Beaufort, Killarney
Co. Kerry, Ireland

Suggested reading books


Suggested Books for Children: 0-5

  1. Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet & Allan Ahlberg
  2. The Jolly Postman or Other People’s Letters by Janet & Allan Ahlberg
  3. The Snowman by Raymond Briggs
  4. Gorilla by Anthony Browne
  5. Would You Rather? by John Burningham
  6. Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
  7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  8. I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child
  9. Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole
  10. Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd
  11. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
  12. Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox & Helen Oxenbury
  13. Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears by Emily Gravett
  14. Where's Spot? by Eric Hill
  15. Dogger by Shirley Hughes
  16. Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers
  17. The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr
  18. I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
  19. Not now, Bernard by David McKee
  20. Meg and Mog by Helen Nicholl & Jan Pienkowski
  21. We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury
  22. I Want My Potty! by Tony Ross
  23. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  24. The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss
  25. The Elephant and the Bad Baby by Elfrida Vipont & Raymond Briggs

Suggested Books for Children: 6-8

  1. The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton
  2. Five on a Treasure Island by Enid Blyton
  3. A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond
  4. The Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook by Joyce Lankester Brisley
  5. Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown
  6. Clarice Bean, That's Me by Lauren Child
  7. That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown by Cressida Cowell
  8. The BFG by Roald Dahl
  9. The Story of Babar by Jean De Brunhoff
  10. My Naughty Little Sister by Dorothy Edwards
  11. Asterix the Gaul by René Goscinny
  12. Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman & Caroline Binch
  13. Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson
  14. The Queen's Nose by Dick King-Smith
  15. The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith
  16. Diary of a Wimpy Kid By Jeff Jinney
  17. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
  18. Winnie-the-Pooh by A A Milne
  19. The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy
  20. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith
  21. Horrid Henry by Francesca Simon & Tony Ross
  22. The Arrival by Shaun Tan
  23. Charlotte's Web by E B White
  24. Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  25. Mister Magnolia by Quentin Blake

Suggested books for 9-11 years old books

  1. The story of Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson
  2. Skellig by David Almond
  3. Carries war by Nina Bawden
  4. Harry potter and the philosophers stone by J K Rowling
  5. Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian
  6. The barrowers by Mary Norton
  7. The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
  8. The lion the witch and the wardrobe by C S lewis
  9. The Witches By Roald Dahl
  10. The Adventures of TinTin by Herg & eacute
  11. Truckers by terry Pratchett
  12. Flour babies by Anne Fine
  13. Private peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
  14. Journey to river sea by Eva Ibbotson
  15. Millions By Frank Cottrell Boyce
  16. Matilda by Rald Dahl
  17. Once By Morris Gleitzman
  18. Artemis Fowl By Eoin Colfer
  19. Stig of the dump by Clive King
  20. Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
  21. Ballet shoes by Noel Streatfield
  22. The little prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery
  23. The wolves of Willoughby chase by Joan Aiken
  24. Monster Call By Patrick Ness
  25. Holes By Louis Sacher

Suggested books for 12-14 years old books

  1. How I live now by Meg Rosoff
  2. Looking for JJ by Anna Cassidy
  3. The Curious Incident Of the Dog In the Night-Time By Mark Haddon
  4. I Capture the Castle By Dodie Smith
  5. Mortal Engines By Philip Reeve
  6. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas By John Boyne
  7. Northerns Lights By Philip Pullman
  8. Coram Boy By Jamila Gavin
  9. Noughts and Crosses By Malorie Blackman
  10. The Knife Of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
  11. He Grave Yard Book by Neil Gaiman
  12. The Hungry Games by Suzane Collins
  13. Revolver By Marcus Sedgwick
  14. The kite Rider by Geraldine McCaughrean
  15. Strombreaker By Anthony Horowitz
  16. Junk By Melvin Burgess
  17. Life By Mal Peet
  18. Maggot Moon By Sally Gardner
  19. The fellowship of the Ring By JRR Tolkien
  20. The owl Service by Alan Garner
  21. Watership Down By Richard Adams
  22. Forever By Judy Blume
  23. The Rudy in the smoke By Philip Pullman
  24. The mighty Odds byAmy Ignatow
  25. Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi