Lovereading4kids Weekly Staff Picks

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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. Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman
  2. Open Up, Please! by Silvia Borando, Lorenzo Clerici
  3. Pip and Posy: The New Friend by Axel Scheffler

Featured Books for 3+ readers 3+ readers

  1. Home by Carson Ellis
  2. Ace Dragon Ltd by Russell Hoban
  3. How to Catch a Mouse by Philippa Leathers

Featured Books for 5+ readers 5+ readers

  1. The Secret Pirate by Elli Woollard
  2. Flo of the Somme by Hilary Robinson
  3. The Great Farty Slob Beast by Charlie Farley

Featured Books for 7+ readers 7+ readers

  1. How to Look After Your Human by Kim Sears
  2. The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl
  3. Seacrow Island by Astrid Lindgren

Featured Books for 9+ readers 9+ readers

  1. The Accidental Secret Agent by Tom McLaughlin
  2. The Wilderness War by Julia Green
  3. Gunpoint by Jim Eldridge

Featured Books for 11+ readers 11+ readers

  1. The Crooked Sixpence by Jennifer Bell
  2. A Stitch in Time by Penelope Lively
  3. Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

Featured Books for 13+ readers 13+ readers

  1. The Book of Pearl by Timothee De Fombelle
  2. Racing Manhattan by Terence Blacker
  3. Five Hundred Miles by Kevin Brooks

Featured Books for Young Adults YA readers

  1. Nightwanderers by C. J. Flood
  2. Chasing the Stars by Malorie Blackman
  3. Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

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!

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

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

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

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

Sam Bateman and family

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

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East


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