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Top Ten Children's Books

Where do you start when you're looking to buy books for children? Pappeye, that's where.

Pappeye is an online children's bookstore selling a curated selection of discounted books. Why choose Pappeye? Think of it as a friendly librarian offering up recommendations to send your child on his bookworm way. The site caters to all young readers, from toddlers to teenagers, and only sells the best-written and illustrated books to inspire the next generation. You can search by reading age, author, popular series and top books. All books that feature on the Pappeye site are discounted, usually around 20% off, unlike other internet booksellers.

What's more, you can join the Pappeye's Book Club, find books to help with autism, aspergers and dyslexia. Got a reluctant reader? See their list of 20 books for the most unwilling of readers.

As a taster of what's on offer, here are ten books to get your kids off the starting blocks, chosen by reading age. Now, you know where to start, what are you waiting for?

Age 0: Guess How Much I Love You Snuggle Book

The softest, cosiest bedtime treat you can imagine!

Age 1: Dear Zoo Noisy Book

Sounds bring the classic Dear Zoo story to life to thrill all young children.

Age 2: Puffin Book of Nursery Rhymes

Over 250 nursery rhymes - children love them and they're great for developing language skills.

Age 3: Fairytales from Mrs Baker

Delightful fairytale adventure "Once upon a time there was a troll..." by the wonderfully talented daughter of Janet and Allan Ahlberg.

Age 4: Frog and Toad Complete Collection

All of the warm, funny stories of Frog and Toad in a fabulous large book to read and treasure.

Age 5: A First Book of Nature

From beach combing to stargazing, to watching squirrels and ducks, it's just lovely to learn about.

Age 6: Rubber Stamp Activities

A book and rubber stamp set with six colourful ink pads. Make pictures of animals, robots, a castle.....

Age 7: Charlotte's Web

A deluxe hardback edition of perhaps the best children's book of all time. Every child should own it.

Age 8: How To Train Your Dragon - The Incomplete Book of Dragons

A special collector's edition for all children who love the Train Your Dragon series.

Age 9 and Over: Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Incredibly popular bestseller you shouldn't miss.