The 2017-18 Bookbuzz books

The 2017-18 Bookbuzz books

You can now take a look at the Bookbuzz books for this year - there's something for every reader.

Books for 2017-18

Students can now read reviews and sneak previews for all of the Bookbuzz books. Which one would you like to pick up and read?


Check out the booklist

Last year's books

The mainstream titles, that all participating mainstream schools received during 2016-17 were:


  • You Killed Me! By Keith Gray (Barrington Stoke Ltd)
  • Gorilla Dawn by Gill Lewis (Oxford)
  • 13 Hours by Narinder Dhami (Tamarind, Random House)
  • My Brother is a Superhero by David Solomons (Nosy Crow)
  • Petunia Perry and the Curse of the Ugly Pigeon by Pamela Butchart and illustrated by Gemma Correll (Nosy Crow)
  • The Many Worlds of Albie Bright by Christopher Edge (Nosy Crow)
  • The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair by Lara Williamson (Usborne)
  • River of Ink: Genesis by Helen Dennis (Hachette Children's Group)
  • I am Malala by Malala Yousafzaia and Patricia McCormick (Hachette Children's Group)
  • Arrowhead by Ruth Eastham (Scholastic)
  • An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo and illustrated by Michael Foreman (HarperCollins)
  • The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge (Macmillan)
The accessible titles that special schools received, and all students were able to choose from, during 2016-17 were:


  • Leopard's Snore! by Emma Trithart (Child's Play International Ltd)
  • The Day I Swapped My Dad For Two Goldfish by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Dave McKean (Bloomsbury Children's Books)
  • Gigantosaurus by Jonny Duddle (Templar)
  • Boffin Boy and the Poison Garden by David Orme and illustrated by Peter Richardson (Ransom Publishing)
  • The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield (Frances Lincoln)