Happy Easter! Whether you are going , holidaying underneath , driving to granny and grandpa's for a long weekend, or curling up on the sofa at home, we hope your kids have some great to see them through.
Today's recommendations are from parents on the Kinfo app. We're living in a golden era for children's literature – one of these authors wrote his first multi-million bestseller aged just out of his teens. "It's the best series our child has ever read," says one parent.
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Head this way for page-turners ︎
Not every boy wants to be a superhero. This is for the Salvador Dalís, Obamas, Beethovens and Stormzys in the world: men who dared to be different, and who feature among this compilation of stories. "Our boys needed new inspiration," says a mum of 2.
For: Short haul trips
"Fun music and activities," says a mum of 2. The Ministry of Sound brand is evolving, next in their arsenal is a new members club launching soon. Tiny tots can avail themselves of the state-of-the-art sound system this weekend.
For: Family involvement
And now a story without pictures, for ages 3+, recommended by a mum of 2. We've checked it out and it looks like a lot of fun. Take turns to read, all the family, reciting everyridonculous word (that's the rule) and then fall about laughing. Perfect for family holidays!
For: Mystery adventurers
One of our kids went to to today's (postponed) World Book Day dressed as Ada Goth, so she's a fan. A great series, beautifully illustrated, recommended twice on the app. "The twists are amusing for parents," one says.
For: Older kids
A new release this year. "Brave, bold, charming, moving," says a dad. A unique and uplifting tale of friendship through the eyes of a young teenage boy, Alfie Monk, who has lived, like, forever (the clue is in the title), yet remains young at heart.
For: Younger siblings
A bright, fun book featuring the lyrics of Louis Armstrong's song, accompanied by drawings by an award-winning illustrator. "He has such a wonderful way with colour, the illustration of the rainbow will take your breath away," says a mum of 2. A beauty to treasure forever.
For: Everyone who loved fairytales
Glee star, Chris Colfer, wrote this first book not long after turning 20. Read up on him here. He then wrote 5 more (while acting, singing, dancing, screenwriting...) but still kids were left wanting more. "Our child is so excited about this series and updates us on the plot each day, highly recommended" says a mum of 1. Roll on the film, which Colfer will direct.
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