Children's Books

The Best Book Awards with Amazon Kindle

The winners were announced at the Best Books Bash on Wednesday 2 July.

Win a book to share!

Winning one book is great, but winning two copies of the same book - one to keep and one to give away as a present - is better! Take a look at the books you can win - The Mouse Who Ate the Moon, Jumblecat and Gods and Warriors!


Books we love

Our favourite books in July include a lost dragon, a rude cat, and a science fiction tale set in a tower block. But that's just the tip of the iceberg...

World War I Centenary resources

Find booklists, resources and useful links below to help children use books to better understand World War I.

Join the Club

Join the Book Club and get started on your reading journal, see what the other members are up to and get reading!

How many have you read?

With your help we made a list of the 100 best children's books from the past 100 years. Take the quizzes below to see how many you've read!

Malorie Blackman is the Waterstones Children's Laureate 2013-2015

Malorie Blackman has been appointed as the eighth Children's Laureate, taking over from Julia Donaldson. Find out about what Malorie has been doing during her time in the role so far.