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November 2017 recommended reads

Recommended reads for November


5+ readers


Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

The Bad Mood and the Stick by Lemony Snicket

Safari Pug by Laura James

The Stone Bird by Jenny McCartney

Create Your Own Christmas by Isabel Thomas

Children's Dinosaur Atlas by John Malam

Mint Choc Chip at the Market Cafe by Jonathan Meres

The Christmas Eve Tree by Delia Huddy

Snowboy and the Last Tree Standing by Hiawyn Oram

On the Night of the Shooting Star by Amy Hest

Pick a Pine Tree by Patricia Toht

Greatest Magical Stories, chosen by Michael Morpurgo by Michael Morpurgo

Father Christmas Heard a Parp by Olaf Falafel

We Travel So Far by Laura Knowles

Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle by Julia Donaldson

One Christmas Wish by Katherine Rundell

ABC Pop-Up by Courtney Watson McCarthy

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Great Snake Escape by Dermot O'Leary

All the Year Round by John Yeoman

Little Hazelnut by Anne-Florence Lemasson

Socks for Mr Wolf by Tatyana Feeney


7+ readers


I'm Just No Good At Rhyming And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups by Chris Harris

The Lion and the Unicorn and Other Hairy Tales by Jane Ray

Three Cheers for Women! by Marcia Williams

I Killed Father Christmas by Anthony McGowan

The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher

The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig

The Happy Christmas by Jenny Colgan

Optical Illusions by Gianni Sarcone, Marie-Jo Waeber


9+ readers


The Snow Sister by Emma Carroll

A World of Cities by Lily Murray

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Illustrated Edition by J. K. Rowling

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway by Jeff Kinney

The Song from Somewhere Else by A. F. Harrold

Astrid the Unstoppable by Maria Parr, Katie Harnett

Magnificent Birds by Narisa Togo

Can Doctor Proctor Save Christmas? By Jo Nesbo

Who's a Big Bully Then? By Michael Morpurgo

Secret of the Stones by Tony Bradman

The White Fox by Jackie Morris

The Polar Bear Explorers' Club by Alex Bell

The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Lucky Button by Michael Morpurgo

The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris

The Jewelled Jaguar by Sharon Tregenza

Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World by Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton

Sky Dancer by Gill Lewis




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