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Lovereading4kids. Top 3 books by age range, 4 - 11 May 2014

By PeterC on 12th May 2014

Books for Babies and Toddlers

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The Very Noisy House The Very Noisy House Julie Rhodes One of our Books of the Year 2013 - now out in paperback A dog barking, a cat meowing, a baby screaming – all of these are set off in a chain reaction when the little old lady who lives ... Download free opening extract
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Bing: Something for Daddy Bing: Something for Daddy Ted Dewan With short, repetitive texts, bold, bright artwork and appealing characters, Bing offers both parent and child an enjoyable reading experience and a simple, reassuring guiding principle - that, whatever happens, it's just a Bing thing, a normal occurrence, and nothing ... Download free opening extract
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It Wasn't Me It Wasn't Me Oliver Jeffers Mostly the Hueys get along just fine. But occasionally, they do NOT!  When a big fight breaks out everyone says they are not to blame. Strangely, none of them can even remember what they are fighting about! In his simple ... Download free opening extract

Featured Books for 3+ readers

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Sugarlump and the Unicorn Sugarlump and the Unicorn Julia Donaldson May 2014 Book of the Month  Julia Donaldson, former Children’s Laureate and author of The Gruffalo tells a magical tale of a horse whose wishes come true – thanks to the magic of a unicorn. Sugarlump is a rocking horse; ... Download free opening extract
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The Dark The Dark Lemony Snicket Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 - One of our Books of the Year 2013 Possibly destined to be THE TOP PICTURE BOOK of 2013.  Bestselling Lemony Snicket gives an original, delightful and empowering take on the familiar theme of ... Download free opening extract
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Have You Seen My Dragon? Have You Seen My Dragon? Steve Light Enter a fascinating, ornately drawn cityscape and help a boy find his dragon while counting objects from hot dogs to traffic lights. A little boy has lost his pet dragon amongst a huge city, and is travelling all over town ... Download free opening extract

Featured Books for 5+ readers

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Queen Sardine Queen Sardine Kate Willis-Crowly May 2014 Debut of the Month   A brilliantly quirky and humourous story with illustrations throughout.  What's more surprising than finding a cat in your bath...? Finding a talking cat in your bath, particularly when your mum won't let ... Download free opening extract
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Ug-A-Lug Four Cavemen and a Prehistoric Pencil Ug-A-Lug Four Cavemen and a Prehistoric Pencil Jill Lewis May 2014 Book of the Month Award-winning Simon Rickerty illustrates this deliciously dotty story. Four cavemen find a pencil and have absolutely no idea what they should do with it. After some discussion and several false starts, the cavemen come ... Download free opening extract
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The Moonshine Dragon The Moonshine Dragon Cornelia Funke Interest Age 5-8 Reading Age 5+ When a tiny dragon escapes from the pages of the story he has been reading, Patrick can hardly believe his eyes. But when a White Knight on a charger follows, Patrick soon finds himself ... Download free opening extract

Featured Books for 7+ readers

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The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon David Almond With his typical brilliance, award-winning David Almond weaves magic and reality together in this touching and inventive story about how Paul, a lonely boy living in a basement flat in a huge tower block, plans his great adventure. Paul believes ... Download free opening extract
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Aliens Stink! Aliens Stink! Stephen Cole How would you feel if you suddenly came face to face with an alien? Tim is used to being bullied at school for all kinds of reasons but can he stand up to aliens? When Tim is kidnapped and taken ... Download free opening extract
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Life Stinks! Life Stinks! Peter Bently Packed with comical characters, battles, puns and poo, this hilarious new series from Peter Bently, a Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner, will be irresistible to boys and girls aged six to eight years. Knightmare, follows the misadventures of a trainee ... Download free opening extract

Featured Books for 9+ readers

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Haunters Haunters Thomas Taylor The dead and the living exist side by side in this thrilling time-travelling adventure. In David's recurrent dream, Eddie seems real and it seems like he's got something to tell David. That's scary enough but then David gets picked up ... Download free opening extract
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My Brother's Secret My Brother's Secret Dan Smith May 2014 Book of the Month Growing up in Germany at the beginning of the Second World War, Karl Engel imagines the role he might play in fighting for his country. Joining the Hitler Youth movement will be his first ... Download free opening extract
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Brilliant Brilliant Roddy Doyle May 2014 Book of the Month  A profound story about the effect of despair on society is touched with magic and humour by best-selling Roddy Doyle. When a black dog comes out of the clouds and settles itself in Dublin ... Download free opening extract

Featured Books for 11+ readers

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The Glass Bird Girl The Glass Bird Girl Esme Kerr May 2014 Debut of the Month  An engrossing school adventure story packed full of mystery and rich in atmosphere. Orphaned Edie is rescued from a miserable stay with cousins because she can be useful in discovering exactly what is happening ... Download free opening extract
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Rooftoppers Rooftoppers Katherine Rundell Overall Winner and Winner of Fiction for 5-12's category 2014 Waterstones Children's Book Prize Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year 2014 - Best Story Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014 Abandoned as a baby,  Sophie’s determination to find ... Download free opening extract
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Cuckoo Song Cuckoo Song Frances Hardinge May 2014 Book of the Month  Frances Hardinge creates a brilliant sense of menace in this chillingly dark fairy story . Something sinister, beyond just getting wet, happens to Triss when she falls into the Grimmer. Something that causes her to ... Download free opening extract

Featured Books for 14+ readers

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Seven Second Delay Seven Second Delay Tom Easton May 2014 Book of the Month  A story that crackles with tension as Mila tries to outwit her captors whose technology has her in their grip. Living on Isles, a vividly imagined futuristic world, Mila had hoped to find a ... Download free opening extract
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More Than This More Than This Patrick Ness May 2014 Mega Book of the Month  This exceptional new novel from multi-award-winning Patrick Ness will, once again, delight his readers with a superbly written, enthralling and provocative story that raises the most profound questions of adolescence – and answers ... Download free opening extract
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The Everest Files The Everest Files Matt Dickinson May 2014 Book of the Month  A thrilling journey to the dark side of Everest, it follows 18-year-old Ryan Hart, on a gap year adventure working for a charity in Nepal. Dark forces are at play on the lethal slopes ... Download free opening extract

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