‘Reading feeds pupils’ imagination and opens up a treasure-house of wonder and joy for curious young minds.’
(National Curriculum 2016)
Book talk helps to develop understanding and comprehension and makes reading a pleasurable and rewarding activity.
Here are some question prompts to get the discussion started.
Above you will find a list of authors and works that I would recommend year three and four children to read. These recommendations have been chosen to develop reading skills but also, and most importantly, because they are fun to read.
Government research has shown that reading for pleasure is important for educational and personal development.
In addition, the link below gives you access to a wealth of further recommendations through a website called Love Reading for Kids.