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Reading for pleasure


This section is here to support your reading at home and give you inspiration to read for pleasure, try new authors, books and just love reading!

Books for Year 3 children aged 7-8

Here's our list of 40 recommended reading books for 7-8-year-olds in Year 3 classes in Key Stage 2 of UK primary schools. For more information on each of the books, including blurbs, book covers, and how to purchase, please see our website page using the link below.

Try reading these extracts!

Advice for reluctant readers

Some great advice from the author Cressida Cowell.

How to get reluctant readers reading

Cressida Cowell talks about how to get reluctant readers interested in reading. The How to Train Your Dragon author also gives personal tips and advice.