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Books to get you through lockdown: 4-5 year-olds

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We know that lockdown can feel overwhelming for families, but books can be a great way to help your children relax (or get giggling!)

We've put together a list of wonderful titles that could help you get through the latest phase of coronavirus restrictions, with everything from silly stories to rhymes to dance to...

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  • Mr Scruff

    Author: Simon James

    Interest level: 4-6

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Mr Scruff

    Author: Simon James

    Interest level: 4-6

    Reading age: 5+

    Every other dog and its owner look suspiciously alike. But young Jim picks a dog who looks NOTHING like him. Their names don't eve…

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  • Ten Fat Sausages

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Tor Freeman

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Ten Fat Sausages

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Tor Freeman

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

    Everything in this sausagey counting book works perfectly: from the big, bold illustration to the satisfying rhyme that works well…

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  • Kitchen Disco

    Author: Clare Foges Illustrator: Al Murphy

    Interest level: 3-5

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  • Kitchen Disco

    Author: Clare Foges Illustrator: Al Murphy

    Interest level: 3-5

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    Did you know when you go to sleep all the fruit in the bowl comes to life and has a fun-filled, night long party?

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  • The Bookworm

    Author: Debi Gliori

    Interest level: 3-5

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  • The Bookworm

    Author: Debi Gliori

    Interest level: 3-5

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    Max's pet worm loves listening to stories - and also loves curry and chilli crisps. As it grows, Max realises his pet is not a wor…

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  • Clean Up!

    Author: Nathan Bryon Illustrator: Dapo Adeola

    Interest level: 4-8

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  • Clean Up!

    Author: Nathan Bryon Illustrator: Dapo Adeola

    Interest level: 4-8

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    Rocket loves visiting her Grammy and Grampy in the Caribbean, especially splashing in the waves with her cool surfing Grammy - but…

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  • It's Only Stanley

    Author: Jon Agee

    Interest level: 3-6

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  • It's Only Stanley

    Author: Jon Agee

    Interest level: 3-6

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    The Wimbledon family keep getting woken up by their dog, Stanley - what could he possibly be up to in the middle of the night? Fin…

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  • Bear Moves

    Author: Ben Bailey Smith Illustrator: Sav Akyüz

    Interest level: 3-5

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  • Bear Moves

    Author: Ben Bailey Smith Illustrator: Sav Akyüz

    Interest level: 3-5

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    Ben Bailey Smith (aka “Doc Brown”) and Sav Akyüz team up again to deliver this hilariously funny sequel to I Am Bear. Its ene…

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