If your child loves these stories — stories like Frozen, Magic Tree House, or Diary of a Wimpy Kid, let her use the love of the characters as motivation for journal writing. See if one of these 10 character-based journals for kids would interest YOUR child and get him writing during summer vacation.
Note: descriptions are from the publishers.
10 Character Based Journals for Kids
Disney Frozen: Anna’s Book of Secrets
Princess Anna loves to dream, and can help you keep your dreams and secrets safe inside this book! Create an adventure planner, list your favorite things, and write a letter to a special person in your life. Keep your memories, photos, and secrets together to treasure.
My Never Land Journal by Kristen L. Depken, illustrated by Jana Christy
The questions and prompts on every page will provide hours of entertainment and inspiration for fans of the bestselling chapter book series Disney: The Never Girls.
Top-Secret, Personal Beeswax: A Journal by Junie B. and Me by Barbara Park, illustrated by Denise Brunkus
This hilarious companion to the best-selling series features Junie’s own original writings along with drawings, stickers, and lots of blank pages with creative prompts designed to get kids drawing and writing about their own top-secret, personal beeswax.
Ivy + Bean + Me: A Fill-in-the-Blank Book by Annie Barrows, illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Now readers can add their own adventures and ideas to the mix! Funny prompts paired with hilarious illustrations make this journal the perfect place to get creative and join the fun.
Clementine All About You Journal by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Marla Frazee
Boasting tons of clever activities, silly (and smart) quizzes, and writing prompts covering everything from friendship to secrets to pizazzy talents, this journal will provide hours of fun for Clementine fans and series newcomers alike.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book by Jeff Kinney
Filled with loads of interactive pages and plenty of space to write your own life’s story, this book is all you need to create your masterpiece. Books Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid
My Magic Tree House Journal by Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce and you
This fun, full-color journal is filled with lists of things Jack and Annie have found in Frog Creek—such as squirrels, ladybugs, dandelions, and spiderwebs; places they’ve been in the world; and ideas for fun activities, along with plenty of space for kids to write their own lists.
The Judy Moody Mood Journal by Megan McDonald
Inspired by the mercurial Judy Moody, this amusing journal invites kids to explore their many moods and other facets of their life in a way that will get them thinking – and laughing.
Ever After High Hero Training: A Destiny Do-Over Diary by Suzanne Selfors
Enroll in Hero Training class with Dexter and Daring Charming, and write your own destiny!
Monster High Drop Dead Diary by Abaghoul Harris
Enroll in Monster High with this fab journal featuring a foil cover and ribbon book mark! All your favorite Monster High characters prompt you to share your dreams, fashion sketches and more, while offering royal beauty secrets, scary-cool inspirations, drop-dead gorgeous fashion tips and even some freaky-fabulous DIY projects!
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