Furthermore, there’s something special to be found in reading books. Whether you’re reading alone, reading to your child, or listening to them read to you, the thrill of the story revealing itself is fiction in it’s most naked form.
To celebrate kids books (and why not!) we’ve compiled a short-list of our 5 favourites. We hope you enjoy them. You may agree or disagree. Let us know in the comments.
Books for kids
1. Harry Potter
The Harry Potter stories are well-known with translations in over 60 different languages. The story follows the half blood wizard whose growing into an adult is fraught with dangers. This book is 100% recommended to your children, find out more here.
2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
This is one of Roald Dahl’s best books and tells about ten youngsters who win tickets to the factory. The strange character of Willy Wonka shows the children round and a selection of misadventures take place.
3. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Classic children’s fable which follows three infants who find a secret door inside a wardrobe that leads into a magical world. The story was released in 1950 and has since sold over 85 million copies around the world. Click here for a more in-depth look at the book.
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
A fiction novel which is another candidate to be called one of the best books for kids. A kid called Greg begins to notice his best friend becoming more popular than him, and must use his popularity to boost his own. The story was incredibly trending when it first appeared on the Internet and has quickly developed in popularity. Buy the set here.
5. Where the Wild Things Are
This wonderfully illustrated book has recently been adapted to a Hollywood movie. The tale follows a young boy who falls into a magical world of monsters. He is eventually transported home to his family.
As a bonus, here is a list of 100 best books for kids to look through, if you’re done with the first 5.
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