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  • Fantastically Great Women Who Made History Popular Titles Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst's hugely successful, Fantastically Great Women Wh...

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  • The Ha Ha Bonk Book Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    The Ha Ha Bonk Book

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    The Ha Ha Bonk Book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg is jam-packed with brilliant jokes!This Young Puffin joke book is full of good jokes to tell your da...

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  • Fantastically Great Women Boxed Set : Gift Editions Popular Titles Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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    Fantastically Great Women Boxed Set : Gift Editions

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    Celebrate some of the most extraordinary women and their remarkable lives with this gorgeous gift set of the wildly successful Fantastically Great ...

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  • Going Solo Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    Going Solo

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!As a young man, Roald Dahl's adventures took him from London to Ea...

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  • Survivors Popular Titles Faber & Faber
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    Survivors

    Faber & Faber

    Winner of the Best Book With Facts Blue Peter Book Award 2017. Amazing real-life stories about extreme survival. Beautifully presented in a large...

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  • The Diary of a Young Girl : The Definitive Edition Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    The Diary of a Young Girl : The Definitive Edition

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over...

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  • Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World : Gift Edition Popular Titles Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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    Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World : Gift Edition

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards 2018. Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created ...

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  • Hidden Figures : The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Popular Titles HarperCollins Publishers Inc
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    Hidden Figures : The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

    HarperCollins Publishers Inc

    Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award-nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and illustrator Laura Freeman bring...

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  • Chinese Cinderella Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    Chinese Cinderella

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    Chinese Cinderella is an autobiography for children based on the bestselling Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah. Jung-ling's family considers her ...

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  • The House by the Lake: The Story of a Home and a Hundred Years of History Popular Titles Walker Books Ltd
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    The House by the Lake: The Story of a Home and a Hundred Years of History

    Walker Books Ltd

    A beautiful picture-book adaptation of Thomas Harding's Costa-shortlisted biography for adults, exquisitely illustrated by Britta Teckentrup. On ...

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  • Hope in a Ballet Shoe : Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story Popular Titles Faber & Faber
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    Hope in a Ballet Shoe : Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story

    Faber & Faber

    Hope in a Ballet Shoe tells the story of Michaela DePrince. Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, she witnessed atrocities that no child ever should...

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  • Child of St Kilda Popular Titles Child's Play International Ltd
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    Child of St Kilda

    Child's Play International Ltd

    Norman John Gillies was one of the last children ever born on St Kilda, five years before the whole population was evacuated forever to the British...

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  • Little Feminist Picture Book Popular Titles Galison
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    Little Feminist Picture Book

    Galison

    Celebrate 25 amazing women throughout history with Mudpuppy's Little Feminist Picture Book. With easy to process words by Yelena Moroz Alpert and c...

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  • Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek (A Memoir) Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek (A Memoir)

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    New York Times BestsellerPopular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek is a touchingly honest, candidly hysterical memoir from breakout teen author May...

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  • The Tempest Popular Titles Usborne Publishing Ltd
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    The Tempest

    Usborne Publishing Ltd

    Prospero and his daughter Miranda are stranded on a lonely desert island. Then a magical storm washes a royal ship ashore - and Prospero finally ha...

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  • Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Popular Titles Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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    Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    In the late morning of May 29th 1953, the sun was shining brightly on the roof of the world, a gentle breeze was blowing and two men were there to ...

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  • Ice Trap! Popular Titles Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
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    Ice Trap!

    Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

    An amazing tale of heroism and ingenuity, this dramatic picture book tells the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's incredible adventure in the heroic ...

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  • Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest : A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book Popular Titles Timbuktu Labs, Inc
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    Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest : A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book

    Timbuktu Labs, Inc

    Find Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest : A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book from publishers Timbuktu Labs, Inc at Books2Door!

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As the quality of children’s literature evolves faster than ever, it has become increasingly difficult for parents to find the best children’s books for every age and stage.

As your kids grow older, it will only get more difficult for you to control the literature they consume, especially teenagers. In that, you will not always be familiar with the best books available for your kid’s age group. You will soon realise that you have several factors to consider when choosing reading material. Precisely why, it is essential to get them started young on quality literature and help them pick the best books to read at every age.

Whilst several factors will influence the selection of the best children’s books for your kids at every age and stage of development—we at Books2Door believe you can start by asking some standard questions, like ‘Is this book age-appropriate for my kid?’

There are few moments in life as unique as a baby’s first introduction to books, so you must make a mindful decision. Thankfully, today there are several options at your disposal as a parent, from board books, picture books and pop-up books purpose-built for the little hands and curious minds. These touch-and-feel books, audiobooks, push, pull and slide books are an excellent way to encourage infants and babies to engage with books. These books are carefully designed and written to help babies work on their sensory development, hand-to-eye coordination, and fine motor skills. Whilst picture books work help open a world of storytelling and imagination for toddlers.

From beloved classics to the latest influx of new-age children’s literature, several books will inspire a love of reading and literature in children. As parents, all you need is to expose your kids to the books appropriate for their age group.

Why does the book need to be age appropriate?

A book should appeal to the age group and be able to hold your kid’s interest. It needs the correct number of pages, have the right vocabulary, and the content should be at the level your child is intellectually ready for.

If a book fails to achieve any of these factors, your child will lose interest and put the book down. If this happens more than once, your kid will assume they don’t like reading. It is essential, therefore, that you find a book that is age-appropriate for your child.

So how do you shortlist age-appropriate books for your kid? Here are some things that you might want to consider…

From toddlers to teens and every age in between, here is how you can pick an age-appropriate book from the classics, bestselling books, and new-age children’s literature for your child.

Read Books2Door’s book synopsis.

We at Books2Door not only list information about books under the Books By Age tab for different age groups but also present a detailed synopsis of each book under each tab. Our website navigation is designed to help you make reading choices based on all your needs and preferences. 

You can also search specific book titles by simply using the search box. If you don’t have a particular book in mind, we also have detailed descriptions and reviews that will help you make an informed decision about which book you would like for your child or yourself.

Goodreads Reviews

We at Books2Door are a big part of the book lover’s community, and Goodreads is another platform for genuine literature lovers.

Underneath every book description on Book2Door, you will find the Goodreads reviews grid. You can scroll through all the reviews, read up on what other parents thought of the said book, and make age-appropriate book choices for your kid.

Read the book yourself

Whilst we have left no stone unturned to make the decision-making process simpler for you, if you are still unsure about what qualifies as age-appropriate reading material for your kids, you can read the book yourself and decide if it is appropriate for your kid. Whilst we at Books2Door can suggest books for your child’s age group, we understand that you are the expert in what is suitable for your child.

Cater to your child’s calibre and learning speed

If your child reads books beyond their age group fluently, that’s great! You can encourage your child to read books with a higher vocabulary and complex writing. You can still censor their reading material for age-appropriate content regarding what information you expose them to.

The reverse can be done if your child struggles with reading and needs to start with more straightforward books appropriate for a younger age group. Sometimes a child simply needs to build confidence to enjoy reading. So let them read below their level to start enjoying books.

We’re here to help you find the best books suited to every age and every stage. You’ll discover an impressive range of books to inspire every eager reader regardless of age or interests. From toddlers to teens and every step in between, why not start by checking out some of our bestsellers or fiction and nonfiction titles with recommendations for each age group. At Books2Door, we like to make it easy for you to browse the most popular reads you can buy, knowing you’ve made the right choice. Whether it’s showing you the most loved kids’ books, picture books, classic collections or bestselling sets, here you’ll find unmissable prices across everyday books. 

There’s nothing quite like curling up with a good book and introducing this from a young age in a bedtime routine or for even 10-15 minutes a day will do wonders for their development skills. If you’re keen to build up your collection of books at home with various topics and interests - we’re here to nurture that love for books linked directly to childhood. Often books can have a sense of escapism packed with fun and adventure. Still, as children’s interests grow or their reading skills develop, they’ll be on the hunt for new books to fill their curious minds.

Our 0-5 collection is perfect for babies, toddlers, and kids just starting out on their reading journey. In it, you’ll find picture books, touch and feel, pop-up and lift the flap books, and all manner of great bedtime stories. From phonics to baby gift sets, find the perfect books for your child today.

If your child is between 5-7, shop our extensive range of books perfect for them. From Biff, Chip & Kipper to Mr Men and Little Miss, it’s an unbeatable selection of classic children’s books and new favourites. This is a pivotal time to make reading a habit for your children, so it’s essential that you’ve got books you know they’re going to love.

When your child reaches the age of 7-9, the whole world of reading is opened up to them. Whether it’s The Chronicles of Narnia or Diary of a Wimpy Kidyou’ll find the perfect box set to get your kids engrossed in the world of stories. Kids will be developing their own tastes by now, so whether they’re into imaginative fiction, books that are more down-to-earth, or just a good laugh, you can be sure that we’ve got the right box set for them.

Independent readers aged 9-14 can be voracious consumers of books. Luckily, we’ve got the box sets you need to keep up with them. Whether it’s Harry Potter, Alex Rider, Jacqueline Wilson or Rick Riordan, you can be sure to find a set to suit your child’s tastes.