Children's Books

Booklists for children

Looking for the best books for 8-year-olds? Or books that are great to read out loud? We have many booklists for every occassion!

Quizzes, competitions, online story books

Read along with online story books, watch with signing, take our quizzes or see if you can win any books in our competitions.

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.

Sita Brahmachari - Writer in Residence

Every Monday Sita Brahmachari will be blogging on the Book Trust website. She will be championing diversity in children’s books. She is also keen to hear from young people and those who work with them, about the impact of diverse representations in stories.