Darragh’s Top 5 Children’s Books So Far Down South

Recommend a book for Darragh, youngest member of 3gosouth, seen here cycling to photograph sealions in Patagonia.


Hi, I’m Darragh. I’m twelve years old. I’m 3gosouth`s illustrator and I love drawing. I hope you’re all  enjoying my pictures.

I love reading, too, and am looking for your suggestions for books to read. Leave a comment below with a suggested book for me, please.

Right now, I`m reading `Mockingjay ( The Hunger Games·#3) by Suzanne Collins. I’ve read 16 1/2 other books since I arrived in Buenos Aires and here`s  my Top 5 List.

Top 5 List

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Cay by Theodore Taylor

To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas  by John Boyne

A Twist of Gold by Michael Morpugo

darragh hunger games

For the record, here are the others I`ve read since going south.

Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2)      Suzanne Collins

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole     Sue Townsend

Kensuke`s Kingdom      Michael Morpugo

The Elephant in the Garden     Michael Morpugo

Robinson Crusoe     Daniel Defoe

The 12th Of July by Joan Lingard

Danny The Champion Of The World    Roald Dahl ( for a second time)

Buddy Nigel Hinton

The Maleficient Seven   Derek Landy ( for a second time)

Artemis Fowl  Eoin Colfer

Walkabout  James Vance Marshall

I only read half of this book, I couldn’t be bothered reading the rest of it because I wasn’t really into it.

The Eagle Of The Ninth      Rosemary Sutcliff

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3 thoughts on “Darragh’s Top 5 Children’s Books So Far Down South

  1. Hi Darragh, great to read your blog and your illustrations. My nephew recommends Lemony Snicket series, the Spiderwick Chronicles, how to Train your dragon, Heroes of Olympus & the Kane Chronicles (both also by Rick Riordan) along with Magnus Chase & the Gods of Asgard. Enjoy!


    1. Thank you Ms. Coakley for your recommendations I have just bought the first books of the Spiderwick Chronicles and Heroes of Olympus on my kindle. Thanks to your nephew too.Darragh


  2. Hi Darragh, seo iad na moltaí ó Rang a 5 i Scoil Éinne:

    The Maze Runner by James Dashner (good for fans of Hunger Games)

    The Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt

    Dr. Proctor’s Fart-powered Time Bathbomb by Jo Nesbo

    Wildwood by Colin Meloy

    Aon leabhar le David Walliams

    Timmy Failure 1, 2 and 3 by Stephen Pastis

    The Outstanding Broccoli Boy by Frank Cottrel Boyce

    The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier

    Aon leabhar le Tom Gates

    The Famous Five series by Enid Blyton

    The Folk of the Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton

    The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

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