It has been well-established that reading is one of the most effective ways to stimulate your child’s brain and help it develop — especially during these long summer days!

One of the best ways to help your child read throughout the summer — and not just in the first week or two of their break — is to ensure that they have books that are both interesting to them and will take long enough to read that they have enough for the entire summer (or even during a family vacation).

Personal Creations has designed a useful visualization which shows the estimated reading time on dozens of popular children’s books. Whether your child prefers a quick read like Where the Wild Things Are (338 words, 4.2 minutes for a 2nd grader), or they’re looking for something more involved, such as the quarter-million plus word Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (33 hour reading time for a 4th grader), there are plenty of books on this list to keep your child reading and entertained all summer.

How Long It Takes To Read Popular Kids Books by

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