FREE eBook Library

Welcome to our free eBooks collection, developed for children aged 3–11 years old. We are temporarily making even more eBooks available here, while so many schools are closed, so that your child has more to read. If you'd like to learn more about how to support your child's reading, visit our Reading pages.

All our eBooks are tablet-friendly. Just register or above to start reading. New users: please activate your registration by clicking the link in your confirmation email.

Learning to read with phonics? Click the '+' for advice.

Learning to read with phonics

If you live in England, your child will learn to read using phonics. Their school is very likely to use either the Letters and Sounds phonics framework or the Read Write Inc. programme. Check with your school if you’re not sure which one they use.

Using Letters and Sounds?

If your child is using Letters and Sounds, you can find books suitable for them by clicking on the ‘Levels’ menu below and using the 'Letters and Sounds Phase' filter to select the right Phase. Bear in mind the following:

  • If you don’t know your child’s Phase, you can check with your school. As a guide, most Reception children will be on Phases 1–4 and most Year 1 children will be on Phases 4–5. Beyond Phase 5, your child will be able to decode most books.
  • In Letters and Sounds, there are ‘sets’ within the Phases – so your child might not know all the sounds in every book within their Phase.
  • Some series contain occasional ‘tricky words’ that your child can’t decode using phonics. Use the inside front cover notes to teach your child these words before they start the book.
  • Find out more about Letters and Sounds >
Using Read Write Inc. Phonics?

If your child is being taught to read using the Read Write Inc. programme, you can find books suitable for them by clicking on the ‘Levels’ menu below and using the 'Read Write Inc.' filter to select the right level.

We recommend children read each eBook three times, as they would at school: once to read the words correctly, a second time with more fluency, and a third time in a ‘storyteller voice’ that shows their understanding of the story.

Find more support and resources for Read Write Inc. in our parents' guide to Read Write Inc. >

Looking for printed books for phonics practice at home?

Not reading to practise phonics?

Sharing books and independent reading

If your child is reading simply for enjoyment, comprehension, or practice, just browse the library or use any of the other filters. You can check which level is right for your child with this simple test from Read with Oxford.

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Title Author/
Illustrator
Series/
Book level
Clothes for Rain Gill Howell Oxford Reading Tree / Oxford Level 1+,Book Band 1: Pink Log in to read eBook
Patterns Cynthia Rider Oxford Reading Tree / Oxford Level 3,Book Band 3: Yellow Log in to read eBook
Ballet Caroline Plaisted Oxford Reading Tree / Oxford Level 4,Book Band 4: Blue Log in to read eBook
Plants for Dinner Becca Heddle
/ Nat Smillie
Oxford Reading Tree,Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper / Oxford Level 4,Book Band 4: Blue,Phase 4 Log in to read eBook
Julia Donaldson - A biography Gill Howell Oxford Reading Tree / Oxford Level 5,Book Band 5: Green Log in to read eBook
Wild Weather Ben Smith Oxford Reading Tree / Oxford Level 6,Book Band 8: Purple Log in to read eBook
Sport Then and Now Shilo Berry Oxford Reading Tree / Oxford Level 7,Book Band 10: White Log in to read eBook
Things that Sting Brian Birchall Oxford Reading Tree / Oxford Level 7,Book Band 9: Gold Log in to read eBook
What's Inside Me? Diana Noonan Oxford Reading Tree / Oxford Level 8,Book Band 10: White Log in to read eBook
Making a Book Liz Miles Oxford Reading Tree / Oxford Level 10,Book Band 10: White Log in to read eBook
Deep Down Weird Rob Alcraft Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 6,Book Band 6: Orange Log in to read eBook
Perfect Pets Jill McDougall
/ Helen Dardik
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 6,Book Band 6: Orange Log in to read eBook
Zoom Out! Ben Hubbard Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 6,Book Band 6: Orange Log in to read eBook
A Pony for a Day June Crebbin
/ Julia Patton
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 6,Book Band 6: Orange Log in to read eBook
Who Eats Who? Teresa Heapy
/ Rebecca Elliott
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 6,Book Band 6: Orange Log in to read eBook
Edward Lear's Scrapbook Michaela Morgan
/ Deborah Zemke
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 6,Book Band 6: Orange Log in to read eBook
Colour Codes Teresa Heapy Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 7,Book Band 7: Turquoise Log in to read eBook
Bug Buzz! Wayne Gerdtz
/ Cat McInnes
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 7,Book Band 7: Turquoise Log in to read eBook
Our Class Tiger Aleesah Darlison
/ Antonia Stylianou
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 7,Book Band 7: Turquoise Log in to read eBook
Bin Goblins Emma Boor Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 7,Book Band 7: Turquoise Log in to read eBook
Season Swap Carmel Reilly
/ Natalie Hughes
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 7,Book Band 7: Turquoise Log in to read eBook
History's Marvellous Mistakes Ciaran Murtagh
/ David Semple
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 7,Book Band 7: Turquoise Log in to read eBook
Way-out Day Out Rob Alcraft
/ Philip Giordano
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 8,Book Band 8: Purple Log in to read eBook
Mini Marvels Heather Hammonds
/ Tim Bradford
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 8,Book Band 8: Purple Log in to read eBook
Wild Wheels Peter Millet
/ Alan Brown
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 8,Book Band 8: Purple Log in to read eBook
The Pizza Patch Jill McDougall
/ Agnese Baruzzi
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 8,Book Band 8: Purple Log in to read eBook
Beaks and Feet Mick Manning
/ Mick Manning
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 8,Book Band 8: Purple Log in to read eBook
Pick Your Queen! Rob Alcraft
/ Shahab Shamshirsaz
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 8,Book Band 8: Purple Log in to read eBook
Rabbits, Hats and Secrets Kirsty Hamilton Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 9,Book Band 9: Gold Log in to read eBook
Your Body, Inside Out Vicky Shipton
/ Chantel de Sousa
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 9,Book Band 9: Gold Log in to read eBook
Big Ears and Sticky Fingers Anita Ganeri
/ Anna Violet
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 9,Book Band 9: Gold Log in to read eBook
Flight or Fright? Janine Scott
/ Olivier Daumas
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 9,Book Band 9: Gold Log in to read eBook
Flying Kicks Kirsty Hamilton
/ Fiona Lee
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 9,Book Band 9: Gold Log in to read eBook
Spread the Word Ciaran Murtagh
/ Glen McBeth
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 9,Book Band 9: Gold Log in to read eBook
A Life in the Sky Kate Scott
/ Natalie Hughes
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 10,Book Band 10: White Related content Log in to read eBook
Let's Make Comics! Robin Etherington
/ Zak Simmonds-Hurn
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 10,Book Band 10: White Log in to read eBook
Burps, Scabs and Smells Anita Ganeri
/ Tony Trimmer
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 10,Book Band 10: White Log in to read eBook
Skills and Thrills Cameron Macintosh Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 10,Book Band 10: White Log in to read eBook
The Dinosaur Hunters Rob Alcraft
/ Wesley Lowe
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 10,Book Band 10: White Log in to read eBook
The Life of Leonardo Mick Manning
/ Brita Granström
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 10,Book Band 10: White Log in to read eBook
Scratch's Bad Reputations Ali Sparkes
/ Ross Collins
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 11,Book Band 11: Lime Log in to read eBook
Our Siberian Journey Bryan Alexander
/ Gemma O'Callaghan
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 11,Book Band 11: Lime Log in to read eBook
Tasty Travels Glenn Cosby
/ Kate Rochester
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 11,Book Band 11: Lime Log in to read eBook
Top Ten Worst Jobs in History Rob Alcraft
/ Igor Sinkovec
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 11,Book Band 11: Lime Log in to read eBook
Outdoor Art Teresa Heapy Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 11,Book Band 11: Lime Log in to read eBook
Real Heroes Ciaran Murtagh
/ Robin Boyden
Oxford Reading Tree,Oxford Reading Tree inFact / Oxford Level 11,Book Band 11: Lime Log in to read eBook


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