Nurture reading for pleasure

72 expertly levelled, captivating fiction and non-fiction titles perfect for the inquisitive and imaginative children in your class.

No. of titles: 72
Book Bands: Pink A to White
No. of Teacher's Guides: 3
Audio books included



Ensure that children have access to a wide range of different genres and text types appropriate to their reading level, to widen vocabulary, broaden knowledge and nurture reading for pleasure. Themes and topics have been carefully chosen, making them ideal for cross-curricular reading including: 

  • A Day in the City
  • Dinosaur World Records
  • Starting School
  • The Ancient World (Stone Age to Romans)
  • Winter Coat, Summer Coat
  • Antarctic Base Diary

Galaxy Pink A to Orange available now
Galaxy Turquoise to White available April 2017

View sample books:

Sample book from Pink A
In the Snow
Sample book from Green
Amelia Earhart
Sample from Gold
Wriggle Room
In the Snow Amelia Earhart Wriggle Room

About the author team

The Galaxy strand hosts a team of well-known and loved authors and illustrators of children's books including, Brian Moses (one of the UKs most famous poets), Joe Berger (author/illustrator of the Bridget Fidget stories), and Linda Chapman (author of My Secret Unicorn among many other series).


72 reading books that include:

  • rhyming stories, poetry, traditional tales, fairy stories, plays and non-fiction
  • curriculum themes and topics ideal for crosscurricular reading
  • comprehension questions for before, during and after reading

3 Teacher’s Guides that include:

  • practical ideas for guided reading
  • assessment guidance
  • tried and tested speech rhythm sensitivity activities
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