Reader’s Recommends: Books For Young Readers! 16 October 2023

Join us this week for an engaging discussion about captivating titles that will entertain our young readers!
Mary-Anne Viljoen: Penguin Random House South Africa

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir

Return to Paris with Marinette and Adrian in the manga of the beloved animated series! Marinette is your typical high school student: cheery and a little clumsy. Not so typical? She can transform into a superhero!
One of Us is Back by Karen M. McManus

From international bestseller, Karen McManus, comes the explosive third and final thrilling instalment in the acclaimed One of Us... series.
Everything Changes by Clare Helen Welsh

A sensitively-told story that addresses the tricky subject of divorce with care and understanding, A lyrical book about the difficult emotions a child can feel when their parents break up, with an optimistic message of hope and resilience. 
Verushka Louw: Jonathan Ball Publishers

The Blunders by David Walliams

The Blunders are the most blundersome family in the blundering history of blunderdom. This family of upper-class twits live in a crumbing stately home named Blunder Hall. When their home comes under threat, they must embark on a series of laugh-out-loud, comic misadventures to save it. 
Impossible Creatures by Katherine Rundell

Christopher's grandfather is the guardian of the Archipelago, a cluster of magical islands where all the creatures we tell of in myth live and breed and thrive alongside humans. They have been protected from being discovered for thousands of years; now, terrifyingly, the protection has worn thin, and creatures are breaking through!
Thieves' Gambit by Kayvion Lewis

The Inheritance Games meets Ocean's Eleven in this cinematic heist thriller where a cutthroat competition brings together the world's best thieves and one thief is playing for the highest stakes of all: her mother's life.
Magdaleen Snyman: Pan Macmillan South Africa

As Long As It's Not A Dog! by Jaco Jacobs

Wim's birthday is around the corner... and he knows exactly what he wants!

Net nie `n Hond nie! by Jaco Jacobs

Wim se verjaardag is om die draai … en hy weet presies wat hy wil hê!
Seeperde by Naomi Meyer

As mens die eerste keer vir Billy sien, sal jy dink hy's net 'n perd. 'n Bruin perd met 'n wit vlek tussen die oë. Maar Stella weet van beter. Wanneer sy op Billy se rug klim en deur die woud galop, is alles net perfek! 
Who Lives Here? by Julia Donaldson

A charming lift-the-flap story from the bestselling, record-breaking partnership of Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb.
Written in Julia Donaldson's trademark rhyming style and with adorable illustrations packed full of details to spot from the award-winning Rebecca Cobb!

Melitta Kwak – NB Publishers

The Dog with the Broken Wag by Paula Fourie

Jakkals' wag won't work! Is she sick? Is her tail broken? It's little Lollipop, her best friend, that knows her best. She needs nothing more than Lollipop's understanding to regain her wag. 
Die emmerskoplys by Heléne de Clercq

​Die verhaal neem die lesers op ʼn lugballonavontuur saam met Katerien, Stef, Ouma Kathie en ʼn Great Dane-brak – Krummel. Ouma Kathie se emmerskoplys neem hulle letterlik na hoër hoogtes!
Hoe gril ek nou! by François Bloemhof

This collection contains 11 nail-biting short stories, from a zombie teddy bear that comes to life, to a snot monster that terrorizes a hostel, and a ghost girl that whispers in your ear in the middle of the night . . . 

Emma Kirby: Scholastic

Tabby McTat by Julia Donaldson 

Tabby McTat is purr-fectly happy, singing along all day with Fred the busker. But when Fred gives chase to a thief, the two are separated. Will they ever find each other again?
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

Ambition will fuel him. Competition will drive him. But power has its price.
The Firefly's Light by Sarah Horne

Discover the world of biomimicry - how scientists, engineers and inventors have been inspired by The Firefly's Light and other wonders of the natural world!

Reader’s Warehouse Top 5

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods by Rick Riordan

Readers new to Percy Jackson and fans who have been awaiting this reunion for more than a decade will delight equally in this latest hilarious take on Greek mythology!
The 169-Storey Treehouse + Frisbee by Andy Griffiths

Join Andy Griffiths in a fun-filled adventure with The 169-Storey Treehouse! Explore the wacky and exciting world of Terry and Andy's treehouse, filled with surprises in every storey. Perfect for kids and adults alike.
Dork Diaries: I Love Paris!

Welcome to Nikki Maxwell's aDORKable world in the fifteenth book in the mega-selling Dork Diaries series. OMG, oh la la! Join Nikki Maxwell and her BFFs as they jet off to Paris!
Guinness World Records 2024

Dive into thousands of new and classic records, with topics as diverse as rollercoasters, robots, movie props and gaming.
Gabby's Dollhouse - My Busy Books

An engaging storybook and toy in one activity kit! My Busy Books offer full-page illustrations, a story, figurines, and a playmat that bring the characters to life and ignite your child's imagination!

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