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8y, 3w agoPosted 8 years, 3 weeks ago
My daughter's working her way throught the Harry Potter books, she started reading them in the Summer and is now just beginning the Deathly Hallows, (she's nearly 10 btw). She's really enjoyed reading these books and I don't want her intrest in reading to stop once she's finished them.With her birthday and Xmas coming up I want to get her some new books but I just don't know where to start, can anyone recommend some, maybe similair to HP but not necessary.
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8y, 3w agoPosted 8 years, 3 weeks ago
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banned 1 Like #1
Hobbit, LOTR...


How about the Star Wars books?
1 Like #2
Lemony Snickett
#3
Lion, Witch and The Wardrobe sets are pretty cheap

Chronicles are £6.99 for all 7 from the Book People
1 Like #4
how about the other j k rowling book beadle the bear or something its called ,

the hobbit is a good book and the lord of the ring ones

i also fine jaquline wilson ? is a good other - i love her books

goosebumps are another good one.

other than that i afraid i cant help anymore , may be worth registering at local libary then if she doesnt like them you can take em back.
1 Like #5
charlie bone books [like harry potter]
banned#6
Hitchhikers Guide?
1 Like #7
i liked books by sue townsend when I was younger, they were pretty funny. Adrian mole and number 10 etc.
Also what about the philip pullman ones like northern lights (The Golden Compass was the film version).
1 Like #9
my daughters been reading robert muchamore books since she was 9/10 - she cant wait for his new releases - usualy every 6 months

http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/m/robert-muchamore/
#10
Alex Rider stuff isn't just for boys but my nephews loved them
#11
have a look at the book people if you havent already? loads of the above there on offer.
#12
gamesrus
how about the other j k rowling book beadle the bear or something its called ,

the hobbit is a good book and the lord of the ring ones

i also fine jaquline wilson ? is a good other - i love her books

goosebumps are another good one.

other than that i afraid i cant help anymore , may be worth registering at local libary then if she doesnt like them you can take em back.


Jaquline wilson are great books my daughter read all of them:thumbsup:
banned#13
gamesrus;3422212
how about the other j k rowling book beadle the bear or something its called ,


http://www.play.com/Books/Books/4-/6170231/The-Tales-of-Beedle-the-Bard/Product.html
1 Like #14
The Garth Nix series, beginning with Mister Monday, similar in a way to Harry Potter
#15
Michael Morpugo is very good.
#16
if you had a word with her teacher - he/she should give you good ideas to take her forward - my girl tended to outgrow what was available in school and her teacher bought extras for library

daughters favourite site
http://www.play.com/Books/Books/3-/4437/2-/Promo.html?dpr=4437
#17
Adam Blade also writes a series of fantasy books about wizards and dragons which are fantastic, have read a few myself. Waterstones have them on sale just in time for Xmas
#18
Does she like dogs?

Does she like knitting?

Well then she is in for treat with this...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Knitting-Dog-Hair-Better-Sweater/dp/0312152906/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1226327698&sr=8-1
#19
choc1969
Alex Rider stuff isn't just for boys but my nephews loved them


was gonna post this, my son loved them :-D
#20
MCH1;3422344
Does she like dogs?

Does she like knitting?

Well then she is in for treat with this...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Knitting-Dog-Hair-Better-Sweater/dp/0312152906/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1226327698&sr=8-1


OMG that made me heave :o
#21
Jacqueline Wilson books would be my suggestion, also...

The Exiles
The Exiles at Home
The Exiles in Love

by Hilary McKay.
#22
the alex rider books are awesome and whole set is real cheap from the book people
#23
starsparkle2311;3422411
I was thinking of getting this one click me


Don't know this author but let me know what your daughter thinks :)
#24
shadow mancer series meant to be very like harry potter style
1 Like #25
My twin nephew and neice are 11 and they discovered reading from happy potter too. so straight rom the horses mouthes i have some reccomendations...

what about the philip pullman northern lights set

Eoin Colfer's Artemis fowl series

Angie Sages Septimus Heap series

All are along similar lines to HP as with magic and wizardry or hidden worlds. Both of them rave about these books so I hope their recomendations help!

sal x
#26
I agree regarding the Artemis Fowl series.. i read a few of them when i was younger and they were really good
#27
Maybe "His Dark Materials"?
#28
my girlfriend also suggests the old kingdom trilogy by garth nix (sabriel, lirael and abhorsen) and the alice stories by lewis carrol....
#29
Read first to determine suitablitity but I am a big kid and never thought anything would come close to harry potter. That was until I found Philip Pullman's Dark Materials Series (recent film Golden Compass = Northern Lights) utterly fantastic!!
1 Like #30
very late here so don't know if you'll see this message but...
my daughter has enjoyed the Charlie Bone series and these... Lauren St John
Also Lemony Snickets Unfortunate Series of Events and Ballet Shoes

oh and the Ingo series and Inkheart trilogy... !

hth!
#31
The Cherub Series would be good for that age group :

http://www.cherubcampus.com/books.htm
#32
Nememene
The Cherub Series would be good for that age group :

http://www.cherubcampus.com/books.htm


oo-er! they look a bit scary for 9 - 10 year olds! lol!
(overprotective mum here!!)
#33
elsie
oo-er! they look a bit scary for 9 - 10 year olds! lol!
(overprotective mum here!!)


hmm perhaps, was just thinking they might like the idea of secret agent kids - my younger brothers certainly enjoyed the books
#34
starsparkle2311
Thanks again everyone, I got her a Charlie Bone book for her birthday which she's reading just now, she seems interested in the inkheart books now tho' cheers:thumbsup:


my DD is completely absorbed by Inkheart this week!

but
:shock:
<----- where did Simon Pegg go!?!

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