Top 10 Children’s fiction December 2015

Grandpa’s great escape is new to the top ten.  David Walliams, comedian turned writer has another excellent book that will have you almost wetting your pants with laughter.

To round out 2015, here is your Top 10 fiction titles for December. Will Diary of a Wimpy Kid get knocked out of that top spot in 2016…?


  1. Diary of a wimpy kid, by Jeff Kinney
  2. Tom Gates series, by Liz Pichon
  3. Dirty Bertie series, by Alan MacDonald
  4. Where’s Wally? by Martin Handford
  5. Captain Underpants series, by Dav Pilkey
  6. Big Nate series, by Lincoln Peirce
  7. The 39-storey treehouse, by Andy Griffiths
  8. The 26-storey treehouse, by Andy Griffiths
  9. Grandpa’s great escape by David Walliams
  10. The 52-storey treehouse, by Andy Griffiths

Young readers’ special treats!

How are you feeling now that you are back at school? Ready for new challenges? Are you getting confident with reading short stories all by yourself?  If so, this selection of easy chapter books will be perfect for you!


Spooky house, by Sally Rippin

Billie and her friends have started a Secret Mystery Club! There’s just one problem – they don’t have any mysteries to solve. But then Billie thinks of the spooky house at the end of her street. She has always wondered who lives there. Is it a witch or a ghost?

It is up to the SMC to find out!

Age 7 and +



Stink it up! A guide to the Gross, the bad and the smelly, Megan McDonald

Stink has a nose for yuck and muck, and this book is full of it: moose-poop festivals, mouse-brain toothpaste, maggot cheese, and more.

The pages are packed with more than two hundred facts and bits of trivia about things that are gross, bad, and smelly – loads of P.U. served up just for YOU!

Age 7 and +



Thea Stilton and the Spanish dance mission, by Geronimo Stilton

The Thea sisters are visiting friends at a lively festival in Spain. But the theft of a precious fan turns their trip into an investigation! They end up hot on the trail of a secret treasure… but they’re not the only ones searching for it. Can the mouselets solve the mystery in time? It’s a mission full of flamenco dance!

Age 7 and +




Lulu Bell and the Cubby Fort, by Belinda Murrell

Lulu and her family are visiting their uncle’s farm for the Easter holidays. There are horses to ride, a creek to swim in, and they can even sleep outside in a tent. What fun!

Lulu loves being a cowgirl on the farm, especially when all the cousins decide to build the best cubby fort ever. But when she sees a calf get stuck in the mud, Lulu has to find help – fast!

Age 7 and +