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Best Children's Books 2017

10th October 2017

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Are you wondering which books to buy this Christmas? We have over 20,000 reviews of children's books on www.toppsta.com all read and reviewed by our community of children, parents, teachers and librarians. 

So we're delighted to be able to share our selection of the best children's books 2017 with you!

1. You can DOWNLOAD THE FULL LIST HERE: Download

2. Or check out the books below with links through to buy at Wordery.com. If you haven't yet discovered Wordery, they're often cheaper than Amazon and have free worldwide delivery.

We have sections for Best Picture Books, Books By Age, New Releases and Christmassy Books. Enjoy!

Georgina x

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Supersaurs 1: Raptors of Paradise by Jay Jay Burridge

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A thrilling new adventure series: what would the world look like if dinosaurs had never died out? Unleash the supersaurs with the free accompanying app!

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iExplore The Brain

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The next incredible book in this Augmented Reality series takes you deep inside the human brain with a free Augmented Reality app! Check out all the books in the incredible iExplore Series here.

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Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race

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Join Fergus and his friends in a fantastically fun, magical adventure series from Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy! Check out all the books in this brilliant series here.

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New Picture Books
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1.That's not my unicorn...Fiona Watt & Rachel Wells
Usborne Publishing
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2.Bee & MeAlison Jay
Old Barn Books
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3.Owl BabiesMartin Waddell & Patrick Benson
Walker Books
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4.Dear ZooRod Campbell
Macmillan Children's Books
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5.Molly Mischief: My Perfect PetAdam Hargreaves
Pavilion Children's Books
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6.Dog on a Digger - The Tricky IncidentKate Prendergast
Old Barn Books
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7.Yoga BabiesFearne Cotton & Sheena Dempsey
Andersen Press
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8.My MuseumJoanne Liu
Prestel
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9.Pea Pod LullabyGlenda Millard & Stephen Michael King
Old Barn Books
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10. Aliens Love Underpants!Claire Freedman & Ben Cort
Simon & Schuster UK
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11. What the Ladybird Heard on HolidayJulia Donaldson & Lydia Monks
Macmillan Children's Books
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12. My Very Own SpacePippa Goodhart & Rebecca Crane
Flying Eye Books
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13.Sky Private Eye and the Case of the Runaway BiscuitJane Clarke & Loretta Schauer
Five Quills
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14. I Want Snow!Tony Ross
Andersen Press
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15. The Adventures of the Owl and the PussycatCoral Rumble & Charlotte Cooke
Wacky Bee Books
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16. The Secret of Black RockJoe Todd-Stanton
Flying Eye Books
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17.Nibbles: The Dinosaur GuideEmma Yarlett
Little Tiger Press
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18.Izzy GizmoPip Jones & Sara Ogilvie
Simon & Schuster UK
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19. Peppa Goes to LondonPenguin Random HouseBuy Book
20. Have You Seen My Giraffe?Michelle Robinson & Claire Powell
Simon & Schuster UK
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21.Beauty and the BeastHelene Magisson
New Frontier Publishing
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22.Sky Private Eye and the Case of the Missing GrandmaJane Clarke & Loretta Schauer
Five Quills
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23.The Big Bird SpotMatt Sewell
Pavilion Children's Books
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24. Happy, Sad, Feeling GladYasmeen Ismail
Laurence King
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New Books Loved by 5-6 Year OldsBuy Book at Wordery.com
25.Billy and the Mini Monsters: Monsters in the DarkZanna Davidson & Melanie Williamson
Usborne Publishing
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26. Yellow BillsMichelle McKenna & Steven Johnson
Matador
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27.Make Your Own Farm Animals & MoreTracey Radford
CICO Books
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28.Round the World Quiz BookSue McMillan & Hayley Warnham
Lonely Planet Kids
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29.A Bear Grylls Adventure 1: The Blizzard AdventureBear Grylls & Emma McCann
Piccadilly Press
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30.Marge and the Pirate BabyIsla Fisher & Eglantine Ceulemans
Picadilly Press
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31.King Flashypants and the Creature from CrongAndy Riley
Hodder Children's Books
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32.Martha Mayhem and the Witch from the DitchJoanne Owen & Tony Ross
Piccadilly Press
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New Books Loved by 7-8 Year OldsBuy Book at Wordery.com
33.iExplore: BugsHannah Wilson
Carlton Books
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34.How to be a ScientistSteve Mould
DK
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35.Sputnik's Guide to Life on EarthFrank Cottrell Boyce & Steven Lenton
Macmillan Children's Books
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36. The Dragonsitter DetectiveJosh Lacey & Garry Parsons
Andersen Press
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37.The Bolds on HolidayJulian Clary & David Roberts
Andersen Press
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38. Julius Zebra: Bundle with the BritonsGary Northfield
Walker Books
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39.Dougal Daley: It's Not My FaultJackie Marchant & Loretta SchauerBuy Book
40.Football School Season 1:Where Football Explains the World
Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton & Spike Gerell
Walker Books
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New Books Loved by 9-10 Year OldsBuy Book at Wordery.com
41.Witch for a WeekKaye Umansky & Ashley King
Simon & Schuster UK
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42.See Inside Space Stations & Other SpacecraftRosie Dickins & Kellan Stover
Usborne Publishing
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43.iExplore: The BrainJack Challoner
Carlton Books
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44.MoonlocketPeter Bunzl
Usborne Publishing
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45. Jacky Ha-HaJames Patterson, Chris Grabenstein & Kerascoet
Young Arrow
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46.The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 2: Middle School MayhemRachel Renée Russell
Simon & Schuster UK
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47.KickMitch Johnson
Usborne Publishing
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48.Middle School: Escape to AustraliaJames Patterson, Martin Chatterton & Daniel Griffo
Young Arrow
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New Books Loved by 11-12 Year OldsBuy Book at Wordery.com
49.The 91-Storey TreehouseAndy Griffiths & Terry Denton
Macmillan Children's Books
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50.Hamish and the GravityBurpDanny Wallace & Jamie Littler
Simon & Schuster UK
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51.All the Things That Could Go WrongStewart Foster
Simon & Schuster UK
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52. The Jamie Drake EquationChristopher EdgeBuy Book
53.One Silver SummerRachel Hickman & Helen Crawford-White
Old Barn Books
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54.Defender of the Realm: Dark AgeMark Huckerby & Nick Ostler
Scholastic UK
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55.Ned's Circus of Marvels: The Gold ThiefJustin Fletcher
HarperCollins Children's Books
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56.The Warrior in the MistRuth Eastham & Nathan Ryder
Shrine Bell
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New Books Autumn 2017Buy Book at Wordery.com
57.Here We AreOliver Jeffers
HarperCollins Children's Books
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58.A Dog with Nice EarsLauren Child
Orchard Books
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59.Katinka's TailJudith Kerr
HarperCollins Children's Books
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60.The GrotlynBenji Davies
HarperCollins Children's Books
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61.The Greatest Magician in the WorldMatt Edmondson & Garry Parsons
Macmillan Children's Books
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62.Dinosaurs - and Other Prehistoric CreaturesMatt Sewell
Pavilion Children's Books
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63.Dinosaur AtlasAnne Rooney & James Gilleard
Lonely Planet Kids
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64.Marcy and the Riddle of the SphinxJoe Todd-Stanton
Flying Eye Books
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65.Flying Fergus: The Wreck it RaceChris Hoy & Clare Elsom
Piccadilly Press
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66.Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of the Wizard of OzMichael Morpurgo & 
Emma Chichester Clark
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67.How to Bewitch a WolfAbie Longstaff
Scholastic UK
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68.The Incredible Cabinet of WondersJoe Fullman
Lonely Planet Kids
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69.Supersaurs: Raptors of ParadiseJay Jay Burridge
Bonnier Zaffre
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70.Goth Girl and the Sinister SymphonyChris Riddell
Macmillan Children's Books
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71.The Girl Who Drank the MoonKelly Barnhill
Piccadilly Press
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72.DinosauriumLily Murray & Chris Wormell
Big Picture Press
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73.The WonderlingMira Bartok
Walker Books
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74.NevermoorJessica Townsend
Orion Children's Books
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Christmas Books 2017Buy Book at Wordery.com
75.The Stink Before ChristmasSam Nixon & Mark Rhodes
Scholastic UK
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76.Supertato: Evil Pea RulesSue Hendra & Paul Linnet
Simon & Schuster UK
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77.Santa's Tight SqueezeAlex Field & Karen Erasmus
New Frontier Publishing
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78.It's ChristmasTracey Corderoy &Tim Warnes
Little Tiger
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79.Father Christmas Heard a ParpOlaf Falafel
HarperCollins Children's Books
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80.The Snow QueenHans Christian Anderson & Patricia MacCarthy
Award Publications Ltd
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81.There's a Dragon in My StockingTom Nicoll & Sarah Horne
Stripes Publishing
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82.Lily, the Pug and the Christmas WishKeris Stainton
Piccadilly Press
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