Year 3 Recommended Books
Please find below a list of recommended books for Year Three from ‘Choosing Texts for the National Literacy Strategy.’
Anne Fine
The Angel of Nitshill Road
Design a Pram
Loudmouth Louis

Mary Hoffman
Amazing Grace
Starring Grace
Stacks of Stories

Jan Mark
Taking the Cat’s Way Home
Worry Guts

Jeremy Strong
The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog

Jean Ure
Loud Mouth
King of Spuds
Soppy Birthday
Who’s for the Zoo?

Babette Cole
Prince Cinders

Majorie Blackman
Betsey Biggalow the Detective

Satoshi Kitamura
Sheep in Wolves’ Clothing

Sam McBratney
Francis Fry Private Eye
Francis Fry and the O.T.G.
Fishy Business for Francis Fry

Robert Swindells
The Secret of the Weeping Wood

Simon James
Dear Greenpeace

Philippe Dupasquier
Dear Daddy

Harry Horse
The Last Polar Bears
The Last Gold Diggers
The Last Cowboys

Janet & Allan Ahlberg
It Was a Dark & Stormy Night

Laurence Anholt/Dan Williams
The Magpie Song

Anthony Browne
Gorilla

Kevin Crossley-Holland/ Alan Marks
The Green Children

Roald Dahl
The Magic Finger
Fantastic Mr Fox

Anne Fine
Care of Henry

Florence Parry Heide
The Shrinking of Treehorn

Douglas Hill
The Voyage of the Mudjack

Mary Hoffman
Amazing Grace

Ted Hughes
The Iron Man
How the Whale Became

Paul Owen Lewis
Storm Boy

Jan Mark
Taking the Cat’s Way Home

Geraldine McCaughrean
St George & the Dragon

Jacqueline Morley/ Giovanni Caselli
Aesop’s Fables

Jenny Nimmo
The Dragon’s Child

Philippa Pearce
Beauty & the Beast

Catherine Storr
Clever Polly & the Stupid Wolf

Rosemary Sutcliff
The Minstrel & the Dragon Pup