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Chapter books for 4 year old girl

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PaulineFossil Thu 21-May-15 10:22:46

Dd (4) loves having chapter books read to her but I'm running out of inspiration. Could anyone recommend any she might like please? She likes stories about people rather than animals. Some of the ones she's particularly enjoyed are:
Magic Faraway tree books
Worst Witch books
Princess Mirabelle books
My Naughty little sister
Mrs Pepperpot
Milly Molly Mandy

Thank you!

MarvellousCake Thu 21-May-15 10:36:38

Pippi Longstocking?
I know you said not animals, but "The owl who was afraid of the dark" makes a lovely bedtime story. The owl in question is very child-like!

BlueChampagne Thu 21-May-15 12:55:07

And the owl parents are very much like human parents!

Dick King-Smith Sophie books (humans and animals)

PlayingHouse Thu 21-May-15 13:40:37

Amelia Jane series
Teddy Robinson
Dilly the dinosaur (they act like humans)

PlayingHouse Thu 21-May-15 13:41:35

The wishing chair books (very like the Faraway tree)
Merry Mr Meddle

PlayingHouse Thu 21-May-15 13:42:24

The children of noisy village

theconstantvacuumer Thu 21-May-15 13:42:24

I would second Teddy Robinson.

PlayingHouse Thu 21-May-15 13:47:45

'Sophie' books by Dick king Smith.

schmalex Thu 21-May-15 14:58:21

Rescue Princesses?

PaulineFossil Thu 21-May-15 20:12:36

Thank you, everyone. I hadn't come across Ottoline, but it sounds perfect. I adored Dick King Smith as a Child (used to get up at 6 to watch the children's tv he did at the weekends!)and the Owl who was afraid of the dark so have been waiting to read them once, hopefully, she moves on from the princesses...

sleepwhenidie Thu 21-May-15 20:13:40

Mr Majeika is good

BlueChampagne Fri 22-May-15 13:07:49

Other Blyton books, like The Children of Cherry Tree Farm? Or is it hideously dated now?

Otherwise, short stories? Winnie the Witch, a Necklace of Raindrops, Katie Morag?

Sukebind Sat 23-May-15 22:05:16

My Dds love the Mary, Mary books and also liked the Teddy Robinson books by the same author. They like a lot of the same books your Dd has enjoyed. Can also second Dick King-Smith especially the Sophie books. My elder Dd has read the Ottoline books and loved them. My 5 year old loves Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda. There is also an Enid Blyton treasury of Christmas stories which might be one to our aside for December?

Sukebind Sat 23-May-15 22:05:51

Put, not our.

mappemonde Sat 23-May-15 22:10:59

Flat Stanley?
Mary Kate

Strictlyison Sat 23-May-15 22:18:38

I would also say Flat Stanley, they are much loved by boys and girls.

mappemonde Sat 23-May-15 22:36:43

Mary Kate by Helen Morgan, that is!

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