Ok, librarians: best next-book for a precocious 5 year old girl who we have read Harry Potter 1-3 aloud to. 4 is too much. Go!

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eclasper
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Roald Dahl.

2 years ago from Long Island, New York, USA  
jaslar
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Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle.

2 years ago from Colorado, USA  
CarliSpina
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Ghost Knight by Cornelia Funke (http://t.co/tOsUYHeJ) is quite a bit like HP

http://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Knight-Cornelia-Funke/dp/0316056146/
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CarliSpina
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Or for something completely different, The Little House on the Prairie.

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CarliSpina
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Also, Anne of Green Gables

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JenniferMReads
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How about Peter Pan? And prequels: PP & Starcatchers, PP & Shadowthieves. Also James & the Giant Peach and Inkheart trilogy.

2 years ago from California, USA  
myleejoseph
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Wind in the willows / Kenneth Grahame

2 years ago from Sydney NSW, Australia  
glundeen
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has she read The Hobbit already? Is that too obvious a suggestion?

2 years ago from Columbus, GA, USA  
stevelibrarian
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Bunnicula!

2 years ago from Gwinnett, GA, USA  
OssusLibrarian
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The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship of Her Own Making

2 years ago from Greenville, SC, USA  
madwags
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You can't go wrong with wonderful classics like Anne of Green Gables or Little Women.

2 years ago from Cedar Rapids, IA, USA  
ewillse
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maybe Narnia? Edward Eager?

2 years ago from New York, NY, USA  
Michellebrarian
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Mr. Penumbras 24 Hour Bookstore?

2 years ago from Ohio, USA  
akmargie
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Susan Cooper's Over Sea, Under Stone. Mom read it to me and my sisters. We loved it. Anything by Joan Aiken too.

2 years ago from Chicago, IL, USA  
maypop80
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Amelia Bedelia comes to mind. Not quite Harry Potter but lovely nonetheless.

2 years ago from Twin Cities, MN, USA  
agentlibrarian
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Sword of Shannara series by Terry Brooks. I read aloud to my 3 & 6 year old.

2 years ago from Kamloops, BC, Canada  
jackiepapke
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Stone Fox, Because of Winn Dixie, Nancy Drew, Junie B.Jones...off the top of my head.

2 years ago from Florida, USA  
wconnic
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my fathers dragon by Gannett; 21 balloons by du bois

2 years ago from Hinterlandsweg, 26670 Uplengen, Germany  
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