The best books for 5 and 6-year-olds
No matter what stage your child is at in their learning to read journey, these books for 5 and 6-year-olds will keep them entertained and practising their reading skills.
With their first school years, budding friendships, wobbly teeth and the challenges of learning to read to navigate, every day is different when you're the parent of a 5 or 6-year-old! No matter what stage your child is at in their learning to read journey, these books for 5 and 6-year-olds are brilliant to read together with an adult or for more confident readers to enjoy independently. With their bright, colourful illustrations and heaps of adventure, there's a book on this list to delight every young reader.
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Sticker and activity books for 5 and 6-year-olds
This selection of fun activity books will keep young minds busy with crafts, colouring and easy word puzzles for them to practice their developing reading skills. Find more of the best sticker and activity books for kids of all ages here.