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Reading and E-Books - Home Learning Ideas

Use these websites to access free e-books and reading resources.

Oxford Owl

Register for free and gain access to 100s of reading books just like the ones children read at home.


Twitter is packed full of free reading ideas, resources and authors reading their books. This search brings together some of the best.



Listen to free audio books - just follow the link to stream them on your phone, tablet or PC

Phonics Play

Phonics games and resources  to support early reading. All free to use whilst schools are closed.

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Literacy Trust
Family Zone

Home to free reading books, audio books, worksheets and reading ideas.


Watch authors read their own books and set 'masterclass' activities you can do at home. Register for free.




Book Trust

A fantastic list of websites, blogs and resources linked to 'Fun with Authors and Illustrators'. There are live readings, activities and  games - definitely worth a look!


Twinkl e-books

A free selection of e-books  for KS1 including fairy tales, traditional tales and those linked to our topics.


Storyline Online

Listen to a huge range of free stories, read by authors and celebrities.




International Children's Digital Library

Search through thousands of online books, many of which are available in different languages




Audio Books

Listen to four free immersive audio books designed to get children physically active and following instructions

Teach Your Monster

to Read

A great game to help children with their Phonics - register and the website version is free!