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Episode 5: Great Books for Children Aged 7-9 Years

A chat about some of our favourite books for children, around the ages of 7-9 years

In this episode, Dan Northover from UWE Bristol and Melissa Thom explore some of the best books for children aged between around 7-9 years old, and look at some of the popular themes that bring readers back to them again and again.

We also talk to Year 6 Teacher, Bewick Abel Thompson, and bestselling author, Gill Lewis.

The Little Rebel Children's Book Award

S.F. Said - Animal Tales at the British Library

Varjak Paw by SF Said, illustrated by Dave McKean: manuscript drafts and printed book

Dave Pigeon - Swapna Haddow

Rabbit’s Bad Habits: Book 1 (Rabbit and Bear) by Julian Gough & Jim Field

Captain Pug (The Adventures of Pug) The Dog Who Sailed the Seas by Laura James & Églantine Ceulemans

Fabio The World’s Greatest Flamingo Detective: The Case of the Missing Hippo by Laura James and Emily Fox

Mr Penguin And The Lost Treasure by Alex T Smith: Book 1

Mr Penguin And The Fortress Of Secrets: Book 2

Mr Penguin And The Catastrophic Cruise: Book 3

The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Day Pilkey

Accidental Trouble Magnet: Book 1 (Planet Omar) by Zanib Mian

Arthur and the Golden Rope (Brownstone’s Mythical Collection)

Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx (Brownstone’s Mythical Collection)

Kai and the Monkey King (Brownstone’s Mythical Collection)

Knights and Bikes (Knights & Bikes 1) by Gabrielle Kent and Rex Crowle

The Rebel Bicycle Club (KNIGHTS AND BIKES) (Knights & Bikes 2) by Gabrielle Kent and Rex Crowle

Wheels of Legend (Knights & Bikes 3) by Gabrielle Kent and Rex Crowle

The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club by Alex Bell and Scott Brown

Explorers on Black Ice Bridge (The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club)

Explorers on Witch Mountain (The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club)

Me and Mr P by Maria Farrer and Daniel Reily

Mr Skip by Michael Morpurgo

The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo

Wolf Brother (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness) by Michelle Paver

The Eye of the Wolf by Daniel Penac

The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone

Varmints by Helen Ward and Marc Craste

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia) by C.S. Lewis

Horse and His Boy (The Chronicles of Narnia) by C.S. Lewis

Willow Wildthing and the Swamp Monster by Gill Lewis

Puppy Academy Series by Gill Lewis

Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis

White Dolphin by Gill Lewis

Spellbound Booklist Ep 5: Great Books for Children Aged 7-9 Years PDF


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