7 Children's Book Series for the Whole Family

From Harry Potter to Captain Underpants, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and many other book series, children's books help foster different values. For this reason, you should expose your children to them.
7 Children's Book Series for the Whole Family

Last update: 05 September, 2019

Unaffected by the advancement of technology and entertainment, children’s book series are more popular than ever. Today, social media serves to spread the word about the best books among teachers and families. Below, we’ll see a list of the most popular series for the whole family to enjoy reading together.

Children’s book series the whole family will enjoy

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kenney

Starring Greg Heffley, the “wimpy” kid as he describes himself, is one of the best-selling children’s book series. Recommended for children nine and older, Greg’s story is about an ordinary pre-teen. The book is captivating because of the wonderful and absurd situations he gets himself into.

Geronimo Stilton by Elisabetta Dami

7 Children's Book Series for the Whole Family

Geronimo Stilton runs the newspaper The Rodent’s Gazette in New Mouse City. Perfect for children five and up, this children’s book series introduces children to new adventures and characters.

The series has gone above and beyond and now offers materials in different formats such as video games and the Geronimo Stilton World. This is a great option that fosters self-esteem in children.

Thea Stilton

She’s Geronimo Stilton’s sister, a reporter with her own series. She and her friends are the main characters of stories of international friendship, as each one is from a different country. It’s recommended for readers five and up and also has an online club for its followers.

Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter simply can’t be omitted from any children’s book saga lists. The main character is a student who studies magic and has fantastic adventures at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Harry is accompanied by his best friends, Ron and Hermione. This book series is perfect for children 8 and up.

“Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.”

–Vera Nazarian–

Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

This book series is written as a comic and is full of humor and recreational resources. Each book promotes creative expression with drawing activities and lessons from the curious characters. This book series is ideal for children ages six and up.

Kika Superwitch by Knister

Another popular book series starring Kika, who, thanks to a mysterious book of magic, begins to travel back in time and help people with her spells. It’s great for children between the ages of seven or eight.

Tom Gates by Liz Pichon

Tom Gates is a pre-teen antihero who gets distracted in class and starts drawing. This children’s book series focuses on friendships and the daily lives of an ordinary group of friends. This series is for children nine and up.

In short, all of these children’s book series teach children important values through fun and silly stories. Time to read and enjoy!

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