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5 must-read "storybooks" for age 5.

Let me guess! You’re here because of a toddler? Of course yes. Does he/she love stories and books? Well, Reading is an amazing way to teach children, how to see and understand the world around them. If you’re trying to boost their creativity while expanding on their literacy skills, then reaching out for those picture books is a good move. But what if your children start making their own stories? Doesn’t this sound more fun? Creativity+Imagination. And to promote that we are here. At braincells we have activity wherein children create their own stories. For now, let’s get in the top 5 Books that every child of age 5 must-read!

But what if your children start making their own stories? Doesn’t this sound more fun? Creativity + Imagination. And to promote that we are here. 

For now, let us see the top 5 Books that we recommend for 5-year-olds. 

1:- Ice Cream Soup 

By Ann Ingalls

What happens when you try to make an ice cream cake, but add too much stuff? You end up with ice cream soup! This original Level 1 reader with rhyming text is perfect for beginning readers.

However, The Five-year-olds will love it. It has a few difficult words and is longer than most of the other books, but one can pull through with a bit of prompting. Perfect for slightly more confident almost-level 2 readers. A great way for them to learn spellings of colors and numbers up to five too.

2:- If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

By Laura Joffe Numeroff

Walk into any kindergarten classroom and you’ll be sure to find this title. This is a staple that should be on every kid’s bookshelf and is lovely for teaching young children about cause and effect.

If a hungry little traveler shows up at your house, you might want to give him a cookie. If you give him a cookie, he’s going to ask for a glass of milk. He’ll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn’t have a milk mustache, and then he’ll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim…

The consequences of giving a cookie to this energetic mouse run the young host ragged, but young readers will come away smiling at the antics that tumble like dominoes through the pages of this delightful picture book.

3:- Goodnight, Goodnight , Construction Site

By Sherri Duskey Rinker 

As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight.
One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest—so they’ll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction.

So, This popular, timeless nighttime story continues to delight families everywhere!
This book is ideal for children of age 5-6 Great for young construction fans
This adorable hardcover bedtime book is a go-to gift for any occasion.

4:- The Kid who came from the Space.

By Ross Welford

A small village in the wilds of Northumberland is rocked by the disappearance of twelve-year-old Tammy. Only her twin brother, Ethan, knows she is safe – and the extraordinary truth of where she is. It is a secret he must keep, or risk never seeing her again. But that doesn’t mean he’s going to give up.

5:- Grandma’s Books of Stories.

By Sudha Murthy.

Who can resist a good story, especially when it’s being told by Grandma? From her bag emerges tales of kings and cheats, monkeys and mice, bears and gods. Here comes the bear who ate some really bad dessert and got very angry; a lazy man who would not put out a fire till it reached his beard; a princess who got turned into an onion; a queen who discovered silk, and many more weird and wonderful people and animals. Grandma tells the stories over long summer days and nights, as seven children enjoy life in her little town. The stories entertain, educate and provide hours of enjoyment to them. So come, why don’t you too join in the fun.


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