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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 2019.
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.
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.
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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