Magyk : Septimus Heap, wizard apprentice, by Angie Sage
Awesome! These are the books you need when your bored or when you need an adventure. The world of Septimus Heap will take you to the places in your mind,the places you can only dream about. From the dark magic and kidnapping to Aunt Zelda’s cottage and the dragon boat, you’re sure to have a good time from the moment you open the book.
Septimus was stolen from his family when he was a new born. Faking his death, the Heap family midwife took Septimus to the Young Army Barracks. In the Barracks, Septimus was trained to be a soldier. Meanwhile, the Heap family were raising the baby Princess Jenna, as her mother was murdered by an assassin. This same assassin is now sent to kill Jenna! On the morning of her tenth birthday, the assassin finds Jenna, Septimus Heap is frozen and the adventure begins……
Reviewed by Ruby-May from Tawa, 10 years old
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows, by JK rowling
This series ending book was quite interesting. Harry shows a lot of courage against Voldemort. This book was also the perfect ending, because whatever you knew from the previous books fitted in the last book. Let me tell you a lot of confused faces would be appearing during the middle of the book.
Reviewed by Jaison from Johnsonville, 12 years old
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.K Rowling
I think that this book suites me, I recommend it for people who want excitement, adventure, fantasy & magic. if it had given me the number of ten stars i would press that many because its so good!
Reviewed by Kimberly from Tawa, 10 years old
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J. K. Rowling
This is the BEST book ever. I’ve read it so much that my copy of it is worn out. My favorite part is the battle at the end when Harry and the DA fight the Death Eaters. I like that part because Neville gets brave (like a Gryffindor) and he fights Voldemort’s Death Eaters. It is a bit sad but the end isn’t too sad. Its a superlative book. Go on read it. What are you waiting for? Go on and read it. You know you want to read it.
Reviewed by Kohaya from Brooklyn, 9 years old
eAudiobooks and eBooks are a great way to read what you want when you can’t get into the library. Harry Potter is dominating the online borrowing at the moment. A significant addition to the Top 10 is Wonder. The book about dealing with difference at school has proved really popular in print, online and in movie theatres. The author uses four points of view to tell the story giving the reader an understanding how people are affected by August Pullman’s differences.
- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two, by J. K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, by J. K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J. K. Rowling.
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J. K. Rowling
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Read by Eddie Redmayne, by J. K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, by J. K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J. K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, by J. K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J. K. Rowling
- Wonder, by R. J. Palacio
Great children’s series with new additions! Author Rachel Renee Russell wrote her first book when she was still at school, she was around 10 years old! It was a birthday gift for her brothers. The Dork Diaries books are inspired by her daughter Nikki and Erin. Does one of those those names seem familiar? Russell credits her daughters in authoring the books. Cool!
Have you ever written a book for anyone’s birthday? It would be a such a great gift. Or an terrible one if you wrote awful things. Maybe don’t write terrible things!
But definitely check out these popular authors for some great ideas:
- Diary of a wimpy kid, by Jeff Kinney
- Captain Underpants, by Dav Pilkey
- Storey Treehouse series, by Andy Griffiths
- Tom Gates, by Liz Pichon
- Dork Diaries, by Rachel Renée Russell
- The World’s Worst Children, by David Walliams
- Fantastic beasts and where to find them, by J. K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban, by J. K. Rowling
- Magnus Chase and the ship of the dead, by Rick Riordan
- The bad book, by Andy Griffiths
Harry Potter : magical places from the films : Hogwarts, Diagon Alley and beyond, by Jody Revenson
This book is about places that Harry Potter has been in the films like the Chamber of Secrets and the Muggle’s house. It shows how the movie sets were designed and how the books provided lots of information. I really enjoyed this book because I have just finished reading the Harry Potter series (although Mum has not let me watch very many of the films).
Reviewed by Anna from Karori, 8 years old
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets, by J. K Rowling
I really liked the book. it was mysterious and enjoyable. I do not recommend for children 5 and under.
Reviewed by Lily from Tawa and , 9 years old
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban, by J. K Rowling
amazing I just loved the bit where harry discovers that pettiegrew handed the information about his parents to Voldemort not his godfather Sirius black
Reviewed by jennifer from Brooklyn and , 9 years old
The wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum (1856-1919,)
This book is a combination of excitement and suspense. This book has a plot that is easy to understand. The author made some creative characters, for example, the author has introduced flying monkeys and other creatures to the story. This is a perfect book for a 7-year-old. The Wizard of Oz is the best book for avid readers.
Reviewed by Ethan from Brooklyn and , 9 years old