Brilliant Books to Read Aloud

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The Tiger who came to Tea by Judith Kerr

Age 0-5

This classic story has been loved by children for over 30 years.   It’s not everyday that you open the door to a big tiger who would like to come in for tea.  But that’s just what happens to Sophie and the mum one day.

We’re going on a bear hunt by Michael Rosen

Age 0-5

Follow the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of the bear. What a surprise waits in the cave on the other side of the dark forest.

Snow white and the seven aliens

Snow White and the Seven Aliens by Laurence Anholt


Snow White dreamed of becoming a pop star.  She wanted to be number one in the charts, just like her hero Hank Hunk." This is a seriously silly story that makes reading fun.

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Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl

 Age: 5 – 8

This is humorous retellings of 6 well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after. The stories are: Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, The Three Little Pigs.

Journey to the River Sea

Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson

Age 8 – 11

This is a story that will captivate and enthral listeners, a book that brings the Amazon to like with a feisty heroine who knows what she needs to do to survive.