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TPS Library Reading Resources

Year 2 Term 2 - Library Choice Board

A message from Mrs Kynaston

The benefits of reading are well researched. Primarily, you read for enjoyment. However, when you read regularly, you also gain:

·         increased knowledge

·         vocabulary expansion

·         memory retention

·         improved focus and concentration

·         stronger analytical skills

·         better writing skills

·         increased empathy and emotional intelligence

·         stress reduction

·         improved imagination

·         increased comprehension

·         improved overall academic achievement

 So TPS students now is the time to pick up a book and read, read, read!


Picture books with related questions

Follow the links below to watch a read along of the books and to access questions based on each story.

All I Want for Christmas is Rain by Cori Brooke

Boy by Phil Cummings

Mopoke by Philip Bunting

Do Not Lick This Book* by Idan Ben-Barak

Flood by Jackie French

Mirror by Jeannie Baker

Tanglewood by Margaret Wild

Previous work

The Very Noisy Baby by Alison Lester

Florette by Anne Walker

The Second Sky by Patrick Guest & Jonathen Bentley

Ollie and the Wind by Ronojoy Ghosh

Gary by Leila Rudge

Hark, It's Me Ruby Lee by Lisa Shanahan


TPS Reading List

Please find the links below to some of your favourite picture books; read along or turn the sound off for independent reading.



First Day Andrew Daddo & illustrated By Jonathan Bentley

The Very Noisy Baby Alison Lester


Years K-1

Hickory Dickory Dash Tony Wilson, illustrated by Laura Wood


Years K-2

All I Want For Christmas Is Rain Cori Brooke

Do not open this book again Andy Lee & Illustrated By Heath McKenzie

Edward The Emu Sheena Knowles

Florette Anne Walker

Gary Leila Rudge

Have You Filled a Bucket Today? Carol McCloud

Here Comes Stinkbug! Tohby Riddle

Lucy Goosey Margaret Wild

Old Friends New Friends Andrew Daddo & Illustrated By Jonathan Bentley

Ollie and the Wind Ronojoy Ghosh

Pearl Barley Aaron Blabey

Pig the Fibber Aaron Blabey

Pig the Pug Aaron Blabey

Possum Magic Mem Fox & Illustrated by Julie Vivas

Room on the Broom Julia Donaldson & Illustrated By Axel Scheffler

Seriously do not turn this book Andy Lee & Illustrated By Heath McKenzie

Stanley Paste Aaron Blabey

Sunday Chutney Aaron Blabey

The day the crayons quit Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers

The Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister

The Return of Thelma the Unicorn Aaron Blabey

The Snow Wombat Susannah Chambers & Mark Jackson

The very cranky bear Nick Bland

The Very Sleepy Bear Nick Bland

Tricky’s Bad Day Alison Lester


Years K-3

In my Heart: A Book of Feelings Jo Witek & Illustrated By Christine Roussey


Years K-6

Window Jeannie Baker


Years 1&2

Ish Peter H Reynolds

Boy Phil Cummings

Hark, It’s Me, Ruby Lee! Lisa Shanahan & Binny

Magpie Learns a Lesson Sally Morgan & Ezekiel Kwaymullina

The Lost Girl Ambelin Kwaymullina and Leanne Tobin

The Second Sky Patrick Guest & Jonathan Bentley


Years 1-3

Do Not Lick This Book Idan Ben-Barak

Mr Huff Anna Walker


Year 2

Olga the Brolga Rod Clement


Years 2 & 3

Mopoke Phillip Bunting

The Patchwork Bike Maxine Beneba Clarke Illustrations by Van T Rudd

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Mem Fox


Years 3-6

Circle Jeannie Baker

Belonging Jeannie Baker

Drought Jackie French

Fire Jackie French

Flood Jackie French

My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch Graeme Base

The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery Graeme Base


Years 4-6

The First Fleet Alan Boardman (Read Aloud)


The Feather Margaret Wild


Years 5&6

Beth - The Story of a Child Convict Mark Wilson

Mirror (wordless) Jeannie Baker

The Arrival (wordless) Shaun Tan

Tuesday (wordless) David Weisner

The Red Tree Shaun Tan