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More Amazing Book Series for Kids Age 8-10

Get ready for a curated list of must-read book series for kids aged 8-10! We’ve handpicked a diverse selection that spans from mystery and adventure to epic quests, ensuring there’s something for every young reader. Join us as we delve into these engaging narratives that strike the ideal balance between entertainment and cultivating a passion for reading. Explore new worlds and embark on thrilling journeys with our top picks for the 8-10 age group!

The Secret Rescuers: The Storm Dragon

Written by Paula Harrison Illustrated by Sophy Williams
A brilliant series for 7+ readers full of adventure, magic and friendship from Paula Harrison, author of the Rescue Princesses and Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue series.

Beautifully illustrated throughout by Sophy Williams, this is the perfect book for young readers who love magic and animals! Don’t miss the other titles in this series: The Sky Unicorn, The Sea Pony, The Baby Firebird and more!

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The Rescue Princesses: The Amber Necklace

Written by Paula Harrison Illustrated by Sharon Tancredi

Friendship, animals and secret royal adventures! With over one million Rescue Princesses titles sold, this action-packed series is the perfect combination of good friends, beautiful dresses, ninja moves and baby animals!

Each story features an exotic location and a thrilling rescue mission. From the Crystal Mountain of Onica to Emily’s first Grand Ball, the princesses must spring into action to protect animals in danger!

From Paula Harrison, author of the Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue series, this fabulous series of books has short chapters and beautifully illustrated throughout. The Rescue Princesses series is perfect for readers aged 7 and up, and you can find related activity sheets on the Nosy Crow website.

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My Brother Is a Superhero

Written by David Solomons

Luke is a comic-mad eleven-year old who shares a treehouse with his geeky older brother, Zack. Luke’ s only mistake is to go for a wee right at the wrong time. While he’s gone, an alien gives his undeserving, never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother superpowers and then tells him to save the universe. Luke is massively annoyed about this, but when Zack is kidnapped by his arch-nemesis, Luke and his friends have only five days to find him and save the world…

Books don’t come much funnier than these! Packed with heart and soul, this series is perfect for fans of David Baddiel and David Walliams. Find other titles in the seriesMy Cousin Is a Time TravellerMy Arch-Enemy Is a Brain In a JarMy Evil Twin Is a Supervillain and My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord.

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Olivia’s First Term

Written by Lyn Gardner

Olivia isn’t happy that she’s been sent to stage school, but in the course of a turbulent first term, Olivia finds out much more than she bargained for about the theatre, about friendship, about enemies, about her family and about herself. Follow the adventures of Olivia in this series of books!

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Princess of Pets: The Cuddly Seal

Written by Paula Harrison Illustrated by Olivia Chin Mueller

Ruby Palace is no place for pets! But Princess Bea won’t let royal rules stop her from helping animals in need…

From Paula Harrison, author of the Rescue Princesses and Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue series. With a shiny foil cover and beautifully illustrated throughout by Olivia Chin Mueller, this series is the perfect book for animal-mad young readers aged 7 and up.

Related activity sheets are available! Check out Princess Bea’s other adventures: The Lost Puppy, The Lonely Pony, The Snowy Reindeer and more!

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Red Moon Rising

Written by Paula Harrison

Laney thinks the summer’s going to be boring but how wrong she is! From the moment she sees a blood-red moon, things take a turn for the magical. For Laney is a faerie, a member of the Mist Tribe, and things are about to get exciting, and mysterious, and dangerous. Laney and her faerie friends must stop an evil Shadow Faerie finding the magical objects he needs to become all-powerful. Each book deals with the quest for a different object.

The first in this enchanting and mysterious faerie adventure series from Paula Harrison.

Also in the series: Dark Tree Shining Pale Peak Burning

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A Kitten Called Holly

Written by Helen Peters Illustrated by Ellie Snowdon

A fantastic series of animal stories for younger readers by Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-shortlisted author Helen Peters, with beautiful black-and-white illustrations by Ellie Snowdon.

Jasmine’s dad is a farmer, and her mum is a large-animal vet, so Jasmine spends a lot of time caring for animals and keeping them out of trouble. Unfortunately, this often means she gets into hot water herself…

Brilliant storytelling that will make you laugh and cry, this is Dick King-Smith for a new generation. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Check out Jasmine’s other adventures: A Piglet Called Truffle, A Duckling Called Button A Sheepdog Called Sky and many more in the Jasmine Green series!

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The Dragon In The Library

Written by Louie Stowell Illustrated by Davide Ortu

The first book in a fantastically exciting, brilliantly funny, magical new series! From the bestselling author of the Loki series.

Save the library, save the world!

Kit can’t STAND reading.

She’d MUCH rather be outside, playing games and getting muddy, than stuck inside with a book. But when she’s dragged along to the library one day by her two best friends, she makes an incredible discovery – and soon it’s up to Kit and her friends to save the library … and the world.

Also in the series: The Monster in the Lake and  The Wizard in the Wood.


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Sunshine Stables: Amina and the Amazing Pony

Written by Olivia Tuffin Illustrated by Jo Goodberry

At Sunshine Stables, dreams become adventures! Young pony fans will love this fantastic pony club series from Olivia Tuffin.

Packed with adventure and full of heart, Olivia’s huge knowledge and passion for ponies shines on every page. Beautifully illustrated throughout by Jo Goodberry, this is a perfect pony story for readers aged 7+.

Don’t miss the other Sunshine Stables stories including Sunshine Stables: Poppy and the Perfect PonySunshine Stables: Sophie and the Spooky Pony and Sunshine Stables: Gracie and the Grumpy Pony.

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Storm Witch

Written by Ellen Renner

Child of Air, Water, Earth or Fire: now that she is thirteen Storm must undertake The Choosing and be claimed by one of the Elementals, which will determine her whole life’s work. But for Storm, daughter of a father murdered by Water and a warrior mother claimed by Earth, there will be no easy destiny.

A powerful new fantasy series from Ellen Renner, prize-winning author of Tribute and Castle of Shadows. Check out the other titles in this series: The Drowned Ones and Under Earth.

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Rose Campion and the Stolen Secret

Written by Lyn Gardner

Rose was left by her mother at the door of Campion’s Palace of Variety and Wonders as a baby. It is her home, and she loves it, but she never stops wondering who she really is. When murder threatens to destroy the music hall, Rose will need all her performance skills to crack the crime and delve into a murky past of blackmail, subterfuge and abduction…

This series follows the adventures of Rose, the feisty crime-solving heroine, and includes the titles: Rose Campion and the Curse of the Doomstone and Rose Campion and the Christmas Mystery.

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Snow Sisters: The Silver Secret

Written by Astrid Foss Illustrated by Monique Dong

The first in the Snow Sisters series. In their first adventure, the girls sneak away from their castle for a night-time quest through the frozen forest. Can they find the pink Everchanging Light before the Shadow Witch snatches it for herself?

Beautifully illustrated throughout by Monique Dong, this magical action-adventure with real heart is perfect for fans of Frozen. The Snow Sisters series will have 7+ readers hooked till the final page.

Check out all the Snow Sisters’ adventures! The Crystal Rose, The Frozen Rainbow and The Enchanted Waterfall.

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Spectre Collectors: Too Ghoul For School

Written by Barry Hutchison Illustrated by Rob Biddulph

For readers who like their funny stories to be just a little bit spooky too…

Denzel is having no luck with his maths homework. First, it’s too difficult, then there’s a terrifying mess of smoky black tendrils that wants to kill him, then two teenagers explode through his window holding guns and throwing magic. They are the Spectre Collectors, and spooky is their speciality. Realising that Denzel has a special gift, they sweep him off to their headquarters for training. Tested with awesome weapons and ancient magic, Denzel realises just how little he knows. But there’s a serious problem on its way from the Spectral Realm, so Denzel has a lot to learn. FAST.

Look out for other titles in the Spectre Collectors series: Spectre Collectors: A New York Nightmare! and Spectre Collectors: Rise of the Ghostfather!

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Sticky Pines: The Bigwoof Conspiracy

Written by Dashe Roberts

A funny, fast-paced series aimed at aspiring “Stranger Things” fans. – Bookseller

When twelve-year-old, UFO-obsessed, Lucy Sladan sneaks out in the middle of a thunderstorm to investigate the unexplained disappearances in her hometown of Sticky Pines, she finds more than she bargained for: a huge hairy creature, a thirteen-year-old stranger named Milo Fisher and a deep-rooted secret. Together, Lucy and Milo become entwined in a mystery that threatens to engulf the whole town of Sticky Pines and its weird and wonderful residents.

Sticky Pines: The Bigwoof Conspiracy is the debut novel for children by the talented Dashe Roberts, with others in the series being: Sticky Pines: The Valley of the Strange and Sticky Pines: The Thing At Black Hole Lake.

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