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Year 1 Book List

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


Title Author
The Tiger who Came to Tea Judith Kerr
Hairy Maclary Lynley Dodd
The Large Family Collection + Whatever Next Jill Murphy
The Smartest Giant in Town Julia Donaldson
The Gruffalo's Child Julia Donaldson
Room on the Broom Julia Donaldson
The Gigantic Turnip Aleksei Tolstoy
The Whisperer Nick Butterworth
Mrs Armitage on Wheels Quentin Blake
My Friend Bear Jez Alborough
Avocado Baby John Burningham
A Bear Called Paddington Micheal Bond
Funnybones Allan Ahlberg
The Hodgeheg Dick King-Smith
The Jolly Postman Allan Ahlberg
Mister Magnolia Quentin Blake
The Princess and the Pea Minnie Grey
Amazing Grace Mary Hoffman
Don't Forget the Bacon Pat Hutchins
Emperor of Absurdia Chris Riddell
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs Jon Scieszka
Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
The Day the Crayons Quit Andrew Daywalt
Don't Pur Mustard in the Custard Micheal Rosen & Quenitn Blake
Dogger Shirly Hughes
Aliens Love Underpnats Claire Freedman
Collins Primary Dictionary  
Children's First Encyclopaedia  
Children's Atlas  
Topic Books e.g. Old Toys, Homes in the Past  
Traditional Nursery Rhymes  
Traditional Fairy Stories