Best Books for your 5-year-old kid

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There are a lot of interesting places to visit in the world that can become a wonderful discovery for a child. A trip to the local library can take your kid outside of the realm of his/her bedroom and let them experience new books and places they have never been to.

The earlier you can get your child to start reading, the better. Reading is an important skill to have and is something that many people get great satisfaction and benefits from throughout their lives. It can be difficult at first to inspire children to read – my wife and I found out early – but this list of books that we have compiled should be more than enough to spark a love of reading in your 5-year-old.

What are the Best Books for 5-year-olds?

Elmer (Elmer Books)

Elmer is a classic book, that generations of children have grown up on. The story is sweet and positive, and many of us can learn something from it. The pictures are charming and distinctive, and it is easy to follow along with the story thanks to these and the simple language.

Gift Idea: Elmer Books Collection Set

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Elmer (Elmer Books)
$17.99 $10.29
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05/11/2024 04:32 pm GMT

How to Hide a Lion (How to Hide a Lion, 1)

Published and illustrated by Helen Stephens back on February 1 of 2010, this book is the best when it comes to teaching your child about friendship. This heartwarming, as well as funny storybook, follows a girl who is friends with a lion. She then tries to continue hiding her friend lion in her house without her parents ever finding out. Can she really keep hiding her friend lion forever?

Gift Ideas: How to Hide a Lion from Grandma

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How to Hide a Lion (How to Hide a Lion, 1)
$19.89
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05/11/2024 07:41 pm GMT

The Storm Whale

The Storm Whale has beautiful and rich illustrations, and a story that is creative and moving. The art style is distinctive and unique, and really stands out amongst other picture books.

The Storm Whale
$21.99 $13.29
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05/11/2024 04:09 pm GMT

The Dot

The Dot is a wonderful and inspiring story about the power of creativity, and the potential that lies within all of us. It can help your child see that we all have the ability to create and explore the world around us.

Gift Idea: Peter Reynolds Creatrilogy Box Set (Dot, Ish, Sky Color)

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The Dot
$15.00 $9.34
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05/11/2024 05:06 pm GMT

Giraffes Can’t Dance

The story is sweet and has a great message that kids can enjoy.

Gift Idea: Giraffes Can’t Dance: 20th Anniversary Limited Edition

Giraffes Can’t Dance
$6.99 $6.29
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05/11/2024 04:16 pm GMT

Something Else

Published back in the year 1994 and written by Kathryn Cave, this is a story that would be a great choice if your child feels like they don’t fit in. But it can also just be a good and heartwarming story that you can share with them. It’s a simple story about s creature who just doesn’t fit in no matter what because he’s different. But one day, something turned up wanting to be friends with this creature.

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Something Else
$14.01
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05/11/2024 07:12 pm GMT

Dragons Love Tacos

Dragons Love Tacos is a sweet and charming story with simple and beautiful illustrations. It is fun and lighthearted and has a fun narrative that your child is going to love.

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Dragons Love Tacos
$15.89
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05/11/2024 05:02 pm GMT

The Day the Crayons Quit

The day the crayons quit is a book written by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. This story follows a boy named Duncan, who just really wants to draw. Once he opened his crayon box, he discovered that all of his crayons weren’t really happy anymore. That’s why Duncan has to find a way to make all of them happy again.

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The Day the Crayons Quit
$17.99 $9.40
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05/11/2024 07:08 pm GMT

Green Eggs and Ham

The classic story by Doctor Seuss is beloved by generations of adults and children alike.

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Green Eggs and Ham
$9.99 $5.97
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05/11/2024 02:41 am GMT

Very Tricky Alfie Atkins

This book has a really sweet and original story. There is some tension and ultimately a very happy ending. The story also has a great and positive message.

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Very Tricky Alfie Atkins
$15.00 $12.23
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05/11/2024 04:51 pm GMT

What a Wonderful World

Full of wonderful and bright pictures, along with the beautiful message this book, What a Wonderful World by Bob Thiele, has is going to climb its way up to your child’s heart. This book has not only been a ray of hope for children but many adults too, which just proves how big of an influence this book had on other people.

What a Wonderful World
$8.99 $7.11
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05/11/2024 06:40 pm GMT

I hope you like the above listings. As soon as we read something awesome I will update this page.