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February 2020 recommended reads

Recommended Reads for February


5-8 readers

Bright Bursts of Colour, by Matt Goodfellow, illustrated by Aleksei Bitskoff,

Max and the Midknights, by Lincoln Peirce

Hidden Planet, by Ben Rothery

The Bat Book, by Charlotte Milner

Mermaid School, by Lucy Courtenay & Sheena Dempsey

Guinea Pig Superstar! by Ali Pye

Fabio the World’s Greatest Flamingo Detective: Peril at Lizard Lake by Laura James,

Money-Go-Round by Roger McGough and illustrated by Mini Grey


8-12 readers

Dancing the Charleston by Jacqueline Wilson

The Pear Affair by Judith Eagle, illustrated by Kim Geyer

The Unstoppable Letty Pegg, by Iszi Lawrence

The Highland Falcon Thief, by MG Leonard and Sam Sedgman

 Here in the Real World, by Sara Pennypacker

 Demelza & The Spectre Detectors by Holly Rivers

Charlie Morphs Into a Mammoth by Sam Copeland

Orphans of the Tide, by Struan Murray and illustrated by Manuel Sumberac

It Can’t Be True! Animals, published by DK

A Sprinkle of Sorcery by Michelle Harrison

The House of One Hundred Clocks by A.M. Howell

RSPB Birds by Miranda Krestovnikoff, illustrated by Angela Harding

Sticky Pines: The Bigwoof Conspiracy, by Dashe Roberts

The Highland Falcon Thief, by MG Leonard and Sam Sedgman