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Bluedots Fri 17-Oct-14 23:52:46

Hi, just wondered what books your 4 year old girls were into. Looking to update collection. Thanks

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 18-Oct-14 16:22:46

Dogs Don't Do Ballet and You Choose.

BadtzMaru Sat 18-Oct-14 16:25:12

Wibbly pig and Bing bunny stories are popular with mine.

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 18-Oct-14 16:32:30

Wibbly Pig was popular with my dd at that age too smile

BlueChampagne Sat 18-Oct-14 23:31:41

Katie Morag
Mixed up Fairy Tales

mydaftlass Sat 18-Oct-14 23:43:20

May not help with "updating" but mine is mostly into the ladybird well loved tales. She loves the repetition in three little pigs, chicken Licken etc

Otherwise, Super Daisy, Green Eggs and Ham, Paper Dolls, Jack and the Flum Flum Tree.

mydaftlass Sat 18-Oct-14 23:43:43

Oh, and a Where the a Wild a Things Are!

Blondieminx Sat 18-Oct-14 23:45:38

Paper Dolls - Julia Donaldson
Snow White & 7 frogs

TheRealMaryMillington Sat 18-Oct-14 23:52:21

Dr Seuss (The Lorax is wonderful,The Sleep Book, Cat in the Hat)

Mini Grey's Princess and the Pea, Toys in Space, Three By The Sea

The Worst Princess

TheRealMaryMillington Sat 18-Oct-14 23:53:48

HOw To Wash a Woolly Mammoth

Elvish Sun 19-Oct-14 00:04:51

My DD is just 5 and is loving How to train your dragon. We have also enjoyed quite a few books by Dick King Smith like the sheep pig (made into the film Babe).

threepiecesuite Sun 19-Oct-14 00:08:13

My 4 yo loves
The tiger who came to tea
Room on the Broom
Topsy and Tim

We are talking about reading it yo them, aren't we? DD cannot read yet.

Elvish Sun 19-Oct-14 08:16:51

I am threepiece!

TheHappyCamper Sun 19-Oct-14 08:33:18

DD loves the Dr Seuss books - got a gorgeous box set from The Works on a xmas bargain thread!

Also, any Julia Donaldson books (we have most of them!).

Mr Men and little Miss - these then come in useful once they start to read themselves.

Books about pirates, dinosaurs, dragons, ballet and princesses.

Oh, and space smile

Bluedots Mon 20-Oct-14 21:50:38

Thank you all. Threepiecesuite, yes I am talking about reading to them x

cowbiscuits74 Mon 20-Oct-14 22:06:32

+1 for You Choose, brilliant my DD will look at this in the car

Any of the Kipper books + Lullabyhulabaloo by Mick Inkpen (great name)

+1 for Mr Men & Little Miss

The Childs Play 'classics' with flaps are good eg Gingerbread Man, Little Red Hen, Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks etc

JiltedJohnsJulie Tue 21-Oct-14 08:41:03

Forgot about You Choose. Our dd wanted it read so much it ended up going on little holidays.

Both DC also liked Thomas books at this age.

alteredimages Tue 21-Oct-14 09:24:38

Another vote for The Tiger Who Came To Tea and Katie Morag.

Four year old DD enjoys Janet and Alan Ahlberg books such as Burglar Bill and Each Peach Pear Plum.

She also loves The Paper Bag Princess about a princess who defeats a dragon to save her prince, only to realise he wasn't worth saving. She also enjoyed Winnie and the Midnight Dragon and The Fish Who Could Wish with their wonderful Korky Paul illustrations. The latter is especially good, about why it isn't always a good thing to be like everyone else.

She also can't get enough of I Will Not Never Ever Eat a Tomato, which is a Charlie and Lola book about fussy eating.

JiltedJohnsJulie Tue 21-Oct-14 11:30:37

Forgot about Tipsy & Tim. My DS was obsessed by them at that age hmm

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