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Looking for your child's next book or a reading list on a certain issue? Discover some of the best new books, as well as the children's classics waiting to be re-discovered. From babies to teenagers, we've got it covered!

Great Books Guide

Our 100 favourite children's books from the past year, for 4 year olds all the way up to 11 year olds. The right book is what a child wants to read – and we hope this guide helps you find it. 

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Themed booklists

Looking for a great book on a theme? Our booklists cover a large range of subjects, from everyday issues to genre, disability, diversity, sporty books, funny books and more.

New books we love this month

Discover the new books we love: our selection of the best new children's and teen books released every month.

Great Books Guide

Looking for new books to get kids hooked? The Great Books Guide gives you the lowdown on the ONE HUNDRED best children's books published in 2023.

What to read after

Whether you know children hooked on Harry Potter or devoted to David Walliams, we've got ideas about which books they might enjoy reading next.

100 best books over 100 years

This is our list of the 100 best books for children from the last 100 years. It is the ultimate booklist to read before you're 14, with books for children across a wide range of ages.

Our favourite books for 0-5s by age

On the hunt for a brilliant book for a baby, or the perfect present for a 3-year-old? Look no further. We've created six booklists tailor-made for every age up to five years old.

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