Interesting fiction for the summer

Here are some suggestions for books to read, many of which you may not know of. If you have any good suggestions or want to comment on the ones already here then add a comment.


Matilda – Roald Dahl

Charlottes Web – EB White

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – CS Lewis

The Hundred Dresses – Eleanor Estes

The Iron Man – Ted Hughes

Pippi Longstocking – Astrid Lindgren

Mr. Popper’s Penguins – Richard Atwater and Florence Atwater

Flat Stanley – Jeff Brown

Other chapter books

Kensuke’s Kingdom – Michael Morpurgo

The Witch’s Vacuum Cleaner – Terry Pratchett

The Great Cake Mystery – Alexander McCall Smith

The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow – Katherine Woodfine

KidGlovz – Julie Hunt and Dale Newman

Fortunately, the Milk . . . – Neil Gaiman

The Legend of Kevin: A Roly-Poly Flying Pony Adventure – Philip Reeve

Picture books

The Dot – Peter H Reynolds

John Norma Patrick McKenessey – John Burningham

The Tunnel – Anthony Browne

Lost Thing – Shaun Tan


When We Were Very Young – AA Milne

Where the Sidewalk Ends – Shel Silverstein


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