KS2: Chocolate book list

For sweet-toothed readers everywhere, these chocolate tales will delight young and old. Whether it's Roald Dahl's chocolate tasting sensation, Michael Rosen's chocolate midnight feast or Daisy's Easter delight, it's time to indulge yourselves (and maybe learn a thing or two about chocolate too!).

Chocolate Cake by Michael Rosen (Author), Kevin Waldron (Illustrator)

Fantastically funny and full of silly noises, this is Michael Rosen's love letter to every child's favourite treat, chocolate cake. Brought to life as a picture book for the first time with brilliant and characterful illustrations by Kevin Waldron.

Daisy and the Trouble with Chocolate by Kes Gray, Nick Sharratt (Illustrator), Garry Parsons (Illustrator)

Here comes trouble! Daisy is usually happy with her strawberry Dip Dab lollies or Crunchy Cream biscuits, but when Easter comes round, it's all about chocolate. And the trouble with chocolate is, it's TOO DELICIOUS. So when Daisy's mum tells her they're going to Chocolate Land as a special treat, she is REALLY excited! PLUS she has been chosen to look after the class hamsters, Pickle and Pops! This could be the best Easter ever. But the trouble with hamsters and chocolate is, the two shouldn't mix...

Snot Chocolate and other funny stories by Morris Gleitzman

A collection of short stories in the popular style of Morris Gleitzman's Give Peas a Chance and Pizza Cake - except, of course, even funnier! In the title story, a kid struggles to save the career and reputation of a parent afflicted with chronic unconscious nose-picking.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (Author), Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world.
And do you know who Charlie is? Charlie Bucket is the hero. The other children in this book are nasty little beasts, called: Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop; Veruca Salt- a spoiled brat; Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer; Mike Teavee - a boy who only watches television. Clutching their Golden Tickets, they arrive at Wonka's chocolate factory. But what mysterious secrets will they discover?

Boy: Tales of Childhood by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

BOY, Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography, is full of hilarious anecdotes about his childhood and school days, illustrated by Quentin Blake. As a boy, all sorts of unusual things happened to Roald Dahl. There was the time he and four school friends got their revenge on beastly Mrs Prachett in her sweet shop. There are stories of holidays in fishing boats, African adventures and the days of tasting chocolate for Cadbury's. You'll hear tales of horrible school bullies and the motor-car accident when Roald's nose was nearly sliced clean off . . . Roald Dahl vividly shares his memories; some are funny. Some are painful. Some are unpleasant. All are true.

The Chocolate Box Girls: Cherry Crush by Cathy Cassidy

Made to feel like an outsider at Clyde Academy, Cherry Costello now faces a different life in Somerset with dad, where her new mum and a bunch of brand-new sisters await. Cherry knows she must make an effort to fit in, but she’s majorly distracted by the gorgeous Shay – who happens to be her stepsister Honey’s boyfriend. Cherry knows her crush could jeopardise everything. But that doesn’t mean she can stop herself…