Highlights from your summer Book Fair range

We’ve gathered together some of our top picks from the awesome summer Book Fair range. Which ones are you excited to see on the bookcases at your school?

Welcome to reading – Ages 2+

The Baddies (PB)

The Baddies by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

The Baddies are the meanest ghost, witch and troll in the land. When a little girl moves into a nearby cottage, the Baddies can’t wait to scare her out of her wits, but will they succeed?

The Baddies is a riot of silliness and fun – an instant classic.

The Dinky Donkey (PB)

The Dinky Donkey by Craig Smith and Katz Cowley

Wonky Donkey had a child, it was a little girl. Hee Haw!

This lyrical, laugh-out-loud series is a hit with children and adults alike.

Read alone – Ages 6+

Dog Man (PB)

Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

George and Harold have created a new breed of justice—one that is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO! Will he be able to resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?

This hilarious book from Captain Underpants creator Dav Pilkey appeals to readers of all ages.

Bella Beetroot

Bella Beetroot: The Rebel Princess by Axel Scheffler

One day, right in the middle of a tantrum, a mighty eagle comes and swoops Bella Beetroot away, on an incredible adventure. She defeats dragons, doesn’t marry a prince (no, thank you!), and is still home in time for tea…

Axel Scheffler’s Bella Beetroot is a powerful princess tale – with a twist!

Read on – Ages 8+

Boy at the Back of the Class

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

There used to be an empty chair at the back of my class, but now a new boy called Ahmet is sitting in it. He’s a refugee who’s run away from a War. A real one. With bombs and fires and bullies that hurt people. And the more I find out about him, the more I want to help.

The Boy at the Back of the Class tells the story of the refugee crisis from a child’s perspective, told with heart and humour.

The Day I Got Trapped In My Brain

The Day I Got Trapped In My Brain by Amy Huberman

Frankie has a world inside her head called THOUGHTOPOLIS – you just go through the eyeball, right at the skull, past the brain stuff, and then second door on the right! It’s great fun, full of weird-and-wonderful places and creatures, and together, she, Fred and Blue go on adventures.

Amy Huberman’s debut children’s novel is packed with charm and magic – you won’t want to put it down.

Teen – Ages 11+

Always and Forever, Lara Jean (Film Tie-In Edition)

Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

Lara Jean is having the best senior year a girl could ever hope for. She is head over heels in love with her boyfriend, Peter; her dad’s finally getting remarried to their next door neighbor, Ms. Rothschild; and Margot’s coming home for the summer just in time for the wedding. But change is looming on the horizon…

The third book in the bestselling series by Jenny Han, Always and Forever, Lara Jean is the quintessential rom-com.

The Black Queen

The Black Queen by Jumata Emill

Lovett High wants a black Homecoming Queen this year – and the top contender is the bold and beautiful Nova Albright. Tinsley McArthur thinks the crown should be hers. When Nova turns up dead, all fingers point to Tinsley – was she willing to kill for it?

This thriller is sharp, clever, and unputdownable – will you guess who killed Nova Albright?

Have you got a Book Fair coming up?

Amazing things happen when a child can choose their own book to read, and with brilliant discounts and prices from just £2.99, a Scholastic Book Fair helps your pupils access the right books for them.

Reserve a spot now!

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