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Children’s Activity Books

Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel
The Grufallo Summer Nature Trail 

Foster, Jane:
Stitching with Jane Foster 

Robson, Kirsteen & Burnett, Seb:
Witches and Wizards Sticker Book 

Smith, Suzanne; Taylor, Lindsay & Maurri, Marnie
Doodle Girl Summer Sticker Activity

Children’s Picture Books

A guide to the best children’s picture books for ages 0-5

Browne, Eileen:
Handa’s Surprise

Campbell, Rod:
Dear Santa

Carle, Eric
The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Christmas Eve

Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel:
Room on the Broom

Stick Man

Duddle, Jonny:
The Pirates Next Door starring The Jolley-Rogers *

French, Jackie:
Emily and the Big Bad Bunyip

Hughes, Shirley:
Alfie Gets in first

Lucy and Tom at Christmas 

Hunt, Nan & Smith, Chris:
Whistle up the Chimney 

James, Eric
Santa’s Sleigh is on its way to Pennsylvania

Kerr, Judith
Mog’s Christmas

Knapman, Timothy and Grey, Ada
The Twelve Unicorns of Christmas 

McKee, David:

Nicoll, Helen & Pieńkowski, Jan:
Meg and Mog

Shannon, David
It’s Christmas David! 

Thomas, Valerie & Paul, Korky:
Winnie the Witch

Children’s Non-Fiction

England, Victoria and Antram, David:
Top 10 Worst Things about Ancient Greece You Wouldn’t Want to Know!

Maclaine, James and Carbo, Annie:
Usborne Big Picture Book – General Knowledge 

Minecraft: The Survival Collection 

Children’s hobbies/handbooks

Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia – Updated and Expanded

Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need To Know

Minecraft: the Complete Handbook Collection

Pokémon Deluxe Essential Handbook

Stowell, Louie:
The Usborne Creative Writing Book

Children’s Fiction 5+

Blyton, Enid:
The Enchanted Wood

Children’s Fiction 7+ Fantasy

Blade, Adam:
Ferno: The Fire Dragon 

Dahl, Roald:

Prineas, Sarah
The Magic Thief

Punter, Russell & Da Rold, Andrea
The Adventures of King Arthur

Children’s Fiction 7+ Humour

Bond, Michael:
A Bear Called Paddington

Pichon, Liz:
Family, Friends and Furry Creatures, Tom Gates, Book 12*
Tom Gates books

Pilkey, Dav:
The Adventures of Captain Underpants

Children’s Fiction 8+

Tripp, Valerie:
Meet Felicity

Children’s Fiction 8+ Humour

Solomons, David:
My Brother is a Superhero*
My Evil Twin is a Supervillian

Walliams, David:
Gangsta Granny

Children’s Fiction 8+ Science Fiction

Solomons, David:
My Brother is a Superhero*
My Evil Twin is a Supervillian

Children’s Fiction 8+ Fantasy

Baum, L.Frank:
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 

The Beastly Boys:
Werewolf versus Dragon 

Bosch, Pseudonymous:
Bad Magic

The British Library:
Harry Potter – A Journey Through A History of Magic

Chokshi, Roshani:
Aru Shah and the End of Time

Cowell, Cressida:
The Wizards of Once*
The Incomplete Book of Dragons 

DasGupta, Sayantani:
The Serpent’s Secret

Magaziner, Lauren:

Middleton, Dan:
Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal

Pullman, Philip:
Clockwork: or All Wound Up*

Rowling, J.K:
The Tales of Beedle the Bard

Children’s Fiction 9+

Blyton, Enid:
Five on a Treasure Island 

Fitzhugh, Louise:
Harriet the Spy

Martin, Ann M:
The Baby-Sitters Club 

Children’s Fiction 9+ Action

Horowitz, Anthony:
Stormbreaker, Alex Rider, Book One *

Children’s Fiction 9+ Fantasy

Doyle, Catherine:
The Storm Keeper’s Island *

Riordan, Rick:
Percy Jackson and The Olympians series

Rowling, J.K:
Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban

Sparkes, Ali:
The Shapeshifter: Finding the Fox

Townsend, Jessica
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow *

Children’s Fiction 10+ Fantasy

Landy, Derek:
Skulduggery Pleasant – guide to the full series

Riordan, Rick:
The Burning Maze, The Trials of Apollo, Book 3 
Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3
The Red Pyramid The Kane Chronicles, Book 1 

The Serpent’s ShadowThe Kane Chronicles, Book 3

Guide to all Rick Riordan books including the Percy Jackson series, The Heroes of Olympus series, The Kane Chronicles, The Magnus Chase series and The Trials of Apollo series

Rowling, J.K; Tiffany, John & Thorne, Jack:
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

De Saint-Exupery, Antoine:
The Little Prince

Children’s Fiction 12+

McCaughrean, Geraldine:
Where The World Ends*

YA fiction

Harcourt, Maggie:
Unconventional *

Hill, Will:
After the Fire

Matharu, Taran:
The Novice (The Summoner, Book 1)

Thomas, Angie:
The Hate U Give

Weatherly, L. A:
Broken Sky

Classic fiction

Forster, E.M:
Howards End *

Exhibition Catalogues

The British Library:
Harry Potter – A History of Magic: The Book of the Exhibition

Historical Fiction

Mitchell, David:
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet


Ishida, Sanae:
Sewing Happiness 

Rosen, Michael:
Good Ideas: How to Be Your Child’s (and Your Own) Best Teacher


Honeyman, Gail:
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Paull, Laline
The Bees 

Science Fiction / Fantasy / Myths / Dystopian Fiction / Speculative Fiction

Aaron, Jason et al:
Marvel Star Wars graphic novels

Atwood, Margaret:
The Heart Goes Last
Madd Addam Trilogy

Alderman, Naomi:
The Power

Devaney, Lisa
In Ark: A Promise of Survival

Gaiman, Neil
Norse Mythology
The Sandman

Ishiguro, Kazuo:
Never Let Me Go

Lunde, Maja
The History of Bees*

Mitchell, David:
The Bone Clocks*

Orwell, George:
Nineteen Eighty-Four

Shaw, Ali:
The Trees

Wyndham, John:
The Day of the Triffids

Supernatural Fiction

Various authors:
Angel & Faith graphic novels
Angel graphic novels
Buffy the Vampire Slayer graphic novels
Giles: Girl Blue graphic novel