Children’s French Novels to complement your French Learning

Our collection of children's French novels will help you choose the best novels to complement your child's study of the French language. We hope that they will enjoy reading them. 

"Les Malheurs de Sophie" is ideal for young readers with lots of short and amusing tales which make the language less demanding than trying to read a classic, yet it is still enjoyable. It is also a fantastic tool for any one who wants to improve their fluency in French.

With a very definite cultural significance, this book is also suitable for GCSE/A-level students as it is appropriate for project work. One suggestion is to write about the writer, the context of the book and the stories it includes (life & times of the Comtesse de Ségur).

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children's French Novels- Les malheurs de Sophie

Le petit Nicolas is a fantastic read with many short and lively stories for youngsters, ideal for ages 9-16. The stories are very amusing, and if you are at the intermediate level, you should have no problems with the language.

The reading of "Le petit Nicolas seems to encourage youngsters to enjoy improving their french and is also ideal for French conversation classes. While written for children they are equally enjoyable for adults. The easy to read, utterly charming and very funny story makes it hard to put the book down.

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children's French Novels - Le petit Nicolas

This delightful story is incredibly touching, inspirational, full of insight and beautifully presented with the author's watercolours. It lets us experience our world from the viewpoint of the completely innocent, pure, wholesome and untainted Petit Prince - who is simultaneously sweet, humorous and adorable. Thus he helps to put life into perspective by compelling us to reconsider what is truly important. However, he does this in an amusing, charming and original manner.

This book is suitable for GCSE students as well as AS level students could understand the text without difficulty. Beginners could also attempt to read it when combining the English translation of "the Petit Prince" with its French version.

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children's French Novels - Le petit prince
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