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Reccommendations for classic adventure stories I can read to my 6 year old ds - a chapter per night

(15 Posts)
DrNortherner Mon 15-Sep-08 20:27:51

Thanks smile

cazzybabs Mon 15-Sep-08 20:56:46

secret seven

fattipuffs and thinnifers

Professor
Professor Branestawm

Stig of the dump

Flat Stanley

LongDroopyBoobyLady Mon 15-Sep-08 20:57:45

Swallows & Amazons

LadyMuck Mon 15-Sep-08 20:58:08

willard price - Amazon adventure, south sea adventure etc

ethanchristopher Mon 15-Sep-08 23:45:06

faraway tree

famous five/secret seven

harry potter

mrs pepperpot

Bowddee Mon 15-Sep-08 23:49:48

Wind in the Willows (my dad read that one to me )

StellaDallas Tue 16-Sep-08 00:19:13

Treasure Island
The Hobbit

MamaMimi Tue 16-Sep-08 00:48:41

The 'Little House on the Prarie' series. Starts with 'Little House in the Big Woods'.
Brilliant stories, I still love reading them now.

MamaMimi Tue 16-Sep-08 00:50:17

Although may be considered more girly(?), but still all the excitement of real adventure stories.

MrsBates Tue 16-Sep-08 01:00:17

Love them too.

Boyish ones - Just William. Got to love him.

Susan Cooper books - Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark is Rising etc?

And Narnia books?

My Family and Other Animals - can't remember if that's too old.

MissClavel Tue 23-Sep-08 19:52:17

How to Train Your Dragon - Cressida Cowell. These are just utterly brilliant - we've just started the 3rd in the series and DS turned 7 last weekend. He adores them.

Narnia (some better than others - love the Dawn Treader one)

Harry Potter

Califrau Tue 23-Sep-08 19:56:01

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

trace2 Tue 23-Sep-08 20:05:34

my ds loves astrosaurs books, horrid henry

Any of the Roald Dahl books, always a big hit in our house with dd nearly 7 and ds1 4. grin

EffiePerine Tue 23-Sep-08 20:07:49

is he too young for Dumas? Three musketeeers, Count of Monte Cristo (though they are long, it'll take you a while to work through them)

Arthur Ransome yes

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