Reading can be a fun thing for any kid if you hand them the right kind of book to encourage them their reading habits. Books are supposed to create warm emotional bonds between children and adults when they read together. The books help to develop language skills, vocabularies, develop critical thinking skills. Exposing children to reading habits can significantly contribute to the initiation of successful, caring, and responsible individuals. These 8 best books might help your kids to learn more.
8 best books for children to read
- The Cat in The Hat by Dr. Seuss
The cat in the hat is one of the best-selling children’s books of all the time that is also adapted into a film. The story revolves around a talking cat who shows up at Sally’s house and begins to entertain her and her brother. The cat messes the entire house but later cleans up with the help of his friends just before Sally’s mother comes home.
- Charlie and The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (1964)
Written by famous British author Roald Dahl, Charle and The chocolate factory is a classic children’s book. It is about five children who get a chance to take a tour inside the mysterious Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. Charlie is a caring, kind, selfless, and poor boy lives with his both grandparents and parents in a run-down house. He loves the chocolate produced by chocolatier Willy Wonka and hopes to visit the factory one day. His dreams come true when he gest a Golden Lucky Ticket.
The book includes cartoon like-sketches that keep kids excited.
- Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
This is classic literature for every kid, its about friendship, love, life, and death. It is a beautiful story with a mixture of seriousness, excitement, and comedy. Charlotte’s Web is still an excellent book that shares the valuable lessons of friendship, love, and happiness.
- Alice in the Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Have you ever waken up at midnight after a recurring nightmare? Then let’s meet Alice, whose dream is mysterious than ever. In reality, she sees a rabbit wearing a waistcoat, holding a pocket watch like in her vision and then she starts to follow him. It goes into a rabbit hole and disappears. Alice falls down the rabbit hole and lands into a fantasy world, which is full of weird and unusual plants and animals. She meets all the characters just like in her dream- the mad Hatter, a wise cat, two fat and confusing twin brothers, the caterpillar, the Red Queen, the White Queen and a creature that she has to slay with a sword. This is one of the most famous classic and enduring children’s books.
- The Chronicles of Narnia C. S. Lewis
The Chronicles of Narnia is a journey to the fantasy world with talking creatures, epic battles between good and evil. The four children accidentally enter to their professor’s wardrobe finds another world called Narnia, make friends with faun and other creatures. They encounter an evil White witch who has been waiting for their return. Help yourself to read this fantastic book to be excited and entertaining.
- The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by l. Frank Baum
A little girl named Dorothy lives with her uncle and aunt, and she has her loving pet-dog called Toto on a poor farm in Kansas. When a tornado strikes one day, she runs after her dog instead of staying in the shelter. The tornado drops them off in the Land of Oz. Dorothy desperately wants to return home, according to the Good Witch to whom Dorothy befriends with suggests to meet Wizard of Oz in the Emerald City who might be able to help her. Thus she begins her journey along with her new friends the Scarecrow, The Tin man, and the Coward Lion.
This is much-loved children’s tale, and you should not miss out this book.
- The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Do you like suspense, thriller stories that give goosebumps in our body? Then The Graveyard Book might serve you a perfect book for you. A story about an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place a graveyard. A stranger murdered Bod’s family members, and he is still stalking to kill him. He is raised from infancy by ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery dwellers. Explore the mysterious, adventurous life of the protagonist through this book.
- Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
The book centres on an orphaned boy Oliver, raised in an orphanage who escapes from there, falls into the hands of an evil thief named Fagin and his gang of criminals. Oliver goes through a lot of challenges and many obstacles throughout the book.