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6 y.o. reading recommendations

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louisejxxx Thu 30-Jun-16 07:56:51

It's ds's 6th birthday on Saturday and he's asked for books. Can anyone recommend any? We have the first couple of horrid henry's and a big Roald dahl collection already.

MelanieWiggles Thu 30-Jun-16 08:15:14

May not be to everyone's taste (i.e. don't buy if you hate toilet humour) but Captain Underpants was a massive hit with my six year old. We have now read the whole series and he wants to re-read them again.

Wonderone Thu 30-Jun-16 08:19:41

Jeremy Strong books are funny and not too rude.
Graphic novels like SpongeBob Comic Crazy if you want some variety.
Guinness Book of World records always goes down well with kids.

Ginmummy1 Thu 30-Jun-16 08:34:12

Fact books might go down well. We love Usborne See Inside books. They're lift the flap, but very detailed.

onemouseplace Thu 30-Jun-16 09:35:50

DD loves the Mr Gum books at the moment (she also loves Horrid Henry and Roald Dahl).

DoNotBlameMeIVotedRemain Thu 30-Jun-16 12:48:07

My Hamster is a... series. Perfect for that age and very funny smile

SpockSmashesScissors Thu 30-Jun-16 17:05:44

Astrosaurs by Steve Cole

Cows in action by Steve Cole again

Dinosaur cove

Beast quest

Project X alien adventures set from The Book People, the set covers book bands turquoise to lime

Or The Book People have a Lego star wars set at the moment.

Dontlikethedailyfail21 Thu 30-Jun-16 22:17:43

Enid Blyton - The Faraway Tree and The Wishing Chair.

SisterViktorine Thu 30-Jun-16 22:26:50

God I HATE Mr Gum and all of his ilk.

Enid Blyton (Secret Seven, Faraway Tree), The Iron Man, Flat Stanley, Gobbolino the Witch's Cat.

RiverTam Thu 30-Jun-16 22:29:28

Beast Quest

Second Usborne non-fiction books, they're great

Secret Seven

MypocketsarelikeNarnia Thu 30-Jun-16 22:31:45

Winnie the witch is the BEST...

dylsmimi Thu 30-Jun-16 22:35:27

Dirty Bertie?
My ds likes that along with the ones you already have but also a big encyclopaedia or a book about space or atlas
We also have some of the Star Wars and marvel reader books

notcoolintheslightest Thu 30-Jun-16 22:36:52

My DS is 7 and he loves the Mr Majeika books and has started to read the temple run series where you decide how the story will go depending on choices you make in the book.
He also read the owl who was afraid of the dark at school and enjoyed that

MsMermaid Thu 30-Jun-16 22:37:17

We love Winnie the witch, and Dirty Bertie.

validusername Thu 30-Jun-16 22:40:03

DS got given Billionaire Boy by David Walliams for his sixth birthday. I wasn't sure at first but he hasn't been able to put it down and is the first book I haven't had to nag him to read.

cornflakegirl Thu 30-Jun-16 22:45:35

DS loves the Dinkin Dings books by Guy Bass - about a boy who is scared of everything - apart from the monsters under his bed!

TheFirie Fri 01-Jul-16 05:48:23

Tom Gates
Daniel Williams

RueDeWakening Fri 01-Jul-16 14:53:28

DS1 is 6, and is now reading:
Usborne See Inside books (many of them!)
Wonderwise series
Frankie's Magic Football
Magic Treehouse
Rainbow Magic grin that he's borrowed off his big sister

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