The Ultimate Book Guide
Written by Daniel Hahn, Leonie Flynn and Susan Reuben
Part of the Ultimate Book Guides Series
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A real treasure trove for 8-12 year olds and their parents. Brilliant reads chosen by dozens of well known writers make up this excellent reference tool that was voted the ‘best book with facts by Blue Peter back in 2004. There’s adventure, fantasy, mystery, stories about families and friendships, animal stories and all listed by title by A-Z. Here at Lovereading we feel this guide alongside its sister guides The Ultimate First Book Guide and The Ultimate Teen Book Guide complement what we are doing both on Lovereading and Lovereading4kids – that of instilling a love of books from an early age. Of course, in addition Lovereading and Lovereading4kids are also able to whet your appetite via extracts of our ‘featured’ titles as a consequence of being on the web. So, you can always go online and see if we at Lovereading have featured the title you are interested in and read the extract. It’s likely that many of your favourite authors (see a selection of the contributors below) have recommended over 700 books, so prepare to be inspired by this guide. Whatever your taste there's something for everyone.
The Ultimate Book Guide by Daniel Hahn, Leonie Flynn and Susan Reuben
The Ultimate Book Guide is the only reference needed - a fully up-to-date guide to the best children's books around - from classics to newly released titles. The funny, friendly and frank recommendations have been personally written for children by many of their favourite and best-known authors including Anthony Horowitz, Jacqueline Wilson, David Almond, Celia Rees, Darren Shan and Dick King-Smith. Each entry is cross-referenced to other books that readers are bound to enjoy.
Plus, there are features on the most popular subjects around, including fantasy, animal stories, school stories and adventure. The Ultimate Book Guide includes book covers of many featured titles.
‘A literary treasure trove’ Sunday Telegraph
‘A browser’s delight’ TES
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