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A Book at Bedtime

We all love a good story. But did you know, where children's development is concerned, bedtime stories are more than just good fun or a comforting pre-sleep routine? Dr Nicola Dawson and Dr Emma James explain the important role that stories play in children's language development, and how the sleep that follows might make a difference too.

The Reader Teacher

Wondering what book to read next?

This website has lots of recommendations including newly published titles. You can search by year group or, if you enjoy a book and want to read something similar you should look at the #BookMatch page.


Books for Topics

Are you hooked by a topic and want to read more about it - fiction or non-fiction texts?

This website has some fantastic reading recommendations by topic and year group.


Storytime Magazines

If you want a change from reading a book, you might want to try a magazine or comic. Try these examples online. It might tempt you to get you more copies from your local bookshop.