Stories to Lose Yourself In

By Children's Bookshop, Huddersfield

By Children's Bookshop, Huddersfield

Boy, don't we all need something to take us away from the current situation.  Get yourself a blanket and a hot chocolate (and wine for Mum?) and snuggle up with these stories that will take you to another place.  (Suitable for age 8 to 11).

Beetle Boy

M.G. Leonard

£6.99 £6.50

Funny beetle based story (insect not the car). Cruella de Vil type baddy, kidnapping, rescuing, lots of interesting beetle facts.

The Boy, the Bird and the Coffin Maker

Matilda Woods and Anuska Allepuz

£6.99 £6.50

A modern fable. Has a very satisfying ending.

Dragon Daughter

Liz Flanagan

£6.99 £6.50

Local author. Thrilling, magical world with dragons, intrigue and adventure. Loved it.

Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

Chris Riddell

£6.99 £6.50

How to Train Your Dragon: Book 1

Cressida Cowell

£6.99 £6.50

The Wizards of Once: Book 1

Cressida Cowell

£7.99 £7.43

Sea

Sarah Driver

£6.99 £6.50

The Storm Keeper's Island: Storm Keeper Trilogy 1

Catherine Doyle

£6.99 £6.50

Car-Jacked

Ali Sparkes

£6.99 £6.50

Kat Wolfe Investigates

Lauren St John

£6.99 £6.50

The White Giraffe: Book 1

Lauren St John and David Dean

£7.99 £7.43

Laura Marlin Mysteries: Dead Man's Cove: Book 1

Lauren St. John and David Dean

£6.99 £6.50

Natboff! One Million Years of Stupidity

Andy Stanton and David Tazzyman

£6.99 £6.50

Mr Stink

David Walliams and Quentin Blake

£6.99 £6.50

The Murderer's Ape

Jakob Wegelius

£8.99 £8.36

Sally the Ape is determined to clear the name of her owner accused of murder. I didn't want to read this book at first as it sounded too daft but once I did I can't help but recommend it. Fabulous book with lots of heart. Suitable for older readers.

Born to Run

Michael Morpurgo

£6.99 £6.50

The Astounding Broccoli Boy

Frank Cottrell Boyce and Steven Lenton

£7.99 £7.43

I love Frank Cottrell Boyce books, for his clever humour but also for the characters he creates. Nothing could prepare Rory for turning green on a school trip. When his arch enemy also ends up isolating in the same place his nightmare gets worse. What is going on, and more importantly how are they going to get out of it?

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

J.K. Rowling

£7.99 £7.43

The Castle of Tangled Magic

Sophie Anderson and Saara Soederlund

£7.99 £7.43

The House with Chicken Legs

Sophie Anderson and Elisa Paganelli

£7.99 £7.43

A story based on the Russian folk tales of Baba Yaga. Beautifully written.

The Girl who Speaks Bear

Sophie Anderson and Kathrin Honesta

£7.99 £7.43

Guardians of Magic

Chris Riddell

£7.99 £7.43

A Girl Called Justice: Book 1

Elly Griffiths

£6.99 £6.50

Sky Dancer

Gill Lewis

£6.99 £6.50

Nature story about hen harriers.

Lampie

Annet Schaap

£7.99 £7.43

Brightstorm: A Sky-Ship Adventure

Vashti Hardy

£6.99 £6.50

The Iron Man

Ted Hughes and Chris Mould

£9.99 £9.29

The Apprentice Witch

James Nicol

£6.99 £6.50

The Last Wild Trilogy: The Last Wild: Book 1

Piers Torday

£7.99 £7.43

A Darkness of Dragons

S.A. Patrick

£7.99 £7.43

Pax

Sara Pennypacker and Jon Klassen

£7.99 £7.43

The Lost Twin

Sophie Cleverly

£6.99 £6.50

Murder In Midwinter

Fleur Hitchcock

£6.99 £6.50

Clifftoppers: The Frost Castle Adventure

Fleur Hitchcock

£6.99 £6.50

A Place Called Perfect

Helena Duggan

£6.99 £6.50

Shadows of Winterspell

Amy Wilson

£7.99 £7.43

Starfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day

Dominique Valente and Sarah Warburton

£7.99 £7.43

Pages & Co.: Tilly and the Bookwanderers

Anna James

£6.99 £6.50

The Land of Roar

Jenny McLachlan and Ben Mantle

£6.99 £6.50

Did you have an imaginary land when you were younger? Is it real? Would you like to go back? See what happens to Arthur and Rose when they do. Warning contains a scary scarecrow!

The Explorer

Katherine Rundell and Hannah Horn

£7.99 £7.43

The Wolf Wilder

Katherine Rundell

£7.99 £7.43

Northern Lights

Philip Pullman and Chris Wormell

£7.99 £7.43

Princess BMX

Marie Basting

£6.99 £6.50

Defender of the Realm

Mark Huckerby and Nick Ostler

£6.99 £6.50

Sky Chasers

Emma Carroll

£6.99 £6.50

Letters from the Lighthouse

Emma Carroll

£7.99 £7.43

The Middler

Kirsty Applebaum

£6.99 £6.50

The Secret Dragon

Ed Clarke

£6.99 £6.50

The Secret of the Night Train

Sylvia Bishop

£6.99 £6.50

The House at the Edge of Magic

Amy Sparkes

£6.99 £6.50

Where the World Ends

Geraldine McCaughrean

£6.99 £6.50

The Weather Weaver

Tamsin Mori

£7.99 £7.43

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