The Best Books for 5 Year Olds

Five years old already, they grow up so quick! You may have a budding little reader on your hands, but if you don't this is perfectly normal. Either way your child is starting to really understand the world and they are hungry for stories, facts and entertainment.

A perfect way to feed this hunger for knowledge is with books! Bookabees takes your child interests and once a month produces a personalised box with the perfect books for them. With a wide range of fiction and non fiction, these books are also very enjoyable for mum and dad!

We've rounded up our favourite books for 5 year olds, all the books featured are available from Bookabees. So if you haven't read them yet, what's stopping you!

  1. Little people, big dreams: Maya Angelou

    In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists; all of them began life as a little child with a dream.

    Little people, big dreams: Maya Angelou

  2. The Story of Life

    This is an exciting and dramatic story about how life began and developed on Planet Earth, written especially for younger children.

    The Story of Life

  3. The Grunts in Trouble

    Together the unusual family find themselves in frankly improbable but very funny adventures involving bendy railings, double-barrelled shotguns, full-fat yoghurt and, always, a beard of bees.

    The Grunts in Trouble

  4. Lucy Chat à la plage

    A delightful strip cartoon story for early language learning featuring the adventures of a feisty cat called Lucy who always saves the day. The simple bilingual text is in speech bubbles and captions and arranged in a double strip: French above, English below.

    Lucy Chat à la plage

  5. The Bear and the Piano

    One day, a young bear stumbles upon something he has never seen before in the forest. As time passes, he teaches himself how to play the strange instrument, which eventually takes him on an incredible journey to New York, where his piano playing makes him a huge star.

    The Bear and the Piano

With a subscription to Bookabees every month your little one will have fun, hand-picked books delivered to your doorstep in a special personalised box. Every new subscriber is asked to fill out their child's age and interests to help our team of book experts and educators suggest the contents of their next box. Choose from either 1, 3 or 5 books a month which will come with activities designed to encourage imagination and development, our topical monthly newsletter The Yeller, and exciting stickers! All packed with magic!

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