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. The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water by Gemma Merino
  2. Gordon's Great Escape by Sue Hendra
  3. Wow! Said the Owl by Tim Hopgood

Featured Books for 3+ readers 3+ readers

  1. There's a Snake in My School! by David Walliams
  2. We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen
  3. Imaginary Fred by Eoin Colfer

Featured Books for 5+ readers 5+ readers

  1. Queen Munch and Queen Nibble by Carol Ann Duffy
  2. They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel
  3. Motor Miles by John Burningham

Featured Books for 7+ readers 7+ readers

  1. The Fox and the Ghost King by Michael Morpurgo
  2. The Pumpkin Project by Katie Smith
  3. The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner by Terry Pratchett

Featured Books for 9+ readers 9+ readers

  1. The War Next Door by Phil Earle
  2. The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher
  3. The Secret of Nightingale Wood by Lucy Strange

Featured Books for 11+ readers 11+ readers

  1. Clover Moon by Jacqueline Wilson
  2. Spirit of the Jungle by Bear Grylls
  3. Blink and You Die by Lauren Child

Featured Books for 13+ readers 13+ readers

  1. The Wrong Train by Jeremy De Quidt
  2. Reckless II: Living Shadows by Cornelia Funke
  3. One by Sarah Crossan

Featured Books for Young Adults YA readers

  1. The Deviants by C. J. Skuse
  2. Flawed by Cecelia Ahern
  3. Darkness Follows by L. A. Weatherly

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!

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

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

Adam Graham

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

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

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

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

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


Lovereading 4 schools