Reading a bedtime story can become the highlight of any kid’s – or parent’s day. But when children reach a certain age and want to do all the reading for themselves, it can be tricky to find the right mix of simple to read, yet enjoyable for parents too.
That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best-loved children’s books, perfect for reading to your kids – or giving to them to read to you.
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Wombat Stew ($13.40)
By Marcia Vaughan
Dingo has caught himself a wombat and is about to make a stew. Luckily the wombat's friends are there with some not-so-helpful suggestions of what other ingredients to put in said stew. With its fun chant of: "Wombat stew, Wombat stew, Gooey, brewy, Yummy, chewy, Wombat stew!", Wombat Stew is ideal for reading to your children or having them read it back to you.