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The Puffin Book of Stories for Five-year-olds (Young Puffin Read Aloud) [Illustrated] [Paperback]

Wendy Cooling , Steve Cox
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
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25 Jan 1996 Young Puffin Read Aloud

The Puffin Book of Stories for Five-year-olds edited by Wendy Cooling brings together stories perfectly suited for every five-year-old.

Seventeen exciting stories, full of adventure and magic, by much-loved writers, including Margaret Mahy, Ted Hughes and Malorie Blackman.

From a naughty pirate to a very lonely lion, children will love the amazing characters they meet in this timeless collection!

Perfect for five-year-olds to share or read aloud.

***With a gorgeous cover illustrated by Nick Sharratt***

Wendy Cooling was educated in Norwich and then spent time travelling the world. On her return to England she trained as a teacher, and taught English in London for many years. She left teaching to work on the promotion of books and reading as Head of the Children's Book Foundation (now Booktrust), and later founded Bookstart, the national programme that helps to bring books to young readers.


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  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Puffin (25 Jan 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140374582
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140374582
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 12.8 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,351 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Wendy Cooling was educated in Norwich and then spent time travelling the world. On her return to England she trained as a teacher, and taught English in London for many years. She left teaching to work on the promotion of books and reading as Head of the Children's Book Foundation (now Booktrust), and later founded Bookstart, the national programme that helps to bring books to young readers.

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40 of 40 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stories for all ages 29 Oct 2008
Format:Audio CD
The CD is excellent. My daughters, who are aged 4 & 7, and I listen to the stories again and again, particularly in the car. We all enjoy them and all have our favourites. There's a good mix of traditional and modern and the actors read them beautifully. As a result, we bought the one for 7 year olds which my older daughter and I also love (my younger daughter doesn't understand them so well). My girls are bilingual Spanish (first language) and English, and the stories are also a great help in building their listening and general language skills.
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36 of 36 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sensational CD 5 Feb 2009
By S. Wood
Format:Audio CD
Wonderful selection of stories perfect for a five year old. Stories aren't too twee, which is what I have found of stories for this age group in the past. Just scary enough in places to add a bit of interest, but not scary enough to keep your child awake all night. My child listened to this CD every night for a long time.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great CD,worth money,kids love it! 14 Jan 2010
By NATTY54
Format:Audio CD
Bought for my 4 year old but 10 year old will listen as well. 4 year old loves it, especially The Special Trainers story. Well read with variety of accents and stories. 2 CD's. Going to buy the 8 year old one as well. As we use it at bedtime it has no scary stories!
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30 of 31 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Puffin Book of Stories for Five-year-olds 16 Jan 2007
By C. Ford
Format:Audio Cassette
I would highly recommend this tape for any five year old who likes listening to stories. It has a good mixture of traditional and modern stories which my daughter has found both entertaining and interesting. Importantly the stories are well read, clear and easy to understand. I especially like the modern stories which are both relevant and true to life. Good buy.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Big hit 20 Jan 2010
Format:Audio CD
This was a big hit with both my 4 year old and my 7 year old.
They both love listening to a story at bedtime either from us or CD and they love these tales.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great stories for long car journeys 7 Sep 2011
By LJ
Format:Audio CD
Bought this Story CD to keep two kids entertained on a long car journey and it didn't disappoint. Both my three year old and my five year old loved the stories and it kept the grown ups quiet too. Highly recommended.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Grows on you! 8 Sep 2010
Format:Audio CD
Bought this for a long car journey for our 4 (and 2) year olds. They enjoy them and they grew on me. A little disappointing that there are only 6 (?) stories so can get repetitive, but keeps the kids quiet so thats all that matters!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Puffin Book Of Stories for 5year olds 9 April 2010
Format:Audio CD
Bought this for something to listen to at tea time and trying to bring the kids down into a nice relaxed frame of mind ready for bed.

The kids really enjoy them. The stories are well read - clear and animated.

A good buy - also good for the car. Sometime you just need them to have something to focus on - which is good for the kids and for mummy and daddy!!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Start of the reading habit
Arrived when promised, cannot wait for granddaughter to read and enjoy
Published 3 days ago by Brian Halstead
2.0 out of 5 stars There are some great stories on this cd
There are some great stories on this cd, but every so often it briefly stutters so that words are repeated and then continues with the story. Read more
Published 5 days ago by Hailybob
5.0 out of 5 stars really nice stories
My 5 year old is learning to read at school and he is doing really well, so I got him this book for him to sit down and try to read on his own. Read more
Published 24 days ago by Ghislaine Daubney
4.0 out of 5 stars Decent buy
Relaxes the kids before bedtime easier then telling a story ( lazy I know)
Added benefit of can be repeatedly used
Published 1 month ago by zane
2.0 out of 5 stars a bit disappointed with this book
The book is smaller than I thought. My daughter who is nearly 5 enjoys having the stories being read to her but doesn't like the book that much as there's no pictures/illustrations... Read more
Published 1 month ago by HappyJ
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book.
I was a bit unsure that my nearly five year old would be ready for this yet as she really likes picture books. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Kingfisher
5.0 out of 5 stars ...
Very funny book, my niece loved it. Would really recommend this product to anyone who views it!
Enjoyable, funny, great.
Published 6 months ago by Alexandra
5.0 out of 5 stars Buy yourself a little peace and quiet...
These audio stories were the runaway hit of the Christmas season for my 5-year-old. They were just the right blend of suspense and humour, (some a little spooky but nothing too... Read more
Published 6 months ago by E.W.
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for bedtime reading
I haven't read all the stories yet but, so far, they are just the right length for reading to my 5-year old granddaughter before bed.
Published 6 months ago by Piglet
5.0 out of 5 stars Brill
Well I already hate the book because it's been listened to over and over again! But my son just loves it and it keeps him entertained for hours! Def recommend it to any parent!
Published 7 months ago by Kathryn Thompson
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