by Eva Ibbotson
High on a Himalayan mountain, a young explorer is asleep in her tent. At midnight she is snatched by a gigantic, hairy monster – and never seen again. Agatha Farlingham has been kidnapped by a yeti. But she soon discovers that he is a brave and noble beast. His family is in danger – and he needs her help. Shortlisted for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize.
by Colin Meloy
This young adult fanstay is the first book in the Wildwood Chronicles. Prue McKeel is trying to keep out of trouble when her baby brother is abducted by crows and hauled off to the woods beyond the city. It is up to her to bring him back. On her mission she is plunged into the world of Wildwood where she meets more trouble and magic than she ever thought possible.
by Johanna Spyri
This is the perfect summer read for girls in search of an inspring heroine. When Heidi is sent to live in the Swiss mountains with her bad-tempered old Grandfather, everyone in the village feels sorry for her. But Heidi soon discovers a secret: Grandfather isn’t nearly as cross as he looks – plus she can play all day in the fields among the bright flowers. But Heidi is whisked away again to be a companion to an injured girl in the city. She longs for her beautiful mountain home – how will she ever get back again?
by Cornelia Funke
The first in the Mirrorworld series this is a perfect read for boys who enjoy fantasy and adventure. Inspired by the Brothers Grimm, the book introduces a lush, enchanting world where fantasy meets reality. Reckless is a thrilling adventure, a tale of heroism and loyalty, filled with danger, mystery, and magic–with fairy tales and legends re-imagined as never before.