The Best Mischief and Mayhem

The Twits by Roald Dahl; Diary Of A Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney; The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog by Jeremy Strong; The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend.

The Best Weepies

Watership Down by Richard Adams; The Truth About Leo by David Yelland; Two Weeks With The Queen by Morris Gleitzman; Charlotte’s Web by EB White.

The Best To Cuddle Up With

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle; The Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis and Gwen Millward; Peepo! by Janet and Allan Ahlberg; Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy by Lynley Dodd

The Best Blood And Guts

The Enemy by Charlie Higson; Dracula by Bram Stoker; Being by Kevin Brooks; The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The Best Swashbucklers and Derring-Do

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson; Captain Flinn And The Pirate Dinosaurs by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto; Young Samurai: The Way Of The Warrior by Chris Bradford; Robin Hood by Roger Lancelyn Green.

The Best Heroes

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer; Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan; Young Bond – SilverFin by Charlie Higson; The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.

The Best Characters

Charlie And Lola – Excuse Me But That Is My Book by Lauren Child; Meg And Mog by Helen Nicoll and Jan Pienkowski; Angelina Ballerina by Katharine Holabird and Helen Craig; Fungus The Bogeyman by Raymond Briggs.

The Best Sugar and Spice

Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories by Joyce Lankester Brisley; The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy; The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams; The Princess And The Pea by Lauren Child and Polly Borland.

The Best Friends and Family

Dizzy by Cathy Cassidy; The Borrowers by Mary Norton; Little Women by Louisa May Alcott; The Family From One End Street by Eve Garnett; Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild.

The BFG by Roald Dahl; Matilda by Roald Dahl; Charlie And The Chocolate-Factory by Roald Dahl; Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl.

The Best Animals

Spy Dog by Andrew Cope; The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith; My Family And Other Animals by Gerald Durrell; Lionboy by Zizou Corder.

The Best War and Conflict

The Diary Of A Young Girl by Anne Frank; Once by Morris Gleitzman; Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian; Carrie’s War by Nina Bawden.

Stig Of The Dump by Clive King; Anne Of Green Gables by L M Montgomery; Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson: How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff; Junk by Melvin Burgess.

The Best Fantasy and Adventure

TimeRiders by Alex Scarrow; Dot Robot by Jason Bradbury; Journey To The Centre Of The Earth by Jules Verne; A Wizard Of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin.

Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll; Five Children and It by E Nesbitt; The Wizard Of Oz by L Frank Baum; Peter Pan by JM Barrie.

The Best Rhymes and Verse

Please Mrs Butler by Allan Ahlberg; Michael Rosen’s A-Z – The Best Children’s Poetry From Agard To Zephaniah; Talking Turkeys by Benjamin Zephaniah; Bad Bad Cats by Roger McGough.

The Best Alternatives to Twilight

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl; Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead; The Luxe by Anna Godbersen; Along For the Ride by Sarah Dessen.

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