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Top 10 Best Books for 7-year-olds

From spellbinding stories to engrossing educational titles for kids, we've got all the best books for 7-year-olds, whether they're reading for leisure or for learning.

1. My Brother's Famous Bottom Series

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Jeremy Strong

This side-splitting series of seven silly stories begins when tiny twins Cheese and Tomato are born. When the twins audition for a nappy advert, Cheese's bottom is unintentionally broadcast on the news - and what follows is a national tour full of fun and chaos! This and many more adventures are to be discovered by children who read these crazy books.

2. My Bumper Puzzle Book

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This Book People exclusive is packed with over 300 exciting pages of interactive fun! Children must find their way through twisty mazes, fill out dot-to-dot masterpieces, solve brain-teasing riddles and complete tricky word puzzles in this giant book of conundrums! Not only will kids have lots of fun, they'll also develop problem-solving, reading and numeracy skills.

3. The Usborne Book of Greek Myths

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Anna Milbourne

This gorgeously-illustrated collection of Greek myths forms a perfect introduction to these enthralling stories for children. It includes famous myths such as The Trojan Horse, Jason and the Golden Fleece, Icarus, Pandora's Box and Odysseus, and divulges fascinating extra details about the different mythical monsters that appear in the stories.

4. The Magic Show Book

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Everything your child needs to know to put on a spellbinding, mesmerising magic show is revealed in this dazzling book. Find out how to perform mystifying illusions, baffling vanishing tricks and so much more. This vibrant guide to mastering magic is a must-have for budding magicians.

5. Astronaut Academy

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Steve Martin

Aspiring astronauts need look no further for the ultimate guide on achieving their dream! Kids can discover the world of space travel and test their skills with a range of challenges that simulate real-life astronaut tasks. These fun activities will build on knowledge of science, maths, first aid, hand-eye coordination and more. Not to mention the amazing stickers, poster, board game, press-out figures and model space shuttle included in this bumper set.

6. How Big is 43 Quintillion?

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Help children to develop their maths skills with this unique and fun-filled book about numbers. They'll find out about colossal figures including millions, billions, trillions and the eponymous quintillions in an accessible and fascinating way. The book also includes a short history of maths, with plenty of fun trivia about everything from palindromes to pi.

7. Princess Disgrace Collection

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Lou Kuenzler

Follow the adventures of Princess Disgrace, a brave, bright and funny girl, who only lacks a bit of grace. This hilarious series features her first few terms at Princess Academy, where she must deal with the mean Princess Precious, take part in a talent competition, start swimming lessons with real mermaids and skate on a frozen lake - but nothing can happen in Princess Disgrace's world without a bit of trouble.

8. Stig of the Dump

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Clive King

First published in 1963, this classic children's novel features a truly enchanting adventure story. No-one believes Barney when he claims he's met a new friend. However, Stig is indeed a real boy, but curiously lives in a dump. Together, the two boys embark on many an exciting journey. With unforgettable characters and a wonderful plot, this timeless tale of friendship is a captivating read.

9. Discover the Human Body: Educational Box Set

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Budding scientists can learn all about the fascinating human body with this bumper box set. The Wonders of Learning book provides an engaging introduction to the workings of the body, such as what happens to the air we breathe. The Find, Stick and Learn book adds even more fun to the learning process with lots of colourful stickers. The set also includes wall charts, stencils, colouring pencils and even a build-it-yourself skeleton.

10. Terry Deary's Shakespeare Tales Collection

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Terry Deary

Terry Deary, author of the hilarious Horrible Histories series, turns his attention to the brilliant bard in this fantastic collection. Flair and humour permeate these books, which look at the plots of the celebrated plays as well as the historical events occurring beyond the theatre walls, such as the gruesome plague and the attempt to steal Elizabeth l's throne. This collection is a brilliantly funny introduction to Shakespeare.