Books for 5 – 7-year-olds

Give children access to adventure, humour and more with children’s books for five to seven-year-olds. After classics? Direct children to books including Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White, The Moomins series, The Hodgeheg by Dick King Smith, The Little Prince and the Roald Dahl books. For modern tales, turn to Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter’s The Dinosaur That Pooped series and The Christmasaurus.

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Reading list

Where to start with Dick King-Smith’s books

If you’re not sure where to start with the books of Britain’s best-loved animal storyteller, his great-granddaughter Josie Rogers has written this list for you.

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Nature & animals

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Home learning

Fun phonics games to help encourage children to read

Here are some physical phonics games to help you as a family have fun, keep fit and healthy whilst also learning the key skill of reading.

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