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Reception Reading List

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Reception Reading List

There are an abundance of picture books which will appeal to both children and their parents alike. Here we share a selection of funny, inspiring, informative and beautiful pictures books, which we recommend for Reception age children. 

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 The Blue Giant – Katie Cottle 

 Somebody Swallowed Stanley – Sarah Roberts 

 Look after your planet – Lauren Child 

 Here we are – Oliver Jeffers

 The World Book – Joe Fullman & Rose Blake

 Look What I Found In the Woods – Moira Butterfield

 The Body Book – Hannah Alice

 The Storm Whale – Benji Davies

 Little People, Big Dreams Series

 The Whale Who Wanted More – Jim Field

 My Beautiful Voice – Joseph Coelho

 Big Words for Little People: Respect – Helen Mortimer 

 Stella and the Seagull – Georgina Stevens & Izzy Burton

 Coming to England – Floella Benjamin

 Dear Earth – Isabel Otter

 The Story Thief – Graham Carter

 What We’ll Build – Oliver Jeffers

 Space Tortoise – Ross Montgomery

 The Queen’s Hat – Steve Antony

 Planet Awesome – Stacy McAnulty

 Too Much Stuff! – Emily Gravett

 The Spots and the Dots – Helen Baugh

 The Wall and the Wild – Christina Dendy

 How Beautiful – Melissa Castrillon

Superworm – Julia Donaldson

Little Glow – Katie Sahota

The Day Fin Flooded the World – Adam Stower

The Last Seaweed Pie – Wenda Shurety

 The Tale of the Whale – Karen Swann

 Stuck – Oliver Jeffers

 The Proudest Blue – Ibtihaj Muhammad

 How to Hide a Lion at School – Helen Stephens

 The Darkest Dark – Chris Hadfield

 Iggy Peck, Architect – Andrea Beaty

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