Best Books for Year 1 (Children Aged 5-6)
Our team has selected the top 50 recommended books for 5 and 6 year olds. Top up your Year 1 reading collections with our hand-picked list of storytime favourites, laugh-out-loud picture books, animal stories, early chapter books, illustrated poetry collections, non-fiction texts and more.
This list of recommended reads for Year 1 includes fiction and non-fiction books that cover a variety of themes. From classic stories to modern adventures, our collection is carefully curated to cater to the interests and reading levels of children at 5 and 6 years old.
At BooksForTopics, we believe that reading is an essential part of a child’s development. Year 1 is a very important stage in a child’s reading journey. That’s why our expert team has curated this list especially for Y1 children, with stories at just the right level. Whether your child is a confident reader or just starting out on their reading journey, our selection of books is designed to encourage a love of reading that will last all through primary school and beyond.
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