15 Books to Recommend to Kids Who Love Harry Potter

Harry Potter has been a favorite series for children and adults alike since its release. Its magical world and captivating storylines have inspired a love for reading in countless kids. If you know a child who can’t get enough of the Harry Potter universe, here are 15 books that they’re sure to enjoy. These books share similar themes and elements, appealing to the young fans of Hogwarts and its enchanting world.

1. Percy Jackson & The Olympians series by Rick Riordan

This action-packed series follows a young demigod as he navigates his newfound powers inherited from the Greek gods.

2. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

These timeless classics combine adventure, magic, and moral values — ideal for readers who seek an expansive literary world.

3. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

This prelude to the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy introduces readers to the mythical world of Middle-earth through the eyes of Bilbo Baggins, a home-loving hobbit.

4. His Dark Materials series by Philip Pullman

Three novels make up this thrilling tale of parallel universes, armored bears, and witches while exploring complex themes such as organized religion and destiny.

5. The Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer

Two siblings discover an enchanted book that transports them into a world filled with their favorite fairy tale characters.

6. Inkheart trilogy by Cornelia Funke

Follow Meggie Folchart as she discovers her unique ability to bring characters from books into the real world using only her voice.

7. Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer

Artemis Fowl is a twelve-year-old genius who gets entangled in the magical world when he kidnaps a fairy for ransom in an effort to restore his family’s fortune.

8. Charlie Bone series by Jenny Nimmo

Discover Charlie Bone’s adventures as he uncovers his supernatural abilities in this thrilling series centered around a magical academy.

9. The Nevermoor series by Jessica Townsend

Morrigan Crow’s journey begins when she is whisked away to Nevermoor, escaping her unfortunate destiny and encountering a new world of magic and adventure.

10. The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart

Four gifted children are recruited to go undercover at a suspicious boarding school, solving riddles and saving lives along the way.

11. Septimus Heap series by Angie Sage

Follow Septimus Heap, the seventh son of a seventh son, as he uncovers his true magical destiny after being abandoned as a baby.

12. Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull

This series follows siblings Kendra and Seth as they discover their grandparents’ estate is actually a preserve for magical creatures — full of adventure, danger, and unexpected twists.

13. The School for Good and Evil series by Soman Chainani

Join Sophie and Agatha in their quest to uncover their true destinies at a mysterious school where children learn to become either heroes or villains.

14. Keeper of the Lost Cities series by Shannon Messenger

Young telepath Sophie Foster quickly learns that she doesn’t belong in her world after a chance encounter transports her into one filled with hidden secrets, danger, and magic.

15. The Gregor the Overlander series by Suzanne Collins

A young boy named Gregor discovers an underground world where humans coexist with giant bats, rats, and cockroaches — launching him into an epic adventure to save his missing father.

These enchanting books are perfect for children who love Harry Potter searching for similar worlds filled with magic, adventure, and spellbinding stories. Encourage their love for reading further by introducing them to these literary gems.

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