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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!

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Whether you'd like to help your child use a potty, tie up their shoelaces or get themselves dressed, how about sharing a fun story to encourage and show them how?

Best new books

See the books we love in August

Every month, we review dozens of children's books. Here are the ones we liked best of all in August.

Summer reads for 8-12s

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Here are our suggestions for middle grade summer reads – and there's something for every child to get lost in this summer...

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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

Books to get kids hooked: the Great Books Guide gives you the lowdown on the very best new children's books published over the last year.

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 for children

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 0-5, 6-8, 9-11 and 12-14 years.

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