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vampire books suitable for younger readers?

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TheGirlOnTheLanding Tue 12-Apr-16 23:10:18

DD2 is an avid reader, has read all of HP, as well as the Lemony Snicket series so not adverse to a bit of a darkness in her reading material, but is still only 9. She loves Young Dracula on CBBC and would like to read a vampire book, but I don't think she's ready for Twilight! Are there any age-appropriate vampire books out there?

MsMarple Tue 12-Apr-16 23:31:10

When I was about that age I remember reading some 'Gruesome and Bloodsocks' books about a vampire who was allergic to blood, and her cat. They were funny rather than serious I think, and I loved them enough to do a project on them!

I wonder if they are still funny now,, or if they have dated? Off to amazon marketplace to see...

halcyondays Wed 13-Apr-16 08:20:40

The Last Vampire by Willis Hall and a couple of sequels I think
My Sister the Vampire by SiennaMercer, there are about 16 of these.

LBOCS2 Wed 13-Apr-16 08:31:27

Vlad the Drac books are aimed at that age group, I remember reading them, they're funny rather than scary.

DadOnIce Wed 13-Apr-16 08:39:05

Try her on the Scream Street books! Not just vampires, but they do feature. There are loads of them and they've just been made into a CBBC series as well.

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