Celebrating World Book Day 2017

Celebrating World Book Day 2017

Today is World book Day, in celebration we have rounded up five modern children’s books which help educate a child and provide entertainment for the entire family. Below is iCandy’s top five child friendly books with the synopsis of each tale detailed as seen on Amazon.co.uk This top five is in no particular order and is guaranteed to prove a popular addition to story time.

Dragons love tacos

Age Range: 3 - 7 years

"Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve tacos. Buckets and buckets of tacos. Unfortunately, where there are tacos, there is also salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats spicy salsa . . . oh, boy. You're in red-hot trouble.

The award-winning team of Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri has created an unforgettable tale of new friends and the perfect snack."

Available to purchase on Amazon.co.uk

Gangsta granny

Age Range: 9 - 12 years

"Another hilarious and moving novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country.A story of prejudice and acceptance, funny lists and silly words, this new book has all the hallmarks of David’s previous bestsellers.

Our hero Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandma’s house. She’s the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble, and eat cabbage soup. But there are two things Ben doesn’t know about his grandma.

1) She was once an international jewel thief.

2) All her life, she has been plotting to steal the Crown Jewels, and now she needs Ben’s help…"

Available to purchase on Amazon.co.uk

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Age Range: 5 - 7 years

"From the powerhouse author/illustrator team of Iggy Peck, Architect comes Rosie Revere, Engineer, another charming, witty picture book about pursuing your passion. Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her Great, Great Aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal--to fly--Rosie sets to work building a contraption to make her aunt's dream come true. Her invention complete, Rosie attempts a test flight--but after a moment, the machine crashes to the ground."

Available to purchase on Amazon.co.uk

On a beam of light-A Story of Albert Einstein

Age Range: 6 - 9 years

"This picture book biography of Albert Einstein chronicles his development from a boy riding his bicycle through sunbeams to the man who created the Theory of Relativity and whose name would become synonymous with 'genius.'Jennifer Berne and Vladimir Radunsky invite the reader to travel along with Einstein, on a journey full of curiosity, laughter, and science that shows the powerful difference imagination can make in any life."

Available to purchase on Amazon.co.uk

Super Stan

Age Range: 3 - 8 years

"A warm and funny picture book tale about sibling rivalry - with a superhero twist!

Life can be hard when your little brother is a superhero. The whole world thinks Super Stan is AMAZING . . . but no one notices his big brother, Jack.

But sometimes, even a superhero needs a little help. And when a superhero is in trouble, only a SUPER big brother can save the day."

Available to purchase on Amazon.co.uk
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