A captivating character is what truly hooks kids on a book or an entire series, which is why the most popular children's books feature unforgettable figures who kids can relate to or look up to. When your child gets invested in a certain character, they'll be more likely to pick up subsequent books in a series. In turn, your child will improve reading fluency, comprehension skills, and vocabulary, all while hanging out with a new literary friend.
Here are the most popular characters that parents and their kids love. No two characters are the same: Some save the day by sniffing out crime (Dog Man!), while others cause a buzz by being the the most loyal friends (Fly Guy!). For more great titles that will entice your reader, check out these timeless chapter books for kids.
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