Top 7 Best Science Fiction Books for 7-year-olds

From interstellar stories to time-travelling adventures, young sci-fi fans are guaranteed to find a sensational new read in this list of the best science fiction books for 7-year-olds.

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1. Time Lord Fairy Tales

Justin Richards

This gorgeous, dark collection of ancient fairy tales from the world of Doctor Who will enchant young readers, particularly those who are already fans of the brilliant Doctor Who TV series. These captivating stories include mysterious myths and monsters from every corner of the universe.

2. Jedi Academy: Return of the Padawan

Jeffrey Brown

Fans of Star Wars and comic books will love this fantastically funny graphic novel. After surviving his first year at Jedi Academy, Roan thought his second year would be a piece of cake. He was wrong. Now, he feels like he's drifting apart from his friends, and it only gets worse when Roan discovers that he's not the incredible pilot he thought he'd be! What will happen when he's taken under the wing of the school bullies?

3. The Little Prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

This classic tale features a pilot whose plane crashes in the Sahara Desert, where a little boy appears, asking him to draw a sheep. This boy, who comes from Asteroid B-612, has been on all sorts of adventures on different planets, discovering the narrow-minded grown-up world through a variety of characters, including a king and a drunkard. Will these two stranded individuals be able to get back home? Don't miss this much-loved, thought-provoking story.

4. Project X Alien Adventures Series 1 Collection - 31 books

With a whopping 31 books in this incredible collection, these intergalactic adventures are perfect for kids who are looking to tackle their very first chapter books. They're full of fun stories, activities and facts that will build young readers' confidence, progressing from Oxford Reading Level 7 to Level 11. The malevolent Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis, and it's up to Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day! Join the adventure in these riveting reads.

5. Cosmic Calamity

Guy Bass

This intergalactic adventure is packed with plenty of super sci-fi staples, including aliens, spaceships, and goo galore! Hex is the worst space invader on Planet X. He can't shoot a ray gun or fly a spaceship, and he couldn't spot an earthling if it bit him on the probe! But when Hex discovers that his long-lost father is living on Planet Earth, he decides to join his dad and give up space-invading for good - but can he make it to Earth in one piece?

6. The After-School Alien Club

Jonny Zucker

The After-School Alien Club is undoubtedly the best club in the galaxy. Boring grown-ups aren't in charge - aliens are! Kids will love this hilarious tale, part of Oxford Reading Tree's Chucklers series of books, which makes reading fun - and funny! - for kids.

7. LEGO Star Wars: Chronicles of the Force

DK

Young Jedi can discover the full story of the LEGO Star Wars galaxy with this brilliant bumper book. It covers the saga in detail, featuring all the heroes and villains from across the universe. It explains all about the triumphs and tragedies they have lived through, from the heroic exploits of the Jedi and the Resistance, to the evil plots of the Sith and the Dark Side. The book also comes with an exclusive Minifigure to add to your intergalactic collection!

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    This parable tells the story of an air pilot who meets a Little Prince when he has to make a forced landing in the Sahara Desert. The Little Prince tells him wise and enchanted stories
  • LEGO Star Wars Chronicles of the Force - Hardback - 9780241237137 - DK
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    Young Jedi and Master Builders can discover the full story of the LEGO Star Wars galaxy with this brilliant book.

    Covering the saga in detail, including The Force Awakens, the encyclopedia covers the heroes and villains from across the universe and explains all about the triumphs and tragedies they have lived through.

    From the heroic exploits of the Jedi and the Resistance and their key members (and droids!) to the evil plans of the Sith and the Dark Side, the book has pictures of so many famous Minifigures including Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Darth Vader, Kylo Ren and BB-8.

    The book also comes with an exclusive Minifigure to add to your out-of-this-world collection!
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    The After-School Alien Club is the best club in the galaxy! Everyone wants to go because, instead of grown-ups being in charge, it is run by aliens. It's out of this world! Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year olds. There is something for everyone in this varied collection which is packed with fantastic illustrations. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The series is written by top children's authors and edited by award-winning author Jeremy Strong. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
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    An intergalactic adventure with aliens, spaceships and goo galore! Filled with fun black-and-white line illustrations. Hex is the worst space invader on Planet X. Every time he tries to do anything it goes wrong. He can't shoot a ray gun, he can't fly a spaceship and he couldn't spot an earthling even if it jumped up and bit him on the probe! But it's not his fault - he's cursed. When Hex discovers that his long-lost father is happily living on Planet Earth, he can't believe his luck. He decides to give uppace invading for good and join his dad. The only problem is, Hex can't fly a spaceship...Will he make it in one piece
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    Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing Year 2 schoolchildren aged 6 and above as they look to tackle their very first chapter books, our Project X Alien Adventures Collection is full of fun stories, activities and facts that will help young readers build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7 and then progress right through to Level 11.

    Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis. Now Exis's only chance for freedom is for Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day, free Exis from Badlaw and save Nok's parents, too!

    Gripping and sure to have even the most reluctant reader wanting to turn the pages and read on, this huge collection of 31 books is specially written by the creators of the Oxford Reading Tree (Biff, Chip and Kipper) to encourage children to enjoy reading independently.

    This 31-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 7 to 11 (book bands Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime). It is suitable for children in Year 2/P3.

    Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.
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    Perfect for fans of STAR WARS or comic-book fiction such as CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS. Story and illustration are combined within this fun graphic novel. After surviving his first year at Jedi Academy, Roan thought his second year would be a breeze. He couldn't have been more wrong. Roan feels like he's drifting apart from his friends, and it's only made worse when Roan discovers he's not the amazing pilot he thought he'd be. When the school bullies take him under their wing, he decides they aren't so bad after all - or are they?
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    Offers a stunning illustrated collection of dark and ancient fairy tales from the world of Doctor Who. These captivating stories include mysterious myths and legends about heroes and monsters of all kinds, from every corner of the universe. Originally told to young Time Lords at bedtime, these twisted tales are an enchanting read for Doctor Who fans of all ages.