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Core Book List


The Core Book List is now a free online resource. It is no longer possible to purchase it as a printed publication

"The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education has produced this exciting and invaluable teacher resource to create a structured framework for the development of literacy in the primary classroom."

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Man Charitable Trust we are able to launch Core Books Online as a free resource.

Register for free here to browse for brilliant books or visit www.corebooks.org.uk

Core Books Online is the only free resource containing a comprehensive selection of high quality texts for children from ages three to eleven; helping primary schools choose the very best children’s literature for their school or classroom libraries.

Using the easy search function or ready-created booklists teachers, schools and parents can view titles by age range, collection, author or publisher and can even create personalised wishlists of books.

Core Books Online is regularly updated with new titles and great recommendations to engage, enthrall and excite children.

Register for free here and browse for brilliant books today.