Booklists beginning with: R

  • Books about Rabbits

    Rabbits are sweet and fluffy, and they can be mischievous too. Here are some of our favourite bunny books.

  • Books about Ramadan and Eid

    Eid al Fitr is celebrated at the end of the month of Ramadan all over the world. It’s a time for family, for community and for joyful festivities. Here’s our pick of the best children’s books about Ramadan and Eid.

  • Books about Romans

    Over a thousand years, the Romans left a lasting legacy, and we are still discovering more and more about them. This selection of books shows what various aspects of Roman life was like, from gladiatorial action to their religious rituals. It includes fiction and non-fiction and is suitable for primary-aged children.

  • Books for reluctant readers (12+)

    There's a book out there for every teenager, even the most reluctant of readers. Try a few of the books below to see if they click with your teenager and help them love reading.

  • Books for reluctant readers (older children)

    There's a book out there for every child, even the most reluctant of readers. There's fiction, non-fiction, rhyme and laugh-out-loud moments! Let us know which one works for your 9-12 year old.

  • Books for reluctant readers (younger children)

    There's a book out there for every child, even the most reluctant of readers. Try a few of the books below to see if they click with your child and help them love reading.

  • BookTrust Represents: Middle Grade

    Have a look at the great middle grade books by authors and illustrators of colour. 

  • BookTrust Represents: Picture Books

    Check out some of our favourite picture books by authors and illustrators of colour. 

  • BookTrust Represents: Teen

    Browse our list of brilliant teen/ya books by authors and illustrators of colour. 

  • Great stories to read out loud

    As it's National Story Telling Week this February, here are some of the best stories and poems to read out loud.

  • Raymond Briggs: a lifetime in books

    Raymond Briggs has just won our Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 - and with very good reason. If you only know a couple of Raymond Briggs' works, you're in for a treat...

  • Reimagining children's classics

    Taking inspiration from some favourite stories and characters, these authors have all put a new spin on classic novels.

  • Roald Dahl books

    We wanted to celebrate the Roald Dahl centenary by putting a selection of 'wondercrump' books Roald Dahl has written into one perfect list. You've probably read all these books several times already, but you can never get tired of these individual pieces of magic.