Best Books for Schools

From Just Imagine

Resource type: School book supplier or specialist publisher

Price band: £

Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3

Region(s): All of UK

Best Books for Schools is an independent online bookshop selling individual titles and curated book collections for EYFS through to KS3.

Individual titles can be be browsed by age, genre and theme/topic. The curated collections cover all areas of the primary curriculum and include:

  • Reading for Pleasure – book packs to encourage reading for pleasure, including selections of the best recently-published titles and books chosen specifically to engage more reluctant readers.
  • Curriculum topic packs – fiction and non-fiction titles covering a wide range of topics from the primary curriculum.
  • Genre sets – book packs covering specific genres such as graphic novels, biographies and wordless picture books.
  • Class book sets – class and half class sets of high-quality titles for KS1, LKS2 and UKS2.

Cost: Prices vary but most titles come with a 26% discount on the RRP.

About Just Imagine: Just Imagine was established in 2010 by Nikki Gamble, a former teacher and university lecturer and author of Exploring Children’s Literature: Reading for Knowledge, Understanding and Pleasure. The literacy consultancy works with schools in the UK and abroad to develop outstanding reading and writing practice, where stories and literature are placed firmly at the heart of learning. As well as developing reading projects and programmes for teachers to deliver in schools, Just Imagine offers training and consultancy on a wide range of literacy topics.

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  • All the books featured have been selected by a team of literacy experts and book specialists.
  • Curated collections offer a quick and easy way to stock a class or school library with quality titles that reflect the best of children’s publishing today.
  • A Book Subscription Service ensures a regular supply of new books for the school or class library.
  • Use the School Wishlist facility to encourage book donations from your parent and local community.
  • Subscribe to Book Blast Premium for access to a monthly video roundup of the best new titles across all genres, plus the chance to win a Big Box of books for your classroom. Cost £10 per year.
  • Find video interviews with top children’s authors and advice on how to choose books for your library or classroom on The Book Channel.

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