Great Books Guide Cymru 2023: 6-7

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The best English, Welsh and bilingual books from 2023 for 6-7 year olds.

  • Dan y Don

    Author: Nicola Davies Illustrator: Abbie Cameron

    Interest level: 6-7

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  • Dan y Don

    Author: Nicola Davies Illustrator: Abbie Cameron

    Interest level: 6-7

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    Dyma lyfr ffeithiol sydd yn tywys darllenwyr ifanc i fyd o dan y môr. Yn wahanol i lyfrau ffeithiol mwy traddodiadol mae hwn yn ll…

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  • Gardd Gwenno / April's Garden

    Author: Isla McGuckin Illustrator: Catalina Echeverri

    Interest level: 6-7

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Gardd Gwenno / April's Garden

    Author: Isla McGuckin Illustrator: Catalina Echeverri

    Interest level: 6-7

    Reading age: 6+

    Wrth galon y stori mai taith mam a merch sy’n ceisio addasu i fywyd newydd ar ôl gadael sefyllfa anhapus.


    At the heart of this st…

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  • Cynan a’r Enfys

    Author: Julia Rawlinson Illustrator: Tiphanie Beake

    Interest level: 6-7

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  • Cynan a’r Enfys

    Author: Julia Rawlinson Illustrator: Tiphanie Beake

    Interest level: 6-7

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    Dyma lyfr arall mewn cyfres o straeon syml a hyfryd am Cynan y llwynog a’i berthynas â byd natur.


    This is another book in a serie…

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  • Infertebratau Brwd!

    Author: Nicola Davies Illustrator: Abbie Cameron Translator: Anwen Pierce

    Interest level: 6-7

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Infertebratau Brwd!

    Author: Nicola Davies Illustrator: Abbie Cameron Translator: Anwen Pierce

    Interest level: 6-7

    Reading age: 6+

    Dyma lyfr ffeithiol sydd yn dathlu rhyfeddod infertebratau o bob math. Yn wahanol i lyfrau ffeithiol mwy traddodiadol, yma, mae’r …

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  • Timid

    Author: Harry Woodgate

    Interest level: 6-8

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  • Timid

    Author: Harry Woodgate

    Interest level: 6-8

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    A vibrant and uplifting picture book about managing feelings of shyness to achieve your dreams. Timmy would love to perform on sta…

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  • Honey’s Hive

    Author: Mo O’Hara Illustrator: Aya Kakeda

    Interest level: 6-8

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  • Honey’s Hive

    Author: Mo O’Hara Illustrator: Aya Kakeda

    Interest level: 6-8

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    This is the first book in a new series from Mo O’Hara, the author of many hilarious picture books such as My Big Fat Zombie Goldfi…

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  • Budgie

    Author: Joseph Coelho Illustrator: David Barrow

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Budgie

    Author: Joseph Coelho Illustrator: David Barrow

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 5+

    A lyrical story about Miles, who finds and looks after a lost little budgie. With a dyslexia friendly format and effortlessly incl…

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  • Sheep School

    Author: Ross Montgomery Illustrator: Marisa Morea

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Sheep School

    Author: Ross Montgomery Illustrator: Marisa Morea

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 5+

    William the lamb can’t stand still or be quiet for very long – but this proves useful when the Big Bad Wolf comes along! Accessibl…

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  • No Pets Allowed!

    Author: Chitra Soundar Illustrator: Fay Austin

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 6+

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  • No Pets Allowed!

    Author: Chitra Soundar Illustrator: Fay Austin

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 6+

    When Keva’s grandpa is in hospital, she knows that a visit from Atlas, his giant tortoise, will cheer him up. But pets aren’t allo…

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  • Gotcha!

    Author: Clotilde Perrin Translator: Daniel Hahn

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Gotcha!

    Author: Clotilde Perrin Translator: Daniel Hahn

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 6+

    Look out! Three fearsome monsters are coming to gobble you up! Hide inside the houses of the three little pigs, Hansel and Gretel …

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  • Our Tower

    Author: Joseph Coelho Illustrator: Richard Johnson

    Interest level: 4-5

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  • Our Tower

    Author: Joseph Coelho Illustrator: Richard Johnson

    Interest level: 4-5

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    Three children find the magic in their tower block – showing that nature and adventure is for everyone. A beautifully illustrated,…

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  • Call the Puffins!

    Author: Cath Howe Illustrator: Ella Okstad

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Call the Puffins!

    Author: Cath Howe Illustrator: Ella Okstad

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 5+

    Muffin the puffin wants to join the Puffin Rescue Team, but will her oddly-shaped feet let her down? A delightful tale of courage,…

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