Natalie McDonald, who appears on page 159 of Harry Potter and The Goblet Of Fire, was a real person. She was a nine-year-old girl from Toronto, Canada, who was dying of leukemia. She wrote to JK Rowling asking what was going to happen in the next Harry Potter book as she would not live long enough to read it. JK Rowling emailed back, but Natalie had died a day earlier. In tribute, she became a first-year student at Hogwarts named by the Sorting Hat in Gryffindor - the house for the brave at…

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, book by J K Rowling - book cover, description, publication history.

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A luscious childhood: Beautiful books for children

Crazy, but we got this book for a future daughter before we were even married. I want the nursery to remind me of this cover.

The Secret Garden (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics Series) byFrances Hodgson Burnett,Charles Robinson (Illustrator)

The Enid Blyton Book of Brownies-my favourite book when i was small!

Visit the land of Brownies with Enid Blyton Book of Fairies published 1967 by Dean & Son Ltd

First Term at Malory Towers - Enid Blyton - I loved the Malory Towers books, essential childhood reading

The BFG - While she quietly sleeps Sophie has no idea of the 'other world' waiting for her and the fact that she's about to set forth on an adventure and save the day with the help of her new rather large best friend. A classic and must read book for children (age 7 to 12)

The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant) very humorous, much -- a Roald Dahl author study at this age a good maybe, as James & the Giant Peach, Charlie & Chocolate Factory, plus several others likely have been read in grade 4 -- or could be read afterwards.

Tom Gates - Genius Ideas (Mostly) by Liz Pichon was the winner of Best Story in the 2013 Blue Peter Book Awards

Tom Gates: Genius Ideas (Mostly)by L Pichon. The highs and lows of Tom's life are funnier than ever in this fourth wicked diary in the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning series!

The Brilliant World of Tom Gates by Liz Pichon. This is the first in a series of six. Harry giggled his way through the first one - looking forward to the next five!

Tom Gates is the master of excuses for late homework: dog attacks, spilt water, lightening . Tom's exercise book is full of his doodles, c.

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The All-Time Best Books for Tweens

Matilda by Roald Dahl is one of his most brilliant books, and its about a little girl who loves to read, and how she leads her life. A must read for all kids.