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Diary of a Lively Labrador
Diary of a Lively Labrador, by Ruth Merttens, uses the recount form of a traditional diary to tell the story of a Labrador who enlists an unlikely accomplice to help him get back into his mistress’s good books after a prolonged period of bad behaviour. The narrative is lively and humorous and children of 7 and over who are not necessarily wholly confident readers will find it easily accessible.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.

Y3/4 Group Readers (Non Fiction)

Group Readers
English
Y3/4

The Christmas story

This text provides a version of the traditional biblical story of Christmas but told through the medium of letters.  The beautiful colour illustrations add to its appeal, and children can be motivated to write their own letters in response.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.

Romulus and Remus
Romulus and Remus is a beautifully illustrated re-telling of the founding myth of Rome. Children will discover the fantastical story of how the twins were raised and the tragic tale behind the founding of one of the greatest cities of the ancient world!

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education

Y3 Group Readers (Non Fiction)

Group Readers
English
Y3

Purple is best

This is a book about colours and dyes. How did people dye their clothes in ancient Egypt? In Roman times?  What plants make good dyes?  Which dye was more expensive than gold? Children read this book, seeing the colours as they go.  

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.

Y3 Group Readers (Fiction)

Group Readers
English
Y3

Icarus 

This is a simple re-telling of the Greek myth of Icarus. In this tale Icarus and his father Daedalus build marvellous wings to escape from their prison but as they escape Icarus flies too close to the sun. The simple but engaging illustrations with the story will help bring it alive to children experiencing this traditional myth for the first time.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.

Y3 Group Readers (Fiction)

Group Readers
English
Y3

The Old Man and the Magic Bowl 

This is a traditional tale from India. In this fascinating story, read how the goddess Parvati helps a poor family and punishes a wicked king. This text is suitable for more children who have begun to confidently read independently, or earlier readers with support.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education