Booklists beginning with: H

  • Books to make you feel happy

    Books are a great way to give yourself an instant mood boost! Check out these picture books that will immediately brighten your day.

  • Favourite horror books for older children

    Looking for things that go bump in the night and give you a shiver down the spine? You've come to the right place...

  • Halloween picture books

    These picture books, featuring witches, wizards and monsters, are perfect to share with little ones as the nights draw in and there's a touch of frosty magic in the air.

  • Helen Oxenbury: a lifetime in books

    Helen Oxenbury won our Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. She's been illustrating children's books for most of her adult life and has won countless awards. How many childhoods would be changed forever without memories of her drawings for We're Going On A Bear Hunt or her classic board books for babies?

  • Heroines (fiction)

    Here's a list of some of our favourite stories with inspiring heroines for older girls and young teens.

  • Heroines (non-fiction)

    Here's a list of some of our favourite non-fiction books with inspiring heroines for older girls and young teens.

  • Historical fiction

    Older children and teenagers will enjoy these compelling stories set in times past - from exciting adventures to thought-provoking tales of troubled times.

  • Holocaust Memorial Day (older children)

    We look at some of the best children's books inspired by the events of the Holocaust.

  • Holocaust Memorial Day (teens)

    To mark Holocaust Memorial Day and the liberation of Auschwitz, here is a poignant booklist that should hopefully help explain and inform younger readers about the events surrounding the Holocaust.

  • Spooky teen reads for autumn and winter nights

    If your teen likes to spook themselves silly, prepare to be scared with these enjoyably eerie books about ghosts, gods, nightmares and monsters.

  • What to read when you've finished the Harry Potter series

    What now? How do you fill that big Harry Potter-shaped hole in your life? Don't worry. Here are some excellent and magical adventures to get lost in, next...