9 – 11 Years Old

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase – Joan Aiken

1832 - a period of English History that never happened. Good King James III is on the throne and the ...
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The Witches – Roald Dahl

BEWARE. Real witches dress in ordinary clothes and look like ordinary women. But they are not ordinary. They are always ...
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Truckers – Terry Prachett

Imagine that all around you, hidden from sight, there are thousands of tiny people. They are four inches tall, brave, ...
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Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome

The Walker children – also known as Captain John, Mate Susan, Able-Seaman Titty, and Ship's Boy Roger – set sail ...
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The Story of Tracy Beaker – Jacqueline Wilson

'I'm Tracy Beaker. This is a book all about me. I'd read it if I were you. It's the most ...
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Stig of the Dump – Clive King

Barney is a solitary little boy, given to wandering off by himself. One day he is lying on the edge ...
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Skellig – David Almond

When a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister's illness, Michael's world seems suddenly lonely and uncertain ...
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Private Peaceful – Michael Morpurgo

Heroism or cowardice? A stunning story of the First World War from a master storyteller. Told in the voice of ...
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Once – Morris Gleitzman

Once I escaped from an orphanage to find my Mum and Dad. Once I saved a girl called Zelda from ...
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A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness

Conor has the same dream every night, ever since his mother first fell ill, ever since she started the treatments ...
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Millions – Frank Cottrell Boyce

Two brothers, Damian and Anthony, are unwittingly caught up in a train robbery during Britain's countdown to joining the Euro ...
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Matilda – Roald Dahl

Matilda Wormwood's father thinks she's a little scab. Matilda's mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And Matilda's headmistress Miss Trunchbull? ...
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The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince is a charming and wondrous book which will enchant both children and adults alike. It is a ...
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – C S Lewis

Narnia . . . a land frozen in eternal winter . . . a country waiting to be set free ...
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Journey to the River Sea – Eva Ibbotson

It is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at thirteen, has been sent from England to start a new life with ...
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Holes – Louis Sachar

Stanley Yelnat's family has a history of bad luck going back generations, so he is not too surprised when a ...
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The Hobbit – J R R Tolkien

The Hobbit is a tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A ...
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J K Rowling

"Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, ...
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Goodnight Mr Tom – Michelle Magorian

Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the Second World War. A ...
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Flour Babies – Anne Fine

Flour Babies by Anne Fine, won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award in 1992. When the annual school ...
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Ballet Shoes – Noel Streatfeild

Pauline, was rescued from a shipwreck as a baby. She longs to be an actress. Petrova, is a Russian orphan ...
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The Adventures of Tintin – Hergé

Tintin in the Land of the Soviets Accompanied by his dog Snowy, Tintin leaves Brussels to go undercover in Soviet ...
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Carries War – Nina Bawden

It is the Second World War and Carrie and Nick are evacuated from London to a small town in Wales, ...
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The Borrowers – Mary Norton

The Borrowers live in the secret places of quiet old houses; behind the mantelpiece, inside the harpsichord, under the kitchen ...
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Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer

Twelve-year-old villain, Artemis Fowl, is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. His bold and daring plan is to hold ...
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