Great Reading Books for Year 4 Children!

I always tell my class, and encourage them to think, that reading unlocks your true potential and if you’re a good reader then the world is a big open place for you to explore! I have made the following list to give you a good idea as to which books are appropriate for children in Year 4…

<——- Go to My List of Great Reading Books for Year 3 Children!

———> Go to My List of Great Reading Books for Year 5 Children!

an inspirational reading quote to encourage children in year 4 to read
front cover of great childrens book matilda by roald dahl. a great book for year 4 children
  • Max and the Millions by Ross Montgomery
  • Desirable by Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • My Brother is a Superhero by David Solomons
  • There’s a Werewolf in My Tent by Pamela Butchart
  • The 13 Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths
  • Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor by Jon Scieszka
  • The Peppermint Pig by Nina Bawden
  • Operation Gadgetman by Malorie Blackman
  • The Children of the Green Knowe by Lucy M Boston
  • How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
  • Lizzie Dripping by Helen Cresswell
  • The Firework Maker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman
  • The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo
  • The House That Sailed Away by Pat Hutchins
  • The Legend of Captain Crow’s Teeth by Eoin Colfer
  • The Suitcase Kid by Jacqueline Wilson
  • Give Peas a Chance by Maurice Gleitzman
  • The Way to Sattin Shore by Philippa Pearce
  • The Akimbo Adventures by Alexander McCall Smith
  • The Train to Impossible Places by PG Bell
  • The Skies Above My Eyes by Charlotte Guillain
  • The Lost Words by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris
  • Star Fell by Dominique Valente
  • A Street Through Time by Steve Noon
  • The Great Chocoplot by Chris Callaghan
  • James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
  • One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson
  • Please Mrs Butler by Allan Ahlberg
  • The Yearling Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
  • Matilda by Roald Dahl
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (may need some guidance from parents!)
  • Charlotte’s Web by EB White
  • The Borrowers by Mary Norton
  • Spirit of the Jungle by Bear Grylls (designed to appeal to boys!)
  • Just call Me Spaghetti Hoop Boy by Lara Williamson (designed to appeal to boys!)
  • Me and Mister P by Maria Farrer (designed to appeal to boys!)
  • The Tigerboy by Ted Hughes (designed to appeal to boys!)
  • Chaos Descends by Shane Hegarty (designed to appeal to boys!)
a street through time is a book giving a 12000 year history from the perspective of one street. great book for children in year 4 to read

Thank you for reading this list and I hope it helps! Have I forgotten your favourite book? Let me know!

You could buy these books from Amazon, however, why not support your local bookshops or even borrow the book from your local library!?

<——- Go to my List of Great Reading Books for Year 3 Children!

——–> Go to my List of Great Reading Books for Year 5 Children!


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