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Christmas Books for a 7 year old

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Binfullofgibletsonthe26th Tue 13-Nov-12 20:42:19

I'm looking for some recommendations. DS enjoys reading, and I don't want to miss out on sharing a Christmas book with him just because he's 7.

He's a pretty good at reading, he's onto Roahl Dahl novels at school. However his favourite leisure read is Captain Underpants.

I am only in the UK for 2 days, so I need to go armed to shop with a good list.

Are there any good Christmas themed reads for boys at that age that wise MNers can recommend?

liveinazoo Tue 13-Nov-12 21:05:16

my son has his eye on "the dinosaur that pooed xmas"-a picture/sharing storyconfused

waterstones have some books about the lonely brussel sprout<i think thts what its called>-kind of cartoon styly but my ds thought it was funny

btw he is also 7

non xmas themed he loves astrosaurs/donisaur cove/beast quest/how to train you dragon books

liveinazoo Tue 13-Nov-12 21:07:43

sorry that shouldve said dinosaur coveblush

waterstones have a display table of xmas themed books

anchovies Tue 13-Nov-12 21:11:36

this is my favourite book ever. It is expensive but is a lovely book to read together and my 3 dcs love it as much as I do!

Binfullofgibletsonthe26th Tue 13-Nov-12 21:13:00

That sounds right up his street. I'll definitely look up those two.

He loves sprouts, and I have the Vicar of Dibley to thank for that. He's always doing the sprout eating challenge with DH!

Yes to all dinosaur Christmas related books! Huge Fan.

I really value the recommendations - I won't have time for a good browse, and it's nice to hear about books that kids have genuinely enjoyed.

Binfullofgibletsonthe26th Tue 13-Nov-12 21:17:11

Anchovies - that sounds lovely, the reviews were great. Do you think it will be possible to buy it in Waterstones or WH Smith, these are the only 2 bookshops I know in Brighton (visiting family)?

liveinazoo Tue 13-Nov-12 21:43:00

the book people website is great for good priced has the dinosaur cove ones in packs of 10!

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