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Summer Reading List: 7-9-Year Olds

Explore our summer reading list tailored for 7-9-year-olds, featuring a diverse selection of captivating books. From comedic graphic novels to heart-warming tales, this curated collection is designed to keep young readers engaged during the sunny months. Whether discovering new worlds through chapter books or enjoying literary adventures, these books offer a variety of options to make the summer months enjoyable and enriching for every 7-9-year-old reader. Simply choose some books from this amazing reading list!

Lola and Larch: Fix a Fairy Forest

Written by Sinéad O'Hart Illustrated by Rachel Seago
7-9
Lola can't believe her luck - the rabbit she's rescued is actually a fairy in disguise. Now she has her very own fairy! There's just one problem. Larch, the rebellious fairy she's rescued, is convinced that Lola is her human...But while Larch and Lola discuss the merits of snail slime…
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Lola and Larch Save the Sunshine Spell

Written by Sinéad O'Hart Illustrated by Rachel Seago
7-9
Granny's garden is growing out of control! Larch is sure a bad fairy is behind this agricultural anarchy... Lola can't believe her luck. The rabbit she's rescued in the forest is actually a rebellious fairy in disguise! But Lola's new friend Larch has trouble on her tail... Filled with fun,…
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Dungeon Runners: Hero Trial

Written by Kieran Larwood Illustrated by Joe Todd Stanton
7-9
An action-packed new adventure series from Blue Peter Award-winning author Kieran Larwood and Waterstones Children's Book Prize winner Joe Todd Stanton. Young readers will love discovering the world of the Dungeon Runners! Highly illustrated, humorous and immediately enthralling."Guardian<b> CALLING ALL DUNGEON RUNNERS - There's space for a new team of…
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Kevin the Vampire: A Wild and Wicked Witch

Written by Matt Brown Illustrated by Flavia Sorrentino
7-9
A FANG-tastically funny adventures series, perfect for 7+ readers and fans of Amelia Fang!   "Full of hilarious, highly illustrated mayhem" Guardian   "Loved it. Full of heart, laughs and adventure." Dermot O'Leary   "Fearfully funny, and a book to get your teeth into! You'll be Kevin's biggest fang!" Danny…
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Mermaid Academy: Amber and Flash

Written by Julie Sykes & Linda Chapman Illustrated by Lucy Truman
7-9
Mermazing action-packed underwater adventures for young readers. Beautifully illustrated throughout and with a glittery cover! From the authors and illustrator of the bestselling Unicorn Academy series. Hidden deep beneath the waves is Mermaid Academy, a magical school where mermaids are paired with their very own dolphin and must discover their…
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Lenny Lemmon and the Trail of Crumbs

Written by Ben Davis Illustrated by James Lancett
7-9
The second in a hilarious school-based comedy series for 7+ with black and white illustrations throughout. A modern day Just William, perfect for fans of Wimpy Kid and Pamela Butchart! When an important visitor turns up at school one day, Lenny and his friends are surprised to find themselves sent…
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A Llama Called Lightning

Written by Helen Peters Illustrated by Ellie Snowdon
7-9
The sixteenth in 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…
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