10 Running Books

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On your marks, get set, go! Don't stand still, read these 10 books featuring running and runners in celebration of author (and runner!), Patrick Ness.

Patrick is one of the world class children’s authors and illustrators who've taken part in our Authors Live events. Watch Patrick's event on demand or choose from one of our previous events including Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen and Oliver Jeffers.

Bone Jack by Sara Crowe

1. Bone Jack

Sara Crowe
The Murder Mile by Tony Black

3. The Murder Mile

Tony Black
Running on the Cracks by Julia Donaldson

4. Running on the Cracks

Julia Donaldson
Deathwatch by Nicola Morgan

5. Deathwatch

Nicola Morgan
Marathon by Boaz Yakin & Joe Infurnari

6. Marathon

Boaz Yakin, Joe Infurnari
Momentum by Saci Lloyd

7. Momentum

Saci Lloyd
More Than This by Patrick Ness

8. More Than This

Patrick Ness

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust

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