Books For Younger Readers 

Phonic activities for younger children

Books for Younger Readers . 

This age group really enjoy being read to and putting their own developing skills to use. They love books with repetition and familiar characters. 

Free printable phonic based readers can be downloaded here ,these books tie in with Jolly Phonics. 

“Farmer Duck” and other books by Martin Waddell.if your child enjoys Martin Waddell, they may also like some of the books here

“Hooray for Bread” and other books by Allan Ahlberg. 

“The Lange Family” A collection of books by Jilll Murphy. 

The “Elmer “series by David McKee. 

“We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” by Michael Rosen. 

“Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak.

“Dear Zoo” by Rod Campell.“   

Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd 

“Operation Alphabet” by Al MacCuish and Luciano Lozano .   

“ Hippos Go Berserk” by Sandra Boynton. 

“Winnie the Witch” series by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul.

The Cat in the Hat”, “Green Eggs and Ham” and other books by Dr Suess.

“Room on the Broom” “The Gruffalo “ “A Squash and a Squeeze” and other books by Julia Donaldson. 

“The Tiger Who Came to Tea ” by Judith Kerr.       

“Elmer” by David McKee . 

“I Love You, Blue Kangaroo” by Emma Chichester Clark . 

“Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain” by Edward Ardizzone . 

“Bread and Jam for Frances “by Russell Hoban.     

“Curious George” by Margaret Rey.     

“The Babar Collection” by Jean de Brunhoff.      

“What Do People Do All Day?” by Richard Scarry .   

“ The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew It Was None of His Business” by Werner Holzwarth and Wolf Erlbruch .   

“ Lost and Found” by Oliver Jeffers.     

“The Adventures of Mrs Pepperpot” by Alf Proysen  

“Monkey and Me” by Emily Gravett . 

“Father Christmas” by Raymond Briggs . 

“Hairy MacLary From Donaldson Dairy”  by Lyndsey Dodd. 

Some suggestions from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown library:

Books for children aged 0-5 Part 1
Books for children aged 0-5 Part 2