Book recommendations

10 books to read before you're five

July 27, 2016
By Tama Leaver

By Tama Leaver

It’s tough to get this list down to just 10, but here’s our must reads for children aged 4-5. Did we get it right? Tell us on our Facebook page.

  1. The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
  2. Pete the Sheep by Jackie French
  3. Hairy Maclary series by Lynley Dodd
  4. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  5. The Terrible Plop by Ursula Duborsarsky
  6. Stuck by Oliver Jeffers
  7. It’s A Book by Lane Smith
  8. Imagine by Alison Lester
  9. Olivia the Pig by Ian Falconer
  10. Some Dogs Do by Jez Alborough

Also check out 10 books to read before you’re one and 10 books to read before you’re three.