Friday, July 26, 2013

The Royal Baby Has Arrived...

Congratulations to Prince William and Kate on the arrival of their son, Prince George Alexander Louis.  With the excitement and media coverage focusing on all things English, the Children’s Room has put together a list of chapter books set in England.  Learn about English culture, history, slang, and kids.  From fantasy to ghost stories, to realistic fiction; there is something for everyone. 

Animal Stories
1. The mouse with the question mark tail by Richard Peck
2. The great hamster massacre by Katie Davies (Series)
1. Tunnels by Roderick Gordon (Series)
2. Frozen in time by Ali Sparkes
3. Midnight for Charlie Bone by Jenny Nimmo (Series)
Ghost Stories
1. Dial-a-ghost by Eva Ibbotson
2. Ghost knight by Cornelia Funke
3. The ghosts of Gribblesea Pier by Deborah Abela
Historical Fiction
1. Cat among pigeons by Julia Golding (Series)
2. Highway robbery by Kate Thompson
3. Incorrigible children of Ashton Place: the mysterious howling by Maryrose Wood (Series)
Historical Fantasy
1. WARP: the reluctant assassin by Eoin Colfer (Series)
2. Beswitched by Kate Saunders
3. Freaks by Kieran Larwood

4. Splendors and glooms by Laura Amy Schultz
5. Kat, incorrigible by Stephanie Burgis (Series)
6. The apothecary by Maile Meloy (Series)
7. Theodosia and the serpents of chaos by R. L. LaFevers (Series)
8. Alchemy and Meggy Swan by Karen Cushman
9. Knightley academy by Violet Harberdasher (Series)

Enjoy! Cheerio!

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