Top Ten Authors That My Class Love

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It’s all about love of lists, love of literature and bringing bookish people together. 

This week it’s all about childhood books. I’ve done this topic before so I decided to put a little spin on it. Instead, I’m going to mention 10 authors that my class of 7-9 year olds love!

In no particular order:

David Walliams- They find him funny and I do too.

Jeff Kinney- They adore the Wimpy Kids books.

Andy Griffiths- Treehouse books- I started this as series as a class read and so many children have kept on reading. I love that!

Mark Lowery- They are starting to explore this author after we read The Jam Doughnut That Ruined My Life.

Daisy Meadows- The girls in particular really enjoy this series of books about fairies.

Andy Stanton- The Mr Gum books are very popular in my class.

Dav Pilkey- The children are obsessed with the Dog Man books!

Jill Murphy- They still love the Worst Witch books!

Roald Dahl- I love that there’s still a place in children’s hearts for Roald Dahl.

Enid Blyton- I love that children are still reading The Famous Five.

Three of these authors were my childhood favourites! 🙂 Roald Dahl, Enid Blyton and Jill Murphy. I love that their books are still relevant!

What did you do for your list this week? Feel free to leave me a link and I’ll stop by!

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46 thoughts on “Top Ten Authors That My Class Love

  1. My daughter loved the Daisy Meadows. It’s a great easy to read series for little girls especially when they are just starting out reading.

  2. Fun spin on the topic, Chrissi; I don’t know or recognize any of these. Probably because I’m getting “old,” and they weren’t books from my childhood. 😉 Glad your class enjoys so many books; always a happy day when you discover kids who enjoy reading!! 🙂 Thanks for visiting Finding Wonderland.

  3. My family and extended family loved the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books when they were younger. Roald Dahl is also a perennial favorite. I’ll have to check out some of the others you mentioned.

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