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Parenting Good Books for 6 Year Olds  

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This list is chock full great books for 6 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best books for 6 year olds range from chapter books for Mom and Dad to read to great books for young readers to enjoy on their own. Some good books for six year olds help kids build reading skills, while other great books for 6 year olds are educational tell exciting stories. Many of the best books to read to 6 year olds have captivating illustrations to accompany the stories, keeping young readers engaged.

What kinds of stories will you discover on this best books for 6 year olds list? The playful rhymes and illustrations of Dr. Seuss may typically be associated with younger kids, but the author – whose real name is Theodor Seuss Geisel – has many stories that are great for six year olds, too. The lessons in The Lorax and The Sneeches are especially enjoyable for this age group. Flat Stanley is another fun book that you can read to a six year old.

The Giving Tree is a thoughtful book that sparks further discussion after you finish reading it. Other great stories that appear on this top books for six year olds list include Amazing Grace, A Bad Case of Stripes, and If You Give a Pig a Pancake.

Do you have a favorite book to read to six year olds? Give the best stories a thumbs up and please add any great books any six year old would love reading if they aren't already listed.
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Where the Wild Things Are is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Maurice Sendak

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Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
E. B. White

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Green Eggs and Ham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Dr. Seuss

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The Cricket in Times Square is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds

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The Giving Tree is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Shel Silverstein

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The True Story of the Three Li... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith

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The Lorax is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Dr. Seuss

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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds

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Alexander and the Terrible, Ho... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds

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The Sneetches and Other Storie... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Jeff Kinney

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Flat Stanley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
J. K. Rowling

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Bear Called Paddington is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Michael Bond

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Little Bear is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Stewart Cowley, Gaby Goldsack, Susi Adams

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Rikki-tikki-tavi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Jerry Pinkney

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The Sheep-Pig is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Dick King-Smith

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My naughty little sister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Dorothy Edwards, Shirley Hughes

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A Bad Case of Stripes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
David Shannon

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If You Give a Pig a Pancake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds

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Amazing Grace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Mary Hoffman

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Clarice Bean That's Me is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Lauren Child

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The Worst Witch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds
Jill Murphy

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That Rabbit Belongs to Emily B... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Books for 6 Year Olds