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Reading Champion: How Elephant Learnt Some Manners

Reading Champion: How Elephant Learnt Some Manners

Illustrated by Tomislav Zlatic by Cath Jones
This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading 12, for readers aged 7 years old and up, or in the second half of Year 3.

Elephant is the biggest and also thinks he’s the best. He’s always a bit rude to the other animals, until some clever squirrels teach him a lesson.

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: The Headmaster Disaster

Reading Champion: The Headmaster Disaster

by Katie Dale Illustrated by Sarah Hoyle
This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading 12, for readers aged 7 years old and up, or in the second half of Year 3.

Tommy keeps framing Sam for bad behaviour at school, so the headmaster thinks Sam is a big troublemaker. With a little help from a secretly magic apple, Sam and the headmaster swap bodies! Walking in each other’s shoes (literally) they both learn valuable lessons.

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: The Cookie Thief

Reading Champion: The Cookie Thief

Illustrated by Andy Catling by Jenny Jinks
Amari has been baking cookies with his grandmother, but every time he leaves them to cool, they disappear! Who is the mysterious cookie thief? Amari is about to make a surprising discovery!

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.
Reading Champion: Birthday Riddles

Reading Champion: Birthday Riddles

by Katie Dale Illustrated by Lee Cosgrove
It’s the twins’ birthday and they are very excited. But where are their presents? Mum and Dad have set a treasure trail, and the twins will have to solve the riddles to find them!

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: Guinea Pigs on the Loose

Reading Champion: Guinea Pigs on the Loose

by Cath Jones Illustrated by Alex Patrick
Becks has the responsibility of looking after the school guinea pigs for the weekend. She looks after them well, but those guinea pigs are just too tempted by next door’s garden!

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.
Reading Champion: The Blackout

Reading Champion: The Blackout

by Jenny Jinks Illustrated by Dan Widdowson
When there is a power cut, Ajay and Dion are really disappointed. They were just in the middle of a game, and Dad can’t even cook anything for dinner! But Dad has a few old camping tricks up his sleeve, and he has a plan …

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.


The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: David and Goliath

Reading Champion: David and Goliath

by Katie Dale Illustrated by Shahab Shamshirsaz
An exciting retelling of the famous story of David, a young shepherd boy, who faces the mighty giant warrior, Goliath, armed only with a slingshot and pebble.

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: The Joker

Reading Champion: The Joker

by Kay Woodward Illustrated by Alex Paterson
Milly was a joker – she just LOVED playing jokes on her family. But after a whole week of Milly tricking them, her family decide to play a joke of their own…

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Independent Reading 11 stories are the perfect introduction to first chapter books for children aged 6+ who are reading at book band 11 in classroom reading lessons.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: Staying at Home

Reading Champion: Staying at Home

by Heather Maisner Illustrated by Parwinder Singh
Maya is very excited for her family’s annual trip to the seaside. When she is suddenly struck down with chicken pox, she must make the best of missing out. For Independent Reading at White Band 10, readers aged 5-7 years.

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE).

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: The Giant and the Shoemaker

Reading Champion: The Giant and the Shoemaker

by Lynne Benton Illustrated by Amerigo Pinelli
This classic tale from Malta is full of twists and turns (and pasta)! Will the shoemaker be able to free the mayor from the hungry giant? For Independent Reading at White Band 10, readers aged 5-7 years.

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: Grandad Comes to Stay

Reading Champion: Grandad Comes to Stay

by Caroline Walker Illustrated by Cédric Abt
Oliver loves to RUN and he never sits still or moves slowly … until an injury forces him to take it easy. Lucky for Oliver, Grandad comes round to help, and he is full of great ideas to have fun during Oliver’s slow winter! For Independent Reading at White Band 10, readers aged from 5-7 years.

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE).

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: Matooke

Reading Champion: Matooke

by Tracy Turner-Jones Illustrated by reminac kc
This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading Book Band White 10, for readers aged from 5-7 years.

Eddie is a city boy from Kampala, but it’s the school holidays so he’s off for a visit with his Auntie and cousin in the Ugandan countryside. The hard work and all the nature are a bit hard for him to get used to at first, but, in the end, their patient teaching and his Auntie’s delicious matooke win him over.

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
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