Reception Recommended Books
Please find below a list of recommended books for Reception from ‘Choosing Texts for the National Literacy Strategy.’
Ian Beck
Five Little Ducks

Penny Dale
Ten in the Bed

Michael Rosen
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Margaret Mahy
A Summery Saturday Morning

Hilda Offen
As Quiet as a Mouse

Allan Ahlberg
Chicken, Chips and Peas

Quentin Blake
Mister Magnolia

Ruth Brown
A Dark Dark Tale

Eileen Browne
Handa’s Surprise

John Burningham
Mr Gumpy’s Outing
The Shopping Basket

Nick Butterworth
Jasper’s Beanstalk

Rod Campbell
Dear Zoo
It’s Mine
Oh Dear

Eric Carle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Do you want to Be My Friend?

Lucy Cousins
Maisy Goes To Bed

June Crebbin
The Train Ride

Eric Hill
Where’s Spot?

Pat Hutchins
Don’t Forget the Bacon
Rosie’s Walk

Mick Inkpen
Lullabyhullaballoo!