Your early readers are ready to take the next step in their reading journey as they’re now able to tackle longer novels and more complex plots. Bookworm children’s books are ideal for children aged 8-12 who want more challenging stories. For pre-teen children and tweens, our selection of books will ignite their imagination and encourage them to devour page after page. Whether they’re looking for more of a challenge or something for pure fun, thrill your child’s reading appetite with our range of bookworm books.

FAQs about Books for 8 to 12 Year Olds

What is the most read children's book?

Of course, the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling belong to the most beloved children’s stories in the world. Books by famous children book authors such as Antoine de Saint-Exupry’s The Little Prince and Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland are also some of the most read children’s books. In the picture books category, we also shouldn’t forget about The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Then there are Dr. Seuss books, Roald Dahl books… As you can imagine, there hundreds of books that are extremely popular so it’s exceptionally difficult to say what the most read children’s book is. In fact, can you count how many times you have read classics such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit?

What are children's favourite books?

Children’s favourite books range from classics that are nearly 150 years old to newly published hits by David Walliams. And who hasn’t heard of famous writer Julia Donaldson or bestselling author Michael Morpurgo? Some kids also enjoy listening to or reading classics, for example A. A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh and adventure stories such as Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. There are so many wonderful children’s books out there, it’s difficult to pick favourites!

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