5 Series For Bookworms Under 12 – by Daniel R (age 9)


5 series for bookworms – by Daniel R (age 9)

Or: Things to order in bulk, with a chance of keeping them in books for longer than a couple of hours. (Daniel’s mum)

(We’ve included links to buy the books – they are mostly Amazon. They’re just to help you find the book – they’re not sponsored or affiliated, we don’t get any cash so feel free to buy your book wherever you like! In fact, why not post in the Mummy’s Gin Fund buy & sell group and see if you can get a second hand copy?)


Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz

I recommend this series because it is full of action, adrenaline and adventure. Buy it here.


Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

This one is cool and has magic in it. Buy it here.


Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renée Russell

I recommend this series because it is interesting. (Said by a very boyish boy!). Buy it here.


Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney

This one is reaaaaally funny! Buy it here.


Asterix the Gaul series by R. Goscinny and A. Uderzo.

Funny, cool and intriguing. And it’s a cartoon! Buy it here.


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Our ‘5 Books’ Series:
Reading. We all know how important it is to do with our kids, but knowing where to start can be near impossible. Trying to make sense of all of the series and graphic novels and young readers and confident readers and picture books and board books and bath book and flap books… It can be enough to get you reaching for the TV remote instead. Luckily, some MGF mums (and even an honorary MGF son!) have been hard at work compiling lists of recommendations to take you through from the very early days, when books are glorified teethers, right up to when your kids are old enough to walk into a shop and choose for themselves.
Oh – and – whisper it – we’ve even snuck in some adult lists too. For those many hours you have to enjoy reading. Right? Well. Next time you have 10 minutes, at least you won’t have to spend it deciding what to read.
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