Ebooks

Hi Everyone,

EBOOKS FOR CHILDREN

We have tried to collate as many different links to free ebooks and audiobooks as we can find. If you know of any others please contact Mr Skirving and he will add your suggestion into the list. 

FREE EBOOKS
The Book of Hopes
A stunning collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures has contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators.
https://issuu.com/bloomsburypublishing/docs/thebookofhopes_interactivepdf

Epic
A digital library of over 40,000 books.
https://www.getepic.com

Love Reading 4 Kids
Free first chapter of most books.
https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk

Vooks
An animated story app that is free for teachers or one month free trial for parents.
https://www.vooks.com

Sooper Books
5 to 10 minute bedtime stories.
https://sooperbooks.com

Oxford Owl
A wide range of ebooks for children aged 3-11 including levelled phonics books.
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page

Collins Connect
If you scroll down you can access some books without signing up.
https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/portal.aspx

MyOn
https://readon.myon.co.uk/library/browse.html

Rising Stars
90 day free trial for their ebooks.
https://www.risingstars-uk.com/subjects/reading-and-ebooks/rising-stars-reading-planet/reading-planet-online-library

Twinkl ebooks
Twinkl offering free membership during school closures.
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search

Book Trust
Note: one or two of the books don’t seem to be loading properly.
https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/

ActiveLearn
Bug Club and Bug Club Phonics are available free of charge for 90 days, during the school closures. Requires sign up.
https://pearson.tfaforms.net/588

Magic Keys
http://www.magickeys.com/books/

Tumble Book Library
One free trial per school until August.
https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Default.aspx

Story Nory
A range of stories by classic authors as well as poems musicals and fairytales.
https://www.storynory.com/archives/classic-authors/

Story Berries
Read along with audio clips.
https://www.storyberries.com

Kindle Unlimited
Amazon have a fantastic offer of 2 free months Kindle Unlimited, which has over 1 million titles, thousands of audiobooks and selected magazine subscriptions. There are some big name authors like J. K. Rowling included too.
https://amzn.to/3aPhw2n*

Monkey Pen
Free downloadable children’s books in PDF format.
https://monkeypen.com/pages/free-childrens-books

Free Children’s Stories
https://www.freechildrenstories.com

FREE AUDIOBOOKS
Audible Stories
https://stories.audible.com/discovery

World Book Day
Full audio book of Michelle Harrison’s A Pinch of Magic.
https://www.worldbookday.com/stories/a-pinch-of-magic/

David Walliams Audio Books
https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

Penguin Audiobooks
10 classic children’s books from authors such as Roald Dahl and C. S. Lewis.
https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles/children/2019/jan/children-s-audiobooks-for-a-listen-aloud-adventure.html

Storyline Online
Streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Children can read along with the subtitles.
https://www.storylineonline.net

Library
Borrow from your local library. Try Libby App or Borrow Box to do this.

Audible
In addition to the free Audible Stories linked to above, Amazon also offer a 30-day free trial for the full Audible service.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Audible-Membership/dp/B00OPA2XFG?actionCode=AMN30DFT1Bk06604291990WX&tag=amanda0ed-21*