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There are many ways to engage your little ones’ mind, reading books is one of them. The best thing about books is that they allow us to go places and bring us on countless adventures from where we are.
And if your little one is in need of a new adventure, here’s a list of sites where you can find free children’s books to bring them away!
National Library Board – Offers a wide range of ebooks, audiobooks, comics and magazines. You can use the Libby app to borrow and read books (max. loan: 16).
All You Can Books – Free trial (30 days) offers unlimited access to over 40,000 ebooks and audiobooks that you can download and keep even after the trial.
The Guardians of Lore/Source: Freechildrenstories
Freechildrenstories – Original stories for kids of different ages
International Children’s Digital Library – Has a rich collection of children’s books in various languages. You can select any book and get reading or create an account to save books in your library.
Audible Stories – Offers access to selected children’s audiobooks across six different languages for free. No login or download required before you can stream.
Open Library – Has a collection of over 30,000 children’s books courtesy of the Internet Archive that can be read online. To borrow books, you need an account.
Source: Oxford Owl
Oxford Owl – For the duration of UK school closures, Oxford Owl has made a collection of their ebooks free to read for kids from 3 to 11 years old. Just register/login to start reading.
Free Kids Books – A growing library of unique children’s books, literary resources and textbooks that can be read online or downloaded. Books are separated into categories for Toddlers (lots of pictures), Children (more words than pictures) and Young Adult.
Children’s Storybooks Online – Provides original stories with color illustrations for children and young adults. Some even come with audio that kids can listen and read along to.
Amazon – Over 2,000 free children’s kindle books. You can find them under ‘Top 100 Free’ in each subcategory.
StoryJumper – Books written and shared by people around the world.
BookTrust – Classic children’s stories that children can read along to or watch with signing.
Hairy Maclary/Source: BookTrust