Getting your children to be enthusiastic about books from an early age can be massively beneficial. Not only are they a brilliant tool for development and nurturing imagination and communication skills, but there’s no better way to keep your little ones quiet than letting them get lost in a captivating story.
Thanks to advances in technology, having a comprehensive collection of entertaining and fulfilling good-reads has never been easier. Kindles and other eReaders mean that it’s possible to have something on hand at all times to keep you occupied.
Here are five of the best children’s eBooks that you can stock your device with to ensure your little ones never have a lack of quality, educational entertainment.
*Important Note* While eBooks are a fantastic, convenient resources for children, it’s important to warn about the dangers of children’s access to the internet. Please be sure you’re taking the right steps to protect your little ones online.
Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja by Marcus Emerson
This fantastic tale of the underdog is perfect for any young child feeling a bit nervous about school. The story follows Chase Cooper as he enters sixth grade and finds that he has no one to hang out with. Fortunately, he’s accepted into a group of ninjas, and things become more epic than he could have ever imagined!
With many humorous sections and exciting accounts of ninja action in the school yard, this book is loved by kids everywhere. With an easily-relatable main character, it’s the perfect accompaniment for those overwhelmed by moves, a new school, or friend trouble.
The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
With a new book releasing in June, if you haven’t turned your child onto this epic series already, then now is most definitely the time! The books follow their namesake character throughout a troubled life of turbulence, betrayal and forced heroics. It teaches children the power of working together, having courage and not being afraid to speak out.
Already a smash hit with past generations, these books are guaranteed to be loved by your child. And with seven already-released novels and another one on the way, they’ll keep your little one quiet and occupied for a long time!
My Monster Farts by Kate Clary
Ideal for the very youngest of children, this hilarious series of short-chaptered tales has been helping kids between the ages of four to eight learn how to read.
The premise of the story is very simple and deliciously controversial for young minds. It follows the life of Zach and his pet monster Lenny who has a rather severe flatulence problem. Unfortunately, Lenny keeps getting Zach into trouble, so he has to find a way to resolve the issues!
Not only is this book a great tool to help with reading skills, but it also covers important lessons about manners and how to conduct yourself in public.
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan
This epic fantasy trilogy is sure to satisfy even the most imaginative of young minds. Set in the same universe as the author’s other two book series, The Kane Chronicles and Camp Half-Blood, this alternate reality can transport your little ones into a whole other world.
Following the story of troubled teenager Magnus Chase, the first book details the discovery of his late mother’s strict instructions that he be left alone by a family he never knew he had. As he begins to investigate, he discovers the truth will take him farther away from the reality he once knew.
With the sequel due to be released next winter, now is a great time to give your children a taste of this magical universe.
Only the Worthy by Morgan Rice
This incredible coming-of-age story is best for older children as a fantastic tool to help navigate the often turbulent teenage years. It is the comprehensive tale of a young peasant farmer named Royce, who feels he is destined for more than the narrow parameters that his working-life allows.
When his true love is stolen away, and he is forced to go against the ruling nobles to win her back, the trials and tribulations he faces along the way help bring him to greater understanding of who he is and where he came from.
With an exciting final twist, this gripping story is sure to excite, educate and support the development of those who are beginning to transition into adulthood and looking to find their own place in the world.
Do you know of any other great children’s eBooks? Have you read any of the above mentioned? Be sure to leave a comment below and share your experiences!