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Recommendations age +12

Our publishing team chooses the best children’s and teens’ books every day. Our latest recommendations for children from ages 12 and above.

9+ years

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Illustrated Edition

J. K. Rowling, Olivia Lomenech Gill

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Illustrated Edition

This glorious new edition of Newt Scamander's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (considered a classic throughout the wizarding world) features an extraordinary array of magical creatures, from Acromantula to Yeti via ten different breeds of dragon - all ...

£20.00 £25.00

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7+ years

A Child Through Time

DK, Steve Noon

A Child Through Time

History books often focus on adults, but what was the past like for children? From early civilisations through to the modern era, A Child Through Time is a highly original look at history for kids. Discover what life was like ...

£10.49 £14.99

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9-12 years

Bad Dad

David Walliams, Tony Ross

Bad Dad

Bad Dad is about a boy named Frank whose dad is thrown into prison for driving the getaway car in a bank robbery. Frank hatches a daring plan to break his father out of prison for the night so they ...

£9.09 £12.99

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8+ years

My Evil Twin Is A Supervillain

David Solomons

My Evil Twin Is A Supervillain

When Stellar, Luke’s super-powered twin from another dimension, crash-lands Zorbon’s ship in IKEA, it’s not just Scandinavian furniture that’s put out of joint. Luke is FURIOUS when Stellar turns up at his treehouse and starts to ...

£6.64 £6.99

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12-15 years

The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell

The Graveyard Book

When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood ...

£7.59 £7.99

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8-12 years

Spectre Collectors: Too Ghoul for School

Barry Hutchison, Rob Biddulph

Spectre Collectors: Too Ghoul for School

Denzel is having no luck with his maths homework. First, it's too difficult, then there's a terrifying mess of smoky black tendrils that wants to kill him, then two teenagers explode through his window holding guns and throwing ...

£5.59 £6.99

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7-12 years

Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic

British Library

Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic

An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed with unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, magical illustrations from Jim Kay and weird, wonderful and inspiring artefacts ...

£10.39 £12.99

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8-12 years

Maudlin Towers: Curse of the Werewolf Boy

Chris Priestley

Maudlin Towers: Curse of the Werewolf Boy

"We shall be detectives, Sponge!" exclaimed Mildew. "We shall solve the Mystery of the School Spoon!" Mildew and Sponge don't think much of Maudlin Towers, the blackened, gloom-laden, gargoyle-infested monstrosity that is their school. But when somebody steals the ...

£5.59 £6.99

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