Summer Reading Club

Great reads – Primary

The following titles are suggested books to read. Why not print the list and take to the library next time you visit? Visit your local public library and speak to the staff about books, resources, activities and programs that they have available for you and your child as part of the Summer Reading Club and throughout the year.

To find your closest public library, check the directories below.

 

Many of the titles list below have been recommended by the Australian Booksellers Association. For more titles check out this year’s Kids Reading Guide – Part One | Part Two.

Watch the Book Trailers and click on the book titles to learn more about the authors and their books.  Some of these books even have their own websites!

 

Nancy Clancy Super Sleuth

Nancy Clancy Super Sleuth
Author: Jane O’Connor
Illustrator: Robin Preiss Glasser

Precious and the Mystery of Meerkat Hill

Precious and the Mystery of Meerkat Hill
Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Who Could it be at this Hour?

Who Could it be at this Hour?
Author: Lemony Snicket
Illustrator: Seth (Gregory Gallant)
Book Trailer

Truly Tan

Truly Tan
Author: Jen Storer
Illustrator: Claire Robertson
Book Trailer

Word Hunters: The Curious Dictionary

Word Hunters: The Curious Dictionary
Author: Nick Earls
Illustrator: Terry Whidborne
Book Trailer

Skary Frenzy

Shark Frenzy
Author: J.E Fison
Book Trailer

The Lost Thing

The Lost Thing
Author: Shaun Tan
Book Trailer

The Painted Circus

The Painted Circus
Author: Wallace Edwards

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl
Author: Eoin Colfer
Book Trailer

Ruby Redfort

Ruby Redfort
Author: Lauren Child
Book Trailer

The Billionaire's Curse

The Billionaire’s Curse
Author:Richard Newsome
Book Trailer

Insignia

Insignia
Author: S.J. Kincaid
Book Trailer

Liar and spy

Liar and Spy
Author: Rebecca Stead
Book Trailer

How to be a World Explorer

How to be a World Explorer
Author: Lonely Planet

Max Remy: the French Code

Max Remy: the French Code
Author: Deborah Abela
Book Trailer

The Famous Five

The Famous Five
Author: Enid Blyton
Book Trailer

As you read these books, why not get some help to send your own book review or book trailer to the SRC Club Member Raves section of this website. Don’t forget to check out what books are being recommended by other young readers from across the country!