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Recommendations age 7-8

Our publishing team chooses the best children’s and teens’ books every day. Our latest recommendations for children age 7 to 8.

5-7 years

Philomena: The Cat Who Thinks She's A Dog

Jessie Wall

Philomena: The Cat Who Thinks She's A Dog

The delightful follow-up to Geronimo, about a cat with attitude. Once again illustrator, Emily Stanbury, brings her magic touch to this humorous story about a cat who is convinced she has been born into the wrong body. But can she ...

£4.19 £5.99

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8+ years

Tales from Weird Street

Anne Fine, Vicki Gausden

Tales from Weird Street

The children of Weir(d) Street are lazing about one sunny day when they challenge each other to tell stories of all the odd goings-on in their neighbourhood. A grandfather's guilt at the long-ago death of his twin brother ...

£5.69 £5.99

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4-9 years

The Great Italiano Word Search

Hannah Hutchings

The Great Italiano Word Search

Give your child the gift of another language with this beautifully illustrated language learning book. Little linguists will be introduced to over 50 foreign words throughout the story thanks to our innovative Clockwork Methodology®, as well as perfecting their accents ...

£14.99

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8-12 years

Hamish and the Gravity Burp

Danny Wallace, Jamie Littler

Hamish and the Gravity Burp

This may look like just a completely and utterly ordinary book. But it’s not. This book knows something terrifying: that the people of Earth face their gravest, grimmest threat yet! When Hamish arrives home to find his mum and ...

£6.64 £6.99

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7-9 years

There's A Werewolf In My Tent

Pamela Butchart, Thomas Flintham

There's A Werewolf In My Tent

Izzy and her friends are SO EXCITED about their school trip. They’re going camping and there’ll be marshmallows and no washing and everything. But then WEIRD things start happening! There’s howling sounds at night, and lots of ...

£4.89 £6.99

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5-7 years

Cowboy Pug

Laura James, Eglantine Ceulemans

Cowboy Pug

Meet the brilliant, the wonderful, the courageous ... Cowboy Pug! The second book in a joyful new illustrated series for fans of Claude and Squishy McFluff. Pug and his faithful companion, Lady Miranda, are going to be cowboys for the day ...

£4.19 £5.99

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4-8 years

The Bee

Ute Fuhr, Raoul Sautai

The Bee

Watch a bee feeding from a flower. Peep inside a hive. Find out how bees swarm.

£6.29 £8.99

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8-12 years

Sci-Fi Junior High

Scott Seegert

Sci-Fi Junior High

Kelvin Klosmo's scientist parents are investigating a strange, unstable phenomenon at the edge of the galaxy. That means the family is moving all 390,000,000,000,000,000 miles out there, and Kelvin has to attend a new ...

£4.19 £5.99

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