Wilkie (age 6) is at that sweet age where he still really enjoys picture books, but he wants them to be really engaging or funny. He wants a good plot-based story, nothing too simple or basic. Together we choose three books each night to read at bed time and I love how deliberate he is with his choosing.

Here are 15 of his current favourite story books:


For more book recommendations, check out the following blog posts: Favourite First Chapter Books to Read Aloud to Children and 30 Favourite Picture Books for Toddlers. I’ve also shared lots of book recommendations in my ‘At Home with Kids’ eBook