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Best books for EYFS and Key Stage 1 children aged 4-7


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Books for EYFS & KS1

Recommended reading lists for children in EYFS and Key Stage 1 with picture books and first chapter books carefully selected by teachers and librarians. There are lots of choices with reading ideas to suit all abilities – with a wide variety of suggested picture books, emerging reader books, and first chapter books for 4-year-olds, 5-year-olds, 6-year-olds, and 7-year-olds in primary school. These stories include texts to encourage shared reading, individual reading, reading aloud, and reading for pleasure.

School Reading List Book of the Month

School Reading List Book of the Month

The School Reading List compiles this list of recommended books monthly. This book of the month list highlights new releases and editions of fiction and non-fiction books suitable for children and young adults aged 5-16.

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Books for bedtime reading to children

Books for bedtime

Books for bedtime to read to children – a selection of books by Jill Murphy, Allan Ahlberg, Maurice Sendak, Michael Rosen, Martin Waddell, Fiona Watt, Claire Freedman, and more; which are ideal for reading to children at bedtime.

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