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Take a look at our themed booklists to help you find your child's next book to read.

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

Books about refugees and asylum seekers

Since asylum can be a confusing issue for children (and even adults), here are some books that explore what it really means to flee your home and have to start your life over.

Best picture books about dads

Father's Day 2018 is on Sunday, 17 June and we've got all the books you need - whether you're looking for some good present inspiration, or you're a dad who wants your child to realise just how great you are!

Books about birds for National Bookstart Week 2018

To celebrate this year's Bookstart Bird Boogie, we've put together a list of some of our favourite feathered-friend tales. From classics like Owl Babies, to a book full of birdsong and a wild goose adventure, they'll have little ones flocking for a story.

Princes and Princesses

Are you ready for the Royal Wedding? We've put together a list of lovely picture books about princes and princesses to help you celebrate.

Books for Mental Health Awareness Week

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.

Deaf Awareness Week

This booklist includes books that feature deafness as a key theme, books with a deaf protagonist, and books that happen to include children with hearing aids and cochlear implants, in a subtle and natural way.

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