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Book Club

Book Club

Welcome to the World Book Day Book Club

We’re thrilled that you’ve decided to join our brilliant book chat crew.

Our selections for the World Book Day Book Club will get children talking. They will alternate between reads that are broadly suitable for upper KS2 (years 5 and 6) and those for lower KS2 (years 3 and 4).  

Our July Book Club title is Malamander by Thomas Taylor, published by Walker. We have loads of ways you can get involved in our Book Club:

Click onto the book jacket below to discover all the fantastic resources we have for this month’s book club. 

Discover our tips for starting your own book club. We have guides for children, parents and care-givers, groups and schools:

    

You can also discover this month’s Book Club snack recipe, inspired by Malamander, here. This month we are making monster dip and fishy chips! 

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July's Book of the Month: Malamander

Written by: Thomas Taylor
Publisher: Walker Books

Herbert Lemon, Lost-and-Founder at the Grand Nautilus Hotel, knows that returning lost things to their rightful owners is not easy – especially when the lost thing is not a thing at all, but a girl. No one knows what happened to Violet Parma’s parents twelve years ago, and when she engages Herbie to help her find them, the pair discover that their disappearance might have something to do with the legendary sea-monster, the Malamander. Eerie-on-Sea has always been a mysteriously chilling place, where strange stories seem to wash up. And it just got stranger…

Discover our Q&A videos with Thomas Taylor, read an extract from the book and download our questions to spark discussions in your own Book Club! You can also order all the Book Club titles online here.

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