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I want to write a book - what does your 3 - 4 year old like to read about?

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PenguinBear Tue 02-Apr-13 18:46:45

Not sure if I want to go down the 'fun' or 'educational' route but all ideas greatly received!

Campaspe Tue 02-Apr-13 21:03:58

At this age, my DD loved animals, and stories featuring animals. She also liked stories featuring other little children going through the challenges she was facing, such as pre-school. No surprises there I guess. I think the challenge for children's authors is to be able to come up with a fresh take on these subjects. Good luck!

EmpressMaud Tue 02-Apr-13 23:35:49

At the moment, monsters or ghosts. The more horrible the better!

WildRumpus Wed 03-Apr-13 00:19:41

Rhythm, rhyme and repetition are very popular (eg the Bear Hunt: "swishy swashy we're not scared etc" the Elephant & the bad baby "rumpeta rumpeta all down the road", most Julia Donaldson) things to count (eg hungry caterpillar), pictures with things to find in them.

BlueChampagne Thu 04-Apr-13 12:26:38

Anything featuring emergency services would go down well with DS2 (3.4)!

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