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Contemporary Fiction

Action / Adventure
Beastly Boys - An Awfully Beastly Business
Blade, A - Beast Quest series
Broad, M - Jake Cake Adventures
Burchett, J - Wild Rescue series
Feinberg, A - Tashi series
Fine, A - Killer Cat series + others
Hunt, E - Jack Stalwart series
Larry, HI - Zac Power series
Lee, D - Tangshan Tigers series
Lindgren, A - Pippi Longstocking series
Mabbitt, W - Mabel Jones series
Smith, A - Claude series
Worman, C - Secret Life of Jamie B series
Zucker, J - Max Flash series
Real Life / Relationships
Birney, B - World According to Humphrey series
Black, T - Charm Hall series
Clover, P - Sheltie series
Daniels, L - Animal Ark series
King-Smith, D - range of animal stories
McCall Smith, A - Banana Machine + others
Morpurgo, M -  Cool / Kaspar / Little Foxes / Mudpuddle Farm
Nimmo, J - Dog Star / Stone Mouse + others
Nolan, T - Animal Rescue series
Palmer, T - Football Academy series
Sachar, L - Marvin Redpost series
Cheshire, S - Saxby Smart Private Detective series
Cope, A - Spy Dog series
Lawrence, C - PK Pinkerton Mysteries
Riddell, C - Ottoline series
Saunders, K - BeSwitched
Stilton, G - Geronimo Stilton series
Ahlberg, A - Woof / Ten in a Bed + others
Baker, ED - Frog Princess series
Carpenter, H - Mr Majeika series
Chapman, L - My Secret Union series
Cole, S - Astrosaurs series
Cowell, C - How to Train your Dragon series
Di Terlizzi, T - Spiderwick Chronicles
Gardner, S - Magical Children series
Gray, K - Nelly the Monster Sitter series
Jungman, A - Vlad the Drac series
Murphy, J - Worst Witch series
Nimmo, J - Charlie Bone series
Rees, G - Cosmo series
Sage, A - Araminta Spook series
St John, L - White Giraffe series
Webb, H - Rose series
Andreae, G - Luke Lancelot series
Beardsley, M - Sir Gadabout series
Northfield, G - Julius Zebra series
Wood, J - Home Front series
Baddiel, D - Parent Agency series
Clary, J - The Bolds series
Colfer, E -
Legend of Spud Murphy + others
Goscinny, R - Nicholas series
Griffiths, A - 13 Storey Treehouse series
Madden, D - Thanks for Telling Me, Emily
McDonald, M - Judy Moody / Stink series
McLaughlin, T - Accidental Prime Minister
Roberts, D - Dirty Bertie / Angelica Nicely series
Sachar, A
- Wayside School series
Stanton, A - Mr Gum series
Walliams, D - Demon Dentist / Mr Stink + others
Whybrow, I - Sniff series
Wilson, DH - Jeremy James series



Oldies but Goodies

Action / Adventure
Brisley,JL - Milly-Molly-Mandy stories
Green, RL
- Robin Hood
Kipling, R - Jungle Book / Just-so Stories
Lindgren, A - Pippi Longstocking series
Real Life / Relationships
Blyton, E - Naughtiest Girl series / Amelia Jane series
Burnett, FH - Secret Garden / Little Princess
Cleary, B - Ramona series
Edwards, D - My Naughty Little Sister series
Nesbit, E - Railway Children
Porter, EH - Pollyanna
Sewell, A - Black Beauty
Spyri, J - Heidi
Blyton, E - Secret Seven series
Farmer, P - Charlotte Sometime
Barrie, J - Peter Pan
Carroll, L - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Collodi, C - Pinocchio
Grahame, K - Wind in the Willows
Lewis, CS -  Chronicles of Narnia
Baum, F - Wizard of Oz
Nesbit, E - Five Children and It
Travers, M - Mary Poppins
Williams, U - Gobbolino / Little Wooden Horse
Crompton, R - Just William series
Dickens, C
- A Chritmas Carol
Twain, M - Prince and the Pauper
Bond, M - Paddington Bear
Dahl, R - any story
Lofting, H - Dr Dolittle

Updated May 2016


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