Send your child’s imagination soaring with a great book from our August Signature Reading List.
SUMMER, WHERE HAVE YOU GONE?!
As summer flutters by in a haze of sunshine (we hope!), fun days and laid-back-living, we’re back again with another sumptuous selection of our Signature Summer Reads.
What better way to help recharge those batteries and get ready for the new school year?
As ever, you’ll find a great blend of fiction, non-fiction, classics, and new releases – a little something for everyone!
The Signature Team
KEY STAGE 2 (7-11)
Mutant Zombies Cursed My School Trip! Matt Brown
Junkyard Jack and The Horse that Talked – Adrian Edmondson
Mutant Zombies Cursed My School Trip – Matt Brown
The Graveyard – Neil Gaiman
Guardians of the Wild Unicorns – Lindsey Littleson
The Storm Keeper’s Island – Catherine Doyle
The Girl of Ink and Stars – Kiran Millwood Hargrave
No Ballet Shoes in Syria – Catherine Bruton
Hello Happy (non-fiction) – Stephanie Clarkson
KEY STAGE 3 (11-14)
How High The Moon by Karyn Parsons.
Code Name Verity – Elizabeth E. Wein
Watch Us Rise – Renee Watson and Ellen Hagan
I Am Malala (non-fiction) – Malala Yousafzai
Contender: The Chosen (first of a trilogy) – Taran Matharu
How High The Moon – Karyn Parsons
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler – Phillip Hoose
Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
KEY STAGE 4 (14-16)
The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
A Gentleman In Moscow – Amor Towles
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman
Life of Pi – Yann Martel
A Thousand Beginnings and Endings – Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (non-fiction) – Yuval Noah Harari
KEY STAGE 5 (16-18)
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
The Road – Cormac McCarthy
The Impressionist – Hari Kunzru
A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman
The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng
Behind The Scenes At The Museum – Kate Atkinson
A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
Can’t get enough? Check out other top Signature Reads here!
* Ps, we always encourage browsing titles online, just to make sure you’re happy that the book you’re about to buy is suitable for you or your child.