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Trying to get a dd2(9 yrs) reading again

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WellThatsLife Tue 03-Nov-15 20:40:17

Dd2 used to read alot but has stopped. I'm trying to get her reading again, she's into ghosts/horror/spooky stuff. Anybody got any ideas, she's not easily phased but obviously need books suitable for 9-11 years

emmaMBC Wed 04-Nov-15 12:34:46

Robin Steven's new series has really taken off, great murder mysteries.

If you're heading for spooky stuff try Circus of the Unseen which is brilliantly written.

NerrSnerr Wed 04-Nov-15 12:38:29

Do they still do Point Horror (or are there any on EBay?)

atticusclaw2 Wed 04-Nov-15 12:39:30

Marianne Dreams - a classic

BlueChampagne Wed 04-Nov-15 14:52:20

Has she tried the Goth Girl series?

RueDeWakening Wed 04-Nov-15 15:01:53

Some Neil Gaiman books might work, The Graveyard Book is the one that immediately springs to mind.

RueDeWakening Wed 04-Nov-15 15:02:15

Also Lemony Snicket maybe?

Holstein Wed 04-Nov-15 15:05:52

Green Knowe, Moondial, AA Traveller in Time
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
Tom's Midnight Garden
The Dark is Rising

TheCountessofFitzdotterel Wed 04-Nov-15 15:06:00

Frost Hollow Hall by Emma Carroll
Close Your Pretty Eyes by Sally Nicholls

Allthatnonsense Fri 13-Nov-15 20:23:36

Goth Girl series by Chris Riddell

BlueChampagne Mon 16-Nov-15 16:26:10

Would she go for a comic, like The Phoenix?

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