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what authors do your 9yo ds love? help!!!

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chimchar · 14/12/2009 07:00

ds loves horrible histories/science/geography etc..

he's read all the captain underpants books, roald dahl and loads i can't remember now!

he;s just started on a Michael Morpurgo book called friend or foe, which is really gripping him...

any suggestions please for good books for him..its for christmas, so any ideas will be greatly recieved!

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TheFoosa · 14/12/2009 08:25

Diary of A Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney

TheFoosa · 14/12/2009 08:25

those Beast Quest books

mussyhillmum · 14/12/2009 13:49

My DS LOVES Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He's a big fan of Roald Dahl and Captain Underpants as well, so he may have the same tastes as your DS. DS also really enjoys Roddy Doyle's children books. They are very funny and very surreal. If he enjoys history, he may also like The Roman Mysteries series of books.

chimchar · 14/12/2009 16:10

brill. thanks

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mimsum · 14/12/2009 18:40

In the last year ds (9) has loved Cressida Cowell's Hiccup Viking books, Alex Rider series, Artemis Fowl series, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson series, Zizou Corder's Lion Boy series, Michelle Paver' Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series, Diamond Brothers series (also by Anthony Horowitz) - that should keep him going for a while

IlanaK · 14/12/2009 18:45

My ds loves all those books mentioned, but also likes Lynn Reid Banks, Enid Blyton adventure series, Charlie Small, Arthur Ransome series of Swallows and Amazons.

fartmeistergeneral · 14/12/2009 18:54

Hank Zipzer novels by the Fonz

JeffVadar · 15/12/2009 17:18

Mr Gum books by Andy Stanton, and Eoin Colfer's books, both thoses for slightly younger children things like Spud Murphy, and the Artemis Fowl stories.

ChickensHaveNoTinsel · 15/12/2009 17:23

Artemis Fowl, Harry Potter and Beast Quest are firm favourites with DS.

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