Young Adult posts

Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

The Ice Monster by David Walliams & Tony Ross The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) by Jeff Kinney Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2) by Jessica Townsend Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 1) by Jessica Townsend The Tales of Mr Walker by Jess Black & Sara Acton Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan Tr

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Our 2018 Christmas Gift Guide: What to buy for hard-to-buy-for children

by Leanne Hall

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be compiling a host of gift guides to help you with your Christmas shopping. Here is a list of suggestions for the tricky young people in your life. THEY DON’T LIKE READING

Kids who won’t read

Hilda and the Hidden People – Based on the Hilda series of graphic novels and backed up by the new Netflix series, this novelisation sees Hilda encounter trolls and e…

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Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

The Ice Monster by David Walliams & Tony Ross All the Ways to be Smart by Allison Colpoys & Davina Bell Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2) by Jessica Townsend The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) by Jeff Kinney Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan Night Walk by Alison Binks Tricky’s Bad Day by Alison Lester A Winter’s

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The best young adult books of 2018

by Bronte Coates

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books, albums, films and TV shows of the past 12 months. Here are our top 10 young adult books of the year, voted for by Readings' staff, and displayed in no particular order. (You can find all our best picks for books, CDs & DVDs of 2018 here.) Between Us by Clare Atkins

Between Us is an extraordinary and utterly heartbreaking work of fiction …

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Our 2018 Christmas Gift Guide: What to buy your children

by Leanne Hall

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be compiling a host of gift guides to help you with your Christmas shopping. GIFT IDEAS FOR AGES 0-2

For very little babies, you can’t go wrong with a soft, squishy cloth book. The Wee Gallery cloth books are among some of the classiest, and Friendly Faces in the Forest and Friendly Faces at the Farm are adorable.

Flashcards with high-contrast illustrations a…

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Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) by Jeff Kinney Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2) by Jessica Townsend All the Ways to be Smart by Allison Colpoys & Davina Bell Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan Bonnie and Ben Rhyme Again by Mem Fox & Judy Horacek The Ice Monster by David Walliams & Tony Ross Wakestone Hall (Stella Montgomery Book 3) by Judith Rossell Ev

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Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2) by Jessica Townsend The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) by Jeff Kinney All the Ways to be Smart by Allison Colpoys & Davina Bell The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass Book 7) by Sarah J. Maas Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan Wakestone Hall (Stella Montgomery Book 3) by Judith Rossell Lenny’s Book

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YA books, events & news for November

by Leanne Hall

We go to strange new worlds in this month’s YA offerings: into the skies, other dimensions, famous cemeteries and places between life and death. Find our November picks for kids books here. YA BOOK OF THE MONTH A Winter’s Promise by Christelle Dabos (translated by Hildegarde Serle)

The world has been affected by the cataclysmic Rupture, and now exists as a collection of floating Arks, e…

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