Grade 1 – Reading List

1. Animals should definitely not wear clothing /Judi Barrett

Pictures of animals wearing clothes show why this would be a ridiculous custom for them to adopt.

2. Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? /Bill Martin

Colour and animals are shown together with a simple rhyming text, which contains some repetitive phrases.

3. Have you seen my duckling? /Nancy Tafuri

A mother duck leads her brood around the pond as she searches for one missing duckling.

4. King Bidgood’s in the bathtub/Audrey Wood

Despite pleas from his court, a funloving king refuses toget out of his bathtub to rule his kingdom. Includes an audio CD.

5. Clifford’s big book of stories /Norman Bridwell

Presents an illustrated collection of four favorite stories featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog.

6. Don’t wake the baby! /Dawn Apperley

The story is about a little squirrel who jumps & play the whole day & at the end of the day.

7. Edwardo : the horriblest boy in the whole wide world/ John Burningham
Young Edwardo accidentally changes from the most horrible boy to the nicest boy in the whole world.

8. Do you have a hat?/ Eileen Spinelli
Rhyming text describes a great variety of hats worn by celebrities throughout history.

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