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Reviews, suggestions and lists of new books for children aged 0-11. We have recommendations for readers aged 11+ in our Young Adult section.
Library and Information Advisor Imogen Tink recommends the Squishy McFluff short chapter book series, starring an invisible cat who is always up to mischief.
The Waterstones Children's Book Prize champions the finest new talent in children’s writing and illustration. As ever, their booksellers have picked some brilliant books for children of all ages, so why give them a read?
New titles for fans of unicorns, narwhals and composite words.
The Branford Boase prize recognises the authors and editors of the year's best debut novels for children. Previous winners and nominees have gone on to do great things, so why not try a new author today?
EmpathyLab's annual book collection is specially selected by an expert panel to help children aged 4-11 develop an understanding of different life experiences and issues. Empathy Day is on 9 June 2020, so there's plenty of time to give them a read.
New titles optimised for children with dyslexia and visual stress from Michael Rosen, Gillian Cross, Tanya Landman and more.
Have a look at the exciting stories and amazing artwork to be found in some of our latest comic books. Although these ones are aimed at children, we reckon grown-ups will also enjoy flicking through!
New titles for fans of Peppa Pig, Winnie and Wilbur, Cogheart and more.
Whether your little one loves or hates fruit and vegetables, we guarantee these top picture books will go down a treat.
Are you finding these super-popular boredom-busters as elusive as the characters they conceal? Reserve them from our catalogue to the reservation shelf.