This post features my all time favorite juvenile, fun reads which for sure will get you out of a reading slump.

  1. Black Beauty, Anna Sewell:  I remember reading it when I was about 8 and loving it to pieces.It is an autobiographical memoir told by a horse. It speaks of issues like mistreatment of horses by mismanaging owners and their eventual fate. Anna Sewell herself was extremely concerned with the treatment of horses and wrote this book from the point of view of the horse to arouse in her readers compassion for animals. This is a must read for animal lovers, children and vegans alike. Get it for less at Amazon https://amzn.to/2XtaQ3H

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2. Emil and the Detectives, Erich Kastner: My brother actually won this book in a book festival. It is set in Berlin and follows Emil, an enterprising young boy who , instead of giving up on his task due to being stolen from, joins a gang of young boys and tracks the thief down. I loved the way it portrayed child-power and how it showcased their problem solving ability. Get this fast and fun filled read for less than $2 at https://www.amazon.in/gp/product/B00TC9S7QE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=3638&creative=24630&creativeASIN=B00TC9S7QE&linkCode=as2&tag=saadia-21&linkId=82d2273419ba2b3f1c4ea48faa717481

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  1. Heidi, Johanna Spyri : I’ve probably read this book 11 times and planning on re-reading it soon. Full book review https://saadiapeerzada.wordpress.com/2019/05/12/heidi-by-johanna-spyri-book-review-plot-summary-themes-and-rating/

This book follows an orphan girl who is raised by her Aunt Deiti . The book opens when Deiti brings 6-year-old Heidi to her paternal grandfather’s house, up the mountains .He briefly resents Heidi’s arrival, but the girl’s joyous yet unaffected demeanor soon earn his real, if reserved, affection.Three years later, Detie returns to take Heidi to Frankfurt to be a hired lady’s companion to a wealthy girl named Clara Sesemann, who is regarded as an invalid. Heidi isn’t able to fit into city-life and soon begins sleep walking. This is her story of finding a home , finding a way back to her grandfather while preserving the innocent heart she always had. Get it for less than a cup of coffee on Amazon https://www.amazon.in/gp/product/9352755758/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=3638&creative=24630&creativeASIN=9352755758&linkCode=as2&tag=saadia-21&linkId=b40e26e87e4b3436b69b18eec2a19bdf

  1. The Famous Five Series , Enid Blyton : This series of 21 books follows 2 girls, 2 boys and a dog’s adventures in all places imaginable. It is fast-paced, highly enjoyable and leaves you wanting more. Each book can be read independently without spoilers from other books . Very enjoyable. Loved all of these to bits. My 8 year old cousin is reading them these days. Get them at Amazon , these make a perfect gift. https://amzn.to/2KQrEAi

~ Saadia ❤

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