25+ Classic Chapter Books for Year Olds: Great Read Aloud TitlesAll published prior to , these are the books that we loved as children that are perfect for reading aloud to our own kids — though older children will enjoy many of these as independent reads too. Some see these classic books as not conforming with modern social values so please do take a moment to read reviews and age recommendations for any titles you are unfamiliar with. As with all of our Best Books for Kids collections, each title is linked to an Amazon and Book Depository page where you can find further information these are affiliate links. I hope this list re-connects you with a story or two that you had forgotten all about and that you will take pleasure in re-visiting at least one of these classic chapter books with the children in your life. Christie Burnett is an early childhood teacher, presenter, writer and the editor of Childhood
25+ Classic Chapter Books to Read with 5-8 Year Olds
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Discover delightful classics that have captivated generations of children, featuring beloved characters such as Aslan the lion, Pippi Longstocking and Bilbo Baggins. For the very best classic books for 7-year-olds, just check out the list below. Children have been enchanted by these exciting, action-packed stories for decades. Discover a magical land, inhabited by all sorts of curious creatures, as well as a witch who imposes an eternal winter. Be swept away by incredible quests, exhilarating battles and plenty of fantastical beasts, including centaurs, giants, fauns, and the wise, magnificent lion, Aslan. Roald Dahl. Fox , Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and more.
From Dennis the Menace to Tracy Beaker, these treasured tales full of well-loved characters have been captivating readers for years. This book takes two favourites — Doctor Who and Mr Men — and mashes them together into one nonsense-filled adventure. Adam Hargreaves son of the original creator of Mr Men captures the Twelfth Doctor in all his grumpy glory as he spins off across time and space in chase of mischievous Missy. An instant classic and an out of this world read for Doctor Who fans. Unlucky, clumsy-but-kind Mildred is always at the bottom of any heap of trouble, and things get worse when she makes an enemy of spiteful swot Ethel. Luckily, by saving the school from an outside enemy, Mildred saves face and becomes a hero. This sweet and retro classic follows the doings of country girl Milly-Molly-Mandy as she goes about her everyday adventures.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury (Walker, £14.99)
These coming of age classics are must-reads packed with legendary characters, and above all - they all stand the test of time. - In this section, we present our picks for the 20 greatest books for kids ages
At seven and eight, children can concentrate for longer periods of time and are developing strong interests. Children gain better comprehension skills, vocabulary, reading strategies, and confidence. All this happens when kids are immersed in books. Every day. For sustained periods of time. That being said, this is also a time when learning differences show up. Public schools can evaluate your child for free, or you can get a private evaluation from an independent psychologist.
This is the age at which reading starts to get interesting, both for you and them. Around now most children will be reading fluently on their own and will start to develop their own distinct taste in books, although, like aliens, yo-yos and skipping, particular writers go in and out of fashion in the playground. It would, however, be a pity if you and your children stopped reading together at this point. You will both miss the closeness, and you will also miss some really good stories. This is the moment when your childhood reading and that of your own children's meet and meld as you introduce them to E. As every parent with children in this age range knows, a thorough grounding in the rules of quidditch is essential if you are to have any meaningful conversation with your children.