11 best books for 4 to 7-year-olds | The IndependentFor some children this involves starting with basic books with simpler and fewer words; while others take to reading with speedy gusto, zipping through picture books and straight onto chapter books. You can trust our independent reviews. We may earn commission from some of the retailers, but we never allow this to influence selections, which are formed from real-world testing and expert advice. The topics are age-old — friendship, truth and the quest for knowledge. But the humour, illustrations and poo jokes are bang up to date. Buy now.
Best Books for 5 Year Olds
No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf. Kwame Alexander. Danielle Jawando. If you're looking for suitable books for your 5 and 6 year old, our extensive list of expert recommendations is sure to put you in the right direction. As well as being a wonderful way for parents to explore Black American history with their little ones on a one-to-one basis, this will also work well with older children in a classroom context. Indeed, this is one of those rare and wonderful picture books that defies age boundaries - a radiant, resonant unforgettable tour de force, as befits its theme. A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October October Debut of the Month A warm-hearted picture book about a special friendship in which free spirited Emily tempts anxious and pampered Frederick to brave the outdoors and enjoy some wonderful and unexpected adventures.
Keep your family well read
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Some kids are not yet ready to read, while others are reading independently. Each book has been carefully selected by our group of experts. So whether your 5- or 6-year-old is building their reading foundation with picture books or reading chapter books on their own, here are our go-to books to entice, entertain, and educate. Heading out to your local library or bookstore? You can download the full version of the list here.