Favourite Books


I love reading and have a few favourite authors and/or books that you might like too. Sure I'll think of more later ...

 

For children and young adults

Everything by Eva Ibbotsen - she's amazing!

Strange Star, The Girl Who Walked on Air and Frost Hollow Hall by Emma Carroll

The Curious Tale of The Lady Caraboo and Sawbones by Catherine Johnson

Buffalo Soldier by Tanya Landman

Cowgirl and Sweet Pizza by G.R Gemin

The Elephant Thief by Jane Kerr

Swimming to the Moon by Jane Elson

The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q Raúf

Dara Palmer's Mayor Drama and Dream on Amber by Emma Shevah

A Sky Painted Gold by Laura Wood

Wolf Hollow and Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

Lockwood & Co series and Bartimaeus series by Jonathan Stroud

The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas by David Almond

Michael Hoeye's Hermux Tantamoq series

Millions, Framed and The Unforgotten Coat by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Hoot, Flushed and Scat by Carl Hiaasen

Young Bond series by Charlie Higson

DangerZone series by David Gilman

Famous Five, Five Find Outers & Faraway Tree series by Enid Blyton

Tall Story and Shine by Candy Gourlay

The Sinclair Mysteries by Katherine Woodfine

Rose Campion series by Lyn Gardener

TinTin series by Herge

Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Margorian

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

The Wolf Princess by Cathryn Constable

Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones

and all of the books you can see in the photograph above! My bookshelves contain many, many more excellent books than this though!

 

For adults

Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold

One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest by Ken Kesey

Carl Hiassen books, especially featuring Skink

 

Non-fiction

Quest for Madagascar by David Attenborough

An Aye Aye & I by Gerald Durrell

Tribe by Bruce Parry

 

Characters that made me want to be a writer!

Jo March in Little Women

Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables