Fircroft Primary: KS1
A Fircroft Primary Wishlist purchasing page. Use the dropdown menu to select the book(s) you wish to purchase. Info on each of the books below.
About the Books
The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb
A string of paper dolls go on a fantastical adventure through the house and out into the garden. They soon escape the clutches of the toy dinosaur and the snapping jaws of the oven-glove crocodile, but then a very real pair of scissors threatens...
The Same But Different Too by Karl Newson and Kate Hindley
These children and animals are all very different to each other. Some are big, some are small.
Some are gentle, some are rough. Everyone is playful, but who's the best at hiding? One thing's certain: they all love a good bedtime story!
The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad and S.K. Ali
Asiya's hijab is like the ocean and the sky, no line between them, saying hello with a loud wave. It's Faizah's first day of school, and her older sister Asiya's first day of wearing hijab – made of a beautiful blue fabric. But not everyone sees hijab as beautiful.
In the face of hurtful, confusing words, will Faizah find new ways to be strong?This is an uplifting, universal story of new experiences, the unbreakable bond shared by siblings and of being proud of who you are.
What We'll Build: Plans for Our Together Future by Oliver Jeffers
What shall we build, you and I? I'll build your future and you'll build mine. We'll build a watch to keep our time. A father and daughter set about laying the foundations for their life together.
Using their own special tools, they get to work; building memories to cherish, a home to keep them safe and love to keep them warm. A story about a parent's boundless love, life's endless opportunities and all we need to build a together future.
You Choose in Space by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt
Zoom off into space for an adventure where You Choose what happens next. Which alien would you most like to be friends with? And what fantastically freaky food will you decide to munch for lunch?The possibilities are infinite in this mesmerising creative toolkit which will inspire children from 3 up to make their own stories time and again – a spectacular sequel to the bestselling You Choose – it's out of this world!
Bear Shaped by Dawn Coulter-Cruttenden
Jack and Bear are the best of friends. Jack loves Bear because he makes him feel brave. But one day Bear disappears and Jack suddenly feels all alone with a big Bear-shaped hole in his heart.
Word soon gets around that Bear is missing and Jack starts to receive kind messages from strangers all over the world. Then the toy bears start to arrive. Though the bears start to heal Jack's sadness, none of them are Jack's bear.
Perhaps there is something Jack can do with them to help the other people with bear-shaped holes...
My Pet Star by Corrinne Averiss and Rosalind Beardshaw
A magical story about the importance of kindness and friendship. When a little girl finds a lost star, she takes it home and cares for it, just like a beloved pet. She reads it stories, makes it special snacks and tucks it into bed at night.
The more she cares for the star, the brighter it glows. Until, one day, it's time to let go...
PRE-ORDER: You Choose Fairy Tales by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt
Please note that this is a pre-order of the paperback edition, publishing in May.
Make up your very own fairy tale adventure where You Choose what happens next! Which fairy tale hero would you like to be today? Where will you go on your fairy tale quest? And what fairy tale baddy would you least like to meet? The possibilities are infinite in this captivating creative toolkit which will inspire children from three up to make their own stories again and again.
Oi Dog! by Kes and Claire Gray and Jim Field
Cat is a stickler for rules: cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs and, however irritating, dogs must sit on frogs. That's until Frog decides to change the status quo... But will Cat want to sit on gnats instead of cushy mats? Will spiders like sitting on gliders? Will whales like sitting on nails? And, most importantly, where is FROG going to sit?
Princess in Black by Shannon and Dean Hale and LeUyen Pham
A PERFECT PRINCESS. A SECRET SUPERHERO.
Who says princesses can't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black.
The first in a funny, action-packed series for young readers who like their princesses not only prim and perfect, but also dressed in black! Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when... Brring! Brring! The monster alarm! A big blue monster is threatening the goats! Stopping monsters is no job for dainty Princess Magnolia. But luckily Princess Magnolia has a secret – she's also the Princess in Black, and stopping monsters is the perfect job for her!
Puffin Book of Fantastic First Poems by June Crebbin
A great first poetry book; the poems span time, from Robert Louis Stevenson and Walter de la Mare right up to date with Roger McGough and Michael Rosen. Themes covered, such as mealtimes, playtime, animals, family and bedtime, really appeal to youngreaders.A truly lovely collection of all-time favourite poems.