National Children's Day 2021

The front cover of High Five to the Hero

May 16th 2021 is National Children's Day - and to celebrate, we've shared some of our favourite books all about the incredible things that children and young people can do.

From trying to save the planet to tackling bullying, these books are all about the inspiring things that children are doing to shape their future. Take a look - and let us know your favourites by sharing with us on Twitter!

  • The Barefoot Book of Children

    Author: Tessa Strickland Kate DePalma and David Dean

    Interest level: 4-8

    Reading age: 5+

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  • The Barefoot Book of Children

    Author: Tessa Strickland Kate DePalma and David Dean

    Interest level: 4-8

    Reading age: 5+

    This is a beautifully comprehensive and thought-provoking picture of the many different ways in which people live around the world…

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  • High Five to the Hero

    Author: Vita Murrow Illustrator: Julia Bereciartu

    Interest level: 6-11

    Reading age: 7+

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  • High Five to the Hero

    Author: Vita Murrow Illustrator: Julia Bereciartu

    Interest level: 6-11

    Reading age: 7+

    What if heroes weren't always the strong and silent type? Vita Murrow brings the stars from some of our favourite stories into the…

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