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.

  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!

Mr Tiger Goes Wild 
  Peter Brown

Mr Tiger is bored of being a polite tiger. He wants to go WILD! But will the other animals be able to accept him as he truly is?

There's a Nightmare in My Closet  
  Mercer Mayer

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

  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.

  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)  

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 2017 edition are available on the 'Download the RRL' page.

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