Children's books: years | Books | The GuardianAlicia at BalancingMotherhood. One book had my son and I almost fighting over it every night because we both wanted to read it! Or it might just be the writing that perfectly speaks to you. She befriends a young boy whose family lives in the house. Kids will read these and feel like they are reading exactly what Harry read. Too cool!
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At over pages, the first half tells the 18th-century story of Billy Marvel and his theatrical family in beautiful illustrations alone. The second half, set in , is the story of Joe, running away from school to look for his eccentric uncle, discovering his strange house in London and piecing together the mystery of the Marvels. An extraordinary work and captivating for readers of all ages. Bluebell Gadsby and her family are back for a third instalment, now with a new addition to the family: baby William aka Pumpkin. But with Dad and big sister Flora away in New Zealand and exhausted Mum needing a break, Bluebell, her brother and sister are sent to Devon to stay with Grandma for the summer. Twelve-year-old Feo lives with her mother Marina in the snow-bound forest of pre-revolutionary Russia, alone apart from a pack of wolves. Marina is a wolf wilder, taking in the abandoned pet wolves of the aristocracy and training them to survive in the wild.
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That said, there are lots of classic books that have stood the test of time and continue to be beloved by 8- to year-old readers today. Here are 15 timeless classics that kids on Bookopolis. You know the story — a mischievous boy who never wants to grow up has adventures with pirates, fairies, lost boys, and the Darling family. I recommend this book to everyone! They become obsessed with solving an art history mystery and end up being part of an even bigger adventure than they expected. Another classic that many kids and adults know only as a movie.