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Books my early reading 5 year old loves - Very young advanced readers

Oskar's Mom
The list author says: "When my son began reading at 4 years old I wanted to fill his world with books- but what I found is that many of the young reader chapter books had content that was too scary or overwhelming for a 4-5 year old.
Many chapter books began the story with dead parents I.e. Harry Potter, Roald Dahl, Mysterious Benedict Society, Lemony Snicketts, etc. Another common theme is a beloved pet dying or getting lost.
After seeing the musical "Annie" and the storyline of an orphanage was hard for my sensitive kid- I knew 10 pages into Harry Potter he wasn't ready despite the fact he really wanted to read the series.

Here is a list of boys books I found suitable content for MY 5 year old - And challenging and interesting for
him- without any dying family members or dying pets.

**** note****

Many of these books have a lot potty humor which I am fine with but some parents wouldn't want their 5 year old reading."
The New Captain Underpants Collection (Books 1-5)
The New Captain Underpants Collection (Books 1-5)
"At 41/2 these were the first books my son read independently and read them over and over. It inspired him to draw his own cartoons and he sent some to the author Dav Pilkey who not only returned his letter but sent personalized hand drawn cartoons"
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn
"Another wonderful Dav Pilkey series. My 3 year old loves these too- and the 5 year old will read them out loud to him."
Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1
Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1
"These I read the first ones with him and talked about the content- they are very funny and kids love them!"
Big Nate Strikes Again
Big Nate Strikes Again
"This series is similar to wimpy kid but much gentler and Nate is much sweeter"
The Smurfs #3: The Smurf King (The Smurfs Graphic Novels)
The Smurfs #3: The Smurf King (The Smurfs Graphic Novels)
"This series is great gentle stories about surfs- good lessons in community and getting along together"
Bad Kitty Gets a Bath
Bad Kitty Gets a Bath
"Funny graphic novel style with pictures on each page. Easy reading lots of jokes and some facts about cats and pet care."
The Karate Mouse (Geronimo Stilton, No. 40)
The Karate Mouse (Geronimo Stilton, No. 40)
"These are fun colorful pages- different fonts and likes of pictures and mice jokes. But they follow a formula and after he read 2 books he figured out the predictable plot and he was done with them- but he liked the first 2."
Superfudge
Superfudge
"This is the first non-graphic novel style he has been interested in reading independently. (ie no pictures on every page) He loves the plot has a pesky little brother."