Reading gifts for Ages 4 to 8

Top 10 best children’s reading gifts for kids between Ages 4 to 8:

Reading was part of our everyday night routine for our child from when she was just over six months old. It continued till the time she was able to read on her own. Now we have a voracious reader. Here is a list of books we loved reading together.

Little kids first book of WHY:



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From age three and over the child’s curiosity is at its peak. They like to question and like to reason. This big book of why by Amy Shields is a nice introduction to the why’s of everyday life.

Take time to bond with your child and enjoy your time with this book.


Julia Donaldson:



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A set of 10 books from Julia Donaldson is best for beginner level readers. Julia Donaldson is one of the most famous authors of children’s books in the world. She has been made the commander of the order of the British Empire.

Her famous books like The Gruffalo, Room on the broom, The smartest giant in town, squash and a squeeze, The paper dolls are part of the 10 books in this pack. Your child is going to love the books.


Pollyanna By Eleanor H. Porter:



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Well, a classic by Eleanor H.Porter is a must read book for all kids. The book teaches a simple value lesson of being grateful and happy under any circumstances.  Enjoy the book along with your child.



Goodnight stories for Rebel Girls:



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A motivational book for both Girls and Boys. There are books which touch our lives greatly and this is one such book. It will ensure that you pick the book again and again. One of the best stories for children,  I will highly recommend this book.


Matilda By Roald Dahl:



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A fictional story about a girl named Matilda and her family by Roald Dahl. Fun, engaging and a classy tale. Best short stories for children 7 years and older.


Oliver Jeffers Books:



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Oliver Jeffers is an artist and an author to several children books. He is known for his picture books for young children.

The story of Lost and found is about a child’s epic quest to South pole with his friend the Penguin in a rowboat.

Your 4-year-old is sure to enjoy this first level of reading books.


Grandma’s Bag of Stories by Sudha Murthy:



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Memories of a grandparent spinning tales around animals and mysterious characters have kept many of us rapt till date. Sudha Murty’s Grandma’s Bag of Stories is simply delightful. Stories make perfect sense when Grandma is the one narrating them. This children’s book is ideal for kids of all age groups.

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Mythology collection of Amar Chitra Katha Series by Ananth Pai:



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The mythology collection of 73 titles all released under the Mythology genre from Amar Chitra Katha.

Each of them featuring stories from Indian mythology and ancient texts like The Bhagavad Gita, The Ramayana, The Mahabharata, and the Puranas. They feature sages, warriors, Gods, and Goddesses.

This set contains tales of devas like Surya and Indra and stories like The Churning of the Oceans. Tales from the Ramayana and Mahabharata also feature in this collection, as do stories of Arjuna and Harishchandra, which are meant to be inspirational. Women-centric stories like tales of Draupadi, the warrior goddess Durga, and Savitri are also a part of the collections, as are the doings and lives of characters like Yudhishthira and Karna, Abhimanyu and Bheema, Drona, Bheeshma, and Ghatotkacha.

Lovely reads for young minds to imbibe, learn and grow with these Moral stories.

Jataka Tales:



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Jataka tales are an important part of Buddhist literature. Jataka stories represent former incarnations of Buddha at times like animals, birds or human beings. The setting of the stories is generally near the holy city of Benares/Varanasi in North India. One of the best animal stories for children

Your child is sure to enjoy the wit, humor, and morals in each of the stories.

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Diary of a wimpy kid:



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Jefferey Patrick is the author of the Diary of a wimpy kid series. These books are based on a fictional middle school kid named Greg Haffey, his family, and friends. Good reads for children 8 years and older.

A Really Short History of Nearly Everything:



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Bill Bryson the author of A really short history of nearly everything achieved the seemingly impossible fact of making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to more than a million people around the world.

He is the best selling American author on books for science and travel.

Tackling everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bill Bryson’s inimitable storytelling skill makes the why, how, and the who of scientific discovery entertaining and accessible for young readers.


Enid Blyton series:



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The ever classic books like the Famous Five, The Amelia Jane series, Noddy, Secret Seven, Malory tower series

by Enid Blyton are beautiful adventure fictions for young readers. They are great stories for children, Ideal for kids 8 years and older.


Ruskin Bond collection of Short Stories:



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Ruskin Bond is an award-winning Indian author of British descent. He has authored more than 500 books and was awarded the Padmasri and Padmabhushan by the Indian government.

Children 8 years and older are sure to enjoy his stories.



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