Featured Books for 5+ readers Featured Books for 5+ readers

Books of the Month

Reader ReviewedAlan's Big, Scary Teeth
Jarvis
Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month, February 2016 Glorious illustrations tell this story that is both nicely scary and neatly resolved. Everyone knows that alligators are scary! Right? Alan comes from a long line of scary alligators and, with his... Featured in: 3+ readers | Books of the Month | 5+ readers | Julia Eccleshare's Picks | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Other Featured Books this Month

The BFG
Roald Dahl illustrated by Quentin Blake
This is a delightful, funny and exciting story about a special friendship between two people from different worlds – a giant and a child. As the story develops... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 11/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

What Pet Should I Get
Dr. Seuss
More than 60 years after they were first published Dr Seuss's books continue to work their magic on children: his rhyme and rhythm, nonsense humour and wordplay and sudden bursts of anarchy have strong child appeal. All of these Seussian... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Reluctant Readers | Free Prize Draws
Format: Hardback | Released 28/01/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Wild Adventures
Brita Granstrom, Mick Manning
This outstanding nature book demonstrates to children the myriad exciting possibilities for fun and adventure in the world outside their door. It is packed full of suggestions and information on how to explore the natural world, from how to build... Featured in: 5+ readers | Out and About | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

My Little Book of... Emergency Vehicles
Claudia Martin
There are 60 plus pages of information about different kinds of emergency vehicles in this attractive little book. Fire, police, ambulance and search and rescue vehicles from across the world, including lots in the UK, are included, represented in clear... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers | Books for Boys
Format: Hardback | Released 25/01/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

My Stinky New School
Rebecca Elliott
Toby's little brother Benjamin goes to nursery and loves it. His big sister Clemmie goes to special school, and she loves it too. But Toby is starting at a new school, and he hates it. He hasn't any friends, doesn't... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers | Books for Boys
Format: Paperback | Released 19/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Zoo Boy
Sophie Thompson illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown
Julia Eccleshare's Debut of the Month, February 2016 When Vince turns eight years old he discovers he has the most amazing secret. Although he has always hated animals, which is embarrassing because his father is a zoo keeper, Vince suddenly... Featured in: 7+ readers | Debuts of the Month | 5+ readers | Books for Boys | Julia Eccleshare's Picks
Format: Paperback | Released 04/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

There's a Dragon in My Dinner
Tom Nicoll illustrated by Sarah Horne
February 2016 Debut of the Month Dragons come in all shapes and sizes in children's stories, but the one that Eric finds in a box of beansprouts is small, friendly and lots of fun. Pan is a mini-dragon, lost en... Featured in: 5+ readers | Debuts of the Month | 7+ readers | Reluctant Readers | Books for Boys
Format: Paperback | Released 11/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

The Magic Finger
Roald Dahl illustrated by Quentin Blake
The story of an unusual little girl who has magical powers. When someone makes her angry, she zaps a punishment on them with her magic, flashing finger! Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | Schools | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 11/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
Roald Dahl illustrated by Quentin Blake
Take a giraffe with a magic neck, a pelican with a retractable beak and a very agile monkey, and what do you have? The world's finest Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company, of course! Add in their friend Billy, the Duke and Duchess... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 11/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Esio Trot
Roald Dahl illustrated by Quentin Blake
There's trickery afoot in this touching and brief story. Mr Hoppy loves his garden and he (secretly) loves Mrs Silver. Mrs Silver is oblivious of what Mr Hoppy feels and she gives all of her love to her tortoise! Mr... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 11/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Magnus
Claire Shorrock
Dogs make some of the best picture book heroes and the bigger the dog, the more fun to be had! Magnus is as big as you can get – big enough to lap up a whole swimming pool in fact.... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 19/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

A Beginner's Guide to Bearspotting
Michelle Robinson illustrated by David Roberts
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, February 2016 Feel brave enough to go on a huge adventure? If so, this is the book to guide you! Bearspotting can be a scary business and it is best to know as much... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers | Julia Eccleshare's Picks | Free Prize Draws
Format: Hardback | Released 11/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers!
Melanie Walsh
Isaac tells us he has superpowers that make him different to his brother and the other kids at school: it's an effective and positive way to explain Asperger's to young children. For example, Isaac says that as a superhero he... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Reader ReviewedDon't Call Me Choochie Pooh!
Sean Taylor illustrated by Kate Hindley
Children will totally identify with Choochie Pooh. Little he might be, but he's still irritated and frustrated when his owner won't treat him like an ordinary dog. It's a series of daily humiliations: he's called silly names, fed embarrassing mini-treats... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

The Adventures of Beekle: the Unimaginary Friend
Dan Santat
Imaginary friends are a rich source for writers and ‘unimaginary friend' Beekle's story is rather special. A pudgy little blob of white, he waits to be picked with the other imaginary friends, but he's still there alone after they've all... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Reader ReviewedThe Great Troll Rescue
Tom Percival
This easy to read new series is set in Tale Town, a magical place inhabited by fairy tale characters. It stars Red, Anansi, Rapunzel and Jack, a distinctive, pint-sized gang of superheroes. The plot in this adventure concerns Anansi's mum,... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 11/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Reader ReviewedThe Spell Thief
Tom Percival
There's a brand new gang of superheroes in town, small, but ready to have some big adventures, and certain to catch the attention of young readers. Jack and his friends Red, Rapunzel and Hansel and Gretel live in Tale Town... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 11/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Reader ReviewedGrrrrr!
Rob Biddulph
One of our Books of the Year 2015 -Andrea Reeces's Pick of the Year 2015 Rob Biddulph's prize-winning picture book Blown Away is near perfect, and his new book Grrrrr! is too! It's the story of Fred, who is champion... Featured in: 3+ readers | Baby and Toddler | 5+ readers | Free Prize Draws
Format: Paperback | Released 28/01/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Blown Away
Rob Biddulph
Winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize A brilliant adventure for a bold Penguin who gets swept up, up and away on a brand new kite on a windy day. Penguin's original and richly-imagined adventure is beautifully told and... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | Bedtime Reading | 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 28/01/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Sardines of Love
Zurine Aguirre
Grandmother Lola hates sardines, but Grandfather Lolo loves them. He eats them every day! When she runs out of sardines one day, Lola can't bear to think of Lolo going hungry. She decides to go fishing - with unexpected results!... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 26/01/2015
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Fantastic Mr Fox
Roald Dahl illustrated by Quentin Blake
Ideal as an early introduction to Roald Dahl just as a child is starting to read alone because it's a short story by comparison to some of his others. Filled with quirky black and white illustrations by the... Featured in: 7+ readers | Bookshelf Essentials | 5+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | Schools | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 11/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Danny the Champion of the World
Roald Dahl illustrated by Quentin Blake
A classic Roald Dahl title, a most touching story of a boy and his very special father. Danny and his father live in a caravan parked right next to the garage where his father works. Danny father teaches him how... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | Reluctant Readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 11/02/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare Price Buy

Last Month's Featured Books

Blue and Bertie
Kristyna Litten
January 2016 Book of the Month The adventures of giraffes Blue and Bertie make a comforting, humourous story that explores themes of friendship, independence and embracing the unexpected. Bertie is...
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Sugarlump and the Unicorn
Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Lydia Monks
Julia Donaldson, former Children's Laureate and author of The Gruffalo tells a magical tale of a horse whose wishes come true – thanks to the magic of a unicorn. Sugarlump...
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Odd Socks
Michelle Robinson
Illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown
Everyone will enjoy this epic tale of true love and steadfastness, no less heroic or inspiring for starring a pair of woolly socks! Sosh and Suki are made for one...
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Peanuts: I Love You, Snoopy

Filled with love rhymes, this book lets you tell someone you love them every day.
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Little One
Johanna Weaver
The remarkable debut book is a touching exploration of love and new discoveries, seen through the eyes of a bear and her cub. Big Bear stepped out of her winter...
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

The Rhyming Rabbit
Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Lydia Monks
Award winning Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson has created a delightfully entertaining picture book that celebrates poems of all kinds. All the rabbits are sick of hearing the rhyming rabbit's poems...
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Reader Reviewed I am Henry Finch
Alexis Deacon, Viviane Schwarz
Illustrated by Viviane Schwarz
All finches make a lot of noise! Henry Finch has grown up with a terrible racket all around him from morning until night. But he is sure that there could...
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

The Girl with the Parrot on Her Head
Daisy Hirst
Inventive and witty, this is a story that is full of ideas and imagining rather than neatly tying up loose ends. Told more through the pictures than the words, the...
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

10 Ten-Minute Stories
Various Authors
If your New Year resolution was to spend ten minutes a day reading to your children, then this attractive collection of fairy stories from around the world would be a...
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

How to Find Gold
Viviane Schwarz
January 2016 Book of the Month It has a publication date of January, yet How to Find Gold is already likely to top my list of picturebooks of 2016! Anna...
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

More Featured Books

The Epic Book of Epicness
Adam Frost
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 - Best Book with Facts Did you know that at Christmas time in Norway, you should leave a bowl of porridge outside your...
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Blue and Bertie
Kristyna Litten
A gorgeously illustrated story about finding friends in unexpected places.
Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Share this page

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

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

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

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

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

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

Sam Bateman and family

Learning to read provides the best opportunity for children to take off privately into worlds of their own.

Picture books and easy readers allow children to go solo while being read to gives a background of richer stories to further stimulate the imagination.

Click here to read some helpful tips from top childrens' publisher Egmont.


Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools