Be a daily reading hero!

Benjamin & the Super Spectacles

We chose a hero-themed book for every day of National Bookstart Week 2014 and you can see the seven books below.

  • I Love My Mummy

    Author: Giles Andreae Illustrator: Emma Dodd
    Publisher: Orchard Books
    Interest age: 2+
    Reading age: 6+

    What is it about Mummies that makes them so lovable and so very special?

  • Super Duck

    Author: Jez Alborough
    Publisher: HarperCollins
    Interest age: 2+
    Reading age: 4+

    Bright illustrations and rhyming text in a fun adventure with kites!

  • Granpa

    Author: John Burningham
    Publisher: Random House
    Interest age: 3-8
    Reading age: 4+

    A sensitive and moving exploration of the relationship between a young girl and her grandfather.

  • Daddy is My Hero

    Author: Dawn Richards and Jane Massey
    Publisher: Random House

    Fantasy, fun and fancy dress in this tender and touching tribute to heroic Dads!

  • Benjamin & the Super Spectacles

    Author: Rachel Bright
    Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
    Interest age: 3+
    Reading age: 4+

    Benjamin Bounce keeps bouncing into things and needs spectacles... A lovely picture book about friends making each other feel super!

  • Little Drivers to the Rescue!

    Author: Dan Crisp
    Publisher: Child's Play
    Interest age: 1+
    Reading age: 3+

    • Double-sided figures so you can choose if the boy or girl drives.
    • Colourful illustrations and simple text.
    • Why not use your own photos to put your child in the story?

  • Little Jungle Explorers

    Author: Anthony Lewis
    Publisher: Child’s Play
    Interest age: 1+
    Reading age: 4+

    Colourful board book with double-sided explorer figure!