Books for 9 – 12-year-olds
Adventure, comedy, mystery: there’s something to entertain every child when it comes to books. Fantasy-lovers can get lost in the world of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials books, Struan Murray’s Orphans of the Tide, The Uncommoners series by Jennifer Bell and the Percy Jackson books by Rick Riordan, while those looking for a laugh will love Katie Kirby’s Lottie Brooks books. For adventure and magic, Terry Pratchett’s The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents will delight and challenge, while Robin Stevens’ Murder Most Unladylike series is perfect for mystery fans. Whatever children are looking for, they’ll find it in a book.
From space-obsessed kids to half-gods, would-be witches and talented magicians, the characters in these stories will take any young adventurer on the most unforgettable of journeys…
Action & adventure
From Norse and Greek mythology to the legends of Ancient Egypt, dicover where you should start with Rick Riordan’s imaginative worlds.