Reading Caterpillar’s, A few of our Favourite Reads, Ages 5 to 8

1.     Dirty Beasts By Roald Dahl

Theme: Poems/ Humour

2.     Wish You Were Here by Anushka Ravishankar

Theme: Travel / poem

3.     Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Theme: Imagination

4.     Water stories from around the world by Radhika Menon and Sandhya Rao

Theme: Stories of the World

5.     Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, retold by Sharon Lerner (Random House)

Theme: Classics

6.     It’s Only a Story by Cathy Spagnoli

Theme: Chain Story

7.     Anatole and the Cat By Eve Titus

Theme: Suspense

8.     The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Theme: Peace

9.     The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Theme: Giving

10.  Alexander and the terrible, Horrible, no good very bad day by Judith Viorst

Theme: experiences

11.  Pippi Longstocking

Theme: Humour

12.  At least a fish by Anushka Ravishankar

Theme: Adventure

13.  The velveteen rabbit by Margery Williams


14.  Mia’s Story by Michael Foreman

Theme: conservation / animals