Books for Kids
Recommended Kids Books A-Z
|Have a look at Anthony Browne's Animal Fair [$24.95] - it's the old Nursery Song "I went to the
Animal Fair, the birds and the beasts were there . . . " with spectacular
Anthony Browne is famous as the creator of the character Willy the Wimp, and many others.
Beautiful Picture Books
|Various Faerious [$24.95] You think you've seen faeries - not like these you haven't.
Artist Jacqui Grantford has created this story in verse with the most
beautifully illustrated and believable faeries.
tells a story especially when the illustrator is Lizbeth Zwerger. Her
dreamy watercolours have earned her virtually every recognition an illustrator
can be given including the most prestigious of all, The Hans Christian
The Red Tree won Honour for Shaun
Tan, the Author/Illustrator.
for Lemony Snicket
fans, The Carnivorous Carnival ($19.95)
is the bizarre ninth instalment in this series.
Fans of Elizabeth
Honey will enjoy 45 & 47 Stella Street; What Do You Think Feezal?
and Don't Pat the Wombat! as a three-in-one volume under the title: Elizabeth Honey's Bunch of Books at $19.95 [ - magic price]
the Artic Tern mentioned in the Younger Readers Section is also suitable for teenagers.
The brilliance in writing and sense of history evoked in this verse
novel will be appreciated by this age group.
Book Two of the Legendsong [$29.95] is the parallel world trilogy from Isobelle Carmody. Certainly
it is a big read of 760 pages depicting the world of Keltor; the Song
[harmonising] and Chaos [the dark forces]. Suitable for fantasy fans
of all ages, and a wonderful sequel Darkfall.
HOTTER THAN POTTER:
"Where to" after Harry Potter!!
Spend an hour or two in your local bookshop or library for more suggestions.
|Chronicles of Prydain series||Lloyd Alexander||10 +|
|The worlds of Chrestomanci series||Dianna Wynn Jones||10+|
|Deltora Quest series||Emily Rodda||8-12|
|Wizards of Earthsea series||Ursula Le Guin||11+|
|Series of unfortunate events||Lemony Snickett||9+|
| The weirdstone
Moon of Gomrath
|The Boggart||Susan Cooper||9+|
|Groosham Grange||Anthony Horowitz||10+|
|The secret of platform 13||Eve Ibbotson||9+|
|Which Witch||Eva Ibbotson||11+|
|Dragon Boy||Dick King-Smith||9+|
|Redwall series||Brian Jacques||9+|
|Master of the grove||Victor Kelleher||9+|
|Narnia series||C.S. Lewis||11+|
|His dark materials series||Phillip Pullman||9+|
|The Hobbit||J.R.R. Tolkien||12+|