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Looking for inspiration? Our booklists explore all sorts of issues and themes – and can help you discover the new books that your little one will love.

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11 books to help your child feel calmer and more mindful

Why should adults get all the self-help books? You can also find some lovely reads and activities for youngsters who need a little extra support to feel relaxed, mindful, grateful, inspired and happy.

A look at Celtic legend

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 picture books to treasure

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 …

Books with positive images of disability in 2017

These are 12 books that we think show positive images of disability, as well as titles that may prove useful in discussing disability and diversity. They are all brilliant reads that were our Bookmark Books of the Month in 2017.

Prize-winning books to read from 2017

This year's award-winning list is packed full with gorgeous and compelling books for children, tweens, teens and young adults.

Great Books Guide 2017: for children aged 10-11

Here's a round-up of books from over the last year (2017), which we think any child will love. The books in this list are great for children towards the end of primary school, aged 10-11. They won't want to put them down!

Great Books Guide 2017: for 8-9 year olds

Here's a round-up of books from over the last year (2017), which we think any child will love. For children in Year 4 or 5 (aged 8-9), check out our recommended books in this list.

Great Books Guide 2017: for 6-7 year olds

Here's a round-up of books from over the last year (2017), which we think any child will love. Check out the books below for children in Year 2 or 3 (aged 6-7). 

Great Books Guide 2017: for 4-5 year olds

Here's a round-up of books from over the last year (2017), which we think any child will love. The're brilliant books for those in Reception or Year 1 (4-5 years). 

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