One of the best gifts you can get children this year is a good book. Books not only help with their reading abilities, but they also help you grow mentally, emotionally and psychologically. Books challenge a child’s imagination and make them smarter.
And what’s a better challenge than a classic children’s mystery novel?
Here are the best books series for children
Hardy boys – Edward Stratemeyer
Hardy boys were written by Edward Stratemeyer as a result of boys reading less than girls. He noticed that children too have an interest in exciting crime novels just like adults. Hardy boys follow the many adventures of Joe and Frank hardy, two teenage boys with a knack for crime-solving.
Famous five – Enid Blyton
The famous five is an adventure book series by famous children’s writer Enid Blyton. It features a group of young children- Julian, Dick, Anne, George and their dog Timmy. They all go to different boarding schools but spend the summers together on holidays where most of the adventures happen. It is the perfect book series to get a child into reading and explore their imagination.
Nancy Drew -Edward Stratemeyer
Nancy Drew was the perfect role model for a young imaginative girl growing up. She is intelligent, insightful and Resourceful. Edward wrote Nancy, a 16-year-old amateur detective for little girls after writing Hardy boys. He lives in river heights and solves various mysteries.
The Jerry Maya detective agency
This short series follows two young children in the fictional town of the pleasant valley. They solve mysteries around the town be it the theft of a large diamond or a person!
Malgudi days – R. K. Narayan
Malgudi Days is a book about a fictional Indian town called Malgudi. It details the usual plain lifestyle of the people in this town, how humans live together and deal with their problems. The stories are hilarious, intriguing and sometimes heartwarming. This is the perfect book for children with various stories and characters they’ll enjoy.
Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle
Who can be better than the very best of detectives? Sherlock Holmes resides in 221 B baker’s street with his friend Dr John Watson. He is a private consultant that helps police with cases they can’t solve. Sherlock is known for his quick wit, immensely high IQ and thirst for the next mystery. With over 56 short stories and 4 novels, Dr John and Sherlock will the perfect companion for your child.
Goosebumps – R. L. Stine
Goosebumps is a series of horror books written for children. It contains stories about ghosts, spooky animals, monsters and even dummies. The stories are mostly supernatural and will be a gripping read for children of all ages.
Harry Potter J. K. Rowling
This internationally renowned book series needs no introduction until of course, it is for the young growing children who are yet to live Harry’s story. Harry is an eleven-year-old orphan who lives with his maternal aunt’s family. His life changes on his 11th birthday when he finds out he’s a wizard and magic is indeed real! Follow Harry and his friends on this adventure of a lifetime. Nobody builds a universe like J. K. Rowling.