Summer is officially here, which means schools are out and kids are home. There are summer camps to enroll in, which you can check here. Kids can squeeze in some light reading with the books listed below that provide ideas on how to spend the summer holidays. The five books are just part one of a two part blog. Happy exploring.
Summer Things to Make and Do by Leonie Pratt
This book has summer-themed activities from the Usborne publisher range that are ideal for long car journeys, rainy days, and those lazy Sunday afternoons. This book has 250 stickers, projects such as printed flip-flops, fishing boat mobile, fingerprint sea horses and wavy pop-ups
Where to buy? RMB 195 on Amazon China
The Boys’ Summer Book by Guy Campbell
Well boys will be boys, and this book provides ideas to keep young boys occupied with puzzles to solve, unusual games to try- Soggy Summer Games-, doodles to complete, craft projects, circus skills, create a comic strip or build a summer space rocket. The book also contains stories such the tale of the real Robinson Crusoe.
Where to buy? RMB 91 on Amazon China
The Summer Sticker Book by Fiona Watt and Stella Baggott
This book is ideal for younger children and very good for traveling. It has over 600 stickers with detailed sceneries such as the seaside, jungle, fun fair, zoo and airport. Each of these places captures the excitement and the differences that make these place interesting. The stickers are good enough to be reused.
Where to buy? RMB 201 on Amazon China
Jack and Boo’s Bucket of Treasures by Philip Bell
If there is a trip to the beach scheduled at some time during the summer holidays then this is the book that will appeal to younger kids as it has bright pictures and easy to read texts. The book is a guide of sorts with a selection of creative beach ideas for the whole family.
Where to buy? RMB 153 on Amazon China
The Big Alfie Out of Doors Story Book By Shirley Hughes
This books features Shirley Hughes much loved characters, Alfie and his sister Annie Rose. This book is suitable for younger children. Alfie and Annie Rose capture the summer to do such as camping and play in the garden. The beautiful illustrations accompanying each story and poem best capture the different experiences encountered by the siblings.
Where to buy? RMB 62.40 on Amazon China
Most of the books can be found on Amazon China but check the delivery time as some English books take eight weeks to be delivered. Yeah, that will be time to get back to school. You can check Star Kids Children Books and PageOne to find out if they stock the books. These books recommendations were sourced from www.netmums.com. Have a fun reading summer.