March 6, 2014

Book covers for the 2014 World Book Day books

Eight of the 2014 World Book Day books are available for quizzing with Accelerated Reader. Additionally, the Irish edition by Mary Arrigan is also available. We regret that two of the books, Fun with the Worst Witch and Little Book Day Parade have been deemed non-quizzable.

The Boy in the Smoke is by Maureen Johnson. One cold night, someone stops Stephen Dene from hanging himself in the Eton boathouse. The incident sends his life spiralling in a new and decidedly strange direction – into a world of shadows and mystery.

The Boy in the Smoke | Hot Key Books | 978-1-4714-0323-1 | MY | BL 4.8 | Quiz #225933

Hello, Hugless Douglas is by David Melling. Join Douglas for playtime, friend time and story time! How should the perfect day end for this hug-loving bear?

Hello, Hugless Douglas | Hodder | 978-1-4449-1929-5 | LY | BL 1.8 | Quiz #225927

I Am Nit a Loser is by Jim Smith. Barry takes part in an advert for nit shampoo.

I Am Nit a Loser | Jelly Pie | 978-1-4052-7117-2 | MY | BL 5.8 | Quiz #225928

Jack Pepper is by Sarah Lean. The story of how a puppy called Jack Pepper helps a little girl called Ruby come to terms with her new baby brother. Prequel to Hero.

Jack Pepper | HarperCollins | 978-0-00-755181-1 | LY | BL 3.8 | Quiz #225929

Middle School: How I Got Lost in London is by James Patterson. Rafe Khatchadorian goes on a trip to London to study Living History. Now all he needs to do is avoid the school bully, get Jeanne Galletta to talk to him and try not to get lost in London.

Middle School: How I Got Lost in London | Arrow | 978-0-09-956809-4 | MY | BL 4.7 | Quiz #225930

The Midnight Picnic is by Lauren St John. Laura has another chance to practise her detective skills during a midnight picnic on the mysterious Bodmin Moor.

The Midnight Picnic | Orion | 978-1-4440-1228-6 | MY | BL 5.0 | Quiz #225934

Rock War: The Audition is by Robert Muchamore. Noah is a natural on the guitar, and he’d give anything to get through the Rock War audition. But when he betrays his best friend to join another band, he knows he’s crossed the line.

Rock War: The Audition | Hodder Children’s Books | 978-1-4449-2053-6 | UY | BL 5.6 | Quiz #225931

Terrible Trenches is by Terry Deary. A Horrible Histories take on life in the trenches in World War I.

Terrible Trenches | Scholastic | 978-1-4071-4433-7 | MY | BL 5.5 | Quiz #225932

Milo and the Long Lost Warriors is by Mary Arrigan. When Milo and Shane go on a trip to a museum. Their first problem is that arch enemies Crunch and Wedge have decided that they want to come, too. Their second problem is that their ghoulish friend Mister Lewis wants to rescue three trapped warriors.

Milo and the Long Lost Warriors | O’Brien Press | 978-1-84717-633-2 | MY | BL 4.6 | Quiz #226056

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