Bookshelf – Primary comprehension resources and activities linked to famous writers and popular stories

Do you want to create your own gruesome recipe, like Roald Dahl? Need some inspiration for your favourite Michael Morpurgo book? Or are you just searching for a magical idea on a fairy tale topic? We’ve gathered together all our resources for stories and novels within one big bookshelf! Browse the list below to see the full range.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (3)
Akimbo and the Elephants by Alexander McCall Smith (2)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1)
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (1)
Books by Anne Fine (5)
Books by Beatrix Potter (6)
Books by Curtis Jobling (1)
Books by Dick King Smith (2)
Books by J.R.R. Tolkien (1)
Books by Janet and Allan Ahlberg (4)
Books by Jeremy Strong (1)
Books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (6)  New resource!
Books by Martin Waddell (2)
Books by Megan Rix (4)
Books by Michael Morpurgo (15)
Books by Oliver Jeffers (5)
Books by R.J.Palacio (1)
Books by Rick Riordan (2)
Books by Roald Dahl (21)
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White (2)
The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross (1)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney (4)
The Diary of Dennis the Menace by Steven Butler (1)
Duty Calls series by James Holland (7)
The Firework-Maker's Daughter by Philip Pullman (4)
Gods and Warriors series by Michelle Paver (1)
Grandpa Chatterji by Jamila Gavin (1)
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift (2)
Handa's Surprise by Eileen Browne (2)
Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling (13)
Inference and deduction (28)
Information retrieval – narrative (17)
The Iron Man by Ted Hughes (2)
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling (1)
Kitty in Boots by Beatrix Potter (1)
Knights of the Borrowed Dark by Dave Rudden (1)
The Large Family by Jill Murphy (1)
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (2)
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (1)
Mog Stories by Judith Kerr (1)
Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens (1)
Non-chronological reports (1)
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (1)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 1 stories (10)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 1+ Floppy's Phonics (7)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 1+ stories (7)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 2 Floppy's Phonics (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 2 stories (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 3 Floppy's Phonics (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 3 stories (4)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 4 Floppy's Phonics (7)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 4 stories (5)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 5 Floppy's Phonics (5)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 5 stories (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 6 stories (12)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 7 stories (11)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 8 stories (12)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 9 stories (12)
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (1)
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning (9)
Poems on a theme (1)
Structuring plots and planning (1)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1)
The BFG by Roald Dahl (1)
The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands (1)
The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher (1)
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1)
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (1)
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1)
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (1)
The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler by Gene Kemp (9)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (1)
We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen (1)
Weslandia by Paul Fleischman (1)
The Whales' song by Dylan Sheldon and Gary Blythe (1)
Whiff by Ian Whybrow (1)
Works by Shakespeare (5)

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