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Children’s Activity Books

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

Children’s Picture Books

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

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

Nicoll, Helen & Pieńkowski, Jan:
Meg and Mog

Thomas, Valerie & Paul, Korky:
Winnie the Witch

Children’s Fiction 7+ Fantasy

Blade, Adam:
Ferno: The Fire Dragon 

Prineas, Sarah
The Magic Thief

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

Children’s Fiction 7+ Humour

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

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

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:

Pullman, Philip:
Clockwork: or All Wound Up*

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

Children’s Fiction 9+ Action

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

Children’s Fiction 9+ Fantasy

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

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 Shadow, The Kane Chronicles, Book 3

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

Classic fiction

E.M. Forster:
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


Higashida, Naoki:
The Reason I Jump: One boy’s voice from the silence of autism*

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

Science Fiction / Fantasy / Dystopian Fiction / Speculative Fiction

Atwood, Margaret:
The Heart Goes Last
Madd Addam Trilogy

Alderman, Naomi:
The Power

Devaney, Lisa
In Ark: A Promise of Survival

Mitchell, David:
The Bone Clocks*

Shaw, Ali:
The Trees

Supernatural Fiction

Various authors:
Angel & Faith graphic novels
Angel graphic novels
Buffy the Vampire Slayer graphic novels