There are many high-quality authors currently writing stories for boys; in fact, modern parents are almost spoilt for choice. This short article will introduce you to some of the most popular books for boys that are available at the present time. Obviously, whenever you buy a book for a young person, the age of the child is of key importance. For that reason, we have chosen books that are equally exciting whether they are read aloud to a young child or read alone by an older child.
List of Boys Kids Books to Get you Started
The Hobbit (by J.R.R. Tolkein) is a fantastic adventure story; the wonderful fantasy environment described in the story makes this book an excellent transitional book, taking children from the world of fairy tales into a slightly more realistic setting. The story surrounds the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit from the Shire. Bilbo is plucked from his cosy routine, by a wizard friend, in order to follow a group of dwarfs on a treasure quest. The Hobbit really is a classic read, the adventure is both interesting and exciting and sure to draw the reader in.
The Gruffalo (by Julia Donaldson) is a brilliant book for younger boys. This story centres on the tale of a mouse, one day this mouse decides to make a journey through a dark and forbidding forest. Along the way the mouse has to escape from a fox, an owl and a snake. Then, just when the mouse seems to be free from harm, he encounters the Gruffalo. Escaping this fearsome animal takes all of the little mouse’s cunning, and the book’s hilarious conclusion is sure to make readers laugh.
The Harry Potter series
Harry Potter (by J.K. Rowling) is another great example of the current range of stories for boys. This modern classic, about a boy-wizard and his magical adventures at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, are now world-famous following their conversion into a series of films. The books themselves are even better, fans of the films will discover more about their favourite characters. Meanwhile, people new to the world of magic will soon be caught up in this entrancing story. One of the best things about these books is the fact that there are seven books in the series; meaning even the keenest youngsters will be sure to be kept busy for a while.