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Rose by Russell T Davies

Russell T Davies brought back Doctor Who in 2005, and his novel of Rose – based on his script – is the perfect introduction to Doctor Who fiction. It is short, sweet and perfectly formed - a little masterpiece. 

The Secret in Vault 13 by David Solomons (Reading age: 7+)

A sinister school where graduation means death…
A monstrous mystery lurking below a quiet London street…
A desperate plea for help delivered by… hang on. A potted plant?

The Doctor has been summoned. The galaxy is in terrible danger, and only a Time Lord can save it. But to do so, she must break into an ancient vault on a remote and frozen world - from which nobody has ever returned alive… Can the Doctor and her friends Yaz, Ryan and Graham uncover the shocking secret in Vault 13? Written by the award-winning author of My Brother is a Superhero, this book is a must-have for fans, and an ideal introduction to the Doctor Who Universe.  

The Day of the Doctor by Steven Moffat

Steven Moffat offered a radically different, and equally brilliant, approach to Doctor Who, so it’s only fitting that this novel – his first! –does the same. Based on his 50th Anniversary episode, it’s the ‘jazz’ to Russell’s ‘classical’ Rose. 

Dr Thirteenth by Adam Hargreaves (Reading Age: 6+)

The greatest mashup in the Whoniverse is back! A brand new Doctor Who adventure from the bestselling Dr Men series – now featuring the Thirteenth – and first female – Doctor reimagined in the style of Roger Hargreaves. The Doctor, Graham, and Ryan try and come up with a fabulous surprise for Yaz on her birthday. And what an explosive surprise it is…

Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook

Because Doctor Who is more than a show, it’s a lifestyle. Whether you’re planning a party to watch the latest episode, need a showstopping cake that’s bigger on the inside, or want a taste of the TARDIS at teatime, this is the ultimate collection of dishes from across space and time. Come for the adventure, stay for the Weeping Angel Cake.

Twelve Angels Weeping by Dave Rudden (Reading Age: 9+)

Written by children's author and lifelong Doctor Who fan, Dave Rudden, here are twelve stories - one for each of the Twelve Days of Christmas - to remind you that to come out of the darkness we need to go into it in the first place. We are not alone. We are not safe. And, whatever you do: don't blink. Each extraordinary story features a monstrous villain from the Doctor Who world. 

Combat Magicks by Steve Cole

Doctor Who historical adventures are among the show’s most entertaining (and educational), and the new series with Jodie Whittaker has given us some terrific episodes, including Rosa, Demons of the Punjab and The Witchfinders. There’s an equally rich history (get it?) of these kinds of adventures in print, and Steve Cole’s contribution is a terrific yarn that has the Doctor meeting Attila the Hun and battling legions of undead soldiers.

Doctor Who The Official Annual 2019 (Reading Age: 7+)

A Doctor Who Annual with a difference. This year, readers will be taken on an incredible journey - the Thirteenth Doctor is missing, and it's up to you to find her! Take on fiendish puzzles, quizzes and games and meet some old Doctor Who faces along the way. Doctor Who fans will  be granted incredible insight into the Thirteenth Doctor and her first journey in time and space. There will be an all-new TARDIS to explore, alien tech to examine (with a brand-new sonic screwdriver) and monsters to defeat.

The Women Who Lived by Christel Dee and Simon Guerrier

These bitesize stories of the brilliant women featured throughout Doctor Who’s run are great way to explore the entire history of the show. It’s packed with gorgeous illustrations from over 20 female artists that cover almost every style imaginable. Proof that a show as special as Doctor Who can be anything, and appeal to everyone.

Doctor Who: Choose Your Future Journal (Reading age: 7+)

Join the Doctor on a year-long adventure surrounded by brilliant women who have changed the world. From science to sport, politics and art, be inspired by their own amazing past achievements and plan for your future. On every page of this journal there are facts, dates and anniversaries of pioneering women from history and the present day, as well as prompts and activities to unlock your creativity and potential.

As the Doctor would say: 'Oh, brilliant!'

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