The summer holidays are just around the corner and whether your kids are busy buried up to their necks in sand or stuck in a tree fetching their football- here are some great books to get your kids to love reading this summer. 

Danny Dingle’s Fantastic Finds by Angie Lake


Danny Dingle’s Fantastic Finds is a fartastically fun series following the adventures of Danny, Percy and Super Dog as they try to pull out all the stops to become Super Heroes just like Metal Face and beat Danny’s arch enemy, Gareth Trumpshaw. The series is filled with comic style illustration and witty inventions- which you can make at home! Danny Dingle is perfect for reluctant readers and popular with both girls and boys alike. Danny Dingle’s Fantastic Finds: The Jet of Justice comes out on the 7th of August, pre-order now. Be sure to check out the entire series too; The Metal-Mobile and The Super-Sonic Submarine

 Totally Twins: The Fabulous Diary of Persephone Pinchgut by Aleesah Darlison 

 Follow Persephone’s dairy, as her and her twin sister Portia’s get into fabulous adventures and navigate sibling rivalries, school and adjusting to life in a single parent family. This series is a fun portrayal of tween life in a modern family setting. Follow the adventures in Musical MayhemModel ManiaTropical Trouble and Birthday Bonanza. 

Apley Towers by Myra King

In the shade of the Giant’s Throne Mountain, along the coast of the Indian Ocean you will find Apley Towers; a riding school for boys and girls. Apley Towers is a coming of age story following Kaela and Trixie, filled with laughter and learning and a place of friendship but as the girls take on more responsibilities than they can handle, they have to make some tough choices that take a toll on their friendship. Apley Towers: The Lost Kodas is a 2017 People’s Book Prize finalist. Don’t forget to check out the series collections: books 1- 3 and 4- 6

Here’s to a fantastic summer of spectacular adventures and infinite amounts of reading.