For Those Missing Harry Potter

A Listmania! list by Castlelioness (Sussex, UK)
 
The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume 1: Charmed Life / The Lives of Christopher Chant
1.  The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume 1: Charmed Life / The Lives of Christopher Chant by Diana Wynne Jones
The list author says:
  "Witty, clever and unpredictable series. Conrad's fate is my personal favourite."
£5.37   Used & New from: £0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Mister Monday (The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 1)
2.  Mister Monday (The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 1) by Garth Nix
The list author says:
  "Very imaginative series aimed at the same sort of age group as Harry Potter. A little like The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy, but for kids."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Mortal Engines (Mortal Engines Quartet)
3.  Mortal Engines (Mortal Engines Quartet) by Philip Reeve
The list author says:
  "A stunning series. Much more intelligent than many books for young people yet exciting and packed with humourous touches."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (122 customer reviews)

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The Magicians' Guild: Book 1 of the Black Magician (Black Magician Trilogy)
4.  The Magicians' Guild: Book 1 of the Black Magician (Black Magician Trilogy) by Trudi Canavan
The list author says:
  "Many teenage Potter fans are sure to love this series, however, I hated the uninspired plot and use of language. It features a school for wizards and secret passages if you like that kind of thing."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (291 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Sabriel
5.  Sabriel by Garth Nix
The list author says:
  "Better than Nix's other series in my opinion but lower on this list as Potter fans under 12 may not like it."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (273 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Amulet Of Samarkand (Bartimaeus Trilogy)
6.  The Amulet Of Samarkand (Bartimaeus Trilogy) by Jonathan Stroud
The list author says:
  "A series that definitely improves as it goes on. I liked the quirky sense of humour and the way that the main characters are well thought out and developed."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

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01 Wolf Brother (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness)
7.  01 Wolf Brother (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness) by Michelle Paver
The list author says:
  "Potter fans of all ages should take a look at this  fantasy tale set in the distant past. Doesn't have the humour of Potter but is still a very worthwhile read."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (186 customer reviews)

The Wind on Fire Trilogy: "The Wind Singer", "Slaves of the Mastery", "Firesong"
8.  The Wind on Fire Trilogy: "The Wind Singer", "Slaves of the Mastery", "Firesong" by William Nicholson
The list author says:
  "Weird and unsettling but brilliant and original all the same. Is more likely to make you think than laugh though."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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The Ropemaker (PB)
9.  The Ropemaker (PB) by Peter Dickinson
The list author says:
  "Charming tale of a girl on a quest to find out how to protect her home."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass"
10.  His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass" by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Most Potter fans will love this. I didn't really like the second and third books as the underlying anti-C.S.Lewis theme seemed a bit too petty."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (492 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Howl's Moving Castle (World of Howl)
11.  Howl's Moving Castle (World of Howl) by Diana Wynne Jones
The list author says:
  "I love this book to pieces. It has the wit, brilliant characters and unpredictable plot that I've come to expect from Diana Wynne Jones. Great for all ages."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (182 customer reviews)

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The Seeing Stone (Arthur)
12.  The Seeing Stone (Arthur) by Kevin Crossley-Holland
The list author says:
  "A series set in the Middle Ages filled with historical detail. Features a boy finding out about the Arthurian legends and his connection to them. I thought it was delightful."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

The Book of Dead Days
13.  The Book of Dead Days by Marcus Sedgwick
The list author says:
  "Mystery story set in a dark, gothic world. I prefered the sequel as I thought that the ending to this one was a bit weak."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Murkmere
14.  Murkmere by Patricia Elliott
The list author says:
  "Another atmospheric mystery tale with a great sequel. I was fascinated by the religious fantasy world in which it is set."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The Dark is Rising Sequence: Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark Is Rising, Greenwitch, The Grey King, and Silver on the Tree (Puffin Books)
15.  The Dark is Rising Sequence: Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark Is Rising, Greenwitch, The Grey King, and Silver on the Tree (Puffin Books) by Susan Cooper
The list author says:
  "Magical adventure series. I was enchanted by it but it may seem a bit dated to some nowadays."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Earthsea Quartet: "A Wizard Of Earthsea"; "The Tombs of Atuan"; "The Farthest Shore"; "Tehanu" (Puffin Books)
16.  The Earthsea Quartet: "A Wizard Of Earthsea"; "The Tombs of Atuan"; "The Farthest Shore"; "Tehanu" (Puffin Books) by Ursula Le Guin
The list author says:
  "A deep and thoughtful series featuring dragons, a wizard school and powerful magic. Probably too heavy-going for younger Potter fans though. It's much better than the rubbish live-action adaptation."
£10.68   Used & New from: £2.43
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Gift (Pellinor Trilogy)
17.  The Gift (Pellinor Trilogy) by Alison Croggon
The list author says:
  "I didn't really like this - it steals too many ideas from Tolkien and Le Guin in my opinion - but if you are teenager (or my mum!) and like fantasy you'll love it."
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The Kingfisher Book of Mythology: Gods, Godesses and Heroes from Around the World
18.  The Kingfisher Book of Mythology: Gods, Godesses and Heroes from Around the World by Cynthia O'Neill
The list author says:
  "Thought I'd include this as much of the background of Harry Potter is based in mythology and folk tales. I loved it as a child."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Cart And Cwidder (Dalemark Quartet)
19.  Cart And Cwidder (Dalemark Quartet) by Diana Wynne Jones
The list author says:
  "If you're a fan of Harry Potter you will love pretty much anything by Diana Wynne Jones, this fantastic series is no exception. It gets better as it goes through."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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