Right now we are reading The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson
Under Platform 13 at Kings Cross Station is hidden a quite remarkable secret. Every nine years a doorway opens to an amazing, fantastical island. Nine years ago, the island’s baby prince was stolen on the streets of London. Now a rescue party, led by a wizard, a fey, an ogre and a young hag must find him and bring him back. But the prince, raised (and spoiled) by nasty Mrs. Trottle is not an easy boy to like or to rescue. Can he be rescued before time runs out?
Fantasy stories are fun to read – full of magical creatures, whimsical places and lots of imagination! To learn more about this genre, read: