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What books does your 6-9 year old read? I need ideas.

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pomegranate1975 Sat 02-Jul-16 07:12:32

My 6 year old son has read all the 16 Tashi books, soduku and the thousand paper cranes, roald dahl the magic finger.
I was planning to borrow captain underpants but not sure if it will make my son naughty.

I need ideas of what kind of chapter books to get.He likes the above kind of books. So something similar will be good.
What books does your 6-9 year old read? I need ideas.

JustRichmal Sat 02-Jul-16 09:02:13

Dd really loved How to Train Your Dragon. The books are much better than the films or TV series.
She also liked the Percy Jackson books.

Dairybanrion Sat 02-Jul-16 09:04:24

Make him naughty?!! No... They won't.
Big Nate.
Tom gates
Just William
The great underachiever series.

applecharlotte Sat 02-Jul-16 09:05:36

Beast Quest. There are 96 of them so will def keep him busy! Young boy whose a knight who has to release beasts from an evil spell.

Dairybanrion Sat 02-Jul-16 09:09:04

Horrid Henry!

Toomanycats99 Sat 02-Jul-16 09:09:31

My eight year old daughter loves wimpy kid and Tom gates. At 6 she loved horrid Henry.

Dozer Sat 02-Jul-16 09:14:23

Horrid Henry, Pippi Longstocking, How to Train Your Dragon, Famous Five

FiveGoMadInDorset Sat 02-Jul-16 09:16:05

Wimpy Kid, the tree house series, 13 storey, 26 storey etc. he is currently getting stuck into David Baddiel

lulucappuccino Sat 02-Jul-16 09:17:45

Make him naughty. What??!

ThoraGruntwhistle Sat 02-Jul-16 09:21:03

Mr Gum, Horrid Henry, Wimpy Kid and the Captain Underpants series have all been enjoyed by my DC at around that age.
My 8yo loves books by Pamela Butchart as well.

Toomanycats99 Sat 02-Jul-16 10:19:26

Oh my 8 year old loves David Walliams as well.

CanadaMoose Sat 02-Jul-16 10:37:51

If he likes anything vaguely scary, Goosebumps is good!

LittleReindeerwithcloggson Sun 03-Jul-16 00:40:57

Saxby smart series
Creature teacher series

LifeIsNeverFair Sun 03-Jul-16 18:52:37

DS (7yo) reads Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates, Horrid Henry, Horrible History/Science and at the moment in particular Harry Potter. Captain Underpants used to be a favourite!

BathshebaDarkstone Sun 03-Jul-16 18:54:07

Non fiction.

Bunnyjo Sun 03-Jul-16 20:45:02

DD (8yo) loves David Walliams, Cressida Cowell (How to train your Dragon series) and Jacqueline Wilson. She is currently reading Out of the Ashes by Michael Morpugo.

KenDoddsDadsDog Sun 03-Jul-16 20:49:20

Horrid Henry
Dirty Bertie
Roald Dahl
David Walliams

catkind Sun 03-Jul-16 22:19:39

Anything by Jeremy Strong is popular here.

EndoplasmicReticulum Sun 03-Jul-16 23:13:18

Mr Gum.

KeepOnPlodding Sun 03-Jul-16 23:29:10

DS is currently reading the Skullduggery Pleasant series. I have no idea what they are about but he loves them. Diary of a Wimpy Kid is also popular as well as a huge collection of Tom Palmer books.

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