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Thirsk School

& Sixth Form College

    Recommended Reads

    Love the Wimpy Kid and Jeff Kinney? Go daft over Dahl or think Walliams is wonderful? For more fun and laughs:

    The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series—Jeff Kinney

    Demon Dentist—David Walliams (or any of his books)

    The Twits—Roald Dahl (or any Roald Dahl)

    How to Train Your Dragon series—Cressida Cowell

    Tom Gates series— Liz Pichon

    Diary of a Wimpy Vampire—Tim Collins

    Dark Lord Teenage Years—Jamie Thompson

    Also try Carl Hiassen, Jeremy Strong, Morris Gleitzman

    Like to be exploring, adventurous, somewhere different? Try :

    Journey to the River Sea— Eva Ibbotson

    Treasure Island—R..L.Stevenson

    I Am a Cloud, I Can Blow Anywhere—J.Tulloch

    Hatchet—Gary Paulsen

    Any books by Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Rick Riordan

    Favourite fantasy, not just for Harry Potter  fans:

    Mortal Instruments series—Cassandra Clare

    Divergent, Allegiant and Insurgent—Veronica Roth

    Septimus Heap series—Angie Sage

    Eragon trilogy—C. Paolini

    Artemis Fowl series—Eoin Colfer

    Skulduggery Pleasant—Derek Landy

    Stoneheart Trilogy—Charlie Fletcher

    Jacqueline Wilson fans, have you tried these authors :

    Cathy Cassidy, Louise Rennison, Cathy Hopkins, Helen Bailey, Karen McCombie, Jean Ure, Meg Cabot