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Summer Reading - 5.5 year old boy

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ritzbiscuits Tue 16-Jul-19 11:43:07

Can anyone recommend good books to look for in library for my 5 1/2 year old DS over the Summer holidays? I'm mainly looking for books that we can read together.

We've recently been working through a few Roald Dahl books (which he's LOVED) and he's also recently enjoyed some of the Bear Grylls Adventures books (but they're getting a bit samey) I've previously tried a couple of Flat Stanley and Dirtie Bertie, but he wasn't that bothered by them.

Also open to any older age picture books too. He really enjoyed Iggy Peck Architect for example, so have reserved Ava Twist Scientist.


Runningintothesunset Tue 16-Jul-19 11:53:45

Have you read the treehouse series yet? We also love The Bolds books

Beechview Tue 16-Jul-19 11:56:08

The magic faraway tree

BlueChampagne Tue 16-Jul-19 12:27:42

Adventures of Algy
How to Train your Dragon

ritzbiscuits Tue 16-Jul-19 15:39:52

Thanks for getting me going! We have The Magic Faraway Tree and How to Train Your Dragon on the shelf, but will start looking up the others on our library catalogue.

Ricekrispie22 Tue 16-Jul-19 17:59:48

Mudpuddle Farm
Any book by Jeremy Strong
Jamie's Amazing Cape
Compton Valance
Just William
Flying Fergus
Mr Gum
No 1 Boy Detective
Mr Majeika
Charlie books by Hilary McKay
Nate The Great
Any Frog and Toad book by Arnold Lobel
Henry and Mudge

Leeds2 Thu 18-Jul-19 23:56:57

Humphrey the Hamster (Betty Birney).
Pippi Longstocking.
Jack Stalwart series.

user27495824 Sat 20-Jul-19 21:51:59

My 5 year old really loved the Daisy series by Kes Gray (chapter book ones not the picture books).

Taytotots Sat 27-Jul-19 01:13:21

The Claude books by Alex T Smith
Captain Underpants series (if you can bear all the toilet humour!).

OldPultney Mon 12-Aug-19 19:38:42

The untold stories of a water dragon ( nice illustrations and text)

How to train your dragon is also cute

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