Saturday, 8 December 2007

Children's fiction

Today's Times lists the top children's books from over the last twelve months.

The top sellers are Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, High School Musical, The Girls' Book, Princess Megan and the Magical Tiara and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

The paper recommends the new edition of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy, release to accompany the new film version of The Golden Compass.

Other books described which sound suitable for Year Six include: Sally Gardner's The Red Necklace, Mary Hoffman's The Falconer's Knot and Anthony Horowitz's Snakehead.

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