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Reading: Classic fiction ideas for children

From timeless favourites loved and shared from generation to generation to the latest releases, there is something for everyone. Here we share our top 10 best loved titles for different age groups – the cream of classic fiction. We hope you enjoy reading as much as we have enjoyed putting this list together.  

Some have scary endings, some have happy endings, some have funny endings, some have adventurous endings but all are amazing.”

Reception pupil 

Click here to see our 25 books to read before leaving Embley for Senior School & Sixth Form students.

Classic fiction for Years 5 & 6

Classic fiction for Years 3 & 4

Classic fiction for Years 1 & 2

Classic fiction for Nursery & Reception