Children's Books Perfect for Summer Reading

By Nosy Crow

By Nosy Crow

The House on the Edge

Alex Cotter

£7.99 £7.43

For kids aged 8+ Hidden treasure, a house balanced on a cliff and a family mystery with a lot of heart.

A Monster Ate My Packed Lunch!

Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham

£6.99 £6.50

For kids aged 7+ Hilarious, illustrated school-based antics from Blue Peter Award winners Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham. Join Izzy and her friends on a trip to a big lake where a monster seems to be interested eating their crisps!

Ruffles and the Teeny Tiny Kittens

David Melling

£9.99 £9.29

For kids aged 3+ Meet Ruffles, a typical toddler who has to learn about the world around him like every preschooler does. When the Teeny Tiny Kittens come to stay, Ruffles will have to learn how to share if he wants to make friends

On Your Marks, Get Set, Gold!: A Funny and Fact-Filled Guide to Every Olympic Sport

Scott Allen and Antoine Corbineau

£9.99 £9.29

For kids aged 5+ An exciting, laugh-a-minute guide to every Olympic and Paralympic sport from former sports journalist Scott Allen

The Secret Detectives

Ella Risbridger

£7.99 £7.43

For kids aged 9+ Inspired by The Secret Garden and Agatha Christie, join Isobel aboard the S.S. Marianna where she tries to solve a murder mystery

A Foal Called Storm

Helen Peters and Ellie Snowdon

£6.99 £6.50

For kids aged 7+ Jasmine’s dad is a farmer, and her mum is a large-animal vet, so Jasmine spends a lot of time caring for animals and keeping them out of trouble.

The Cat and the Rat and the Hat

Em Lynas and Matt Hunt

£6.99 £6.50

For kids aged 3+ With a hilarious, tongue-twister text, slapstick humour, bright neon artwork and colourful, comic characters.

Wigglesbottom Primary: Dino Chick

Pamela Butchart and Becka Moor

£6.99 £6.50

For kids aged 5+ The strangest things happen at Wigglesbottom Primary! When Year Two is chosen to look after some eggs that are about to hatch, they KNOW somthing is strange about one of them. What if it’s not a chick egg, but a DINOSAUR EGG???

National Trust: The Wide, Wide Sea

Anna Wilson and Jenny Lovlie

£6.99 £6.50

For kids aged 3+ A lyrical and inspirational picture book about protecting nature where preschoolers get to follow a seal on an unforgettable journey through the sea


Louie Stowell

£7.99 £7.43

For kids aged 8+ Join friends Myra and Rohan as they travel to Otherland to rescue Rohan's little sister who's been kidnapped by the Fairy Queen. It's a truly magical adventure full of fairy creatures, vampires, gods and three difficult challenges Myra and Rohan must win to escape Otherland

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