Top 10 books for children
Favourite children’s authors including Jacqueline Wilson and Jeff Kinney, plus celebrities David Baddiel and Russell Brand, feature in this week’s chart supplied by Morecambe Library.
1 Trickster Tales: The Pied Piper of Hamelin – Russell Brand
A classic children’s story retold with Russell Brand’s humour and fantastically illustrated by the wonderful Chris Riddell. (To win a copy of this book see below).
2 Awful Auntie –David Walliams
Stella Saxby has inherited Saxby Hall . The only problem is that someone else wants it – her Auntie and her giant pet owl. Luckily Stella has some ghostly help to make sure her Auntie doesn’t get her way.
3 Christmas Cracker – Jacqueline Wilson
A collection of Christmas stories including ‘Starring Tracy Beaker’ alongside Christmas facts and recipes. Also, look out for a special letter from Jacqueline Wilson.
4 The Parent Agency – David Baddiel
Barry wished for better parents – his were always tired and boring. But when Barry gets his wish he finds out things aren’t what he expected.
5 The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
With the final film in Peter Jackson’s trilogy showing on the big screen, this classic story of Bilbo Baggins’ adventures in Middle Earth is back in high demand.
6 Girl Online – Zoe Sugg (Zoella)
Youtube star Zoella tells the story of an online blogger whose life is falling apart until she is taken to New York where she falls for Noah.
7 The Long Haul – Jeff Kinney
In the ninth volume of the popular ‘Diary of A Wimpy Kid’ series, Greg Heffley and his family go on a road trip.
8 The Sleeper And The Spindle – Neil Gaiman
Chris Riddell illustrates Neil Gaiman’s fairytale mash up of Sleeping Beauty and Snow White.
9 Love From Paddington – Michael Bond
A collection of letters from Paddington Bear to his Aunt Lucy in Peru.
10 Magic Animal Friends: Poppy Muddlepup’s Daring Rescue – Daisy Meadows
Daisy Meadows is back with a new series of stories. This bumper special has the mean witch Grizelda putting a spell on Poppy’s twin brother.
*All these books are available at your local Lancashire library or visit http://bit.ly/allourbooks or http://capitadiscovery.co.uk/lancashire/ to reserve a copy.