Saturday, 11 August 2012

Top 5 All-time Book Series for Children and Young Adults

The Worst Witch - Jill Murphy
A series of books about the adventures of trainee witch Mildred Hubble at Miss Cackle's Academy. Great for all those obsessed with everything witchcraft and wizardry.
Reading age: 7-9 years

Sherlock Holmes - Conan Doyle
A series of short stories, first published in 1892, telling the mysteries discovered and solved by Sherlock Holmes in the words of his faithful friend Dr Watson.
Reading age: 13+ years

Harry Potter - J.K. Rowling
World-renowned 7-part book and film series charting wizard Harry Potter's and friends progress through Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and his battle with The Dark Lord. Can be read on many levels and great for children and adults alike.
Reading age: 11+ years

Thursday Next - Jasper Fforde
Literary crime detective Thursday Next's adventures in BookWorld among fictional literature-related crimes. Great fantasy fiction and intelligent plots.
Reading age: 13+ years

The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkein
Bilbo Baggins out-of-the-ordinary adventures as told in Tolkein's classic trilogy of 1937. Like Potter, can also be read on different levels by children and adults.
Reading age: 11+ years

Carpe diem xx

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