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Key Stage 1 Reading List

Favourite authors

Roald Dahl

Dick King Smith – mostly about animals

Francesca Simon – Horrid Henry books

Dr Seuss books

Rainbow Magic books (fairies)

Julia Donaldson – eg  The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom

Giles Andreae – eg Rumble in the Jungle

Jeff Kinney  - Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Shirley Hughes – eg Dogger, Alfie books

Enid Blyton - The Famous Five, The Secret Seven.

The Worst Witch. Jill Murphy

Rainbow Magic. Daisy Meadows.

The Twits. Roald Dahl

The Mr Gum series (6 books) Andy Stanton.


Books we like

History of Space

Sally Kingberg


Ben Morgan

Greedy Goose

Julia Donaldson

Where’s Wally books

Martin Handford


Nathan Hamilton

Bible Stories

Jan Astley

Hot Cross Bunny

Christina Butler

Beast Quest

Adam Blade

The Magic Faraway Tree

Enid Blyton

A Piece of Cake

Jill Murphy

The Biggest Baddest Wolf

Nick Ward

The Pirate Cruncher

Jonny Duddle

The Incredible Book-Eating Boy

Oliver Jeffers

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

Giles Andreae

Captain Underpants

 Dav Pilkey

Super Spud and the Stinky Space Rescue

Sam Lloyd and Ben Cort

Urgum the Axe Man

Kjartan Poskitt

Spy Pups books

Andrew Cope

Charlotte’s Web

E B White

The 100 Mile an Hour Dog Stories

Jeremy Strong

The Clumsies

Sorrel Anderson

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

Jill Tomlinson

Gilbert the Hero

Jane Clarke

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Hans Christian Andersen

You Can’t Eat a Princess

Gillian Rogerson and Sarah McIntyre

Best Friends

Jacqueline Wilson

The Cow that Laid an Egg

Andy Cutbill

The Princess Who Couldn’t Sleep

Stuart Trotter

Snow is My Favourite and My Best

 Lauren Child

The Tangle Fairy

Seema Barker

A Perfect Princess Wish

Kirsty Neale

At the hospital

Roderick Hunt

That’s When I’m Happy

Beth Shoshan

Curious George

H A Rey

Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

Walking Round the Garden

John Prater

The Duck with no Luck

 Jonathan Long

Froggy Plays Football

Jonathan London

Beetle in the Bathroom

Brian Moses and Sonia Holleyman

Here Comes the Crocodile

Kathryn White

Star wars: The Phantom Menace

Hannah Dolan

Tabby the Wild Cat

Dana Kubik


 Polly Dunbar

Say Hello to the Dinosaurs

Ian Whybrow and Tim Warnes