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Rainbow Fairies Series for 8 year old girls?

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Bluedots Tue 29-Apr-14 06:40:23

Hi, just wondering if the rainbow fairies series of books would be suitable for 8 year olds. Considering for party bags?? Thank you x

sassytheFIRST Tue 29-Apr-14 06:50:37

Too young for most 8 year olds, tbh. Peak readership 5-7 I think; certainly my dds had fixated to charity by 8yo.

sassytheFIRST Tue 29-Apr-14 06:50:57

Donated to charity....autocorrect!

hazeyjane Tue 29-Apr-14 06:53:50

Agree, my dds don't like them now (7 and 8). How about something like Enid Blyton or Rhoald Dahl books?

CrispyFern Tue 29-Apr-14 06:57:14

I think 8 is too old.

Bluedots Tue 29-Apr-14 08:09:07

Thank you all x

JiltedJohnsJulie Tue 29-Apr-14 10:23:35

Agree with the others on the Rainbow Fairies. How about something like this instead?

meditrina Tue 29-Apr-14 10:29:31

Most households with DDs that age will have scores of those fucking books already. (If there were just one or two series, we'd probably all say how great they are as an easy read. But now it's in the hundreds, they produce strong reactions).

I think JiltedJohnsJulie's suggestion is a good one - also have a look at The Book People and see what sets they have at the moment and split those into the party bags.

Retropear Tue 29-Apr-14 14:14:45

Ooo not MM.Many kids aren't keen on the eternal misery.

JiltedJohnsJulie Tue 29-Apr-14 15:00:24

What do you suggest then retro? smile

meditrina Tue 29-Apr-14 15:23:14

The Book People have 15 Roal Dahl books at £15.99 Any good?

Retropear Tue 29-Apr-14 17:02:17

Roald Dahl?

Covers all tastes,no dead animals,nicely written,good to keep and pass on...

JiltedJohnsJulie Tue 29-Apr-14 21:24:04

Like This set retro?

Bluedots Wed 30-Apr-14 00:29:18

Thank you all very much indeed for your ideas

IndianMummy Wed 30-Apr-14 05:48:16

agree - rainbow fairies are probably not a good idea.
roald dahl - better, but everyone has them already!

Retropear Wed 30-Apr-14 13:18:52

My dd enjoyed the LuLu ones on there.They also have Lego Friends collections on the BP site.

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