Top 10 Children’s fiction July 2015

Heaps of library books were taken home over the school holidays! So what were the favourites? Below are the Top 10

Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Ephraim’s Daughter Longstocking a.k.a. Pippi Longstocking has made a daring foray into the Top 10. The Delicatessa is tongue in cheek, of course due to her amazing feats of superhuman strength!  Astrid Lindgren has been honoured with her own bank note.  Her visage – with a drawing of our heroine Pippi – will grace the kr20 note to be released in Sweden October 2015,  that’s the average price of a hot chocolate here in New Zealand.

1.   Diary of a wimpy kid by Jeff Kinney

2.   Tom Gates by Liz Pichon

3.   Where’s Wally? by Martin Handford

4.   Dirty Bertie by Alan MacDonald

5.   Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce

6.   Ruby Redfort by Lauren Child

7.   The 39-storey treehouse by Andy Griffiths

8.   The 26-storey treehouse by Andy Griffiths

9.   The boy in the dress by David  Walliams

10. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren