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Riverside Primary School ~ Bun Sgoil Taobh na h-Aibhne

Forrest Road, Stirling, FK8 1UJ

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Reading Homework Tips


Here are some tips to help your child enjoy books. 


Reading Tips for Parents


Book Banded Real Books – Parents Information



Bug Club


Bug Club is a reading programme that we use to help support reading.  Children can enjoy reading books onscreen and completing fun quiz questions found in the eBooks. The quiz questions will help the children practise their reading skills.  Please follow the link below to read out Parent Help Sheet.Bug Club Active Learn - parent help sheet


How to help your child to read a ditty at home  


Recommended Authors


Early Readers     


Developing Readers


Established Readers

More Challenging Texts for Established Readers

Vivian French

Adam Blade

Charlie Higson

Philip Pullman

Rose Impey

Daisy Meadows

Jenny Nimmo

Julia Golding

Shoo Rayner

Darren Shan

Joan Lennon

Theresa Breslin

Julie Sykes

Eoin Colfer

Anthony Horowitz

Jane Austen

Janey Louise Jones

Anthony Horowitz

Eoin Colfer

Morris Gleitzman

Alan MacDonald

Charlie Higson

Rick Riordan

Nicola Morgan

Francesca Simon

Enid Blyton

Jonathan Stroud

George Orwell

Terry Deary

Dick King-Smith

Marcus Sedgwick

Louisa May Alcott

Lawrence Anholt

Steve Cole

Michael Morpurgo

Maya Angelou

Dr Seuss

Elizabeth Singer-Hunt

Cornelia Funke

Malorie Blackman

Mairi Hedderwick

Jonny Zucker

F E Higgins

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Humphrey Carpenter

Karen McCombie

Louis Sachar


Jeff Brown

Jacqueline Wilson

Cressida Cowell


Sara Pennypacker

Roald Dahl

Chris d'Lacey



Jeremy Strong

Katherine Langrish



Vivian French

Eleanor Updale



Kate Umansky




Barry Hutchison




Jill Murphy




The 8 Essential Kinds of Books That Every Kid Should Own | Tom M. Burns