Booklists beginning with: W

  • Books about World War I

    These books about World War I will offer young readers a range of different perspectives on the conflict, ranging from picture books to teen novels there's something here for everyone.

  • Books about World War II

    From classic favourites to more recent titles, these books for children and teenagers take a variety of different approaches to representing the events of World War II.

  • Celebrating inspirational women

    Whether it's International Women's Day or not, it's always worth pointing out and celebrating the – often forgotten or undervalued – achievements of women, both past and present.

  • Children's books set in Wales

    Wales lends itself naturally to some brilliant stories, with its incredible, varied scenery and many myths and legends: dragons and witches and tales of King Arthur. Here are just a few of our favourites for you to check out.

  • Talking about war and conflict

    It can be hard to know how to talk to young people about conflict, but these books could help to spark discussions about war and its consequences.

  • Top 10 picture books for winter

    The festive season might be over... but winter is still in full flow. Here are some of our favourite new seasonal picture books to snuggle up and read with the little ones.

  • Watery reads for 8-12s

    Did you know that 2018 is the Welsh Year of the Sea? Here are our favourite sea-based books. Get ready to dive into an exciting world of mermaids, pirates, selkies and shipwrecks.

  • Wordless picture books: a great way to get your child to tell the story

    Wordless picture books encourage children to think for themselves and form their own interpretation of what is happening in the narrative. They’re a great way to expand the imagination and have a lot fun doing it! Why not give one of these a go?


  • World Cancer Day

    4 February is World Cancer Day, which aims to raise awareness, urge governments to take action, and educate us all about the disease and its impact.