12 Great Scottish Children's Books of 2016 (8-11) New releases well worth a look Looking for a cracking new read? Here are just a few suggestions--excellent newcomers to bookstore and library shelves! 1. Spellchasers: The Beginner's Guide to Curses Lari Don 2. Shadowsmith Ross MacKenzie 3. Out of the Clouds Diana Hendry 4. Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer Alexander McCall Smith 5. The Adventures of Alfie Onion Vivian French, Marta Kissi (Illus) 6. Chairlie and the Chocolate Works Roald Dahl, Matthew Fitt (Trans) 7. To Wee or Not to Wee Pamela Butchart 8. Beaky Malone: World's Greatest Liar Barry Hutchison 9. Slugboy Saves the World Mark A. Smith 10. The Unlikely Time Traveller Janis Mackay 11. Calum's New Team Danny Scott 12. Lost Tales Adam Murphy Tags: 8-11 View the discussion thread.