Top 100 Children's Books for Teachers

Explore the Top 100 children’s books for teachers – chosen by teachers, for teachers.

Voted for by book-loving teachers across the UK and Ireland as their favourite books to share in class, you’ll find an inspiring mix of new and old classics – perfect for instilling a love of reading in every child.

Choose from the individual books, find money-saving packs to reinvigorate your classroom or library, and start children’s reading journeys with a range of first-in-series stories.


Top 100 Catalogues

Browse all of our Top 100 picks in our digital catalogues for primary and secondary schools.

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Top 100: ages 3-7

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  • Look Up! Look Up!
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  • The Colour Monster The Colour Monster
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  • The Day the Crayons Quit The Day the Crayons Quit
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  • The Tiger Who Came to Tea The Tiger Who Came to Tea
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  • The Worrysaurus The Worrysaurus
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  • Supertato Supertato

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  • Ruby's Worry Ruby's Worry
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  • Julian is a Mermaid Julian is a Mermaid
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  • The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch (45th anniversary edition) The Lighthouse Keeper: The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch (45th anniversary edition)

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  • Owl Babies Owl Babies
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  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt We're Going on a Bear Hunt
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  • Where the Wild Things Are Where the Wild Things Are

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  • The Gruffalo The Gruffalo
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  • The Tiny Seed The Tiny Seed

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  • Whatever Next! Whatever Next!

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  • Oi Frog! Oi Frog!
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  • Zog Zog

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  • Handa's Surprise Handa's Surprise
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  • Dogger Dogger
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  • Stick Man Stick Man

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  • Each Peach Pear Plum Each Peach Pear Plum
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  • Never Show a T-Rex a Book! Never Show a T-Rex a Book!
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  • Superworm Superworm

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  • Rosie's Walk Rosie's Walk

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  • The Smeds and the Smoos The Smeds and the Smoos

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  • Amazing Grace Amazing Grace
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  • The Snail and the Whale The Snail and the Whale

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  • Room on the Broom Room on the Broom

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  • What the Ladybird Heard What the Ladybird Heard

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  • Tiddler Tiddler

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Top 100: ages 7-11

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  • Wonder Wonder
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  • The Boy at the Back of the Class The Boy at the Back of the Class
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  • Holes Holes
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  • The Boy Who Grew Dragons The Boy Who Grew Dragons
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  • The Iron Man The Iron Man
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  • Skellig Skellig
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  • The Last Bear The Last Bear
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  • Charlotte's Web Charlotte's Web
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  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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  • The Girl Who Stole an Elephant The Girl Who Stole an Elephant
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  • The Nowhere Emporium The Nowhere Emporium

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  • Pig-Heart Boy Pig-Heart Boy
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  • Night Bus Hero Night Bus Hero
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  • How to Train Your Dragon How to Train Your Dragon #1: How to Train Your Dragon

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  • The Hodgeheg The Hodgeheg

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  • Fantastic Mr Fox Fantastic Mr Fox

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  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
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  • The Hobbit The Hobbit
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  • Goodnight Mister Tom Goodnight Mister Tom
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  • Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good
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  • War Horse War Horse
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  • Stig of the Dump Stig of the Dump
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  • Letters from the Lighthouse Letters from the Lighthouse
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  • Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Percy Jackson #1: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
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  • Twits Twits

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  • Who Let the Gods Out? Who Let the Gods Out? #1: Who Let the Gods Out?
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  • Street Child Street Child
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  • The Secret Garden Scholastic Classics: The Secret Garden
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  • Dog Man Dog Man #1: Dog Man
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  • Magic Finger Magic Finger

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Top 100: ages 11+

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