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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2014 5:09 am    Post subject: Best loved children's books presently  Reply with quote

Last year, 1597 New Zealand children aged 10 to 13 taking part in the Kids Lit Quiz were asked to name their favourite books or series of books. They named 1350 books - these were the 100 most popular. How many have you read? (I had read 26.  I have hardly read any of the popular series for youngsters and teenagers, except for the Harry Potter series and some Terry Pratchetts, unless they date back to my own children - Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys for instance. I tried to put this list into a table to take up less space but the formatting went odd, so I reverted to the original.)


http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainm...-kids-book-choices-cover-spectrum

1 Harry Potter
2 Hunger Games
3 Percy Jackson
4 Cherub
5 The Hobbit
6 Roald Dahl (all books)
7 Lord of the Rings
8 Heroes of Olympus
9 Alex Rider
10 Skulduggery Pleasant
11 Inheritance
12 Twilight
13 Diary of a Wimpy Kid
14 A Series of Unfortunate Events
15 Artemis Fowl
16 Narnia Chronicles
17 Gone
18 Tomorrow
19 Warriors
20 Holes
21 Mortal Instruments
22 Rangers Apprentice
23 Geronimo Stilton
24 Divergent
25 Inkheart
26 Clues
27 Maximum Ride
28 Henderson's Boys
29 Once
30 Deltora Quest
31 Famous Five
32 Wonder
33 His Dark Materials
34 Discworld
35 Lorien Legacies
36 Pony Club
37 Goosebumps
38 Hetty Feather
39 Running Wild
40 The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
41 Hatchet
42 Little Women
43 My Story
44 Magic Faraway Tree
45 Nancy Drew Files
46 War Horse
47 How to Train Your Dragon
48 Judy Moody
49 Tintin
50 Jacqueline Wilson (all books)
51 Horrible Histories
52 The Host
53 My Sister Jodie
54 Black Beauty
55 Cookie
56 The Fault in Our Stars
57 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
58 Mortal Engines
59 Virals
60 Chaos Walking
61 Dork Diaries
62 Infernal Devices
63 Alice in Wonderland
64 Brotherband Chronicles
65 The Spook's Apprentice
66 Avalon
67 Avonlea chronicles
68 The Floods
69 Kane Chronicles
70 Nanny Piggins
71 Noughts and Crosses
72 Power of Five
73 Ruby Redfort
74 The secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
75 Septimus Heap
76 Shadow
77 Going Solo
78 Guardians of Ga'hoole
79 The Invention of Hugo Cabret
80 Lola Rose
81 Captain Underpants
82 Goodnight Mr Tom
83 Rondo
84 Secret Seven
85 Sherlock Holmes
86 Winnie the Pooh
87 Department
88 Elephant in the Garden
89 Just
90 Lily Alone
91 Matched Trilogy
92 Redwall
93 The Secret Garden
94 Wonderstruck
95 Asterix
96 The Billionaire
97 Conspiracy 365
98 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
99 Hardy Boys
100 Jane Eyre



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