Artemis Fowl is a riveting and exciting adventure fantasy series for age 9 +. Artemis Fowl is a twelve-year-old child prodigy with a criminal mastermind, dedicating his life to leading the Fowl criminal empire, which has existed in his family for generations.
Witchfield is a magical adventure story for 8-12 year olds about two friends, Katie and Themba, who take on a strange mystery in a small South African town.
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.
In this parody of the fantasy genre, the hero Dirk Llyod, is really a dark lord trapped in the body of a thirteen-year-old schoolboy. Perfect three-part series for tweens.
When a book has an over abundance of words like ‘giggles, pink, magical, spells, sparkles, rainbow, glittering, mermaids, pixies, unicorns, elves and happily ever after” lots of little girls get very excited.
Manfred is the leader of an audacious gang. He kidnaps brilliant inventors and forces them to create outrageous machines for villainous robberies and piracy on the high seas. Manfred is also a mean bully of a boss and his henchmen have no love for him.
The illustrations grabbed my attention first. Then the title. I love anything to do with Otters. (Like rabbits they are the most endearing animals. Must be the whiskers.) The Otterlys are very happy in their cosy little home in a burrow where mum is cooking fish and the kids play with their sea toys.