Booklists beginning with: C

  • A look at Celtic legend

    We jumped at the chance to celebrate some of the mythology that sprung up in Ireland, Wales, Cornwall and Scotland. Incredible to think that we still tell these spellbinding stories today, thousands of years later...

  • Books about cats

    We all love Mog the cat. But she isn’t the only kitty to get up to mischief in a children’s book.

  • Books about celebrations and festivals

    These books are centred on celebrations such as birthdays, weddings and religious festivals. In each instance, it is family, friends and the wider community who make the occasion so special. Enjoy sharing them together!

  • Books about climate change and weather for 0-5

    Climate change is a tricky topic to introduce to young children. These books focus on the positive things we can all do to make a difference. Some also introduce children to different weather patterns, and other amazing features of planet Earth.

  • Books about conservation for children aged 5+

    You're never too young to think about conservation. This selection covers endangered animals and rewilding, and includes both fiction and non-fiction.

  • Books on dementia

    If you're looking for some books for children and young teens to help start a difficult conversation, check out these books, which look at dementia and its impact on families in different ways.

  • Books to help your child feel more calm and mindful

    Why should adults get all the self-help books? You can also find some lovely reads and activities for youngsters who need a little extra support to feel relaxed, mindful, grateful, inspired and happy.

  • Chapter books with colour illustrations

    As a bridge between picture books and longer fiction (or non-fiction), chapter books are crucial for nurturing a love of reading. Here is a selection that include brilliant colour illustrations.

  • Children's books for an 'eggcellent' Easter

    Your Easter break won't be complete without an 'eggcellent' book to share with your family!

  • Children's books set in Cornwall

    Cornwall is a brilliant setting for all sorts of stories, with that dramatic coastline and windswept moor. If you live in or are from Cornwall, you may be looking for books set on homegrown turf to share with your child. Here are a few favourites. 

  • Chris Riddell books

    We're thrilled to announce that Children's Laureate Chris Riddell will be releasing a fun picture/activity book. So, before his Doodle-a-Day diary is released, relive or discover some of Chris's previous books and illustrations.

  • Christmas books for younger readers (6-11)

    Check out our festive selection of stories that will delight young readers. Funny, heart-warming and beautifully illustrated, these are true Christmas crackers!

  • Christmas: The latest picture books that you'll want to treasure

    Christmas is the perfect time to settle down with your family for a story – and these lovely new picture books are sure to do the trick.

  • Classic Christmas books for festive times

    One of the loveliest things to do at Christmas is cuddle up and enjoy a good picture book together – and these classic stories have really stood the test of time.

  • Counting books

    1, 2, 3... it's time to get counting! It's never too early to start learning about numbers, and books are a great way to make that fun.

  • Favourite translated children's books

    If you're interested in exploring children's books in translation, these well-loved favourites and award-winning titles offer the perfect places to start.

  • National Cheese Lovers Day

    Our favourite cheesy books for children.

  • Teen/YA Crime

    One of the best way to engage teenagers with books is to give them stories that can't put down, and what genre is more gripping then crime?