Children's Fiction

Sci Fi for Kids

  • AWI2 11 years +
    11 years +
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    With her book A Wrinkle in Time, gifted children's author Madeleine L'Engle has created an absorbing science fiction novel that revolves around the likeable, misfit characters of Meg and her brother, Charles.

    Criticised by her teachers for doing badly at school and worried about her missing father, Meg is struggling with how wrong her life is when events take a mysterious turn. Together with Charles and her friend Calvin, she stumbles upon a gap in time through which the children embark on an amazing and dangerous adventure.

    A gripping read for any young adult fiction fan aged 11+ who have ever felt like the odd one out!
  • IRO2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Written by Ted Hughes and heralded as a classic of children's literature (and also the inspiration behind a brilliant animated film), The Iron Man is a book that will make children laugh, cry and think about the world around them.

    Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction caused by the Iron Man so decides to set a trap for him - but whatever the population does, he can't be kept down.

    When a terrible monster from outer space threatens the entire planet, it's the Iron Man who is determined to find a way to solve the world.
  • Zac Power Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781760500580 - H.I. Larry
    ZCPW 7 years +
    7 years +
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    With titles including Fossil Fury, Volcanic Panic and Swamp Race, your children will absolutely love joining Zac Power on his incredible adventures in this 10-book collection.

    Shrouded in so much mystery that his identity remains a mystery even to his publisher, author H.I. Larry's series is based on the real-life experiences of a 12-year-old spy and is full of rip-roaring action and shocking surprises. Zac is an awesome hero who comes up against very bad baddies.

    These thrilling tales are perfect for those children who are yet to fall in love with reading and are presented with easy-to-read text, word art and plenty of illustrations. We highly recommend them for fans of Secret Agent Jack Stalwart.
  • DJK2 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Stevenson's classic story of split personalities lurking beneath the prim and proper morals of Victorian society. Now available in an accessible format for all readers.
  • AJG2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Moving is hard for anyone, but Starr is learning that moving to outer space is a whole new challenge - especially when you float in microgravity! Her family is to lead the first group of space tourists to the Moon. Starr is nervous, but when her brother tells her girls aren't tough enough to go to the Moon, she's determined to prove him wrong.
  • QPO2 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A hugely popular show on CBeebies, Q Pootle 5: The Great Space Race is a thrilling extraterrestrial adventure for little readers aged 3 and over!

    Everyone on planet Okidoki is excited about the Space Race. Oopsy is desperate to win, but she forgets to fix her booster... When disaster strikes, Pootle stops to help - have they both lost their chance at a glorious victory?

    Written and illustrated by the talented author Nick Butterworth, this is a gentle tale with a warming message that children will love.
  • AUJ2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    All fans of Julia Donaldson's should read the enchanting tale of The Dinosaur's Diary. Surviving and finding a safe place to lay her eggs is difficult for Hypsilophodon with dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex around. When she falls into a mysterious pool and finds herself on a modern farm there are still problems. Finally she finds a safe place to hatch her babies, but how can she keep thirteen baby dinosaurs safe and secret? When the farmer catches one - Hector - and plans to take him to the vet, it's up to Hypsilophodon and her fiesty daughter, Henrietta, to get him back. After a daring rescue, Hypsilophodon takes all her youngsters back through the mysterious pool to her own world. ***A perfect read-aloud book for children age 7+*** ***Julia Donaldson is one of today's most loved children's book authors*** Julia Donaldson has a fast-growing reputation as a children's writer. She won the Smarties Prize and the Blue Peter Award for The Gruffalo, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Since then, Julie and Axel have collaborated on a number of highly successful and award-winning picture books, including The Gruffalo's Child and Room on the Broom. Julia lives in Glasgow. 'Donaldson's flair for a good story extends way up the age-scale' The Times 'canters along, full of fun and energy' The Scotsman Visit www.juliadonaldson.co.uk for
  • EFN2 8 years +
    Guy Bass
    8 years +
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    Guy Bass, the author of My Brother is a Superhero and Astrosaurs, kicks off another laugh-out-loud series with Spynosaur!

    Spynosaur was created by top spy-entists when they insered the mind of a secret agent inside the body of a dinosaur. Together with daughter Amber, Spynosaur protects the world from evil.

    Department 6 learns all-round bad guy Ergo Ego has made a super-secret weapon known as the McGuffin and puts Spynosaur on the case to rattle Ego's bones. Will he succeed without blowing everything up?

    This roar-some chapter book is packed with prehistoric fun.
  • AVG2 10 years +
    10 years +
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    Johnny Maxwell is just an ordinary boy - not smart, popular or rich. But he does love video games. And as his parents argue themselves out of a marriage, Johnny plays at becoming humanity's' last hope, shooting invading aliens out of a pixelated sky. Then comes a message from the last remaining alien spaceship: We Wish to Talk. And suddenly Johnny is thrust into the very real world of the video game, and comes face to face with an alien race that needs his help. Only Johnny can save them. And this isn't a game any more . . . The first book in the Johnny Maxwell trilogy.
  • EJT2 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Find out everything you need to know about the coolest weapon in the Star Wars galaxy. DK Reader Star Wars Lightsaber Battles takes a closer look at the mighty lightsaber. Find out about the mysterious Force that powers them, meet the Jedi and Sith who wield them and discover the tactics needed to win in a deadly lightsaber duel. Featuring amazing lightsaber clashes from across the entire movie saga as well as the popular animated TV series Star Wars Rebels. Part of DK's four-level reading scheme, the book is created in consultation with literacy experts and designed to help children learn to read - and to love reading. (c) & TM 2018 Lucasfilm Ltd.
  • APQ2 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Bruce Wayne is attending a charity ball when he notices something very strange: all the waiters are twins. Shortly after this discovery, Two-Face gatecrashes the party - and he has plans to rob every bank in Gotham City.

    This book features an action-packed plot and famous characters from the DC Comics back-catalogue. It's a fun and engaging read for younger superhero fans.
  • AJY2 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Booster Gold keeps beating Superman in stopping villains achieving their evil plans. But Superman has some reservations. Is he really as good as he's making out?

    This exciting story features familiar characters and an action-packed plot for young superhero fans to delve into.
  • AMQ2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    The Riddler has escaped from Arkham Asylum and stolen a museum. Not just the artefacts, the whole thing itself!

    Will Batman and Robin be able to solve his riddles and spoil his plans before he uses the fully functional battleship to blow up Wayne Manor and Gotham City?

    Featuring familiar superheroes and an action-filled plot, this is an exciting and engaging book for younger readers.
  • ACJ2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Black Mask has gatecrashed Bruce Wayne's charity masquerade ball. Will he have to call on his Batman alter-ego to save the day?

    As False Face Society members rob guests, steal donations and even kidnap Commissioner Gordon, the Dark Knight has no choice but to resolve matters on his own term.

    Featuring popular characters from the DC Comics stable, this Batman book is packed with page-turning action and adventure.
  • AKK2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Clark Kent is having a very bad day. But so is the rest of Metropolis. Evil imp Mister Mxyzpltlk is on the loose causing magical mayhem around every corner. Can Clark's alter-ego Superman save the day?

    With familiar characters and an action-packed story, this is an engaging book for any younger superhero fan.
  • AFJ2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    The Flash is outnumbered by three adversaries - including Captain Cold - in this speedy read starring DC Comics favourites.

    Barry Allen - aka The Flash - thinks back to his time growing up alone and uses these experiences to help fend off the bad guys in this situation. Superhero fans and reluctant readers will both enjoy this action-packed story that shows the importance of being brave.
  • AQE2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Wonder Woman heads to another dimension to battle against Circe the sorceress. But when she thinks back to when she first left her homeland, she remembers just how important courage is.

    This superhero story is packed with action and also will teach children all about the concept of being brave. It's perfect for newly independent readers.
  • AOQ2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Lex Luthor has made a dramatic return and he's been threatening Clark Kent and his fellow Daily Planet workers. Clark deals with this harassment by thinking back to how he used to stand up to bullies when he was younger.

    Featuring Superman and other DC Comics favourites, this book is action packed and contains morals that children can learn from.
  • EKH2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    DC Comics Wonder Woman: Warrior for Justice! is part of DK's four-level reading scheme and follows the exciting adventures of DC's Wonder Woman. Packed with colourful comic book images and engaging facts that will capture kids' imagination, DK's DC Comics Wonder Woman: Warror for Justice! takes a close look at the character of Wonder Woman, her superpowers, friends and enemies. The mix of narrative spreads and genre spreads encourages children to access information from a range of sources and develop comprehension skills. DK Readers will help kids learn how to read - and learn to love reading.
  • APJ2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Starr and her family have explored space before, but nothing could have prepared them for Venus. It's a mysterious planet covered by clouds and, up until now, no one has ever even seen the surface. When the other kids on board start bullying Starr, the mission becomes harder than she ever imagined.
  • AED2 9 years +
    9 years +
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    The Crown Prince of Cards is a book that finds the Joker pulling off a high-rise heist with the help of a giant flying playing card. Will Batman and Robin have an ace up their sleeves as they try to stop him?

    This is a thrilling comic-book adventure starring familiar characters. It's sure to appeal to superhero fans and reluctant readers.
  • AKO2 8 years +
    8 years +
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    This is a thrilling adventure starring the Caped Crusader. Batman meets his old adversary Ra's Al Ghul on a trip to Easter Island and has to use all his detective skills to squeeze intel and information out of the bad guy.

    With an action-packed plot, stunning artwork and familiar characters, this is a great book to inspire children to read more.
  • EIE2 5 years +
    5 years +
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    A Level 1 early reader, this Star Wars story explains how Rey and BB-8 became the best of friends.

    Featuring favourite characters and full-colour illustrations throughout, this is an out-of-this-world story for newly independent readers.
  • EHY2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Part of The Adventures in Wild Space series that takes place between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, the Star Wars book he Nest is packed full of cool characters, dastardly villains and amazing droids to meet.

    Lino and Milo Graf's parents have been kidnapped by the evil Imperial Captain Korda and their latest clue leads them to a remote jungle world, where a terrifying beast is lying in wait...

    Suitable for Jedi aged 8 and over, this awesome adventure is ideal for children who are starting to read independently and being set in a galaxy far, far away makes it perfect for those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.