Blue Peter Book Awards

Sadly the Blue Peter Book Awards came to an end in July 2022 but you can find links to past winners here.

Books for Topics

Recommended booklists for specific topics as well as Reading for Pleasure.

BookTrust Represents

BookTrust Represents is a project created to promote and improve the representation of people of colour in children’s books.

Power of Reading

A whole-school literacy programme that uses quality children’s literature and creative teaching approaches to develop a high quality literacy curriculum.

Power of Pictures

Teaching approaches, lesson plans and author videos designed to help teachers use picture books across the primary curriculum to enhance children’s reading and writing.


Corebooks is a free resource that helps primary schools choose the best children’s books for their school or classroom libraries.

CLPE Teaching Resources

A range of free resources created by CLPE to help schools teach literacy in the most effective way.

Booklists from CLPE

A selection of booklists on a range of themes for use in the primary classroom.