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Top 10 Best Books for 5-year-olds

We have lots of exciting titles in our wide range of books for 5-year-olds, whether you're looking for brilliant stories, creative activity books or fun ways to learn! From books about the marvels of space, to a phonics collection of fairy tales, here's a small selection of our favourite titles.

1. Bloomsbury Discovery: Space

  • £3.99
  • RRP £8.99
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Budding astronauts will love this fascinating book, all about our incredible universe. Packed with fun flaps, stunning illustrations and enthralling facts about spacecraft, stars, planets and our solar system, be prepared to be taken on an intergalactic journey with your 5-year-old.

2. Perfectly Poppy Collection: 8 Books 

  • £6.99
  • RRP £35.92
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Michelle Jakubowski

Lovable little Poppy has all sorts of new experiences and thrilling adventures in these hugely enjoyable and down-to-earth stories. She receives a new bike she thinks is too big, heads to the beach only to find it's not quite what she expected, receives a new puppy which turns out to be a lot of hard work, and so much more.

3. Reading Together: Fairy Tale Phonics Collection Plus Poster: 8 Books 

  • £9.99
  • RRP £47.92
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Featuring lots of favourite fairy tales like Cinderella and The Three Little Pigs, these classic stories have been carefully retold to help young readers develop their decoding skills and match different letters with unique sounds. Each book comes with 70 reusable stickers for a seriously fun and interactive way to learn - not to mention the amazing poster, which features all 44 sounds practised in the books.

4. Usborne: My Big Picture Book of London

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  • RRP £12.99
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A trip to London is hugely exciting, but now you can bring London home with this vibrant picture book! It will show children all the sights they can expect to see on a visit to the spectacular city, including Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and a fold-out view of the River Thames, along with lots of fascinating facts.

5. Dirty Bertie Collection: 10 Books

  • £9.99
  • RRP £49.90
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Alan Macdonald

Dirty Bertie is one of the naughtiest boys around, and is always getting into trouble with his disgusting habits! Perfect for reluctant readers, this hilariously revolting read is guaranteed to delight children - and the entire collection of 10 sickening stories is at an unbelievable Book People price.

6. Batman Character Encyclopedia

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  • RRP £9.99
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Perfect for Batman fans, this bumper book features 200 of Batman's allies and enemies in Gotham City, and is full of comic book art, absorbing trivia and fascinating stats.

7. Usborne: 100 Birds to Fold & Fly

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  • RRP £8.99
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Emily Bone

Create a menagerie of paper birds with this gorgeous activity book! The birds include peacocks, flamingos, eagles and lots of other exotic and fictional feathered friends. Kids will practise patience, focus and intricate motor skills with this enjoyable activity, with step-by-step instructions for each variety of beautiful bird.

8. Children's Animal Atlas

  • £4.99
  • RRP £9.99
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Discover the world's most wonderful wildlife with this stunning interactive atlas. Complete with a personalised spotter's guide to fill in and keep, over 150 stickers and six animal-themed postcards to send to best buddies, this incredible book is full of gorgeous illustrations and heaps of fascinating facts.

9. The Usborne First Thousand Words in French

  • £6.39
  • RRP £7.99
  • Save £1.60

Heather Amery

This beautiful book is a bilingual classic, with eye-catching illustrations by Stephen Cartwright. A whopper one thousand everyday words are illustrated with detailed scenes and pictures to help children learn fundamental French vocabulary in a fun, engaging way.

10. 101 Things for Kids to Do Outside

  • £4.99
  • RRP £14.99
  • Save £10.00

Dawn Isaac

Tired of seeing your kids stare at a screen all day? Get them having fun outside with this innovative title! From 10-minute activities to days full of fun, this book covers all the seasons and includes setting up a wormery, building a human sundial and creating an outdoor collage. Great for spending quality time with your children.