10 Magical Reads for Kids Who Love Harry Potter

Harry Potter introduced a lot of kids to magic -- and reading! If your kids can't get enough of stories involving wands and spells, magic academies, magical creatures, and other realms, our list is here to help. These fantasy books have it all covered. We've handpicked some of the most imaginative, magical adventure stories and series out there for young readers (and older ones too). For more exciting adventures beyond everyday reality, check out our Science Fiction Books and Fantasy Books for Kids.

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Half Magic: Tales of Magic, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Delightful, charming classic has adventure, humor, heart.
By Edward Eager
(2015)
(1999)
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The Familiars Book Poster Image
Magical animal adventures for kids not ready for Potter.
By Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson
(2012)
(2010)
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Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Magically sweet story set in Mexican American family bakery.
By Anna Meriano
(2018)
(2018)
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The Magic Misfits, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Fast-paced, fun adventure about kid magician finding home.
By Neil Patrick Harris
(2017)
(2017)
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A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic Book Poster Image
History, magic, foreign travel in exciting tween adventure.
By Lisa Papademetriou
(2015)
(2015)
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Circus Mirandus Book Poster Image
A mesmerizing journey through a wonderful, magical world.
By Cassie Beasley
(2015)
(2015)
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Foxheart Book Poster Image
Girl and dog pal face riveting, intense fight to save magic.
By Claire Legrand
(2016)
(2016)
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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow Book Poster Image
First-rate, spellbinding story of misfit girl who's magic.
By Jessica Townsend
(2017)
(2017)
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The Apothecary Book Poster Image
Cold War kids use magic to save world in brilliant novel.
By Maile Meloy
(2011)
(2011)
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Tempests and Slaughter: The Numair Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Strong characters, murder fill exciting magic-academy tale.
By Tamora Pierce
(2018)
(2018)
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