Lovereading4kids Staff Picks for October

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Reading is fundamental to the development of children and countless research shows the links between good reading skills from an early age and future success in life. However, finding books children want to read or authors that excite them, can be difficult; the choice is daunting and guidance rather thin on the ground.

So, Lovereading4kids was created to be the best recommendation site for Children’s Book from toddlers to teens. It has been created using the experience we have as parents and book lovers, who want our children to read great books. Secondly, it has been created from what we have learned from setting up our first book site

Books for all ages! Top downloads

Books for Babies and Toddlers Baby and Toddler

  1. A Great Big Cuddle by Michael Rosen
  2. Imaginary Fred by Eoin Colfer
  3. The Nonsense Show by Eric Carle

Featured Books for 3+ readers 3+ readers

  1. Twit to Who? by Smriti Prasadam-Halls
  2. Aliens Love Dinopants by Claire Freedman
  3. Molly Maybe's Monsters: The Dappity Doofer by Kristina Stephenson

Featured Books for 5+ readers 5+ readers

  1. Vikings in the Supermarket by Nick Sharratt
  2. Thorfinn and the Awful Invasion by David MacPhail
  3. Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do by Leonie Pratt

Featured Books for 7+ readers 7+ readers

  1. Mister Cleghorn's Seal by Judith Kerr
  2. Harper and the Scarlet Umbrella by Cerrie Burnell
  3. The Ogre of Oglefort by Eva Ibbotson

Featured Books for 9+ readers 9+ readers

  1. The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair by Lara Williamson
  2. An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo M.B.E.
  3. Haunters by Thomas Taylor

Featured Books for 11+ readers 11+ readers

  1. Listen to the Moon by Michael Morpurgo M.B.E.
  2. The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell
  3. Lockwood & Co: the Hollow Boy by Jonathan Stroud

Featured Books for 13+ readers 13+ readers

  1. One by Sarah Crossan
  2. Thirteen Chairs by Dave Shelton
  3. Tinder by Sally Gardner

Featured Books for Young Adults YA readers

  1. Monster by C.J. Skuse
  2. The Lone City 2: The White Rose by Amy Ewing
  3. Sophie Someone by Hayley Long

Register now – FREE for a unique range of services specifically created to help parents and anyone who likes to buy books for children choose the best books for boys and girls of all ages.

  • Download and print off the Opening Extract of every ‘featured book’ on our site, even the picture books.
  • Discover new writers through our unique children’s author ‘like-for-like’ recommendation service.
  • Read our exclusive online book reviews by Julia Eccleshare, author and children’s books editor at the Guardian.
  • Enjoy regular emails to keep you up to date on the latest and best in your chosen age ranges. (Please be reassured that your e-mail address will remain confidential to Lovereading and not sold to any of those horrible spam people).

Register now and try it out. We know choosing books for children will become a joy!

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods


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