7-9 Years

Summer Stars:

Recommended Reads: 7-9 years

Popular Books

Fast forward (2017) Judi Curtain Wed Wabbit (2017) Lisa Evans
Keepsake (2017) Paula Leyden Óró na Circíní agus Scéalta Eile ón Afraic athinste (2016) Gabriel Rosenstock
 Best Friends    Jacqueline Wilson                                     The Legend of the Worst Boy in the World    Eoin Colfer
 The Diary of a Killer Cat    Anne Fine  The Butterfly Lion    Michael Morpurgo
 Animals don’t have ghosts    Siobhan Parkinson  Beware! Killer Tomatoes    Jeremy Strong
 Highway Robbery    Kate Thompson  Farther    Grahame Baker-Smith
 Snakes’ Elbows    Deirdre Madden  Fierce Milly    Marilyn McLaughlin
 It’s a Book    Lane Smith  Little Red Hood    Marjolaine Leray
 Nature Adventures     Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom  The Scarecrow and his Servant    Philip Pullman
 The evil hairdo    Oisín McGann  Animals in School    Julia Donaldson
 Actual Size    S Jenkins  Create Your Own Superhero Stories    Buster Books
 How-To Handbook    Egmont Books  Lizzy Zipmouth    J Wilson
The Giggler Treatment    Roddy Doyle Rover Saves Christmas    Roddy Doyle
The Meanwhile Adventures    Roddy Doyle Flat Stanley   Jeff Brown
Clarice Bean, That’s Me Lauren Child That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown     Cressida Cowell
The BFG   Roald Dahl The Arrival   Shaun Tan
The Dragonsitter  Josh Lacey Weekends with Max and his Dad  Linda Urban
Lulu and the Brontosaurus     Judith Viorst The Terrible Two   Mac Barnett and Jory John
The Hero’s Guide to Saving your Kingdom  Christopher Healy Wing and Claw   Linda Sue Park
The Zombie Chasers    John Kloepfer and Steve Wolfhard The Croc Ate My Homework    Stephan Pastis
The Story Thieves   James Riley Storybound    Marissa Burt
School of Fear   Gitty Daneshvari The Demon Headmaster     Gillian Cross
Kensuke’s Kingdom      Michael Morpugo The It-Doesn’t Matter Suit by Sylvia Plath
A Boy and a Bear in a Boat    Dave Shelton Special Powers    Mary Hoffman
 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory    Roald Dahl  Little Manfred    Michael Morpurgo
 The Abominables    Eva Ibboston    A Little, Aloud, for Children     Michael Morpurgo
   Do Igloos Have Loos?    Mitchell Symons    The Official Countdown to the London 2012 Games    Simon Hart
   Letters from an Alien Schoolboy    Ros Asquith  One Dog and His Boy    Eva Ibbotson
 The Parade    KP Kojo   See Inside Your Body     Katie Daynes and Colin King
 Big Day Out    Jacqueline Wilson  Laugh Your Socks Off Even More Joke Book    J Strong
 A Mouse Called Wolf   Dick King-Smith  Horse Pie   Dick King-Smith
 George Speaks   Dick King-Smith  How to write really badly    Anne Fine
 The Dreaming Tree    Eithne Massey  Gangsta Granny    David Walliams
 The Little Witch Who Can’t Spell    Marie Burlington    Mr. Stink    David Walliams
 Demon from the Deep End    James Allison  Bill’s New Frock    Anne Fine
 Her Mother’s Face    Roddy Doyle  Doodles Lanhorn and the Quest to Save Inner Earth  Russle Bernstein
 Fantastic Mr. Fox    Roald Dahl  My Brilliant Life and Other Disasters  Catherine Wilkins
 Esio Trot    Roald Dahl  Zombies                R. McGeddon
 Matilda    Roald Dahl  Magicalamity    Kate Saunders
 Captain Pug   Laura James  Dotty Detective      Clara Vulliamy
 The Secret Pirate  Elli Woolard  The Amazing Dinosaur Detectives  Maggie Li
 Tiger Days    Sarah Lean  The Adventures of Alfie Onion   Vivian French
 Dognapped  David J. Robertson  







Series books

Horrid Henry series    Francesca Simon

Dirty Bertie series   Alan Macdonald

Angela Nicely series   Alan Macdonald

Alfie Green series    Joe O’Brien

The Magic Key series     Roderick Hunt

Beast Quest series    Adam Blade

Sea Quest series   Adam Blade

Captain Underpants series    Dav Pilkey

Stink series    Megan McDonald

Judy Moody series    Megan McDonald

Elf Girl and Raven Boy series   Marcus Sedgwick

Adventure Island series   Helen Moss

Kitty and Friends series    Various

Maisie Hitchens series   Holly Webb

Mr. Gum series   Andy Stanton

Magic Molly series   Holly Webb

Triplets series   Holly Webb

Lily series   Holly Webb

Diary of a Wimpy Kid series    Jeff Kinney

My Magical Pony series    Jenny Oldfield

Alice series    Judi Curtin

Penny Dreadful series   Joanna Nadin

Moshi Monsters series    various

Hundred-mile-an-hour dog series   Jeremy Strong

Big Nate series   Lincoln Peirce

Geronimo Stilton series

Indie Kidd series   Karen McCombie

Horrible History series   Terry Deary

Astrosaurs series   Steve Cole

Animal Ark series   Lucy Daniels

Jamie & Angus series   Anne Fine

Time Hunters series   Chris Blake

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home series   various

Oliver Moon series   Sue Mongredien

Tom Gates series   Liz Pichon

Worst Witch series   Jill Murphy

St. Clare’s series   Enid Blyton

Malory Towers series   Enid Blyton

Famous Five series   Enid Blyton

Secret Seven series   Enid Blyton

The Five Find-Outers series   Enid Blyton

Mr. Majeika series   Humphrey Carpenter

My Story (historical events) series   various

Doctor Proctor series   Jo Nesbo

My Naughty Little Sister series   Dorothy Edwards

Milly-Molly-Mandy series   Joyce Lancaster Brisley

Tumtum and Nutmeg series   Emily Bearn

(Magical Woodland series                  Beverley Nichols

Dragon Slayers Academy                   Kate McMullan

Alcatraz Series                                    Brandon Sanderson

Bunnicula Series                                 James Howe

A to Z Mysteries                                  Ron Roy

Deltora Quest                                     Emily Rodda

Clemency Pogue                                 J.T. Petty

Time Warp Tiro                                  Jon Scieszka

Hank the Cowdog                               John R. Erickson

Secrets of Droon                                 Tony Abbot

Encyclopedia Brown                           Donal J Sobol

Bird and Squirrel (Graphic Novel)     James Burks

Minerva Mint                                      Puricelli Guerra

Nick and Tesla                                                Rob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith

Whatever After Series                         Sarah Mlynowski

Ivy and Bean                                       Annie Barrows



Charlotte’s Web    E.B White

The Little Prince     Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Alice in Wonderland
    Lewis Carroll

A little princess    Frances Hodgson Burnett

Beauty and the Beast    Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve

Black Beauty     Anna Sewell

Pinocchio    Carlo Collodi

Robinson Crusoe 
   Daniel Defoe

The Railway Children    E. Nesbit

The Wizard of Oz    L. Frank Baum

What Katy Did  
   Susan Coolidge

The Wind In The Willows 
   Kenneth Grahame

Charlotte’s Web
    E B White

Aesop’s Fables    Aesop

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood 
   Howard Pyle

Pollyanna    Eleanor H. Porter

Grimm’s Fairy Tales    Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

The Three Musketeers    Alexandre Dumas

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe    C.S. Lewis

The family from one end street    Eve Garnett

Carrie’s War   Nina Bawden

The Indian in the Cupboard   Lynne Reid Banks

The Children of Green Knowe   Lucy Boston

Pippi Longstocking   Astrid Lindgren

The Borrowers    Mary Norton

Five Children and It    E. Nesbit

The Silver Sword    Ian Serraillier

War Horse    Michael Morpugo

Paddington Bear    Michael Bond

Little Old Mrs. Pepperpot    Alf Proysen

 Mary Poppins                                                                        P.L. Travers

Through the Looking Glass                                                    Lewis Carrol

The Teddy Robinson Storybook                                              Joan G. Robinson

Adventures of the Little Wooden Horse                                  Ursula Moray Williams

The Jungle Book                                                                     Rudyard Kipling

Heidi                                                                                       Johanna Spyri

Peter Pan                                                                                J.M. Barrie

King Arthur And His Knights Of The Round Table                Roger Lancelyn Green

The Neverending Story                                                           Michael Ende

The Trumpet of the Swan                                                        E.B. White

Stuart Little                                                                             E.B. White

Stig of the Dump                                                                     Clive King

The Cay                                                                                   Theodore Taylor

Carrie’s War                                                                           Nina Baldwin

The Borrowers                                                                        Mary Norton

The Iron Woman                                                                     Ted Hughes

The Iron Man                                                                          Ted Hughes

Wind in the Willows                                                                Kenneth Grahame


Recommended Reads for 7-9 Years compiled by Loretta Kinsella, Waterford City and County Council Library Service