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Summer holiday 2017 recommneded reads

Summer Holiday Reading


5+ readers


Norman the Norman from Normandy by Philip Ardagh
Superdad's Day Off by Phil Earle
The Covers of My Book are Too Far Apart (And Other Grumbles) by Vivian French
Hidden World Forest by Libby Walden
Best Friends! By Wendy Finney
Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Pirate. Ever. By Amy Sparkes
Winnie and Wilbur: Disgusting Dinners and Other Stories by Laura Owen
Wigglesbottom Primary: Super Dog! By Pamela Butchart
Sky Private Eye and the Case of the Runaway Biscuit by Jane Clarke
Ballerina Dreams by Michaela DePrince, Elaine DePrince
Swashbuckle Lil and the Jewel Thief by Elli Woollard
The Story of the Dancing Frog by Quentin Blake


7+ readers


Danny Dingle's Fantastic Finds: The Metal-Mobile by Angie Lake
Battle for the Shadow Sword by Adam Blade
The Bolds on Holiday by Julian Clary
The Long Lost Secret Diary of the World's Worst Pirate by Tim Collins

The Accidental Billionaire by Tom McLaughlin
My Evil Twin is a Supervillain by David Solomons
Pirate Mcsnottbeard in the Zombie Terror Rampage by Paul Whitfield
The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner And Other Stories by Terry Pratchett
Timmy Failure: The Book You're Not Supposed to Have by Stephan Pastis
Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death by Chris Riddell
Unicorn in New York: Louie Makes a Splash by Rachel Hamilton
Bad Mermaids by Sibéal Pounder


9+ readers


Aubrey and the Terrible Ladybirds by Horatio Clare
The Beautiful Game by Alan Gibbons
How to Fool Your Parents by Pete Johnson
The Foolish King by Mark Price
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

Creative Writer's Handbook by Katie Daynes, Megan Cullis
Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke

Alex Sparrow and the Really Big Stink by Jennifer Killick
Summer Holiday Stories by Enid Blyton
Running on the Roof of the World by Jess Butterworth
The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett
Super Creepy Camp by Barry Hutchison
The Misfits Club by Kieran Crowley
The City of Secret Rivers by Jacob Sager Weinstein
Wave Me Goodbye by Jacqueline Wilson
The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop by Clare Balding
Blink and You Die by Lauren Child
Good Dog McTavish by Meg Rosoff
I Funny: School of Laughs by James Patterson
The 78-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths


11+ readers


Forever Geek by Holly Smale
Accidental Superstar by Marianne Levy
Welcome to Nowhere by Elizabeth Laird
Dork Diaries: Frenemies Forever by Rachel Renee Russell
Sunny Side Up by Holly Smale
Clover Moon by Jacqueline Wilson
The Ethan I Was Before by Ali Standish
A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett
Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett
I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett
The Evil Within by Catherine MacPhail
One Silver Summer by Rachel Hickman

The Pavee and the Buffer Girl by Siobhan Dowd

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce