Reviews, suggestions and lists of new books for children aged 0-11. We have recommendations for readers aged 11+ in our Young Adult section.
Find your child's next read among these highly-commended illustrated books and junior fiction.
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 11 June 2019, so there's plenty of time to give them a read.
The House with Chicken Legs is a beautiful, whimsical story about love, grief and friendship.
Today's book is Mince Spies, by Mark Sperring & Sophie Corrigan.
Today's book is Little Robin Red Vest, by Jan Fearnley.
Today's book is Busy Elves, by Lindsay Dale-Scott.
Today's book is Are You There Little Reindeer?, by Sam Taplin & Essi Kimpimäki.
This year, the Excelsior Awards for graphic novels have been split up by age group. Why not reserve a brilliant comic title for 9-11 year-olds today?
Today's book is Santa's Wonderful Workshop, by Elys Dolan.