The sensational stories in this dazzling list of the 10 best books for 6-year-olds are sure to inspire a lifelong love of books in young readers. Discover some of the best children's authors - including Julia Donaldson, Roald Dahl and Michael Rosen - and pore over plenty of stunning illustrations in these brilliant books.
Julia Donaldson, the bestselling author of The Gruffalo, presents this wonderful story starring Polly, who sets up a pets' holiday home for the summer and has to contend with greedy guinea pigs, pesky parrots and ssslithering sssnakes! Mum grows more exasperated by the day! And will Polly be able to find missing snake Doris before it finds its guinea pig prey? An exciting tale for all youngsters, including reluctant and dyslexic readers.
These adrenaline-pumping, action-packed stories have thrilled young readers for generations. In this collection, they've been brilliantly rewritten and presented for young adventurers, featuring riveting quests and legendary characters like Robinson Crusoe, Ali Baba, Robin Hood and many more! Packed with lively illustrations, these books are wonderfully accessible and exciting for kids starting to read their first novels.
This fascinating, fun-filled book is perfect for young non-fiction readers and fact fans. It covers all the kings and queens of England in an engaging and hilarious way, perfect as a study aid and treasure trove of trivia! Discover which king died on the toilet, which monarch reigned for the longest time, and who became king at just nine months old, in this brilliant, funny book.
Little land-lubbers can discover all things piratical in this wonderful, hilarious book! Find a world of adventure in this riveting read: sail the high seas, walk the plank, climb the riggings, confront brave buccaneers and more! With vibrant illustrations and accessible text, this thrilling book is great for young readers.
This exciting book makes multiplication and division fun with friendly monsters introducing all the key sums and strategies! With fun activities and vibrant stickers to reward and motivate, kids will love these marvellous monsters, and will be multiplying and dividing with ease in no time.
Anna Claybourne & Christina Wald
For young animal-lovers, there can be nothing more exciting than a beautiful bumper book bursting with amazing animals from around the world! Discover curious creatures and exotic habitats, including rainforests and the freezing Arctic, in this fun-filled atlas, packed with brilliant illustrations and fascinating facts.
This gorgeous interactive book will introduce kids to the brilliant Bard through super stickers and exciting dressing-up fun! Prepare the actors with amazing costumes as they get ready to take to the stage. This book is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare, and is sure to instigate a life-long love of the Bard of Avon and his works.
This stunning set is a combination of two poetry books, created by wonderful writer Michael Rosen and brilliant illustrator Quentin Blake. It comes complete with a spellbinding CD, in which Michael Rosen reads his wacky poems aloud! This must-have collection is guaranteed to inspire a love of poetry in youngsters.
Michael Bond & Peggy Fortnum
When Mr and Mrs Brown stumble across a small, polite bear in Paddington Station, they are startled to find a curious label around his neck, which reads: "Please look after this bear. Thank you." This begins a long line of hilarious stories featuring the adorable bear and his marvellous adventures! This funny, endearing classic has delighted children for generations.
When Sophie is snatched from her bed in the middle of the night by an enormous giant, she's a bit surprised to say the least! But she discovers that this big, friendly giant has a big, warm heart to match. Together, they set out to rid the world of rather less kindly giants. This exciting, lively tale comes from sensational storyteller Roald Dahl, and is complemented by the inspired illustrations of Quentin Blake.