Year 6 suggested reading list

The Peppermint Pig by Nina Bawden
The Hodeheg by Dick King-Smith
Dimanche Diller by Henrietta Branford
Operation Gadgetman! By Malorie
The Children of Green Knowe by Lucy
M, Boston
How to Train your Dragon by Cressida
The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy
Wild Rescue by J Burchett
The way to Sattin Shore by Philippa
The Dragons of Wayward Crescent by
Chris D’Lacey
The Firework Maker’s Daughter by Philip
Heidi by Johanna Spyri
The Suitcase Kid by Jacqueline Wilson
Artemis Fowel by Eoin Colfer
George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald
The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
Lizzie Dripping by Helen Cresswell
The Great Elephant Chase by Gillian
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Billionaire Boy by David Walliams
The Twits by Roald Dahl
Cliffhanger by Jacqueline Wilson
The Incredible Adventures of Professor
Branestawm by Norman Hunter
The Legend of Captain Crow’s Teeth by
Eoin Colfer
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe by
Penelope Lively
The Invisible Dog by Dick King-Smith
Harry Potter 1-5 by J.K. Rowling
The Last Castaways by Harry Horse
The Battle of Bubble and Squeak by
Philippa Pearce
Heard it in the Playground by Allan
I Know What You Did Last Wednesday
by Anthony Horowitz
Give Peas a Chance by Morris
The Hundred and One Dalmations by
Dodie Smith
The House that Sailed Away by Pat
The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by
Michael Morpurgo
Krindlekrax by Philip Ridley
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by
Roald Dahl
War Game by Michael Foreman
Toad Rage by Morris Gleitzman
Scribbleboy by Philip Ridley
Fairy Tales by Terry Jones
Harry the Poisonous Centipede by
Lynne Reid Banks
Stig of the Dump by Clive King
The Railway Children by E Nesbit
The Wheel of Surya by Jamila Gavin
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith
Abomination by Robert Swindells
The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
by C.S. Lewis
Moondial by Helen Cresswell
Carrie’s War by Nina Bawden
The Various by Stever Augarde
The Demon Heafmaster by Gillian Cross
The Witches by Roald Dahl
The Crowstarver by Dick King Smith
Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael
Bill’s New Frock by Anne Fine
The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan
Lion Boy by Zizou Corder
The Haunting of Charity Delafield by Ian
The Scarecrow and his Servant by Philip
The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall
The City of Ember by Jeannae Duprau
The Series of Unfortunate Events by
Lemony Snicket
My Swordhand is Singing by Marcus
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
Adventure Stories
Raspberries on the Yangtze by Karen
Once by Morris Gleitzman
Treasure Island by RL Stevenson
Woof! By Allan Ahlberg
The Other Side of the Truth by Beverly
Laughter is an Egg by John Agard
The Silver Sword by Ian Serrallier
Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea by Michael
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
The Factory Made Boy by Christine
Skellig by David Almond
The Chronicles on Narnia by CS Lewis
Superfudge by Judy Bloom
The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver
Tell Me No Lies by Malorie Blackman
Varjack Paw by SF Said
Silverfin by Charlie Higson
The Weathermonger by Peter Dickinson
Laura Marlin Mysteries by Lauren St John
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson
What Katy Did Next by Susan Coolidge
My Swordhand is Singing by Marcus
The Boy in Striped Pyjamas by John
I Know What You Did Last Wednesday
by Anthony Horowitz
Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Little House on the Prairie by Laura
Ingals Wilder
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe by
Penelope Lively
Witch Child by Celia Rees
Domestic Stories
Skullduggery Pleasant by Michael
Novels about growing up and change
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Flambards by KM Peyton
The Ruby in the Smoke by Phillip
The Silver Sword by Ian Serrailier
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
Bumface by Morris Gleitzman
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
I, Coriander by Sally Gardener
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson
Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin
Boy by Roald Dahl
Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle
Goggle Eyes by Anne Fine
Mama’s Going to Buy You a
Mockingbird by Joan Little
Small Steps by Louis Sachar
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith
The Illustrated Mum by Jacqueline
World Literature
Haroun and the Sea of Stories by
Salman Rushdie
The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
Historical Stories
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
My Family and Other Animals by Gerald
Carrie’s War by Nina Bawden
Holes by Louis Sachar
Smith by Leon Garfield
Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Detective Stories
The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary
A Stitch in Time by Penelope Lively
The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall
Hacker by Malorie Blackman
The Fire Eaters by David Almond
Fantasy Stories
Historical Stories
Why the Whales Came by Michael
Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief
by Rick Riorden
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
Born to Run by Michael Morpurgo
Varjak’s Paw by SF Said
Watership Down by Richard Adams
Journey to the River Sea by Eva
The Daydreamer by Ian McEwan
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida
White Fang by Jack London
The Magicians of Caprone by Diana
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
Muddle Earth by Paul Stewart and Chris
School Stories
The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross
The Boy Who Lost His Face by Louis
Point Blanc by Anthony Horowitz
The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula LeGuin
The Mouse and His Child by Russell
The Iron Man by Ted Hughes