Find out about the very best children’s books with Corebooks
Corebooks helps primary schools choose the very best children's books for their school or classroom libraries. This site contains a comprehensive selection of high-quality books for children from ages three to eleven and a selection of free teaching plans. Use our carefully curated booklists or create your own wishlists in the knowledge that you are selecting from the best books to engage, enthral and excite children.
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This collection is particularly supportive in helping children to tune into the rhythms and patterns of language and introduce quality engaging texts, as they begin their journey into reading.
As children become more confident, independent readers this collection showcases a range of high quality picture books and longer reads which support their progress and engagement.
The books in this collection both support those children who are still developing reading skills, as well as introducing a range of texts that develop higher order thinking skills and reading stamina.
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