UPDATE: We are pleased to announce that a number of new books have been added to the RRL. Look out for the 'NEW' symbol! *

Level 2A

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?  
  Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle

 
A fantastic rhyming book full of wonderfully colourful animals.

Rosie's Walk  
  Pat Hutchins

 
Rosie the hen decides to wander around the farmyard, but watch out! There’s a sneaky fox out to get her.

Titch  
  Pat Hutchins

 
Titch is the smallest in his family and always gets the smallest things, but when he plants a tiny seed something special happens.

Old Hat New Hat  
  Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain

 
A dog wants a new hat but can’t find any that fit properly. What will he do?

Clifford the Big Red Dog  
  Norman Bridwell

 
Clifford isn’t just big, he’s enormous!

I Want My Hat Back 
 
  Jon Klassen

 
A bear has lost his favourite hat. He asks all the animals he meets if they have seen it. Will the animals help him find it or . . . ?

I Like It When . . .  
  Mary Murphy

 
Baby penguin talks about all the nice things that he likes to do with his mother. Which do you think is his favourite?

This Is the Bear  
  Sarah Hayes and Helen Craig

 
Dog pushes Bear into the bin, and poor Bear ends up at the rubbish dump.

Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch (I Can Read)  
  James Dean

 
It’s lunchtime, and Pete the cat is famished. Watch him make the biggest, most amazing sandwich that you’ve ever seen!

A Dark, Dark Tale  
  Ruth Brown

 
A spooky book that will surprise you!

Mouse Moves House (Usborne Phonics Readers)  
  Phil Roxbee Cox and Stephen Cartwright

 
Jack helps Mack, but what about Fat Cat?

Go, Dog. Go!  
  P D Eastman

 
High speed hounds who like to race round and round. Don’t miss them!

We're Going on a Bear Hunt  
  Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury

 
There’s a bear about, so let’s search him out!

I Wish I Were a Dog  
  Lydia Monks

 
Kitty thinks that dogs have much more fun than cats. What do you think?

There's a Nightmare in My Closet  
  Mercer Mayer

 
You might be scared of monsters, but they might be even more scared of you.

Pants  
  Giles Andreae and Nick Sharratt

 
Pants, pants, everywhere, on your head and in the air!

Meg and Mog  
  Helen Nicoll and Jan Pieńkowski

 
Witch Meg and her cat Mog go to a big Hallowe’en party in the woods.

Penguin  
  Polly Dunbar

 
No matter what Ben does Penguin won’t talk.

Mr Gumpy's Outing  
  John Burningham

 
When Mr Gumpy decides to go out on his boat everyone wants to come along.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar  
  Eric Carle

 
A caterpillar gets bigger and bigger, eating so much food that he might even explode!

Not Now, Bernard  
  David McKee

 
Bernard’s parents never listen to him, not even when he tells them that there’s a great big, hungry-looking monster in the back garden.

Jump, Frog, Jump!  
  Robert Kalan and Byron Barton

 
Frog jumps into the pond, then more and more things keep happening – try to keep up!

The Fat Cat Sat on the Mat (I Can Read)  
  Nurit Karlin

 
When the cat is left home alone all sorts of trouble starts!

The Magic Porridge Pot (Read It Yourself: Level 1)  
  Ladybird

 
A strange old woman gives a poor, hungry girl a magic pot that makes porridge. But the girl’s mum doesn’t know how to make it stop.

Green Eggs and Ham  
  Dr Seuss

 
Would you eat green eggs and ham? No? But they’re delicious, don’t you know?

Diary of a Wombat  
  Jackie French and Bruce Whatley

 
Eight days in the life of one of Australia’s best-known animals, as told by the wombat herself.

How to Catch a Star 
 
  Oliver Jeffers

 
A boy loves stars so much that he decides to try catching one for himself. Will he succeed?

A Fly Went By  
  Mike McClintock and Fritz Seibel

 
If you like rhymes and flies don’t let this book pass you by.

The Cat in the Hat  
  Dr Seuss

 
Everyone’s favourite cat helps you read and rhyme.

A Color of His Own 
 
  Leo Lionni

 
Some birds are green. Some fish are red. But what about the chameleon?

* Please note that the implementation date for the revised RRL varies between regions. Both the latest edition and the 2015 edition are available on the 'Download the RRL' page.

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