8-11 years

The Indian in the Cupboard

Lynne Reid Banks

Collins Children's Books pound;4.50

Pig Heart Boy

Malorie Blackman

Corgi pound;3.99

Art Attack

Great Art Attack Stuff

Neil Buchanan

Dorling Kindersley pound;9.99

Horrible Histories: The Smashing Saxons

Terry Deary

Scholastic pound;3.99

Blabber Mouth

Morris Gleitzman

Macmillan pound;3.99

The Usborne Soccer School: Ball Control

Gill Harvey

Usborne pound;3.99

The Iron Man

Ted Hughes

Faber pound;4.99

Super.activ: Computers Unlimited

Lisa Hughes

Hodder pound;3.99

The Snow Spider

Jenny Nimmo

Mammoth pound;4.99

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

J K Rowling

Bloomsbury pound;4.99

Martin's Mice

Dick King-Smith

Puffin pound;3.99

Sabrina the Teenage Witch: Prom Time

Bobbi J Weiss and David Cody Weiss

Pocket Books pound;3.50

Double Act

Jacqueline Wilson

Corgi Yearling pound;3.99



David Almond

Hodder pound;4.99


Gillian Cross

Oxford UP pound;5.99


Brian Jacques

Red Fox pound;4.99

Truckers: The First Book of Nomes

Terry Pratchett

Corgi pound;4.99

Northern Lights

Philip Pullman

Scholastic pound;5.99

The Machine Gunners

Robert Westall

Macmillan pound;3.99


Benjamin Zephaniah

Bloomsbury pound;4.99

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