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Books for a 10 year old girl

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Lilaclily Fri 16-Dec-16 17:37:46

Any suggestions ?
She's read the unfortunate events series
She's read the new David wailliams, currently reading the secret garden , I'm out of ideas anything new out there or loved by your 10 year olds?

Whatslovegottodo Fri 16-Dec-16 17:41:35

Michael Morpurgo, the tamer ones such as kensukes kingdom was a massive hit.
Jaqueline Wilson? Harry Potter?

Lilaclily Fri 16-Dec-16 17:46:50

Oh thanks the first one sounds good
She's read the Jacqueline Wilson and isn't bothered about HP, thanks:-)
Just thought She'd probably like new books to do with the new star wars Film

Florabella Fri 16-Dec-16 18:15:16

Mine went from the unfortunate events to Antony Horowitz (sp?)

bitingcat Fri 16-Dec-16 18:18:09

The Goth Girl books by children's laureate Chris Riddell a well worth considering.

SatsukiKusakabe Fri 16-Dec-16 18:21:33

David Baddiels books for children have been popular as gifts for the girls I know that age - Parent Agency, Person Controller and his new one is Ani-Malcolm.

Also, just because, Ballet Shoes.

Tiggles Fri 16-Dec-16 19:23:44

What about some of the books by Millie Slavidou. My boys enjoyed the one based in Greece and a mystery based in Wales but they are aimed at tweenage girls I think.

BertPuttocks Fri 16-Dec-16 19:29:49

DD has asked for the Dork Diaries set.

She also likes the Tom Gates books.

Lilaclily Fri 16-Dec-16 21:08:14

Oh thanks guys , I didn't know there was a new David baddiel out thanks

MrsPnut Fri 16-Dec-16 21:13:58

Goth girl if she hasn't already read them and Dd recently read When Hitler stole pink rabbit as part of her year 6 curriculum and lived it.
The murder most unfortunate series is pretty good too as are Hamish books.

samlovesdilys Fri 16-Dec-16 21:18:44

Lauren St. John?? White giraffe series and another about mysteries... charlie bone series?? Caroline Lawrence historical fiction?? All good!!

spangles06 Fri 16-Dec-16 21:31:06

I've just asked DD12 what she loved reading aged 10...... Young Sherlock series, The Hunger Games trilogy (says she might have been 11 when she read them though), Lemony Snicket and she still loved Jacqueline Wilson

dottybear Sun 18-Dec-16 20:44:52

my dd has loved Dear Scarlet and Saving Sophia by Fleur Hitchcock, all the Cathy Cassidy books, Shine, Glitter and the other kate Maryon books.

Mrsmadevans Sun 18-Dec-16 21:09:56

My dd absolutely loved Molly moon by Georgia Byng
www.meetmollymoon.com/

minihobbit Sun 18-Dec-16 21:12:10

Ruby Redfort?

FanDabbyFloozy Sun 18-Dec-16 21:16:39

Nancy Drew series - a surprise hit!
The Hobbit series though slow going
Little House on the Prairie set.

Autumnchill Sun 18-Dec-16 21:34:51

Glad people are recommending Goth Girl as just got it yesterday for my 10 year old niece. The cover and artwork attracted me, hoping she'll love it!

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