Best junior fiction books of 2019

 Read reviewZanzibar

Zanzibar

Catharina Valckx

An uplifting, warmhearted early chapter book about a crow, who proves you can move mountains (or even dromedaries) and perform truly heroic deeds if you believe in yourself.

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Ask Hercules Quick

Ask Hercules Quick

Ursula Dubosarsky, Andrew Joyner

A hilarious and entertaining story about a boy who does a series of odd jobs for his eccentric neighbours, from the bestselling creators of The Terrible Plop.

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 Read reviewWombat, Mudlark and Other Stories

Wombat, Mudlark and Other Stories

Helen Milroy

From a falling star to a lonely whale, an entertaining lizard to an enterprising penguin, these Indigenous stories are full of wonder, adventure and enduring friendships.

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Douglas

Douglas

Randy Cecil

In his follow-up to Lucy, Randy Cecil again tells a visually arresting tale in four acts -- this time about a brave movie-theater mouse on a daring adventure.

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The Search for the Silver Witch: Polly and Buster (Book 3)

The Search for the Silver Witch: Polly and Buster (Book 3)

Sally Rippin

A magical tale of friendship, adventure and having the courage to do what's right, The Search for the Silver Witch is the bewitching finale to the much-loved Polly and Buster trilogy, written and illustrated by award-winning...

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Lemonade Jones and the Great School Fete (Lemonade Jones, Book 2)

Lemonade Jones and the Great School Fete (Lemonade Jones, Book 2)

Karen Blair, Davina Bell

A haunted house. A giant rainbow slide. And delicious donuts from Clark Dark's dad's donut van. Lemonade Jones's school fete is going to be as sparkly and fun as a shook-up bottle of fizzy drink.

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 Read reviewSherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery

Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery

Renee Treml

A hilariously funny, action-packed mystery, starring the intrepid Sherlock Bones. 

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Where Dani Goes, Happy Follows

Where Dani Goes, Happy Follows

Rose Lagercrantz, Eva Eriksson, Julia Marshall

A stand-alone follow-up to the acclaimed chapter books that began with New York Times Notable Book My Happy Life

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The Adventures of Anders

The Adventures of Anders

Gregory Mackay

Anders, Bernie and Eden are best friends and are always on the lookout for new adventures. In these three exciting stories, discover an unknown comet, explore an extinct volcano and find your way through a castle maze.

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 Read reviewWild Honey from the Moon

Wild Honey from the Moon

Kenneth Kraegel

In an epic adventure like no other, an unflappable mother will stop at nothing to find a cure for her ailing young son -- even if it means traveling to the moon itself.

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