Reading and children: Where to after picture books?

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Fri 29 July 2016

14 mins

Is your child ready for something more than the Gruffalo? Amelia Lush, Children’s Buyer from Better Read Than Dead, takes us through her favourite story books for that next level.

  • Collections: Orchard Book of Greek Mythology
  • Classics: Winnie the Pooh, Pippi Longstocking, Roald Dahl, Enid Blyton
  • Early Chapter Books: Bugalugs Bum Thief - Tim Winton, Fortunately the Milk - Neil Gaiman, The Princess in Black - Shannon Hale

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