Year 1 Recommended Books
Please find below a list of recommended books for Year One from ‘Choosing Texts for the National Literacy Strategy.’
John Burningham
Avocado Baby
Come Away From The Water, Shirley!

Vivian French
Oliver’s Vegetables
Oliver’s Fruit Salad

Shirley Hughes
Alfie Gets in First

Pat Hutchins

Mick Inkpen
Kipper’s Birthday

Jill Murphy
Peace at Last
A Quiet Night In

Mary Rayner
Mr and Mrs Pigs’s Evening Out

Martin Waddell
The Big Big Sea
Farmer Duck
The Park in the Dark

Allan Ahlberg

Anthony Browne
Bear Hunt
The Tunnel

Judith Kerr
The Tiger Who Came to Tea

David McKee
I Hate My Teddybear
Not Now Bernard

Hiawyn Oram
In the Attic
Angry Arthur

Maurice Sendak
Where the Wild Things Are

Jeanne Willis
The Long, Blue Blazer
The Monster Bed