Marvellous Makers book collection

The official Book Collection for the Marvellous Makers Summer Reading Challenge 2024.

Full of fun activities, amazing characters, heart warming stories. These books are alive with imagination. This year’s Challenge and accompanying Book Collection will inspire children to read and express themselves in creative ways.

Click on a book title you are interested in to read more about it and find its location using the online Library catalogue.
Title Author and Illustrator
Dadaji's Paintbrush Rashmi Sirdeshpande and Ruchi Mhasane
Bookworms Nyanda Foday and Joelle Avelino
Elisabeth and the Box of Colours Katherine Woodfine and Rebecca Cobb
The Girl and the Mermaid Hollie Hughes and Sarah Massini
Big Dance Aiofe Greenham
How I Feel: 40 Wellbeing Activities for Kids Becky Goddard-Hill and Assia Ieradi
Recycle and Remake DK Children's
The Rapping Princess Hannah Lee and Alan Fatimaharan
Michael the Amazing Mind-Reading Sausage Dog  Terrie Chilvers and Tim Budgen
Monster Max and the Marmalade Ghost Robin Bennett and Tom Tin-Disbury
I am Nefertiti Annemarie Anang and Natelle Quek
Halima, Superhero Princess Emily Joof and Asa Gilland
The Comet Joe Todd-Stanton
Sounds Good! Discover 50 Instruments Ole and Hans Konnecke
The New Girl Nicola Davies and Cathy Fisher
April's Garden Isla McGuckin and Catalina Echeverri
The Gecko and the Echo Rachel Bright and Jim Field
All the Wonderful Ways to Read Laura Baker and Sandra de la Prada
A Midsummer Night's Dream Louie Stowell and Isobel Lundie
Songs in the Shade of the Cashew and Coconut Trees Nathalie Soussana and Judith Gueyfier
Ruby's Repair Cafe Michelle Worthington and Zoe Bennett
Fox and Son Tailers Paddy Donnelly
Shu Lin's Grandpa Matt Goodfellow and Yu Rong
Ballet Bunnies: Trixie is Missing Swapna Reddy and Binny Talib
How to Make a Story Naomi Jones and Ana Gomez
Matisse's Magical Trail Tim Hopgood and Sam Broughton
Goodnight my Sweet Island Petrea Honychurch Seaman and Susanne Heitz
The Artist Ed Vere
Frida the Rock and Roll Moth Kim Hillyard
Patrick's Polka-dot Tights Kristen McCurry and MacKenzie Haley
I Love Books Mariajo Ilustrajo
My Beautiful Voice Joseph Coelho and Alison Colpoys
Nina Peanut is Amazing Sarah Bowie
Mildred the Gallery Cat Jono Ganz
The Great Paint Alex Willmore
Magic Faces: Heroes of the Pirate Ship Esi Merleh and Abeeha Tariq
The Library Mouse Frances Tosdevin and Sophia O'Connor
Izzy the Inventor and the Unexpected Unicorn Zanna Davidson and Elissa Elwick
Jacob's Music Katie Thomas and Chiara Carapellese
How to Make a Picture Book Elys Dolan
The Dot Peter H. Reynolds
Maddie Yip's Guide to Life Sue Cheung
Little House Katya Balen and Richard Johnson
Marvin and the Book of Magic Jenny Pearson and Alexsei Bitskoff
The Piano at the Station Helen Rutter and Elisa Paganelli
Pablo and Splash Sheena Dempsey
Fantastically Great Women: Artists and their Stories Kate Pankhurst
The Wondrous Prune Ellie Clements
Pop Art Emilie Dufresne and Danielle Rippengill
I Can Be... Creative Shalini Vallepur and Jasmine Pointer
Music and How it Works Charlie Morland and David Humphries
Red Sky at Night, Poets Delight Alex Wharton and Ian Morris
Call Me Lion Camilla Chester
Juniper Mae: Knight of Tykotech City Sarah Soh
Kiki Kallira Breaks a Kingdom Sangu Mandanna
The Wildstorm Curse Eve Wersocki Morris
Finally Seen Kelly Yang and Natalle Quek
Starlet Rivals Puneet Bhandal and Jen Khatun
I Am the Wind: Irish Poems for Children Everywhere Lucinda Jacob & Sarah Webb (editors) and Ashwin Chacko
Dreamweavers: Roar of the Hungry Beast Annabelle Sami and Forest Burdett
A Year of Black Joy Jamia Wilson and Jade Orlando
This Book Will Make You an Artist Ruth Millington and Ellen Surrey
Secret Hen House Theatre Helen Peters
Rani Reports on the Missing Millions  Gabrielle & Satish Shewhorak and Navya Raju
Trixie Pickle Art Avenger Olaf Falafel
Poetry Prompts Joseph Coelho and Georgie Birkett et al
Grimwood Nadia Shireen
Clementine Florentine Tasha Harrison and Mya Mitchell
The Spectaculars: The Four Curses Jodie Garnish
The Book That No One Wanted to Read Richard Ayoade and Tor Freeman