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You can use our Bookfinder to look for books that suit your tastes and interests, browse our archive of interviews with authors, or just see what's out this month that should be catching your eye in the bookshop or library. You can find book recommendations for people of all ages, from babies to teenagers - so you can quickly find what's of most interest to you. Happy reading!
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Since 2017 was the Welsh Year of Legends, we jumped at the chance to celebrate some of the mythology that sprung up in Ireland, Wales, Cornwall and Scotland. Incredible to think that we still tell these spellbinding stories today, thousands of years later...
Christmas is the perfect time to settle down with your family for a story - and these lovely new picture books are sure to do the trick.
Whether you want to introduce your children to a classic Christmas fable, gaze at a beautiful wordless story about skating, join some of your favourite characters for a festive special, or just have a good giggle about the …
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Looking for inspiration? Take a look at our themed booklists to help you find your child's next book to read.
Bookmark: your one-stop shop for information on disability and children's books. Whether you're a family or author, publisher or teacher, librarian or carer, this is the place to find advice and book recommendations.
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Author-illustrator Lauren Child is the Waterstones Children's Laureate for 2017-19: a role awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or illustrator of children's books to celebrate their outstanding achievement.
Books to get kids hooked: the Great Books Guide gives you the lowdown on the very best children's books published over the last year.
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BookTrust appoints a new Writer in Residence every six months to give us their unique perspective on the world of children's books.
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