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Year 1 Book List

Here is a list of books that we recommend for a Year 1 child.


The Tiger who Came to TeaJudith Kerr
Hairy MaclaryLynley Dodd
The Large Family Collection + Whatever NextJill Murphy
The Smartest Giant in TownJulia Donaldson
The Snail and The WhaleJulia Donaldson
Room on the BroomJulia Donaldson
The WhispererNick Butterworth
Mrs Armitage on WheelsQuentin Blake
My Friend BearJez Alborough
Avocado BabyJohn Burningham
A Bear Called PaddingtonMicheal Bond
FunnybonesAllan Ahlberg
The HodgehegDick King-Smith
The Jolly PostmanAllan Ahlberg
Mister MagnoliaQuentin Blake
The Princess and the PeaMinnie Grey
Amazing GraceMary Hoffman
Don't Forget the BaconPat Hutchins
Emperor of AbsurdiaChris Riddell
The True Story of the Three Little PigsJon Scieszka
Where the Wild Things AreMaurice Sendak
The Day the Crayons QuitAndrew Daywalt
Don't Put Mustard in the CustardMicheal Rosen & Quenitn Blake
DoggerShirly Hughes
Traditional Nursery Rhymes 
Traditional Fairy Stories 

Magazines of your children's interests

A variety of poems