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Picture Books & Graphic Novels
Upper Key Stage 2  (Year 5 & Year 6: Ages 9+)

Picture books are perfect for sparking the imagination of children. They bring worlds, adventures and characters to life. Below is a special selection of picture books that will help children fall in love with reading - from classroom classics to graphic novels.


Wordless picture books encourage children to use their creativity to infer what is happening in the story. The imaginary in my empathy boosting picture books collection will boost a child’s ability to build connections and empathise with characters and their stories.

Discover the beautiful imagery on offer in my innovatively illustrated picture books selection. Teach children about different cultures with picture books from around the planet. The positive picture books collection will have children bouncing with joy from page to page. Encourage questioning and deeper thinking with the picture books to make them ponder collection.

Check out my Top 100 Recommended Reads for Year 5 and Year 6 if you're looking for more to top up your classroom bookshelf collections and browse through my other booklists if you're looking for other subjects, topics, genres and themes. There's always more being added!

Click on each book cover to view more information or order on Amazon.

Click on each book cover to view more information or order on Amazon.

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