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Alanna: The First Adventure (Song Of The Lioness 1)
1.  Alanna: The First Adventure (Song Of The Lioness 1) by Tamora Pierce
The list author says:
  "In how many books do girls get to be knights? This is the first of an amazing quartet, not that I've read book 4 since it hasn't come out yet!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide
2.  The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide by Brian Sibley
The list author says:
  "Everything you could want to know about the best film in history"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Ella Enchanted
3.  Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
The list author says:
  "A version of Cinderella, except Ella has reason why she is so obediant."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (235 customer reviews)

First Test (Protector of the Small)
4.  First Test (Protector of the Small) by Tamora Pierce
The list author says:
  "A bit like Alanna except Kel doesn't have to pretend to be a boy."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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Power of Three
5.  Power of Three by Diana Wynne Jones
The list author says:
  "This book didn't get enough praise from anyone!"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Spindle's End
6.  Spindle's End by Robin McKinley
The list author says:
  "Retelling of sleeping beauty with a twist!"
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Howl's Moving Castle
7.  Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
The list author says:
  "An excellant book which is totally fun and has an exciting plot"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (153 customer reviews)

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Dragonflight (The Dragon Books)
8.  Dragonflight (The Dragon Books) by Anne McCaffrey
The list author says:
  "This book is amazing, it has such cool dragons! There are lots in the series."
£6.39   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)

Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
9.  Northern Lights (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "I love these book and I think lots of other people do to!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (829 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Artemis Fowl
10.  Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
The list author says:
  "I shouldn't have put this book so far down this list. Who's heard of fairies with atomic weapons?"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (281 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Skies Of Pern (The Dragon Books)
11.  The Skies Of Pern (The Dragon Books) by Anne McCaffrey
The list author says:
  "It's a bit sad finding all the people in the other books grow old, but there are plenty of good new characters."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

A Tale of Time City
12.  A Tale of Time City by Diana Wynne Jones
The list author says:
  "I never thought time travel could be so complicated! This is another book that should be higher up the list."
£5.94   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Wind Singer (The wind on fire)
13.  The Wind Singer (The wind on fire) by William Nicholson
The list author says:
  "Kestrel and her twin brother Bowman set out on a thrilling adventure that I don't think was long enough."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

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Wild Magic (The Immortals 1)
14.  Wild Magic (The Immortals 1) by Tamora Pierce
The list author says:
  "Another book about a hero girl, though she is not a knight!"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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The Princess Diaries
15.  The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
The list author says:
  "Opps! I should of put this at about number 7. It's really good but I don't understand loads of these american words like 'freshman', what does that meen?"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Beauty
16.  Beauty by Robin McKinley
The list author says:
  "Retelling of beauty and the beast with more details then I have ever read."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

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The School at the Chalet
17.  The School at the Chalet by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
The list author says:
  "Everyone thinks this series is really old and boring, it is not! It's old but not boring and they are not goody goody kids."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Cart and Cwidder (Oxford Children's Modern Classics)
18.  Cart and Cwidder (Oxford Children's Modern Classics) by Diana Wynne Jones
The list author says:
  "I got a bit confused to start with but it was worth sticking through."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Secret of Platform 13
19.  Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson
The list author says:
  "This was the first Eva Ibbotson I read. It's really good but after a while all her books seem to be following the same sort of plot, so I suggest you read this one first."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Steps Up the Chimney (Magician's House)
20.  Steps Up the Chimney (Magician's House) by William Corlett
The list author says:
  "This series always seemed like the first book I read, I know it wasn't but it encouraged me to read just to see if there were any other books as good."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Ropemaker
21.  The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson
The list author says:
  "A cool adventure with lots of magic! Have you realised by now that I love magical stories?"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1)
22.  Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Everyone has read this so I don't need to say much. Good book."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,794 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

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The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set)
23.  The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "This counts for the Hobbit and the Silmarillion as well.Lots of good parts, but it takes a long time to wade through it."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,251 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Seeing Stone (Arthur)
24.  The Seeing Stone (Arthur) by Kevin Crossley-Holland
The list author says:
  "I like this book alot. Sorry that I forgot about it when I started the list."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

The Doomspell (Doomspell Trilogy, Book 1)
25.  The Doomspell (Doomspell Trilogy, Book 1) by Cliff McNish
The list author says:
  "Intresting Idea, but I like other books better."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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