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See below for a selection of the latest books from Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
Pull on your welly boots for these short stories by the world's best-loved story teller. Ideal for children aged 5 and up! In this charming collection by Enid Blyton, children stumble upon secret rooms on rainy days and gnomes pretend they can forecast the weather. The rain may be pouring down in these stories, but there's plenty of mischief and adventure to be found. These classic tales are ideal for younger children being read to and for newly confident readers to read alone. Each story stands alone and is the perfect length for reading at bedtime or in the classroom. Enid Blyton remains one of Britain's favourite children's authors and her bumper short story collections are perfect for introducing her to the latest generation of readers. Read all of Enid Blyton's bumper short story collections. New in 2021: Rainy Day Stories Pet Stories Stories of Spells and Enchantments Christmas Tales *** Enid Blyton (R) and Enid Blyton's signature are registered trade marks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited. No trade mark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trade mark and copyright owner.
Irene van Gelders drudge job is killing her, but how can she earn a living as an air witch when her own guild calls her a fraud? The Fire Warlock doesnt ask for her credentials, but with tensions rising between the Fire and Air Guilds, proving her value to him is not a safe move. With the White Duchess and her son intent on revenge, what defences can a failure as an air witch muster? All she has is words. Will that be enough to save herself, and Frankland?
A thrilling tale of friendship and courage - Maggie Blue, strongwilled and isolated, sees her enemy from school taken through a window to a parallel world by one of their teachers and determines to follow, whatever the cost. With the help of irascible cat, Hoagy, they discover a world where happiness is being stolen - and they must do everything they can not to be caught up in its web of destruction. Maggie Blue is an outsider, both at home and at school. She lives with her eccentric aunt Esme, and has no friends other than the irascible Hoagy, a stray cat who can talk to her. When Magge sees Ida, her foe from school, being taken through a window to another world by one of their teachers who has transformed into a wolf, she is determined to save her, whatever the cost. But the dark world is full of danger, a place where happiness is valued above all else, and Maggie discovers that her role is far more important than anyone could have guessed. A thrilling and gripping tale of friendship, courage and the power of being yourself.
Marnie Blue is so excited! She is going on a school trip to see the legendary palace of Queen Maretta with all her friends. But when Mum is too unwell to join the trip, Aunt Christabel agrees to come in her place, and she was offishially the naughtiest mermaid the school has ever known. Marnie expects mayhem. Will they board the whale-shark on time? Will everyone eat their packed lunches on the way there? And just who is sneaking around the palace causing all sorts of mischief?
Second in a witty and irreverent adventure series set in Jane Austen times - with magic! I bit a chunk out of my apple and grinned at my older sister. 'I suppose I'd better come along and keep an eye on you. Just to keep everything proper.' When Kat Stephenson's family arrive in Bath in search of a suitor for her sister, it's not long before Kat discovers that the town is fizzing with wild and treacherous magic. Stumbling upon a plot to harness the magic in the Roman Baths, Kat finds that her brother has unwittingly become involved. To foil the plot and save her brother she must defy the Order of the Guardians and risk losing her magical powers, forever...
It's sports day at sea otter summer camp and the Sea Keepers are invited! A magical series about saving our oceans. Emily, Grace and Layla are excited to be helping out at sea otter summer camp. But right before the big diving competition, evil Effluvia causes an earthquake and spoils the sea otters' sports day. Even worse, the earthquake has caused an oil spill! Can the Sea Keepers find a magic pearl to clean up the water and save the sea otters' special day?
Maeve Chambers doesn't have much going for her. Not only does she feel like the sole idiot in a family of geniuses, she managed to drive away her best friend Lily a year ago. But when she finds a pack of dusty old tarot cards at school, and begins to give scarily accurate readings to the girls in her class, she realizes she's found her gift at last. Things are looking up - until she discovers a strange card in the deck that definitely shouldn't be there. And two days after she convinces her ex-best friend to have a reading, Lily disappears. Can Maeve, her new friend Fiona and Lily's brother Roe find her? And will their special talents be enough to bring Lily back, before she's gone for good?
The must-read epic fantasy of 2021, as featured on Cosmo, Buzzfeed, BookRiot and Refinery 29. In this West African-inspired world, girls are outcasts by blood and warriors by choice, perfect for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and Black Panther. Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in Otera, a deeply patriarchal ancient kingdom, where a woman's worth is tied to her purity, and she must bleed to prove it. But when Deka bleeds gold - the colour of impurity, of a demon - she faces a consequence worse than death. She is saved by a mysterious woman who tells Deka of her true nature: she is an Alaki, a near-immortal with exceptional gifts. The stranger offers her a choice: fight for the Emperor, with others just like her, or be destroyed...
The third book in the magical Starfell series, starring misfit witch Willow Moss. Perfect for readers of 8+ and beautifully illustrated throughout by Sarah Warburton. Willow Moss and the Lost Day was selected as Waterstones Book of the Month. For the very first time, magical children like Willow are allowed to go to school alongside their non-magical neighbours. But Willow is suspicious. Why are the Brothers of Wol changing the rules now? On her first day, Willow meets an elf girl named Twist, and soon they are embarking on Willow's most urgent mission yet: to protect the children of Starfell, uncover the mystery of a long-lost kingdom - and prevent the very source of magic from getting into the wrong hands . . .
The brand-new must-have super funny series from the creators of the bestselling Naughtiest Unicorn! The brand-new must-have super funny series from the creators of the bestselling Naughtiest Unicorn! Prepare to enter a whole world of cute! Funny bunnies who perform acrobatics, mini pigs wearing multi-coloured wellies, sushi-mice that sleep curled-up in the middle of sweet-smelling flowers. The world of cute is the most adorable place EVER ... but the friends you're about to meet like to cause chaos in this world of cuteness! Lucky the Lunacorn is super happy that she has a horn that glows, even though that's all it does right now ... and she's taking part in the annual cute competition where she's up against some seriously talented cuties! Still, Lucky is sure it's what's inside that counts, and her new friends Sammy the speed-talking sloth and Pip the distinctly un-tropical, ninja pineapple totally agree. But will the judges ... ? Pip Bird's laugh-out-loud, heart-warming stories celebrate the differences in us all.