Bug Club reading books for KS1 and KS2 children

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 Bug Club - front covers: The Bike race, Basil Brush - Flower Power, Silly Jack and The Beanstalk, Plant Traps.
Cover 1: The Bike Race – Blue level --- Cover 2: Flower Power – Blue level --- Cover 3: Plant Traps – Blue level --- Cover 4: Silly Jack and the Beanstalk – Green level
 Bug Club - Screen Shots: Ben 10, STAR WARS - I want to be a Jedi.
eBook spread 1: Ben 10 – A Small Problem – Purple level --- eBook spread 2: Star Wars – What is a Wookiee? – Purple leve
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Get children putting down their games consoles and reading for pleasure with Bug Club's stunning readers and customisable online reading world.

Bug Club combines rigorous pedagogy with fantastic design, kid-cred characters and cutting edge technology, resulting in a fresh and modern reading programme that your children will really love.

Books kids would pick for themselves! 

Fun Bug Club fiction readers including Wallace and GromitBug Club books feature an unbeatable cast of exciting characters to really motivate kids to pick up books for fun.
They’re also full of kid-cred with characters like Wallace and GromitBen 10 and some of our own great characters who are sure to be class favourites!
And with non-fiction and comics too, there’s guaranteed to be something in Bug Club that will appeal to every child! 

Finely levelled for confident progression

Bug Club's match-funded readers are carefully levelled into into KS1 book bands blue, green, orange, turquoise, purple and gold. 

These bands give children finer steps in reading progression and a real sense of ongoing achievement. We worked with educational consultants and banding experts Shirley Bickler and Suzanne Baker to ensure that every book is completely appropriate to the level it is pitched at, so you can be absolutely confident in your book selection for individual pupils.
See the how Bug Club books are levelled alongside Phonics Bug >> 

Examples of great Bug Club non-fiction

A fascinating range of non-fiction

We know boys and girls often want to read different things, so for the girls there are animals and ballet, and for the boys there are cars, dinosaurs and gross things aplenty. Plus there’s a huge selection of ‘unisex’ titles that are great for cross-curricular teaching! 

Brilliantly captivating comics and graphic novels

Your children will love dipping into these fantastic books where they can explore fiction cartoon strips, non-fiction amazing facts and plenty of jokes and puzzles as well. 



  • 42 fiction readers and 42 eBook versions 
  • 28 non-fiction readers and 28 eBooks versions
  • 6 Bug Club graphic novels / eBooks 
  • 76 guided reading cards
  • 2 Teaching Guides 

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Bug Club and Phonics Bug levelling chart|