Recommended Reads: 7-9 years

Secrets of Droon by Tony Abbot

Aesop’s Fables

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Letters from an Alien Schoolboy by Ros Asquith 

The Uncommoners series by Jennifer Bell

Lyttle Lies series by Joe Berger

Doodles Lanhorn and the Quest to Save Inner Earth by Russie Bernstein

The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop          

Paddington Bear by Michael Bond           

Irelandopedia by Fatti and John Burke   

The Little Withc Who Can’t Spell by Marie Burlington      

Storybound by Marissa Burt        

Fast Forward by Judi Curtain      

13 and a Half Incredible Things You Need to Know About Everything        

Her Mother’s Face by Roddy Doyle          

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

Evie’s Magic Bracelet by Jessica Ennis-Hill             

Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson     

Wed Wabbit by Lisa Evans           

Who let the Gods out? Series by Maz Evans         

Marge in Charge by Isla Fisher   

The Grimm series by Adam Gidwitz         

Minerva Mint by Puricelli Guerra              

Awesome Minds:  The Inventors of Lego Toys by Erin Hagar           

Princess Academy series by Shannon Hale            

Special Powers by Mary Hoffman             

The Parade by K.P. Kojo                

The Dragonsitter by Josh Lacey  

Beetle Boy by M.G. Leonard       

Keepsake by Paula Leyden          

The Amazing Dinosaur Detectives by Maggie Li   

Witch School series by Em Lynas and Jamie Littler             

Whatever After by Sarah M. Lynowski    

Angela Nicely series by Alan Macdonald

Top Secret Grandad and Me by David MacPhail  

The Dreaming Tree by Eithne Massey

The Evil Hairdo by Oisín McGann

Fierce Milly by Marilyn McLaughlin

Coder Academy by Sean McManus

Adventure Island series by Helen Moss

Worst Witch series by Jill Murphy

Nine Lives trilogy by E.R. Murray

Penny Dreadful series by Joanna Nadin

Alfie Green series by Joe O’Brien

Wing and Claw by Linda Sue Park             

Animals Don’t Have Ghosts by Siobhan Parkinson

Clemency Pogue series by J.T. Petty

Dognapped by David J. Robertson

Deltora Quest series by Emily Rodda       

Óro na Circíní agus scéalta eile ón Afraic athinste by Gabriel Rosenstock

Magicalamity by Kate Saunders

Elf Girl and Raven Boy series by Marcus Sedgwick

The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier             

Phoebe and Her Unicorn series by Dana Simpson              

Encyclopedia Brown by Donal J. Sobol

Do Igloos Have Loos? By Mitchell Symons

Weekends with Max and his Dad by Linda Urban

Lulu and the brontosaurus by Judith Viorst

Magic Molly series by Holly Webb

My Brilliant Life and Other Disasters by Catherine Wilkins