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Great Books Guide
Our 100 favourite children's books from the past year, for teeny babies 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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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.
Discover the new books we love: our selection of the best new children's and teen books released every month.
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 2020.
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.
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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Search for activities about books for you and your child to enjoy together.
Looking for something fun as a family? Enjoy storytime with our free online books and videos, play games, win prizes, test your knowledge in our book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.