Foundation

Please find below a recommended reading list for Foundation year below with title and author:

  • A Balloon for Grandad - Nigel Gray
  • Alfie Gets in First - Shirley Hughes
  • All Join In - Quentin Black
  • Avocado Baby - John Burningham
  • Bear - Mick Inkpen
  • Big Book of Nursery Rhymes - Lucy Cousins
  • Book of First Rhymes - Walker
  • Brown Bear,Brown Bear What Do You See - Bill Martin Jnr
  • Busy As A Bee - Sue Heap
  • Can’t You Sleep Little Bear - Martin Waddell
  • Cat On The Mat - Brian Wildsmith
  • Dear Zoo - Rod Campbell
  • Dinosaur Roar! - Paul Sitckland
  • Do You Want To Be My Friend - Eric Carle
  • Dogger - Shirley Hughes
  • Each Peach Pear Plum - Allan Ahlberg
  • Eat Up, Gemma - Sarah Hayes
  • Feast for 10 - Cathryn Falwell
  • Five Little Ducks - Ian Beck
  • Frankenstein’s Cat - Curtis Jobling
  • Ginger - Charlotte Voake
  • Giraffes Can’t Dance - Giles Andreae
  • Good Night, Gorilla - Peggy Rathmann
  • Grandfather & I - Helen Buckley
  • Have You Seen The Crocodile? - Colin West
  • Hic…Hic…Hiccups! - Dianne Hofmeyer
  • Hot Hippo - Mwenye Hadithi
  • How Do I Put It On? - Shigeo Watanabe
  • I Love You, Blue Kangaroo! - Emma Chichester Clark
  • Incy Wincy Spider & Other Action Rhymes - Patrice Aggs
  • Jaha & Jamil Went Down The Hill - Virginia Kroll
  • Jasper’s Beanstalk - Nick Butterworth
  • Kipper’s Birthday - Mick Inkpen
  • Little Bear - Else Minarik
  • Lullabyhullaballoo! - Mick Inkpen
  • Maisy Goes to Bed - Lucy Cousins
  • Maisy’s ABC - Lucy Cousins
  • Many Hands Counting Book - Vrita Granstorm
  • Martian Rock - Carol Diggory Shields
  • Max - Bob Graham
  • Me & My Cat - Satoshi Kitamura
  • Mister Magnolia - Quentin Black
  • Mog & The Baby - Judith Kerr
  • Moles Can Dance - Richard Edwards
  • Mother Goose - Michael Foreman
  • Mouse Paint - Ellen Stoll Walsh
  • Mr Gumpy’s Outing - John Burningham
  • My Firend Whale - Simon James
  • My First ABC - Debbie MacKinnon
  • My Very First Mother Goose - Iona Opie
  • Noisy Nora - Rosemary Wells
  • Oh Dear! a lift the flap book - Rod Campbell
  • Okki-Tokki-Unga:Action songs - Beatrice Harrop
  • Old Hat, new Hat - Stan & Jan Berenstain
  • Old Macdonald Had A Farm - Jane Chapman
  • On Friday Something Funny Happened - John Prater
  • Orchard Book Of Nursery Stories - Sophie Windham
  • Oscar Got The Blame - Tony Ross
  • Over In The Grasslands - Anna Wilson
  • Over In The Meadow - Louise Voce
  • Owl Babies - Martin Waddell
  • Picture Book - Ian Beck
  • Poems For The Very young - Michael Rosen
  • Pog - Lyn Lee
  • Queenie the Bantam - Bob Graham
  • Simpkin - Quentin Black
  • Skip Across The Ocean.Nursery Rhymes From Around The World - Floella Benjamin
  • So Much - Helen Oxenbury
  • Something Special - Nicola Moon
  • Ten in the Bed - Penny Dale
  • The Baby Who Wouldn’t Go To Bed - Helen Cooper
  • The Baby’s Catalogue - Janet & Allan Ahlberg
  • The Bear Under the Stairs - Helen Cooper
  • The Big Red Bus - Judy Hindley
  • The Cock, The Mouse & The Little Red Hen - Graham Percy
  • The First Musician - Amanda Graham
  • The Gigantic Turnip - Aleksei Tolstoy
  • The Gingerbread Man - Barbara Baumgartner
  • The Great Big Enormous Turnip - Alexei Tolstoy
  • The Leopard’s Drum - Jessica Souhami
  • The Little Red Hen - Margot Zemach
  • The Owl & The Pussycat - Edward Lear
  • The Park In The Dark - Martin Waddell
  • The Rainbow Fish - Marcus Pfister
  • The Snail House - Allan Ahlberg
  • The Three Bears - Robert Southey
  • The Tiger Child - Joanna Troughton
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea - Judith Kerr
  • The Train Ride - June Crebbin
  • The Trunk - Brian Wildsmith
  • The Ugly Duckling - Jonathan Langley
  • The Very Best of Aesop’s Fables - Margaret Clark
  • The Wheels on the Bus - Maryann Kovalski
  • The Wild Woods - Simon James
  • Three Singing Pigs - Kaye Umansky
  • Tiny Tim - Jill Bennett
  • Titch - Pat Hutchins
  • Julie Lacome - Walking Through the Jungle
  • We’re Going On A Bearhunt - Michael Rosen
  • Where’s Spot - Eric Hill
  • Who Sank the Boat - Pamela Allen
  • Yawning Is Catching - Beverley Burkett
  • You’ll Soon Grow Alex- Andrea Shavick