Books teach lessons that children may not learn anywhere else. And, besides reading is a cognitive activity helping children to develop unparalleled critical reasoning skills. To help choose the right book for children, from toddlers to tweens, we bring you this month’s top reads that would help children learn something new.
How To Babysit A Grandpa
Age group 3-5 Pre-K
This is an entertaining read for children who like to spend time with their grandparents. Giving a fun take on role reversal, the book is filled with energy, humour and warmth. The funny illustration in How To style makes this book a perfect lap reading when grandpa comes to visit.
Price Dhs 42.05
Age group 4-9 Growing reader
Written by Sheetal Durve, this book has three short dream stories. The stories are illustrated well to visualise the plot and characters easily. All the three stories in this book will transport a child to an imaginary world of wonder and fantasy. This story book imparts very important life lessons of empathy, spreading happiness and perseverance to the young children.
Price Dhs 40
The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind
Age group 9-12 Tween
The memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village is adapted for young readers. When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore science books in his village. The read is engaging and inspiring as it is based on a true account.
Price Dhs 50