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Discover the most popular children's fiction authors
from Medway Libraries. Please check out Medway Libraries'
offer for children and young people.
Current top ten most borrowed children's authors
1. Daisy Meadows
Join Rachel and Kirsty on their adventures through
fairyland in Daisy Meadows' popular Rainbow Magic
2. Adam Blade
An evil wizard has enchanted the magical beasts of Avantia. Only
a true hero can free the beasts and stop them from destroying the
land. Is Tom the hero Avantia has been waiting for?
Multi-award-winning and former Children's Laureate
Jacqueline Wilson, is known for her vast and diverse work in
children’s literature. Her novels have been adapted numerous times
for television, and commonly deal with such challenging themes as
adoption, divorce and mental illness.
4. Francesca Simon
Francesca Simon spent her childhood on the beach in California,
and then went to Yale and Oxford universities to study medieval
history and literature. She now lives in London with her family.
She has written more than 45 books and won the Children's
Book of the Year in 2008 at the Galaxy British Book Awards for
Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman.
5. Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl's children's books are known for for their
unsentimental, often very dark humour. Some of his notable
works include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and
the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, The
Enormous Crocodile, The Witches, and The
6. Sue Bentley
Sue Bentley is a great cat lover and author of the
Magic Kitten, Magic Puppy, Magic Pony,
Magic Bunny and now Magic Puffin series of
7. Michael Morpurgo
Prolific award-winning author Michael Morpurgo was was the
third Children's Laureate. Although best known for his work in
children's literature, Michael is also a poet, playwright and
8. Jeremy Strong
Jeremy Strong is well known for his laugh-out-loud
stories. He has written more than 70
children's books, including The Karate Princess and My
Brother's Famous Bottom series.
9. J.K. Rowling
J.K Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter series that
captured the imaginations of both young and old. The series of
seven fantasy books chronicles the adventures of the adolescent
wizard Harry Potter and his friends in their quest to overcome
the evil dark wizard Lord Voldemort.
10. Lucy Daniels
Lucy Daniels is the author of the Animal Ark series, as
well as Animal Ark Pets, Jess the Border Collie,
Dolphin Diaries, Nine Lives, and the Perfect
Ponies trilogy. She has written more than 70 books.
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