My Favourite 2018 Reads (JF and NF)

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Following on from my favourite young adult and middle fiction reads of 2018, here are my favourites in junior fiction and non-fiction.

Coming up soon will be… picture books, of course! They’ll get their own post because there’s just so many!

Enjoy! And don’t forget to click on the links for full reviews of the books.

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Junior Fiction

D-Bot Squad Dino Corp by Mac Park

Sub genre: Science fiction

5 words to describe it: Dinosaurs, adventure, awesome series ending

If you like these things, you’ll like this book: Speculative fiction, cool gadgets, secrets finally revealed, dinosaurs

Go here for my KBR review

Tiggy and the Magic Paintbrush series by Zanni Louise and Gillian Flint

Sub genre: Fantasy

5 words to describe it: Magic, friendship, emotions, problem solving

If you like these things, you’ll like this book: Cool magical abilities, stunning illustrations (and lots of them), whimsy

Go here for my KBR review

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Lottie Perkins series by Katrina Nannestad and Makoto Koji

Sub genre: Fiction fun

5 words to describe it: Funny, fun, fast-paced, adventure

If you like these things, you’ll like this book: Funny stories, quick and easy stories, strong and bold characters

Go here for my KBR review

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Non-Fiction

The Daredevil’s Guide to Dangerous Places by Anna Brett and Mike Jacobson

Sub genre: Travel

5 words to describe it: Entertaining, super interesting, awesome pictures

If you like these things, you’ll like this book: Crazy and dangerous places, learning about the world

Go here for my KBR review

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The Big Book of the Blue by Yuval Zommer

Sub genre: Animals

5 words to describe it: Addictive, stunning illustrations, interactive, engaging

If you like these things, you’ll like this book: Beautiful illustrations, seek and find games, animals, ocean life

Go here for my KBR review

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Nganga by Aunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson

Sub genre: Culture and history

5 words to describe it: Eye-opening, thoughtful, important, educational, helpful

If you like these things, you’ll like this book: Learning new things, learning about culture

Go here for my KBR review

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Play with Art

Sub genre: Art

5 words to describe it: Fun, vibrant, hours of creativity

If you like these things, you’ll like this book: Art, drawing, making, being creative

Go here for my KBR review

Hope you enjoy them as much as I have!

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