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  Jack and Finley: Book choices  
Age: 10
Interests: Technology, Scratch programming, reading
Plays piano

Age: 7
Interests: Minecraft, Xbox games, reading
Plays football

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Jack's choice: The Dream Snatcher

Author: Abi Elphinstone

Sequel out in February 2016: The Shadow Keeper
It's all smugglers, secret caves & witch doctors!

"Twelve-year-old Molly Pecksniff wakes one night in the middle of the forest, lured there by a recurring nightmare - the one with the drums and the rattles and the masks. The Dreamsnatcher is waiting. He has already taken her dreams and now he wants her life. 

Because Moll is more important than she knows… The Oracle Bones foretold that she and Gryff, a wildcat that has always been by her side, are the only ones who can fight back against the Dreamsnatcher's dark magic. Suddenly everything is at stake, and Moll is drawn into a world full of secrets, magic and adventure.

Perfect for fans of J.K. Rowling, Michelle Harrison and Eva Ibbotson."

You can watch the magical trailer for Abi's book on her website: www.abielphinstone.com

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Jack's choice: Dragon Shield

Author: Charlie Fletcher
Illustrations: Nick Tankard

"The start of a thrilling, action-packed trilogy from Charlie Fletcher, set in a world where statues come to life and dragons and heroes battle.

Something dark has woken in the British Museum, and it has stopped time, literally freezing the city in its tracks. The people are there, but unmoving, unseeing - like statues. The statues, on the other hand, can move, and are astonished at what they see.

In the Great Ormond Street Hospital, Will and Jo are suddenly plunged into this world of statues - and find themselves pursued by murderous dragons. With help from a couple of friendly statues, Will and Jo must escape the evil that stalks them in the streets of London.

With beautiful illustrations by Nick Tankard."

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Fin's choice: Tom Gates Extra Special Treats (not)

Author: L Pichon

"It's really cold outside and we're all hoping it's going to snow. Yeah! Derek and I could make a snow Rooster and have a snowball fight (look out, Delia!). Granny Mavis has started to knit me a new winter jumper, but by the looks of things I'm not sure it's going to fit. . ."


Fin's choice: My Brother is a Super Hero - I could have been one too, except I needed a wee

Author: David Solomons

"Luke is a comic-mad eleven-year old who shares a treehouse with his geeky older brother, Zack. Luke's only mistake is to go for a wee right at the wrong time. While he's gone, an alien gives his undeserving, never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother superpowers and then tells him to save the universe. Luke is massively annoyed about this, but when Zack is kidnapped by his arch-nemesis, Luke and his friends have only five days to find him and save the world..."

A bit more about David Solomons...


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