Books aren't just about reading the words on the page, they can also present new ideas and topics for you and your child to discuss.
Tips for helping your child to enjoy books:
We ask that when you hear your child read at home, you record it in their reading diary and both diary and book are brought into school each day. This helps us keep a track of their progress and we are able to continue reading with them in school.
Please check out the websites listed below. Here you will find lot's of free e books, book recommendations and resources that will support your child with reading for pleasure at home.
BookTrust is the largest reading charity in the UK. They work to inspire a love of reading in children because they know that reading can transform lives. Two million carefully chosen books are given out to children throughout the UK. Every parent receives a Book Trust book in their baby's first year.
Here you will find a free eBooks collection, developed for children aged 3 - 11 years old. Help your young child learn to read with The Oxford Reading Tree (featuring our much-loved Biff, Chip and Kipper characters), watch your child develop their love of reading with Project X, or simply browse the range of over 200 eBooks for inspiration.
All the free eBooks are tablet-friendly. Just register to get started.
Lovereading4kids was created to be the best recommendation site for Children’s Book from toddlers to teens. It has been created using the experience of parents and book lovers, who want our children to read great books.
Books for Keeps is the UK’s leading, independent children’s book magazine. It was launched in 1980 and ever since has been reviewing hundreds of new children’s books each year and publishing articles on every aspect of writing for children. There are over 12,500 reviews on the website and more than 2,000 articles including interviews with the top children’s authors and illustrators.
Our local Kensington Library and Central Library in Liverpool City Centre, stock a wide range of books, CDs, DVDs and talking books for children and young people. If that’s not enough, you can also:
There is also a beautiful space in Central Library for children to discover a wealth of books.