Books we’ve read in 2016

I’ll be adding to this list as we finish, as a way of keeping track of what Miss 5 and I have been reading.


The BFG – Roald Dahl

The Witches – Roald Dahl


Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

Mummies in the Morning – Mary Pope Osbourne

Egyptian Myths and Legends – Fiona Macdonald

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  – Roald Dahl


Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone – JK Rowling

Charlotte’s Web – E. B. White

Splat the cat – Rob Scotton

Back to school Splat – Rob Scotton

Splat says Thankyou – Rob Scotton

Splat the cat, Penguins are cool – Rob Scotton


Waltzing Matilda – Banjo Patterson

The Day the Crayons Quit – Drew Daywalt

The Day the Crayons Came Home – Drew Daywalt

Space – Sarah Creese and Tracey Hare

Planets! – Lisa Jo Rudy

Toys in Space – Mini Grey

100 Facts; Exploring Space – Miles Kelly


The Worst Witch – Jill Murphy

The Gruffalo – Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalos Child – Julia Donaldson

Room on the Broom – Julia Donaldson

Zog – Julia Donaldson

The Book with No Pictures – B.J Novak


How to Eat Fried Worms – Thomas Rockwell

Planet Dinosaur – BBC Books


Dinorama – Mike Taylor and Phil Jacobs

Peter Pan – J.M. Barrie

Dinosaur! Encyclopaedia – DK Books


Deadly Pole to Pole – Steve Backshall

Super Shark Encyclopedia – DK Books

Masterpieces Up Close – Claire D’Harcout

Jonathan Swifts Gullivers Travells: Voyage to Liliput – retold by Martin Jenkins


Songs and Verse – Roald Dahl

James and the Giant Peach – Roald Dahl


Every Picture tells a story – John Ross

Australian Bush Poems – Axiom Australia

Diary of a Wombat – Jackie French

ANZAC Biscuits – PHIL Cummings

Amazing facts about Australia – Karen Cox and Steve Parish