Reception Reading List

Please look at the reading list below to see a selection of books that are suitable for Reception age children. These have been chosen to link to the learning across the year. 
 

 Reception 

Reading List

 

 

   Fiction

 

Title

Author

Genre

Funnybones

Janet and Allan Ahlberg

Picture book

Oi, Get Off Our Train

John Burningham

Picture book

The Selfish Crocodile

Faustin Charles

Picture book

I Will Not Ever Eat a Tomato (Series)

Lauren Child

Picture book

Princess Smartypants (Series)

Babette Cole

Picture book, Humour

Room on the Broom

Julia Donaldson

Picture book, Fantasy

Olivia (Series)

Ian Falconer

Picture book

You Choose

Pippa Goodhart

Picture book

Dogger

Shirley Hughes

Picture book

Lost and Found

Oliver Jeffers

Picture book

The Day the Crayons Quit

Oliver Jeffers

Picture book, Humour

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Judith Kerr

Picture book

This is Not My Hat (Series)

Jon Klassen

Picture book, Humour

Peace at Last

Jill Murphy

Picture book

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Michael Rosen

Picture book, Adventure

Where the Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak

Picture book, Fantasy

Winnie the Witch (Series)

Valerie Thomas

Picture book, Fantasy

Owl Babies

Martin Waddell

Picture book

George and the Dragon

Christopher Wormell

Picture book

 

Non-Fiction

 

Title

Author

Genre

Ten Seeds

Ruth Brown

Counting / Science & Nature

What Will I Be?

Nicola Davies

Science & Nature

An Oak Tree’s Life

Nancy Dickmann

Science & Nature

Minibeasts: Ladybird’s First Fabulous Facts

Ladybird

Science & Nature

Counting Birds

Alice Melvin

Counting