TOP 40

Have you ever wondered what all the other schools are buying for their libraries? 

Here’s a sneak preview to our top 40 best-selling titles of 2019:

1 Mortal Engines

 The first book in the award-winning MORTAL ENGINES quartet. In a dangerous future, huge motorized cities hunt, attack and fight each other for survival. As London pursues a small town, young ap..

ATOS Book Level: 6.6

Point Level: 13.0

£7.99 £3.99 Ex Tax: £3.99

2 The Boy At the Back of the Class **Blue Peter Book Award Winner**

Also Waterstones Children's Book Prize Winner 2019. Told with heart and humour, The Boy at the Back of the Class is a child's perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of fri..

ATOS Book Level: 5.4

Point Level: 9.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

3 Brightstorm

 Twins Arthur and Maudie Brightstorm receive word in Lontown that their famous explorer father has died in a failed attempt to reach the southernmost point in the world. Not only that, but he has..

ATOS Book Level: 5.5

Point Level: 9.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

4 D-Day Dog

Jack can't wait for the school trip to the D-Day landing beaches. It's his chance to learn more about the war heroes he has always admired - brave men like his dad, who is a reserve soldier. But when ..

ATOS Book Level: 4.2

Point Level: 3.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

5 Salah

Mohamed Salah is Liverpool's superstar forward, and he is on a mission to become the best player in the world. This exciting book follows his adventures across the world - from the heat of Egypt to th..

ATOS Book Level: 5.5

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

6 Pickford

Jordan Pickford is the hero goalkeeper whose super-save won England their first ever World Cup penalty shootout, and whose will to win inspired England to battle all the way to the semi-finals. This i..

ATOS Book Level: 5.1

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

7 Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe has the world at his feet. The young French striker's goals, skills and fearless attacking spirit earned him a £166 million transfer to French champions Paris Saint-Germain, to take on t..

ATOS Book Level: 5.3

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

8 Trippier

His determined defending and amazing goal-scoring have made him a Tottenham Hotspur hero - and, at the 2018 World Cup, his dramatic goal against Croatia almost earned England a place in the World Cup ..

ATOS Book Level: 5.3

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

9 Maguire

Harry Maguire is the boy from Sheffield who battled heroically in the Premier League with Hull City before becoming a lion-hearted defender for Leicester City. But it was with England at the 2018 Worl..

ATOS Book Level: 5.4

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

10 The Poet X ****CILIP Carnegie Medal Winner 2019****

This title is not suitable for primary age children due to inappropriate content.

Xiomara has always kept her words to herself. When it comes to standing her ground in her Harlem neighbourhood, she lets her fists and her fierceness do the talking.But X has secrets – her feelings fo..

ATOS Book Level: 5.2

Point Level: 5.0

£7.99 £3.99 Ex Tax: £3.99

11 Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku is the boy from Belgium who went from having big dreams to playing for Manchester United. After a £90 million transfer, he spearheads their attack, but Romelu had to leave a trail of goa..

ATOS Book Level: 4.9

Point Level: 3.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

12 Suarez

'None of the defenders had a chance. Luis was too quick. Before they could move, he had pounced on the ball and fired a shot into the top corner.'Suarez follows the Uruguayan's winding path from ..

ATOS Book Level: 5.0

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

13 Coutinho

'Philippe took a deep breath, shut his eyes and listened to the Anfield roar. The Liverpool stadium had the best atmosphere in the whole world.'Coutinho follows the Brazilian football wonder on h..

ATOS Book Level: 4.9

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

14 Armistice Runner

 Lily has lots of worries. She's struggling to compete in her fell-running races and, worse, she's losing her gran to Alzheimer's. But then she discovers her great-great-grandfather's diaries fro..

ATOS Book Level: 4.0

Point Level: 3.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

15 The Explorer *Costa Book Awards Winner*

From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amon..

ATOS Book Level: 4.5

Point Level: 9.0

£7.99 £3.99 Ex Tax: £3.99

16 The Train To Impossible Places

When Suzy hears a strange noise in the middle of the night, she creeps downstairs to find a train roaring through her house. But this is no ordinary train. This is the magical delivery express for the..

ATOS Book Level: 5.4

Point Level: 11.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

17 Training Transformation (Graphic Novel)

Andre Makuza is excited for another championship season with his summer holiday football team. But a new coach is taking over, and his unusual training methods have the team feeling frustrated. Will t..

ATOS Book Level: 2.9

Point Level: 0.5

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

18 Double Scribble (Graphic Novel)

Diego "Clutch" Rivera became the school's hero when he made the game-winning hook shot to take home last season's championship trophy. With the new season beginning, expectations are high that "Clutch..

ATOS Book Level: 2.8

Point Level: 0.5

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

19 Owen And The Soldier

A crumbling stone soldier sits on a bench in the park. Only Owen understands how important he is. At home, Owen and his mum are struggling and there's nobody he can talk to. Hidden away in the park, O..

ATOS Book Level: 4.3

Point Level: 2.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

20 Strange Boarders (Graphic Novel)

Adnan Zakaria's family recently fled Syria and resettled in America. Adnan feels like a stranger in a strange land. He's lonely and homesick. The one thing that gives him comfort is his best friend's ..

ATOS Book Level: 2.7

Point Level: 0.5

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

21 Messi

The Barcelona fans were already standing they had seen the things that Lionel could do with the ball at his feet.'Lionel Messi is a legend Barcelona's star player and the world's best footballer. But ..

ATOS Book Level: 5.2

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

22 Gear Hero (Graphic Novel)

Nelson Greenwood loves BMX racing, almost as much as he loves to draw superheroes. The hero of his own comic book, Major Speed, isn't afraid of anything, much like Nelson's twin brother Nick. Nelson l..

ATOS Book Level: 3.1

Point Level: 0.5

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

23 Ronaldo

'As he walked up to take his spot-kick, Cristiano knew that Real would win the trophy if he scored. He had the chance to be the hero yet again.'Escaping the hot streets of Madeira, Cristiano Ronaldo f..

ATOS Book Level: 5.3

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

24 Ghost Boys

This title is not suitable for primary age children due to inappropriate content.

This was one of my most anticipated 2018 books and I was not disappointed. A must read." -Angie Thomas, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give'tender, timely ... sur..

ATOS Book Level: 3.0

Point Level: 3.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

25 Kane

When Harry Kane was released by Arsenal at nine years old for being too small, he had to use all his self-belief to prove that he could make it as a footballer. Now a superstar striker for Tottenham H..

ATOS Book Level: 5.0

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

26 Sterling

Sterling is the exciting tale of a boy who followed his passion and became one of the most dynamic young players in world football, winning the hearts of fans along the way. In this uplifting story re..

ATOS Book Level: 5.7

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

27 Half-Pipe Panic (Graphic Novel)

Payton Park is a snowboarding artist. He's wowed many crowds with his incredible half-pipe stunts. But during a major competition, he falls hard while trying to pull off his biggest trick yet. Unfortu..

ATOS Book Level: 2.8

Point Level: 0.5

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

28 Neymar

As Neymar Jr made the long walk to the penalty spot, he knew this was his chance, the one that he had dreamed of since the age of three. If he scored, Brazil would be Olympic Champions for the first t..

ATOS Book Level: 5.2

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

29 Explorers On Witch Mountain

Stella Starflake Pearl is eagerly anticipating her next expedition. Suddenly disaster strikes when Stella's father, Felix, is snatched by a fearsome witch. Stella must bring her magic ice princess tia..

ATOS Book Level: 6.5

Point Level: 12.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

30 Kid Normal and the Shadow Machine

YOU DON'T NEED SUPERPOWERS TO BE A HERO ... Or do you?Despite having no powers, Murph Cooper is part of the best team in the Heroes' Alliance. So when supervillain Magpie declares all-out war, Kid Nor..

ATOS Book Level: 6.0

Point Level: 10.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

31 Oliver Twist (Real Reads)

Real Reads are retellings of great literature from around the world, each fitted into a 64-page book. Our books make classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a b..

ATOS Book Level: 5.0

Point Level: 1.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

32 Still Water

This title is not suitable for primary age children due to inappropriate content.

 Evacuated from London at the outbreak of war, Rosie is taken in by kind Mrs Taylor and her daughter Mary. But all is not as it seems. Mary resents and bullies Rosie, and Mrs Taylor is hiding a d..

ATOS Book Level: 4.2

Point Level: 2.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

33 Aguero

'Balotelli...Agüerooooo! I swear you'll never see anything like this ever again!'Agüerois the tale of the boy who would go on to re-write football history forever. His dramatic 94th minute goal on the..

ATOS Book Level: 5.2

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

34 Bale

'And then came the moment Gareth had been waiting for. He'd imagined it so many times. The President of Real Madrid held up the famous white shirt with his name on the back.'Bale tracks the Welsh..

ATOS Book Level: 5.7

Point Level: 4.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

35 A Pinch of Magic

Three sisters trapped by an ancient curse.Three magical objects with the power to change their fate.Will they be enough to break the curse?Or will they lead the sisters even deeper into danger? .....

ATOS Book Level: 4.9

Point Level: 12.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

36 The Ghost of the Trenches and Other Stories from the First World War

As the Great War raged, and in its aftermath, people created hundreds of legends and stories round it, to speak of the sadness, the heroism, the deaths. Author Helen Watts and storyteller Taffy Thomas..

ATOS Book Level: 7.4

Point Level: 3.0

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

37 Tom Gates Epic Adventure

The brand new hilarious and fully-illustrated instalment of the bestselling Tom Gates series! Having two sets of grandparents is turning out to be very good for me. The Wrinklies are keen on giving pr..

ATOS Book Level: 3.9

Point Level: 3.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

38 Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes

You know, not all heroes have superpowers.What’s that, you don’t believe us? Well Murph Cooper is living proof!Since he has become the mighty “Kid Normal”, he and the “Super Zeroes” have been catching..

ATOS Book Level: 6.1

Point Level: 10.0

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

39 Shadow Cell Scam

The Navy is launching a secret spy satellite near Seaside High School. However, the Recon Academy is too distracted to provide their usual security. Each member has just received a brand new laptop co..

ATOS Book Level: 2.8

Point Level: 0.5

£6.99 £3.50 Ex Tax: £3.50

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