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What age range are these books?

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Jelly101 Mon 07-Dec-15 16:35:14

I have been wanting to get my niece a set of books by Jill Murphy as part of her Christmas present. They are books about the large family, and I remember loving them as a kid. The problem is that I don't know what age these books are aimed at, so I'm not sure if they will be too young for her?

Any advice?

FrozenPonds Mon 07-Dec-15 16:37:45

I think they are for toddlers or young preschoolers, the kind of books you'd read aloud to them - assuming you mean the books about the elephant family.

Jelly101 Mon 07-Dec-15 16:40:30

Yes, the ones about the elephant family. She's 4 so I wasn't sure what to do.

Vintagebeads Mon 07-Dec-15 16:55:22

I would get them for a four yr old.At that age you read for them anyway.My dd now 8 still loves the one when they are on a diet and eating cake in the middle of the night.
I think they are also in a cartoon now(I think)

onemouseplace Mon 07-Dec-15 16:59:19

My 6 year old got the set of these for Christmas when she was either 3 or 4 - she had them read to her then and reads them herself now.

AugustRose Mon 07-Dec-15 16:59:39

My DD (8) and DS (4) have them and both enjoy them - they have a set with a CD so can listen and read along.

Jelly101 Mon 07-Dec-15 17:00:04

Brilliant! Thank you for your replies grin

traviata Mon 07-Dec-15 20:48:31

Jelly did you see the Book People have the complete set with CD for 6.99?
have a google for a free delivery code.

ScarlettDarling Mon 07-Dec-15 20:53:11

The Large family books are ideal for a 4 year old. I taught Reception class for years and they were always a big hit.

Jelly101 Mon 07-Dec-15 22:53:29

Traviata- I shall have a nosey! Thank you grin

OSETmum Tue 08-Dec-15 09:58:32

4 is perfect for those books!

Hygge Tue 08-Dec-15 10:46:10

DS was reading them at four, and still enjoys them now at six.

The stories are lovely.

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