A popular easy-reading series for fans of the Minecraft books – kids love to follow 12-year old Zombie’s diary about his friends and the crazy zombie adventures they have.
The Children of Blood and Bone is a highly celebrated West African inspired fantasy for young adults that mixes dark magic with adventure and deadly danger.
The story of a quirky 11-year-old aspirant journalist who sets out to solve the mystery of missing cakes so she’ll have a story to write and ends up saving the world from death robots.
Who doesn’t love a unicorn? Sophie Johnston: Unicorn Expert loves them so much she ‘owns’ 17 unicorns of her own. Or course there’s a lot of work involved in training them and looking after them but Sophie rises to the challenge with style. But who’s that hiding in plain sight on every page?
Beast Quest is a bestselling fantasy adventure series for 7-11 year olds that boasts over 130 books and millions of fans around the world. In series 1 the story starts in the land of Avantia, where the evil wizard Malvel has cast spells on the great protective beasts of the land, including Ferno the Fire Dragon who watches over Southern Avantia, protecting the water supply for all the people.
Written by Jude Watson (Scholastic) Guest reviewed by Nathalie Hosten, Grade 8, Aka`ula School, Molokai, Hawaii Loot is one of my most favorite books of all time. If you met the main character, March, you would probably think that he’s a normal American teenager. He’s...
Scavenger is a sci-fi series by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell about York, a 14 year old zoid (robot) hunter and killer in a world gone mad. Picture robots and humans facing each other in deadly battle.
A new Ottoline is cause for celebration. In this latest adventure of Ottoline and her hairy side-kick Mr Munroe, Ottoline is throwing a dinner party and she’s invited all sorts of old and new friends.
Just in time for Christmas look out for Elsa the Mistletoe Fairy. Rachel and Kirsty are looking forward to spending Christmas together but then Jack Frost gets up to his usual mischief and steals Elsa the Mistletoe Fairy’s magical objects.
The Rainbow Magic series of books is perfectly aimed to take your beginner reader through to a chapter book reader level. The safely predictable story lines all focus on the friendship between best friends Rachel and Kirsty and their adventures in fairy land and the mean goblin Jack Frost who is always looking to stir up trouble.
The Dragon Slayers Academy is a fantasy adventure series about an unlikely hero called Wiglaf, the soft-hearted, oft-bullied youngest of a large, poor family. Wiglaf does all the work and gets picked on because he won’t kill any living thing. Then he learns how to be a dragon slayer. Filled with humour – this is a perfect beginner chapter-book series for reluctant readers.
Fantastic Beasts brings the wizardly world from England to the streets of New York. When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he plans a brief stopover. He might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts. Now both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds are about to collide and it looks like trouble!