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Beware! Only those who are McFearlessly brave may read from the pages of these monstrous memoirs.
For ages 9 years and over
This five-book collection is absolutely perfect for reluctant readers.
Michael Morpurgo is an award-winning and best-loved author and in Out of the Ashes he has created a powerful and moving story that weaves fact with fiction in a compelling way.
Charming and beautifully written, The Little Grey Men is a timeless children's classic loved by generations of children and their parents.
Michelle Harrison's The Thirteen Treasures is a fairy story with a menacing, dark edge and a twisting and absorbing plot.
Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals is an idyllic story set on the Greek island of Corfu. This must-read classic is packed with eccentric characters and a menagerie of exotic animals.
In Deadly Diaries, Steve Backshall whisks the reader off on location with his Deadly 60 team and they're sure to be hooked as he travels to six continents looking for 60 of the world's deadliest animals.
Philippa Pearce has created a children's classic with Tom's Midnight Garden and it's the perfect book for independent readers looking for a novel to fire their imagination.
Shortlisted for Younger Readers Red House Children's Book Award 2013.
Any young readers who love the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will be ecstatic to discover the crazy adventures of hard-done-by teenager Norm.
Great for those looking to improve their language skills, whether young or old, the Spanish Language Learner from DK will help you master the basics with interactive flash cards, a 2000 word dictionary and the excellent listen-and-learn CD.
The author adeptly mixes historical fact and fiction to capture the courage and daring of pilots and soldiers caught up in the Second World War.
With thoughtful, funny and down-to-earth views, Edie Benson's diary brings to life the experiences of a young London child at the start of the Second World War.