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Recommended Reads

"Reading is fundamental to the development of children and countless research shows the links between good reading skills from an early age and future success in life. However, finding books children want to read or authors that excite them, can be difficult; the choice is daunting and guidance rather thin on the ground." (

The following website has been created to be the ultimate children's online independent bookstore and is a great place to start if you need some inspiration finding suitable books for your child to read or books for you to share with your child.

For 8-12 year olds visit for book recommendations.

Have you joined a local library? If not visit to find out how to access great books for free!

Recommended Reading lists

Below you can find Dussindale recommended reading lists for each year group.