Reading: Free Resources to support Reading for Pleasure

Nurturing a love of reading can enrich children’s literacy skills, academic achievements and mental wellbeing. The below online resources ensure that children have access to the magical world of stories all year round, whether they are learning at school or home. 


Virtual School Library  

Oak Academy Virtual Library 

Devon and Torbay Library Services  

Oxford Owl free ebook Library

Oxford Owl for Home 


Book Trust HomeTime

Harry Potter Audio Books

Book of Hopes

Michael Rosen Channel

The World of David Walliams 

World Book Day Book Hub 


Storytime with Oliver Jeffers


Poetry for Kids

The Children's Poetry Archive 

50 Recommended Reads for...

Click on the link below to find out which books are in the top 50 Recommended Reads for your child's Year Group. 


Best Books by Year Group 

Devon and Torbay Library Services

Looking for your next brilliant book, why become a member of Devon Library virtual services and the digital lending catalogue. You’ll find thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks online, waiting
for you with just one click of a button. 

Libraries Unlimited Kids 


If you are not already a Devon Libraries member, you can join for free and get immediate access to the digital library. For further information about how to join the library, please visit,