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Read with Oxford Stage 6

Find books from Read with Oxford Stage 6, with tips to help your child with reading at home.

What is Read with Oxford Stage 6?

Independent reader – I can read and understand longer chapter books by myself

Read with Oxford Stage 6 is for children who reading confidently, silently and independently. They will have a greater understanding of what they are reading, feel comfortable tackling longer books in one sitting and will enjoy books of different genres.

Approximate age: 7–8
School: Year 3 / P4
Equivalent to: Oxford Levels 10, 11, 12 | Book Bands White, Lime, Brown

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Is Stage 6 right for my child?

Children at Read with Oxford Stage 6 can usually:

  • Read silently and quickly most of the time. They can use their knowledge to help them tackle unfamiliar words.
  • Automatically read a wide range of common tricky words like ‘people’, ‘friend’, ‘through’.
  • Notice and correct (rare) mistakes when they do make them.
  • Comment confidently on characters, story and plot, and express reasoned opinions on fiction and non-fiction.
  • Comment on an author’s style and use of language, e.g. using short sentences to create excitement.
  • Make completely independent choices about what to read.
  • Read at least two or more chapters of a Stage 6 book in one sitting, and feel keen to attempt longer books.

If you’re not sure which Stage is best for your child, try our simple test >

How can I help my child to read?

You’ll find lots of tips on helping your child learn to read in our Reading section, including:

Visit our Reading section >

Where can I buy your books?

All our book listings below link to buy on Amazon.co.uk. However, many of our Read with Oxford books are also available on Waterstones, WHSmith, Book Depository and hive.co.uk.

Stage 6 books

Villains on the Loose!

Two action-packed stories about the superheroes-in-training at Hero Academy, who must work together and use their powers to outwit the super-baddies.

In ‘Calling All Villains’, Nisha and Cam go undercover to find out how to save Wildcroft Woods. In ‘Race for the Meteorite’, Nisha and her friends race the villains to the meteorite – but who will get there first?

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Superheroes Assemble!

Two action-packed stories about the superheroes-in-training at Hero Academy, who must work together and use their powers to outwit the super-baddies.

In ‘Blast from the Past’, Cam and Jin meet an old enemy, but is he who he seems? In ‘Code Red’, Cam has to convince a new pupil to join Hero Academy – but it’s going to take more than her shape-shifting powers.

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Rampage of the Robots

Two action-packed stories about the superheroes-in-training at Hero Academy, who must work together and use their powers to outwit the super-baddies.

In ‘Operation Poach’, Cam and Jin try to save Professor Poach but soon discover he is not as harmless as he seems. In ‘The Termite-nator’, Evan and Nisha must defeat a giant robotic termite. Can they save Lexis City?

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Agent Blue, Spy Pigeon

Meet Agent Blue, the Spy Agency’s newest pigeon recruit! Can he save the world from the super-villain, Birdseed?

Two action-packed comic strip adventures for children who are reading independently. Tips for parents and fun after-reading activities help you to get the most out of the comics.

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Frankenstein’s Sofa

Victor Frankenstein’s inventions aren’t usually scary – they just make his friends giggle. But he’s about to invent something truly terrifying!

This book has short chapters, a funny story, and exciting colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.

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Stanley Manners

Stanley Manners tells lies – a lot of lies! When he wishes for the lies to come true, he ends up in a lot of trouble!

This book has short chapters, an engaging story, and exciting colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities!

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Rhyme Slime

Jasmine can’t help speaking in rhyme and it’s quite inconvenient to rhyme all the time. When she gets to school she finds that it’s worse. The whole of her class can only speak in verse!

This rhyming book has short chapters, an engaging story, and exciting colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities!

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The Lifeguard Dog

Duke is a brave lifeguard dog – until he is banned from the beach. Can Duke’s owner Hattie save his job?

This book has short chapters, an engaging story, and exciting colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.

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Captain Crossbones and the Lost Treasure

Captain Crossbones must defeat Oliver the Terrible and find her missing treasure. Will she be able to do it in time for dinner?

This book has short chapters, a funny story, and humorous colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.

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Dancing Feet

Mabel doesn’t like her dance lessons – she would rather be playing football. But when she watches Come Dance with Me on TV, something mysterious happens…

This book has short chapters, an engaging story, and exciting colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.

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The Chicken Who Liked Chocolate

Charlie the chicken has a taste for chocolate. Now she wants more and more – but how can she get it?

This book has short chapters, a funny story, and egg-stra-ordinary colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.

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Teeny Tiny Aliens and the Great Big Pet Disaster

Aliens Itsy and Weeny are always in trouble. Can they find the Chief a pet, or will that end in disaster too?

This book has short chapters, an engaging story, and hilarious colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.

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Dragon Doughnuts

King Harold loves doughnuts – but then a fierce dragon begins to steal them. Can the king’s daughter, Rose, save the day?

This book has short chapters, an engaging story, and funny colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.

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Yummy Scrummy

Ben and Clare love entering competitions, but they never win. As they find out, though, sometimes winning brings its own problems!

This book has short chapters, an engaging story, and humorous colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.

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Badcats

The Badcat gang are the hairiest, scariest animals around! At least they think they are, until they meet a little hamster called Hattie…

This book has short chapters, an engaging story, and humorous colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.

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Disgusting Denzil

Denzil is everyone’s favourite yucky little monster! That is, until his new baby sister, Devora, arrives. Can she really be more disgusting than Denzil?

This book has short chapters, an engaging story, and humorous colour illustrations, and includes tips for parents and fun after-reading activities.

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Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie’s Animal Antics

Join Winnie the witch and her cat Wilbur in two lively stories with short chapters. In ‘Winnie’s New Kitten’, Winnie gets a new “kitten” delivered, but has Winnie got more than she bargained for? In ‘Winnie’s Lost Teddy’, Wilbur sends Winnie’s favourite teddy to a jumble sale. But then he feels sorry. Is it too late to get Beddy-Teddy back?

This book includes two engaging stories with short chapters and humorous colour illustrations.

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Winnie and Wilbur: Party Time, Winnie

Join Winnie the witch and her cat Wilbur in two fun-packed stories with short chapters. Find out what happens when Winnie has a treasure-hunt party with a real pirate in ‘Winnie’s Treasure Hunt’, and join Winnie and Jerry the giant in a truly huge street party in ‘Winnie’s Giant Party’.

This book includes two engaging stories with short chapters and humorous colour illustrations.

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Winnie and Wilbur: Warbling Winnie

Join Winnie the witch and her cat Wilbur in two lively stories with short chapters. In ‘Winnie’s One-Witch Band’, Winnie is banned from the village choir because her voice is just a bit too strong! In ‘Winnie’s Mouse Organ’, Winnie tries to get rid of the mice in her house – but she soon changes her tune.

This book includes two engaging stories with short chapters and humorous colour illustrations.

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Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie’s Outdoor Fun

Join Winnie the witch and her cat Wilbur in two lively stories with short chapters. In ‘Blooming Winnie’, Winnie tries to tidy up her garden with some magic, but her wand just won’t work! In ‘Winnie the Twit’, Winnie thinks she’s found a very rare kind of owl living in her garden. But who’s the twit – Winnie or the owl?

This book includes two engaging stories with short chapters and humorous colour illustrations.

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Winnie and Wilbur: Go, Winnie, Go!

Join Winnie the witch and her cat Wilbur in two fast and furious stories with short chapters. In ‘Whizz-Bang Winnie’, Winnie and Wilbur join a motor race on their broomstick, and in ‘Giddy-up’, Winnie, Winnie brings her magic to a horse race!

This book includes two engaging stories with short chapters and humorous colour illustrations.

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Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie’s Problem Pets

Join Winnie the witch and her cat Wilbur in two fun-packed stories with short chapters. Find out what happens when Winnie takes Wilbur – and a lot of fleas – to a pet show in ‘Itchy Witchy’, and laugh as Wilbur and Scruff the dog try to show Winnie who’s best in ‘Winnie’s Perfect Pet’.

This book includes two engaging stories with short chapters and humorous colour illustrations.

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Winnie and Wilbur: My Reading and Activity Kit

Join Winnie the witch and her cat Wilbur in this kit bursting with fun and educational reading activities.

The kit includes four hilarious stories, a whole book of fun activities, a spooky spell poster with reusable stickers, and top tips for parents, ideal for developing your child’s reading, writing and comprehension skills.

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