Essential reading for every boy aged 10. Regardless of
genre, format, length and how dull the cover looks, every
one is a winner. Go on, you know you want to read them...

The one and only Ivan
by Katherine Applegate (2012)
Cloud busting
by Malorie Blackman (2004)

Tales of a fourth grade nothing
by Judy Blume (1972)
First book in the Fudge series
War game
by Michael Foreman (1989)
The weirdstone of Brisingamen
by Alan Garner (1960)
First book in the Alderley series
by Paul Jennings (1985)
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe
by C.S. Lewis (1950)
First book in the Chronicles of Narnia series
Kensuke's kingdom
by Michael Morpurgo (1999)
Storm boy
by Colin Thiele (1963)

The murderer's ape
by Jakob Wegelius (2014)

Little house in the big woods
by Laura Ingalls Wilder (1932)
First book in the Little house series
by Carole Wilkinson (2003)
First book in the Dragonkeeper series