Children's Books

Research blog: Digital and conventional stories for children - a blended package

In this series of blogs, I will share some insights into the current research around reading, literacy and young children, with a specific focus on new technologies and early literacy...

Books we love

April brings a great mix of books, from the first in a new series, Foxy Tales, to books set in space, to books that are a must for all dog lovers!

Interview with The Curved House

We talk to Kristen Harrison, founder of creative agency The Curved House about her new project, Curved House Kids, which aims to make fun inclusive books that empower children of all ages, all abilities and all learning styles.

The Best Book Awards with Amazon Kindle

Find out about our brand new awards for children's books, celebrating books for 0-14 years - including how you can register to get involved

Pippa Goodhart on developing inclusive stories

Pippa Goodhart talks about developing an inclusive approach where it comes to disability in children's books.

Favourite Children's Books in Translation

If you're looking to explore children's books in translation, these classic favourites and award-winning titles offer the perfect place to start.

Booktrust Best Book Guide 2013

Download the new 2013 Booktrust Best Book Guide, which brings together reviews of some of our favourite children's books published in the last year.

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.