From His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
Lyra is as fearless as she is intelligent, making her a worthy hero even at the tender age of 13. Along with her daemon, Pan, Lyra journeys across worlds and fights terrifying enemies to protect the universe.
From Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling
Harry Potter, also known as ‘The Boy Who Lived’, has become an iconic hero for our times. Harry is true to his friends and incredibly brave throughout his many brushes with death at the hands of his enemy, Voldemort.
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From Matilda by Roald Dahl
Matilda is only six and a half years old, but she is definitely one of the best heroes in fiction. There aren't many little girls who have psychokinetic powers, but Matilda uses hers for good to outwit Miss Trunchbull and help the lovely Miss Honey get her family home back.
From The Story of Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson
With her wild imagination and rule-breaking ways, ten year old Tracy Beaker is brilliant because she is so resilient. Despite living in a care home, Tracy always manages to remain positive and make the best of situations making her a true hero.
From The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy
The leading character in all ‘The Worst Witch’ books, Mildred Hubble is not your typical hero. Despite being somewhat clumsy, and having questionable magic skills, Mildred has a strong character and always saves the day somehow, even when she doesn’t mean to.
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