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Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School


Happy learners. Aiming high.

Reading for Pleasure


Please see below a list of recommended reads for each year group:

Reception recommended reads

Year 1 recommended reads

Year 2 recommended reads


BBC Bedtime Stories


Author of the Month

.Each month we focus on a different author and learn new facts about them. Can you find any of their books in our school library?

This month's author of the month is:    Lauren Child

Lauren Child burst on to the children’s books scene in 1999 and has since published many bestselling and award-winning books, including those featuring the hugely popular Charlie and Lola, and the Clarice Bean series. Please see a list below of some of the popular books she has written:

Clarice Bean - Utterly Me

Who's afraid of the Big bad Book?

Charlie and Lola: But Excuse Me That's My Book!

Beware of the Storybook Wolves

 Charlie and Lola: I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato