Doddery old wizards, wart-encrusted witches, pyromaniac
dragons, cryptic prophecies, over-ambitious Arthurian
knights, smug fairies and sickenly cute elves. Bring it on!!
















The weirdstone of Brisingamen
by Alan Garner (1960)
First book in the Alderley series







The lion, the witch and the wardrobe
by C.S. Lewis (1950)
First book in the Chronicles of Narnia series







Dragonkeeper
by Carole Wilkinson (2003)
First book in the Dragonkeeper series








   
The wizard of Oz
by L. Frank Baum (1900)
First book in the Oz series
   
How to train your dragon
by Cressida Cowell (2003)
First book in the How to train your dragon series
   

The field guide
by Tony DiTerlizzi & Holly Black (2003)
First book in the Spiderwick chronicles series

   

Inkheart
by Cornelia Funke (2003)
First book in the Inkheart series


Grerks, squurms and water greeps
by Kes Gray (2005)
First book in the Nelly the monster sitter series
   

The hero's guide to saving your kingdom
by Christopher Healy (2012)
First book in the Hero's guide series







The ordinary princess
by M.M. Kaye (1980)
   
Rowan of Rin
by Emily Rodda (1993)
First book in the Rowan of Rin series








Magyk
by Angie Sage (2005)
First book in the Septimus Heap series







The hobbit
by J.R.R. Tolkien (1937)
   

   

The lost years
by T.A. Barron (1996)
First book in the Merlin series







The robe of skulls
by Vivian French (2007)
First book in the Tales from the five kingdoms series
   
The phantom tollbooth
by Norton Juster (1961)
   
The worst witch
by Jill Murphy (1974)
First book in the Worst witch series
   
Varjak Paw
by S.F. Said (2003)
First book in the Varjak Paw series
   
Tensy Farlow and the home for mislaid children
by Jen Storer (2009)
   
Museum of thieves
by Lian Tanner (2010)
First book in the Keepers series
   

100 cupboards
by N.D. Wilson (2007)
First book in the 100 cupboards series