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Favourite books about time travel

A Time Traveller's Guide to Life, the Universe and Everything

From The Time Machine to Dr Who, the ability to travel through time and change the course of history has long caught our imagination.

Here are some of our favourite children's books about time travel both classic and recently published.

  • TimeRiders

    Author: Alex Scarrow

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  • TimeRiders

    Author: Alex Scarrow

    Maddy should have died in a plane crash. Liam should have died at sea when the Titanic sank. Sal should have died in a tragic fire…

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  • A Roman Rescue

    Author: Kelly Gerard Illustrator: Emma Dodd

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  • A Roman Rescue

    Author: Kelly Gerard Illustrator: Emma Dodd

    Charlie and his trusty dog Bandit fall down a sinkhole and are transported to ancient Rome where he meets Cosmo and goes on an adv…

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  • Tempest

    Author: Julie Cross

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  • Tempest

    Author: Julie Cross

    This gripping time-travel novel fuses the highs and lows of first love with the elements of a fast-paced thriller

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  • A Chase in Time

    Author: Sally Nicholls Illustrator: Brett Helquist

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  • A Chase in Time

    Author: Sally Nicholls Illustrator: Brett Helquist

    Alex and Ruby hurtle back in time to 1912 when they topple through the ornate mirror of their great-aunt's house. This rip-roaring…

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