Book Lists for 5-7 Year Olds

Explore these book lists to find some great reads for your book club.

Stories for 5-7 year olds

The seedling that didn’t want to grow

by Britta Teckentrup


by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross

Hickory dickory dash

by Tony Wilson and Laura Wood. You can also watch this title being read on Story Box Library.

I want to be in a book

by Narelle Oliver. You can also watch this title on Story Box Library.

Karate kids

by Holly Sterling


by Chris Owen and Chris Nixon. You can also watch this title being read on Story Box Library.

Room on our rock

by Kate & Jo Temple and Terri Rose Baynron

The silver sea

by Alison Lester and Jane Goodwin

What to do with a string

by Jane Yolen and C.F. Payne


by Aunty Joy Murphy, Andrew Kelly and Lisa Kennedy

Series for 5-7 year olds

Big Foot and Little Foot

A series by Ellen Potter and Felicita Sala.

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, wash your hair!

Fairytales Gone Wrong series by Tom and Steve Smallman.

Aussies vs England: game on!

Mighty Mitch series by Mitchell Starc.

Monty’s Island

A series by Emily Rodda.

RSPCA animal tales

A series by RSPCA partnering with a variety of authors.

Stick &Fetch; Fetch Investigate

Stick and Fetch Investigate series by Philip Ardagh and Elissa Elwick.

The Frooties

A series by Hilary Rogers.

The Magic Faraway Tree

A series by Enid Blyton. We have these on CD and eAudio as well.

Time Dogs

A series by Helen Moss.

Books to screen for 5-7 year olds

The Ickabog

by J.K Rowling

Little Critter

by Mercer Mayer

Little Lunch

A series by Danny Katz

The Tales of Peter Rabbit

by Beatrix Potter

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

There are many variations of Aesop’s fable.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury

Factual books for 5-7 year olds

Art Sparks

by Marion Abrams

Catch Cat

by Claire Grace

Easy Peasy Gardening for Kids

by Kirsten Bradley

Fun and Easy Crafting with Recycled Materials

by Kimberly McLeod

A Hollow is a Home

by Abbie Mitchell

Australia’s Wild Weird Wonderful Weather

By Stephanie Owen Reader and Tania McCartney

Professor Astro Cat’s Stargazing

by Dominic Walliman

Hello Ruby : adventures in coding

By Linda Liukas

Who am I?

by Philip Bunting