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Summer holiday 2018 recommended reads


Summer Reading List


5+ readers

Rose's Dress of Dreams by Katherine Woodfine
Grandpa Bert and the Ghost Snatchers by Malorie Blackman
Splash Day! By Nick Sharratt
Grandad Mandela by Zindzi Mandela, Zazi Mandela
Mr Pegg's Post by Elena Topouzoglou
Ocean Meets Sky by Terry Fan, Eric Fan
Winnie and Wilbur: Seaside Adventures by Valerie Thomas

Older Not Wiser by Sophy Henn
Gaspard The Fox by Zeb Soanes
The Great Telephone Mix-Up by Sally Nicholls
What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday by Julia Donaldson


7+ readers

Junkyard Jack and the Horse That Talked by Adrian Edmondson
Bad Mermaids: On the Rocks by Sibéal Pounder
50 things you should know about Football by Aidan Keir Radnedge
The Twitches Bake a Cake by Hayley Scott
The Funny Life of Pets by James Campbell
Dog Diaries by Steven Butler & James Patterson
The Uncracked Code by Tamara Macfarlane
A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold
The Dragonsitter's Surprise by Josh Lacey


9+ readers

Rose Rivers by Jacqueline Wilson
13-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths
Iguana Boy Saves the World With a Triple Cheese Pizza by James Bishop
Back on Weird Street by Anne Fine
Middle School: From Hero to Zero by James Patterson
Dog Town by Luize Pastore
Only You Can Save Mankind by Terry Pratchett
Race to the Bottom of the Sea by Lindsay Eagar
My Arch-Enemy Is a Brain In a Jar by David Solomons
Sami's Silver Lining (The Lost and Found Book Two) by Cathy Cassidy
The Dog Squad by Andrew Clover
Ella on the Outside by Cath Howe
William Wenton and the Secret Portal by Bobbie Peers
The Sand Dog by Sarah Lean
McTavish Goes Wild by Meg Rosoff
Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi
The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell
The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan
The Wild Folk by Sylvia V. Linsteadt
Judy Moody by Megan McDonald
Beyond the Odyssey by Maz Evans
Laugh Out Loud by James Patterson
Emily Windsnap and the Falls of Forgotten Island by Liz Kessler
Race to Kangaroo Cliff by Alexander Mccall Smith
Wave Me Goodbye by Jacqueline Wilson


11+ readers

The Storm Keeper's Island by Catherine Doyle
Undercover Princess by Connie Glynn
Johnny and the Dead by Terry Pratchett
Girls Can Vlog: Festival Frenzy by Emma Moss
Midnight by Derek Landy
A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge
A Good Day for Climbing Trees by Jaco Jacobs
Truly, Wildly, Deeply by Jenny McLachlan
The Goose Road by Rowena House
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan