Top 7 Best Science Fiction Books for 5-year-olds

Blast off into space with these exciting, action-packed science fiction books! Bursting with aliens, planets, stars and spaceships, as well as a host of quirky characters, kids will be captivated by the spellbinding stories in this list of the best science fiction books for 5-year-olds.

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1. LEGO Star Wars Galactic Adventures Collection - 10 books

Embark on a galactic adventure with the LEGO Star Wars Minifigures in this thrilling 10-book collection. It covers the stories of the first six episodes in the interstellar Star Wars saga, with further books focusing on the most electrifying lightsaber battles, the compelling conflicts, and the courageous rebels who fought the Empire during this exhilarating period.

2. Project X Alien Adventures Series 1 Collection - 31 books

With a whopping 31 books in this incredible collection, these intergalactic adventures are perfect for kids who are looking to tackle their very first chapter books. They're full of fun stories, activities and facts that will build young readers' confidence, progressing from Oxford Reading Level 7 to Level 11. The malevolent Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis, and it's up to Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day! Join the adventure in these riveting reads.

3. Aliens Sticker Book

This vibrant book is packed with over 500 amazing alien stickers to keep kids busy for hours! It takes kids on an exciting tour of the universe, throughout which they can meet some of the curious creatures that may or may not exist on other planets...

4. The Very Clever Aliens

Joan Stimson & Rob McClurkan

What in the world could a group of very clever aliens want on Planet Earth? They're heading there now, and you can find out why in this wonderful rhyming adventure!

5. Alien-Monster's Slimy Activity Book

Jonny Duddle and Aleksei Bitsk

Packed with puzzles, spotting games, disgusting facts, revolting recipes, colouring-in fun and monster doodles, this super-slimy activity book will keep little ones gruesomely engaged for hours! With 200 stickers and plenty of putrid facts to pore over, children's vocabulary and dexterity will be improved - and they'll be having lots of fun in the process!

6. The Night the Stars Went Out

Suz Hughes

Alien had a very big job for a very little alien: he was the star controller for the entire galaxy! But something disastrous happens one night, and Alien faces the biggest challenge of his life. Will he be able to fix the stars? Featuring themes of friendship and problem-solving, this stunning picture book will enthral little sci-fi fans.

7. Astrosaurs: Riddle of the Raptors

Stephen Cole

Go on an adventure and fight evil across the galaxy with Captain Teggs Stegosaur and the awesome crew of the spaceship DSS Sauropod! Flesh-chomping raptors have abducted two top dino athletes, and with the Great Dinosaur Games coming up, there's no time to lose! Teggs and his friends must race to the rescue, but there's more to the raptors' plot than they first thought... Even more excitingly, these books include free collectible cards, perfect for motivating kids to read.

  • Project X Alien Adventures: Series 1 Collection - 31 Books - Collection - 9780192739841
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    Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing Year 2 schoolchildren aged 6 and above as they look to tackle their very first chapter books, our Project X Alien Adventures Collection is full of fun stories, activities and facts that will help young readers build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7 and then progress right through to Level 11.

    Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis. Now Exis's only chance for freedom is for Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day, free Exis from Badlaw and save Nok's parents, too!

    Gripping and sure to have even the most reluctant reader wanting to turn the pages and read on, this huge collection of 31 books is specially written by the creators of the Oxford Reading Tree (Biff, Chip and Kipper) to encourage children to enjoy reading independently.

    This 31-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 7 to 11 (book bands Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime). It is suitable for children in Year 2/P3.

    Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.
  • AMCQW 5 years +
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    Meet Captain Teggs Stegosaur and the crew of the amazing spaceship DSS Sauropod as the ASTROSAURS fight evil across the galaxy! Flesh-chomping raptors have kidnapped two top dino athletes. With the Great Dinosaur Games about to start, Teggs and his friends must race to the rescue. But there's more to the raptors' plot than meets the eye ...INCLUDES FREE COLLECTOR CARDS INSIDE!
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    Dripping with puzzles, spotting games, gross facts, revolting recipes, colouring-in activities and Jonny Duddle and Aleksei Bitskoff's monster doodles, the Alien Monster's Slimy Activity Book will keep little monsters and aliens entertained for hours!

    With 200 stickers and plenty of gross facts to pore over, the activities in this book will help improve vocabulary and dexterity.
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    Alien was the star controller for the entire galaxy, which was a big job for a very little alien. One night something disastrous happens, and Alien faces the biggest problem of his life. Will Alien be able to fix the stars? With a focus on friendship and problem solving, this picture book is a treat for everyone.
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    The Very Clever Aliens are on their way to Earth - what do they want? Find out in this fun rhyming adventure!
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    A sticker book that comes with over 500 stickers to keep children occupied for many happy hours. It takes children on a light-hearted, light-speed tour of the universe, on which children can meet some of the creatures that may or may not exist on other planets.
  • LEGO Star Wars Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241262443
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    Blast off on a galactic adventure with the LEGO Star Wars Minifigures in this incredible 10-book collection.

    With books covering the stories of the first six episodes in the out-of-this-world saga, there are also further books focusing on some of the fiercest lightsaber duels; the compelling conflicts; and the rebels who fought the Empire during this period.

    With the iconic scenes recreated with Star Wars Minifigures, this is a great collection for young Jedi who want to learn all about the exploits of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo and their battle with Darth Vader and the Emperor.