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Stage 6: Books

Independent reader – I can read and understand longer chapter books by myself

Read with Oxford Stage 6 is for children who reading confidently, silently and independently. They will have a greater understanding of what they are reading, feel comfortable tackling longer books in one sitting and will enjoy books of different genres. If you're not sure that your child is ready for Stage 6, try our simple test.

Approximate age: 7–8
School: Year 3 / P4 | Oxford Levels 10, 11 and 12 | Book Bands White, Lime, Brown
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Stage 6 chapter books

Captain Crossbones must defeat Oliver the Terrible and find her missing treasure. Will she be able to do it in time for dinner? This book has short chapters, a funny story and humorous colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.
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Duke is a brave lifeguard dog – until he is banned from the beach. Can Duke's owner Hattie save his job? This book has short chapters, an engaging story and exciting colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.
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Mabel doesn't like her dance lessons – she would rather be playing football. But when she watches Come Dance with Me on TV, something mysterious happens… This book has short chapters, an engaging story and exciting colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.
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Charlie the chicken has a taste for chocolate. Now she wants more and more – but how can she get it? This book has short chapters, a funny story and egg-stra-ordinary colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.
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Aliens Itsy and Weeny are always in trouble. Can they find the Chief a pet, or will that end in disaster too? This book has short chapters, an engaging story and hilarious colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.
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King Harold loves doughnuts – but then a fierce dragon begins to steal them. Can the king's daughter, Rose, save the day? This book has short chapters, an engaging story and funny colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.
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Ben and Clare love entering competitions, but they never win. As they find out, though, sometimes winning brings its own problems! This book has short chapters, an engaging story and humorous colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.
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The Badcat gang are the hairiest, scariest animals around! At least they think they are, until they meet a little hamster called Hattie… This book has short chapters, an engaging story and humorous colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.
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Denzil is everyone's favourite yucky little monster! That is, until his new baby sister, Devora, arrives. Can she really be more disgusting than Denzil? This book has short chapters, an engaging story and humorous colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.
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Join Winnie the witch and her cat Wilbur in two lively stories with short chapters. In 'Blooming Winnie', Winnie tries to tidy up her garden with some magic, but her wand just won't work! In 'Winnie the Twit', Winnie thinks she's found a very rare kind of owl living in her garden. But who's the twit - Winnie or the owl?
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Join Winnie the witch and her cat Wilbur in two fast and furious stories with short chapters. In 'Whizz-Bang Winnie', Winnie and Wilbur join a motor race on their broomstick, and in 'Giddy-up', Winnie, Winnie brings her magic to a horse race!
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Join Winnie the witch and her cat Wilbur in two fun-packed stories with short chapters. Find out what happens when Winnie takes Wilbur – and a lot of fleas – to a pet show in 'Itchy Witchy', and laugh as Wilbur and Scruff the dog try to show Winnie who's best in 'Winnie's Perfect Pet'.
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