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Win a Selection of Books from the Ultimate List of 100 Books to Read Before You’re 14

image image Booktrust has announced the definitive list of 100 books to read before you’re 14 – and to celebrate we are giving away five books from the list.

Drawing from over 90 years’ experience recommending children’s books; Booktrust experts selected the final 100 from an initial list of 500 books and are now asking everyone to join the debate and vote online for their favourites on the list (www.booktrust.org.uk/cbw). The nation’s top books will be announced on November 25th so pick up a book, get reading and tell Booktrust what you think!

Booktrust are giving you the chance to win five books from the list in the (add age range or whole list) from the eclectic mix of traditional classics and modern greats that Booktrust believe are must-reads to fire children’s imaginations and turn them into life-long readers.

 

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To be in with a chance of winning one of these fantastic books, all you have to do to enter is complete the Rafflecopter entry form below – Good Luck!!!

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  1. October 24, 2013 / 5:51 am

    I loved The BFG and all of the other Roald Dahl books – I have read several of them to my children and look forward to when they can read them themselves!

  2. Karen Barrett
    October 24, 2013 / 7:59 am

    I used to love all things Enid Blyton, I know Ellie will love reading them as well.

  3. October 24, 2013 / 8:25 am

    Danny The Champion Of The World by Roald Dahl. The perfect father/son book. Wonderful.

  4. Rob Nickson
    October 24, 2013 / 8:31 am

    The famous five, you just can’t beat it

  5. Rebecca maddocks
    October 24, 2013 / 8:39 am

    Charlie and the chocolate factory

  6. Ilkem Mehmet
    October 24, 2013 / 8:39 am

    Meg and Mog! Completely forgot about that book until now.

  7. laura banks
    October 24, 2013 / 8:43 am

    i loved the secret seven

  8. lornakennedy
    October 24, 2013 / 8:44 am

    hungry catapiller x

  9. Natasha Male
    October 24, 2013 / 8:47 am

    I used to love the goosebump books which are still a huge hit today so i cannot wait for my children to get a bit bigger 🙂

  10. Paula Harvey
    October 24, 2013 / 9:01 am

    I loved My Naughty Little Sister books! My big Sister was convinced they were written about me!

  11. Tara Newman
    October 24, 2013 / 9:23 am

    Hippo’s Go Berserk 🙂

  12. Katrina Day-Reilly
    October 24, 2013 / 9:28 am

    the elves and the shormaker

    • Katrina Day-Reilly
      October 24, 2013 / 9:29 am

      shoemaker even lol

  13. Karen
    October 24, 2013 / 9:52 am

    Carrie’s War was one of my favourite books and I read it over and over again. It’s a book I’d love to share with my step-children because it’s from an era they know little about. I hope it fires their imaginations like it did mine.

  14. Caroline
    October 24, 2013 / 10:00 am

    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. I absolutely loved it and still do!

  15. vandervaulk
    October 24, 2013 / 10:09 am

    Cinderella

  16. Laura H
    October 24, 2013 / 10:26 am

    Anything by Dr Seuss, and my son loves them too!

  17. Katie Witherington
    October 24, 2013 / 10:29 am

    Jolly postman was my favourite

  18. Lorraine Tinsley
    October 24, 2013 / 10:42 am

    I love Roald Dahl books, especially Matilda. Not quite from my childhood as I’m in my 30’s, but I also love Harry Potter and I can’t wait to read them to my daughter

  19. Stephanie Cheung-Tsang
    October 24, 2013 / 10:43 am

    My favourite was the Magic Faraway Tree.

  20. Kat Lucas
    October 24, 2013 / 10:57 am

    Horton hears a who

  21. Leanne Wright
    October 24, 2013 / 11:47 am

    Me and my little boy love getting new books! Meg and mog was one of my favourites from preschool!

  22. natalie
    October 24, 2013 / 11:53 am

    jeames and the giant peach

  23. Tracy Newton
    October 24, 2013 / 12:32 pm

    James and the giant peach is a big favourite in this house.

  24. katie
    October 24, 2013 / 12:42 pm

    The tiger who came to tea:)

  25. Hannah Oneill
    October 24, 2013 / 12:43 pm

    I used to love Old Bear!

  26. Shelley Hawkins
    October 24, 2013 / 1:02 pm

    Fantastic Mr Fox

  27. svetlana lemantovic
    October 24, 2013 / 1:12 pm

    Cinderella

  28. Victoria Fisher
    October 24, 2013 / 1:23 pm

    Got to be little women 🙂

  29. Margaret
    October 24, 2013 / 1:59 pm

    The paper bag princess

  30. Sarah Higgins
    October 24, 2013 / 5:03 pm

    The Tiger who came to tea

  31. MumtoC
    October 24, 2013 / 6:37 pm

    Roald Dahl’s The Twits

  32. ashleigh
    October 24, 2013 / 7:22 pm

    All the Roald Dahl books – just read Fantastic Mr Fox with my daughter!

  33. Jo Jones
    October 24, 2013 / 7:27 pm

    Grimms Fairy Tales and love to share them now

  34. Frances Sunshine Hopkins
    October 24, 2013 / 8:01 pm

    Adrain Mole

  35. Jackie ONeill
    October 24, 2013 / 8:06 pm

    Loved the Famous Five books!

  36. Sarah Robinson
    October 24, 2013 / 8:34 pm

    I loved Roald Dahl The Twits

  37. Jo welsh
    October 24, 2013 / 8:44 pm

    The faraway tree

  38. Nicola spence
    October 25, 2013 / 8:58 am

    Miss wizz

  39. October 25, 2013 / 11:16 am

    I’ve kept lots of books from my childhood, hard to pick a favourite, I was a total bookworm!

  40. Tammy Tudor
    October 25, 2013 / 1:06 pm

    When you give a mouse a cookie 🙂

  41. October 26, 2013 / 4:38 am

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  42. Lynsey Buchanan
    October 27, 2013 / 2:12 am

    The Magic Faraway Tree Books

  43. Laura
    October 27, 2013 / 10:43 pm

    The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe was magical!

  44. k walsh
    October 29, 2013 / 11:51 pm

    the bfg by roald dahl

  45. Amy Ripley
    October 30, 2013 / 3:42 pm

    The TWITS by Roald Dahl!

  46. October 31, 2013 / 11:43 am

    Folk of the Faraway Tree – Enid Blyton – she’s just started it!

  47. Starry (@Orangeblossom78)
    November 1, 2013 / 9:16 pm

    I like reading Beatrix Potter stories.

  48. Annie Costa
    November 2, 2013 / 9:30 am

    the railway children

  49. Danielle Graves
    November 4, 2013 / 9:37 am

    I’ve made a real point of buying my son copies of books I had as a child like Each Peach Pear Plum and Whatever Next! I can’t wait till he’s older and we can start enjoying Enid Blyton and Roald Dahl books together.

  50. Solange
    November 7, 2013 / 7:09 pm

    Famous Five

  51. esme mccrubb
    November 12, 2013 / 9:07 pm

    matilda

  52. Andrea MacLeod
    November 13, 2013 / 10:21 pm

    Anything by Enid Blyton!

  53. Ben Audsley
    November 15, 2013 / 9:57 am

    secret seven by enid blyton – it was so much better than the famous five!

  54. shell
    November 15, 2013 / 2:29 pm

    The BFG

  55. Kirsten Barthy
    November 15, 2013 / 11:16 pm

    More my teenage years but it’s the Harry Potter series

  56. Jayne T
    November 16, 2013 / 5:23 pm

    The magic faraway tree.

  57. Lucy Robinson
    November 17, 2013 / 12:54 pm

    Enid BLYTON. X

  58. Claire Wilkinson
    November 17, 2013 / 4:53 pm

    i have just bought my son the famous five boxset for xmas, cant wait as i loved it, my grandad used to read it to me

  59. Clint Thompson
    November 17, 2013 / 7:10 pm

    I love Roald Dahl

  60. Deborah Wheeler
    November 17, 2013 / 7:40 pm

    The Family from One End Street – my mum read this to me and I’ve read it to my nieces

  61. Laura Farren
    November 18, 2013 / 12:06 am

    Matilda

  62. Annemieke Troost
    November 18, 2013 / 8:29 am

    when i was little my mum bought my all the miffy books and i loved them , im reading them now to my daughter and she likes them too , when she is a bit older i might start reading roald dahl or astrid lindgren

  63. November 18, 2013 / 10:17 am

    Meg & Mog!
    I loved them when I was a child – I can’t believe she’s still around

  64. REBECCA TOWNSEND
    November 18, 2013 / 1:38 pm

    The Wind in the Willows

  65. Claire Appleton
    November 18, 2013 / 2:49 pm

    My favourite was The Jolly Postman, I also liked the Christmas special one too 🙂

  66. November 18, 2013 / 3:29 pm

    I loved the Elves and the shoe maker i now read it to my son at bedtime who also loves it

  67. alison c
    November 18, 2013 / 3:51 pm

    The night before christmas is the greatest of all time ……. roll on christmas eve!

  68. November 18, 2013 / 6:06 pm

    The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton was my favourite childhood book; I still have it somewhere to share with my grandchildren in the years to come.

  69. leanne newsome
    November 18, 2013 / 7:45 pm

    The BFG

  70. Kaley Redmond
    November 18, 2013 / 9:36 pm

    Enid Blyton brilliant author.

  71. Leigh Larkin
    November 18, 2013 / 9:37 pm

    I love Fantastic Mr Fox! But not sure how long to wait as it is a bit scary?!

  72. Joanna Sawka
    November 18, 2013 / 10:04 pm

    Winnie the pooh

  73. Keeley Atkinson
    November 18, 2013 / 10:54 pm

    Anything by Enid Blyton, particularly the Faraway Tree stories.

  74. Chris Bell
    November 19, 2013 / 6:18 am

    The first book I ever read for myself was Over sea under stone by Susan Cooper, which totally stunned my little mind back then and left me with a life long obsession with Cornwall!

  75. kristy brown
    November 19, 2013 / 9:02 am

    I don’t have a favourite book but I loved the Secret Seven and The Chronicles of Narnia

  76. leanne williams
    November 19, 2013 / 9:10 am

    i loved the secret seven

  77. Jenny Rogers
    November 19, 2013 / 12:00 pm

    I loved all of the Enid Blyton books, but my big favourite has to be The Hobbit.

  78. Elinor Bevan
    November 19, 2013 / 1:00 pm

    Cant wait to share the Mallopry Towers books with my daughter – she is 10 now, so about ready i think!!

  79. Sarah Ballantyne
    November 19, 2013 / 3:19 pm

    My daughter has enjoyed the Meg and Mog books which I loved as a child and we have just moved on to chapter books. I have loved looking for books to read and they have brought back loads of great memories. We are reading The Worst Witch and have Pippi Longstocking, Milly Molly Mandy, My Naughty Little Sister and, my favourite Gobbolino, lined up ready to go.

  80. helenthemadex
    November 19, 2013 / 3:45 pm

    the famous five – Enid Blyton my girls love her as well

  81. Lisa Wilkinson
    November 19, 2013 / 4:19 pm

    The Jolly Postman

  82. Gemma Snell
    November 19, 2013 / 6:11 pm

    I loved James and the Giant peach 🙂

  83. jodie harvey
    November 19, 2013 / 6:58 pm

    the roald dahl books, i still have all the books from when i was younger 🙂

  84. Kay Lou Smith
    November 19, 2013 / 7:08 pm

    I was obsessed with Enid Blyton and the Famous Five books!

  85. louise e bennett
    November 19, 2013 / 8:32 pm

    i used to like the books goosebumps

  86. Mark Palmer
    November 19, 2013 / 8:56 pm

    Swallows and Amazons

  87. Ellen Stafford
    November 19, 2013 / 9:08 pm

    The Enchanted Wood and Faraway Tree Stories by Enid Blyton

  88. Gillian Hutchison
    November 19, 2013 / 9:15 pm

    I would have read the phone book as a child but my favourite was the witches by Roald Dahl

  89. Rosalind Blight
    November 19, 2013 / 9:36 pm

    all roald dahl books and my 6 year old now reads them beautifully to me, although we are currently reading oliver twist

  90. Scott Caldon
    November 19, 2013 / 9:37 pm

    Watership Down

  91. Wendy Tolhurst
    November 19, 2013 / 9:54 pm

    Lots of the series by Enid Blyton – ie Famous Five, Mallory Towers and Twins at St Clares – I loved all these books and hope to share them with my daughters and that they will enjoy them too.

  92. Jayne B
    November 19, 2013 / 10:46 pm

    The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe

  93. Jane Middleton
    November 19, 2013 / 10:59 pm

    Matilda

  94. Diana
    November 19, 2013 / 11:15 pm

    Alice in Wonderland 🙂

  95. megan davies
    November 19, 2013 / 11:26 pm

    I loved anything by roald dahl

  96. David Jackson
    November 20, 2013 / 8:41 am

    charlie and the chocolate factory

  97. Gary Topley
    November 20, 2013 / 11:40 am

    The wishing chair by Enid Blyton x

  98. Karen R
    November 20, 2013 / 1:02 pm

    My favourtie book was Five go to Smuggler’s Top – which I have read to my daughter and we both loved it! We are reading all the Famous Five books and my dd loves them, although she always seems to solve the mystery quicker than the book!

  99. Lindsey Jones
    November 20, 2013 / 6:49 pm

    I loved all the Roald Dahl books especially the twits

  100. Anna Emslie
    November 20, 2013 / 7:32 pm

    The Twits by Roald Dahl

  101. Helen Garner
    November 20, 2013 / 9:15 pm

    I love the Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton. Would have loved to have visited all the lands at the top of it.

  102. Charlotte Jones
    November 20, 2013 / 11:24 pm

    Has to be the beatrix potter books – I had the whole collection, which is now my daughters 🙂

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