Over 40 Children’s Books for the Summer

The summer holidays are on their way.  A wonderful chance for us all to get stuck into a book for that bit longer each day.  So, if you are looking for ideas for your children, I’ve put together my 7 and 8 year old children’s favourites from over the last year. A wonderful feast from both classic and contemporary authors and illustrators. Some lighter reads. Some denser ones. Some are sad, some are hilarious.  Many are part of a series or written by a prolific author so there’s more treasure behind lots of these books below if your child particularly enjoys one.

Enjoy scrolling down!

Contemporary Fiction

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Classic Fiction

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Living History

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For more ideas and booklists here are some previous posts:

My Boy’s Book Recommendations

Listening to Audiobooks

Classics for Young Independent Readers

Dolls and Stories

Poetry with Children

Reading Aloud

Read Aloud Picture Books for 2 year olds

P.S. Do let me know of other titles your children have enjoyed 🙂

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