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The Bestsellers Of Children’s Books From 4 Years – Guidebook

The right choices of a children’s book is not so easy, because the offer is incredibly large. However, especially for children, the choice should be made wisely. It is important to choose a children’s book for the appropriate age . In this way, one avoids being overwhelmed and receives a book whose form and content are precisely tailored to the child’s current needs.

In our product recommendations you will find purchase recommendations in the form of the most popular children’s books from 4 years.

The Bestsellers Of Children’s Books From 4 Years

In a list of bestsellers we have compiled the most popular children’s books from 4 years for you.

Checklist For Children’s Books From 4 Years

Checklist For Children’s Books From 4 Years

Structure and Amount Of Text
  • Children from the age of 4 can understand stories with the first exciting plots.
  • The plot should not be too complex; it should be kept rather simple despite the build-up of suspense. This means that each chapter should be self-contained. If the plot is too complex and spread over several chapters, it can be overwhelming.
  • The text should therefore be up to about 8000 characters long (including spacing).
  • The book should consist of about 12 double pages.
  • If the book is read aloud, a page count between 55 and 85 pages is appropriate.Take a reading break as needed.
  • Tip: You can ask your child what he or she remembers before reading on. You can also briefly consider what might happen next.
Interesting Content
  • Children 4 years and older are beginning to be interested in interpersonal bonds and building friendships.
  • Children’s books with topics and challenges related to everyday life provide a learning character.
  • Books that relate to topics children are afraid of are good. In this way, these fears can be counteracted at best.
  • Characters with whom children can identify and who persistthroughout the narrative are recommended.
Using The Senses
  • Children 4 years and older enjoy using all their senses to discover the world.
  • Illustrations (see, look) are especially important.
  • Elements to touch, hear or smell enrich the reading experience.
  • Tip: Talk to your child about the plot and characters. This is especially important for books that are intended to counteract fears or promote social skills. This way you can be sure that everything has been understood correctly and that fear has not been reinforced. Children often think differently than adults, so you should actively ask questions.
  • By discussing things together, you spend extra time with your child and create a space for questions, memories and creativity. Children often want to share exciting activities with their caregivers. The conversation therefore additionally strengthens your bond.

We have compiled a list of recommended children’s books for ages 4 and up.

Der kleine Siebenschläfer: Eine Schnuffeldecke voller Gutenachtgeschichten
  • Hardcover Book
  • Bohlmann, Sabine (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 07/17/2019 (Publication Date) - Thienemann (Publisher)
Der Mondscheindrache (German Edition)
  • Hardcover Book
  • Funke, Cornelia (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 01/14/2015 (Publication Date) - Loewe Verlag GmbH (Publisher)
Das große Vorlesebuch für Jungs: für Piraten, Ritter und Abenteurer
  • Hardcover Book
  • Auer, Margit (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 09/01/2016 (Publication Date) - Carlsen Verlag GmbH (Publisher)
Ein Funkeln im Dunkeln: Eine Geschichte über Mut und Vertrauen - Bilderbuch ab 4 Jahren
  • Hardcover Book
  • Voigt, Marie (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 09/23/2019 (Publication Date) - cbj (Publisher)
Zippel, das wirklich wahre Schlossgespenst
  • Hardcover Book
  • Rühle, Alex (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 08/31/2018 (Publication Date) - dtv Verlagsgesellschaft (Publisher)
Kindergartenblock - Das kann ich schon! ab 4 Jahre
  • Bauernhoftiere
  • Maier, Ulrike (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 64 Pages - 12/04/2020 (Publication Date) - HAUSCHKA VERLAG (Publisher)
Jim ist mies drauf
  • Hardcover Book
  • Lang, Suzanne (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 01/15/2020 (Publication Date) - Loewe Verlag GmbH (Publisher)
Wieso? Weshalb? Warum?: Mein Erster Weltatlas (German Edition)
  • Erne, Andrea (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 08/20/2022 (Publication Date) - Ravensburger Buchverlag (Publisher)
Aufklappen und Entdecken: Dein Körper: mit über 100 Klappen
  • Hardcover Book
  • Stowell, Louie (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 10/23/2015 (Publication Date) - Usborne Publishing (Publisher)
Warum brauchen Haie keinen Zahnarzt?: Vorlesegeschichten für neugierige Kinder
  • Hardcover Book
  • Dreller, Christian (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 02/01/2013 (Publication Date) - Ellermann Heinrich Verlag (Publisher)
Ich bin ich und ich bin stark: Vorlesegeschichten für selbstbewusste Kinder
  • Hardcover Book
  • Zöller, Elisabeth (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 03/19/2018 (Publication Date) - Ellermann Heinrich Verlag (Publisher)
Vielleicht - Eine Geschichte über die unendlich vielen Begabungen in jedem von uns: Das besondere Kinderbuch (Geschenkbuch Mädchen)
  • Hardcover Book
  • Yamada, Kobi (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 09/16/2019 (Publication Date) - Wimmelbuchverlag (Publisher)
Vielleicht - Eine Geschichte über die unendlich vielen Begabungen in jedem von uns: Das besondere Kinderbuch (Geschenkbuch Mädchen)
  • Hardcover Book
  • Yamada, Kobi (Author)
  • German (Publication Language)
  • 09/16/2019 (Publication Date) - Wimmelbuchverlag (Publisher)

Tip: In our guide for personalized children’s books you will find very special book versions

Current Offers Of Children’s Books From 4 Years

Find the best current offers of children’s books from 4 years in this list.

SaleBestseller Nr. 1
If Animals Kissed Good Night
If Animals Kissed Good Night
Paul, Ann Whitford (Author); English (Publication Language); 34 Pages - 06/03/2014 (Publication Date) - Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (Publisher)
$7.99 −48%
SaleBestseller Nr. 3
Ranger Rick Jr.
Ranger Rick Jr.
$49.90 −70%
SaleBestseller Nr. 4
PBS KIDS: 20 Incredible Tales DVD
PBS KIDS: 20 Incredible Tales DVD
n/a (Actor); n/a (Director); Audience Rating: G (General Audience)
$6.99 −14%
SaleBestseller Nr. 5
Magical Handwriting Workbooks Practice Copybook, Magic Calligraphy That Can Be Reused Handwriting Copybook Tracing Book (A4+Enlarged 4books+Pens)
Magical Handwriting Workbooks Practice Copybook, Magic Calligraphy That Can Be Reused Handwriting Copybook Tracing Book (A4+Enlarged 4books+Pens)
There are 1 pen holder and 5 pen cores ,and the children can practice for a long time.
$24.99 −12%
SaleBestseller Nr. 6
NOW Disney
NOW Disney
Shrink-wrapped; Audio CD – Audiobook; English (Publication Language); 11/06/2012 (Publication Date) - NOW (Publisher)
$18.98 −35%

Tip: In our guide for children’s encyclopedias you will find concentrated knowledge for little discoverers.

FAQ For Children’s Books From 4 Years

Which children’s books from 4 years?

Children from the age of 4 are actively discovering the world with all their senses. They are also sensitive to human bonds and friendships. Therefore, children’s books should take advantage of these interests and appeal to as many senses as possible (seeing/searching, touching, hearing, …). The story should be about everyday situations, fears, challenges and interests.

Which children’s books for ages 4 and up are particularly popular?

A popular author is Astrid Lindgren, her classic book titled “The Children from the Noisemaker Street” is well suited for children 4 years and older, for example. However, books such as “The Ice Queen” or the Conni series from Pixi are also popular (pre-)reads.

Can children’s books from the age of 4 be read online?

There are various free children’s books on the Internet. Some of these can be read online or are even available as downloads (mostly pdf). Examples of such providers are einfachvorlesen.de or stiftunglesen.de
Loewe-Verlag also provides free read-aloud stories.

Which children’s books from the age of 4 are educational?

Children from the age of 4 are just discovering the world actively and with all their senses. They are also sensitive to human bonds and friendships. Therefore, children’s books should take advantage of these interests and tell about everyday situations and related challenges so that children can learn from the story in a playful way, become more self-confident, and name and overcome their fears more easily.

Why are children’s books so important?

Children’s books are important because they offer a learning character or an action orientation, depending on the content. Everyday conflicts and common fears can be addressed and desirable social behavior can be exemplified by through the characters. Children’s books also promote reading skills, the ability to concentrate, as well as the imagination: stories that are read can still be filled with one’s own thoughts and ideas, while the Internet and television anticipate a large part. Reading together also strengthens bonds.

Where to put old children’s books?

Old children’s books don’t have to be thrown away. You can donate them to libraries, youth services, doctor’s offices or children in need. You may also have neighborhood children who might enjoy them. Some people also keep their favorite books in a special box and eventually give them to their own children and/or grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Of course, you can also sell your books. Besides flea markets, there are also special websites where you can sell used stuff. Some providers have also specialized in the purchase of used books. Depending on the company, you can also sell old electronics or clothing.

When should I start reading to children?

The earlier you start reading to children, the better. It is not so important that your child understands all the content (of course, you should still choose appropriate topics!). Your baby will get used to your voice and the time spent together will strengthen your bond. Reading aloud or later reading together is also an important bonding factor for older children. In addition, there are other positive influences, e.g. the support of language development.

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