At Books 4 People we understand that the first books your child reads can leave a lifetime legacy as well as develop their empathy, worldview, and sensitivity. Even more than that, as world class curators of children's books, we know that books are friends as much as they are valuable tools for tackling new challenges.
There are some books that will stick with your child their entire life and bring countless hours of joy and meaning to their lives. Today, some of the world's most respected writers such as Roald Dahl, C.S. Lewis, and J.K. Rowling are chiefly children's books authors. This compilation brings together the most inspirational books for children of all time.
1. Winnie the Pooh
A.A. Milne's timeless story of the 100 acre woods with Christopher Robin and his come-to-life toy animals has captured the hearts of millions of children worldwide. The beloved characters of Pooh Bear, Piglet, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga, and Owl have inspired the love and admiration of parents and children for nearly a century and have seen adaptions from Disney and other companies since the books were first written in the 1920s. Read the original masterpieces from the imagination of Milne with this complete collection series.
2. Horrible Histories
Horrible Histories is a bestselling children's series that has been reproduced into a Netflix series, live stage performances, and soon a film. Children love these must read books that explore the gooey, messy, and murderous parts of history from The Terrible Tudors to The Awful Egyptians. By purchasing Books 4 People's box set collector's series, you and your child will enjoy over 50 stories from this enduringly popular franchise, including Horrible Histories, Horrible Science, and Horrible Geography. Get ready for many hours of fun and madness as you read these grisly good stories.
3. How to Train Your Dragon
How to Train Your Dragon is an incredibly popular and inspiring 12 part adventure series set in a fictional Viking world. Follow the story of Hiccup as he learns how to become a hero. The books are as hilarious as they are uplifting and will offer many memorable moments for you and your child as you root for Hiccup as he navigates the many obstacles on his path towards realizing his big dreams. Read the whole series when you buy our entire 12 part collector series, which we offer at the lowest price.
4. Roald Dahl Books
Roald Dahl is one of the most cherished children's authors of all time, having sold over 250 million books worldwide. The titles of his books are household names and well-regarded globally, having been adapted into countless films, TV series and other productions. Dahl's stories from Matilda to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory each promise to be unforgettable, wickedly funny, and delightful to children and adults alike. Buy our 15-book collection today!
5. Captain Underpants
Read about the most unlikely but fantastic superhero of all time with the treasured Captain Underpants book series. When naughty George and Harold hypnotise their teacher, they didn't know they were about the create the greatest superhero in their school's history. Follow the incredible adventures of Captain Underpants in these illustrated classics. Get your 10 book set with us and start reading the world's most famous comic book series.