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Keeeeeep Reading!!


At St Anthony’s, we know how much our children enjoy reading a large range of texts and also how essential it is to read and become a fluent reader as it supports all of our future learning.


Below there is a large range of links to reading resources and books that your child can enjoy.

Read Write Inc information for parents, including videos and resources.

Free resources on all areas of the curriculum and support and advice given to parents of all ages.

A range of resources for Early Years, Primary and Secondary aged children.

Phonics advice and support. Free eBooks and resources for children aged 3 – 8. Free to register. Excellent books and resources to use with all children. 

A huge range of resources to help support a range of subjects and topics.

Suggested books for children of all ages, advice on how to read with your child, book lists, fun games, competitions to win free books. 

A collection of nursery songs from the Early Learning series Listen and Play and Playtime, both of which are currently available on iplayer and as podcasts. 

Fabulous non-fiction magazines including information on a multitude of animals. Wonderful pictures and can be accessed even from a young age. 

Some books you do need to pay for – although many are at a discounted rate, but there are also texts, from a very young age, for free.    

An online library where you can read a book page by page at the click on a button – hundreds of titles available


Hundreds of free traditional books you can read in a variety of ways. For example: The Railway Children and Five Children and It. 

  Lovely story time videos which can be opened in YouTube and also followed and read by using the subtitles available.

A collection of books such as fables and myths included.  

An award winning free storybook destination – classic children’s stories bought to life. 

Expert recommendations and opening extracts of books 

Amazon kindle have free books and books at a reduced rate to download. Kindle unlimited has hundreds of books to download for free.