Themed booklists

Looking for a great book on a theme? Our booklists can help you discover some brilliant children's books that your little one will love.

Our booklists cover a large range of subjects, from everyday issues to genre, disability, diversity, sporty books, funny books, and more. Can't find what you're looking for? Email us and we'll do our best to help. 

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Read our themed booklists and discover some of our favourite children's titles.

Books about bullying for 8-12s

Almost everyone gets bullied at some point in their life – so if this is happening to your child, they are not alone.

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.

Travel and transport

Celebrate Non-Fiction November's 'Travel and Transport Around the World' theme with these brilliant books.

Halloween picture books

These picture books, featuring witches, wizards and monsters, are perfect to share with little ones as the nights draw in and there's a touch of frosty magic in the air.

Black History Month

For Black History Month we have put together a booklist of historical stories from Black History around the world. 

Books to support mental health awareness

Books that acknowledge or explore mental health issues can help to increase awareness, encourage dialogue, reduce stigma and develop real understanding. The following suggestions offer a spectrum of different perspectives and are well worth seeking out.

Reading difficulties and dyslexia

This list aims to provide a range of books that may appeal to young people, aged 7+, with reading difficulties. 

Dyslexia-friendly picture books

These picture books can be enjoyed by all members of the family. They support parents who are unconfident readers in passing on a love of reading to their child by reading with them. 

All about starting school or nursery

Whether they're nervous or excited, these books are perfect for preparing your little one's for that big step.

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