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Beautiful books for kids

reading books
Mr A loves story time 

The wonderful world of reading is a great joy to give to your children. From a very small age, children can learn to appreciate a good book. With babies and toddlers, you can introduce picture books and short reads so that child can begin to learn about reading and how to use the imagination. Once a child begins grade school, they can begin to learn how to read and use their skills to enjoy the most beautiful books. There are several classic reads that you can introduce to your child so they can learn the magic of reading and build a healthy love of learning.

There are several book options that you can choose to introduce to your child. Many times, you may find that your child needs assistance with learning how to read, especially when introducing more advanced books. Home tuition is a great way to help your child learn how to read at a faster pace, which benefits the mind as well as education opportunities. Private tutors can be an excellent source for your child to learn the basics of reading.

Why Choose a Tutor

With private tuition, your child can receive training from home to become a better reader. When a child has difficulty understanding phonics and basics of reading, you can see a drop in self-esteem. To help your child feel good about their reading level and capabilities, a tutor is of the utmost importance. At Tutor Hunt you will have access to a proper resource for tutoring for all subjects including reading. You can use this resource to help your child receive the training needed to become a better reader.

reading outside
We introduced books and stories to Mr A from a young age

Introducing Your Child to Beautiful Books

As your child begins to learn how to read, you can begin to introduce new and exciting books. Take your child on an exciting adventure in their mind with magical books featuring amazing children, monsters, fantasy and more. Below are a few examples of classic books your child will love.

Roald Dalh
James and the Giant Peach is one of my favourite Roald Dahl books (image)

James and the Giant Peach

In this book, follow James as he goes on an adventure with several creatures inside a gigantic peach! The book was written by Roald Dahl and was first published in 1961. 

Children's classic book
I loved reading Charlottes Web with my mother when I was younger (image)

Charlotte’s Web

Writing by E.B. White, this classic tale of friendship is a heartening book every child should read. Follow charlotte as she learns about life with the help of a few barnyard animals.

Stuart Little

A favorite since 1945, Stuart Little follows the life of a small mouse that is taken in by a loving family. Read along as Stuart enjoys adventure after adventure. 

Secret garden book
The secret garden is another one of my favourite classics (image)

The Secret Garden

With this book, Frances Hodgson Burnett takes the reader on a quiet adventure in an unlikely place. Learn about the secret garden and what lies behind the hidden door of the old estate on the moor.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Another great by Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will take you on a sweet adventure. Follow Charlie and the rest of the children who tour the chocolate factory and learn about Wonka’s crazy treats

Harry Potter

One of the more popular books that has is newer but still considered a classic is Harry Potter. The Harry Potter books are written by J.K. Rowling and take the reader on an amazing adventure in the Wonderful Wizarding World of Hogwarts.

These are just a few books that you can introduce to your child to be able to gain a love of reading. Take into considering your child’s interests to find the best book to inspire your child to continue to read more each and every day.


  1. ok, my own library away from the world sounds AMAZING.

  2. I looove beautiful books with lovely photos - the Selby's one is definitely on my shopping list!

  3. I know, I can't believe how close to Christmas it's getting either - scary!

    Love love all these pressie ideas; the vintage book looks amazing, as does the cupcake book! Mmmm :)

    Claire Marie x

  4. Thank you for introducing me to the Shelby book! Fabulous!
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  6. what a wonderful selection of books :) w

  7. Hi Laura,

    thanks! (: That's a great idea.. I've added a link to my 'likes' section!

    Holly x

  8. Great selection of books! I would love anything from The Selby or The Sartorialist :) You have a lovely blog!

    - the runaway

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