Beat the holiday boredom with our summer events and activities for children and families →
Reviews, suggestions and lists of new books for children aged 0-11. We have recommendations for readers aged 11+ in our Young Adult section.
Libraries Week runs from 8 - 13 October 2018. As this year's theme is wellbeing, we've put together a list of children's books that we find especially uplifting and fulfilling.
The Sutton Hoo roadshow is coming to several of our libraries over the next few months. We've picked out some of our favourite Anglo-Saxon themed children's books to mark the occasion.
The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards are curated by bookshops and voted for by book lovers. Young book fans are invited to vote for their favourite for the chance to win a £100 book token, so why not check out the middle grade shortlist today?
4 October 2018 is National Poetry Day. Organisers Forward Arts Foundation have chosen 12 children's poetry books to read aloud and enjoy.
Barrington Stoke, who specialise in books for children with dyslexia and visual stress, have published more brilliant titles recently.
October is Black History Month. We've marked the occasion by picking out some of our best titles for children about iconic and inspiring people of colour.
New titles for fans of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Murder Most Unladylike series.
New titles for fans of Oi Dog!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wizards of Once and more.
Did you know that audiobooks count towards the Summer Reading Challenge? We've picked out the best new CD and digital audiobooks for children.
Did you know that comic books count towards the Summer Reading Challenge? We've picked out some of our favourites to help you choose.