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Reading and Story Websites

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Oxford Owl for Home

This website has been created by Oxford University Press, who publish our ELS phonic reading books, Project X and the old favourite Biff, Chip and Kipper stories. There are lots of games and activities and even free e-books to download for phones, iPads, Kindles and other android tablets. Click on the picture to go to the website.


Everyone knows and loves Cbeebies! There are lots of  stories to watch or read and games to play. Did you know you there are also lots of animated stories on the Story Time tab? Perfect to snuggle up and watch together with your child at bedtime. Click on the logo to find out more. More info at https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/storytime-app


CBeebies Storytime App

CBeebies now have their own app that you can download from the App or Android stores. There are plenty of stories to watch and listen to and you can download them for instant access if you find yourself stuck somewhere with no wifi signal. Click the logo to find out more.  



A fabulous collection of stories that are perfect for bedtime. Arranged either by age group or how long the story takes to read, there is a wide selection available on this website. There is the text to read to your child (or even better, read together) and either an animated version to watch and read along with or a spoken version to listen to.

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Want some tips on reading with your child? Want some suggestions of good books for all ages (baby, child, teen, adult)? This is the site for you. There are also lots of games and stories to watch, listen and read. 


Kirklees Libraries

Libraries in Kirklees aren't what they used to be but there are still lots of fun things going on. You can join the library for free and borrow books for children, young people or adults. They also plan regular storytime and craft events. Best of all it's free. Click the link to find out more about what is on offer for children. 

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