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Free Christmas eBooks for 4 – 7 year olds

Develop key reading skills by sharing these winter-themed eBooks, chosen from Oxford Owl's free eBook library.
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Oxford Level 2 (age 4 - 5)
Biff, Chip and Kipper build a fine snowman with their friends but Floppy causes chaos when the snowman’s hat falls on his head.
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Suggestion: Ask your child what they would like to make with sand or snow.

Oxford Level 3 / Book Band Yellow (age 4 - 5)
Wilf’s Dad gets a big surprise when Wilf and Wilma get together with their friends Biff, Chip and Kipper to make a snowman!
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Suggestion: Talk about the things you can do in the snow.

Oxford Level 3 / Book Band Yellow (age 4 - 5)
When it is snowing, everyone goes out to build a big snowman, but when the sun comes out, the snowman melts away. The children feel sad, but Mum knows how to cheer them up.
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Suggestion: Draw pictures of different-sizes snowmen, and help your child write ‘bigger’ and ‘smaller’ next to them.

Oxford Level 5 (age 5 - 6)
In this magic key adventure, Floppy saves the day when he joins a pack of husky dogs to get a sick little boy to hospital.
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Suggestion: Once you’ve read the story together, go back through the book and find the hidden letters to spell out S-N-O-W-B-A-L-L.

Oxford Level 5 - 6 / Book Bands Green + Orange (age 5 - 6)
Build the excitement with Judith Nicholls’ poem about Christmas Eve, found on page 12 of the book Special Days Poems
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Oxford Level 6 / Book Band Orange (age 5 - 6)
In this magic key adventure, Biff, Chip and Kipper help an exhausted Father Christmas have his best Christmas Day ever.
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Suggestion: Ask your child ‘What does Father Christmas do each Christmas? Would you like his job?’

RWI Phonics Set 7: Non-fiction (age 6 - 7)
This non-fiction book tells you how you can have fun with ice and snow, from setting up a snowball and spoon race to looking for animal footprints in the snow.
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Suggestion: Ask your child ‘How can you make a snowman smile?’

Oxford Level 9 / Book Band Gold (age 6 - 7)
A poor man and his two daughters live in a wooden house close to the forest. Katya works hard but Ivanka just daydreams of being rich. When the girls meet a poor old man while out collecting wood, they have very different experiences.
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Suggestion:At the end of the book, ask your child if she/he thinks Ivanka will learn her lesson.

Oxford Level 9 / Book Band Gold (age 6 - 7)
Tromso the friendly troll loves to help people. And when it snows in the village, he is even more helpful than they thought!
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Suggestion: Ask your child ‘What would you write in a letter to Tromso?’

Oxford Level 9 / Book Band Gold (age 6 - 7)
In this Norwegian fairy tale, a handsome prince is transformed into an animal. But, of course, love and goodness can triumph over evil magic.
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Suggestion: Ask your child ‘Do you know any other stories with trolls in them? Are trolls usually good or bad characters?’

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