Infographic: How Long It Takes Kids to Read Popular Books

Did you ever wonder how long it takes kids to read popular books?

In the case of the Harry Potter series, it can take anywhere from 9.9 hours (for the Philosopher’s Stone) to a hefty 33 hours (for Order of the Phoenix). Luckily those are the longest books in this infographic. Even a great book like A Wrinkle in Time is a much shorter read (6.4 hours).

So how long is your favorite kid’s book?

How-Long-It-Takes-kids-to-readlead image by by GoodNCrazy


Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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  1. September 2015 inSCRIBE | Partnering with Writers7 September, 2015

    […] When you pick out a book for a child, do you wonder how long it may take to read it? A handy infographic breaks it down, based on book and average grade, from THE STINKY CHEESE MAN by Jon Scieszka to J.K. Rowling’s HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX. See the chart. […]


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