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

Easter bunnies, eggs and chicks

Always on the lookout for pictures of bunny rabbits and baby chicks, we've dug out the best Easter and springtime books – and a couple about chocolate, too.

Books to make you feel happy

Books are a great way to give yourself an instant mood boost! Check out these picture books that will immediately brighten your day.

Our favourite poetry books

From re-invented fairy tales to classics from Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, here are some poetry books your child is sure to love and want to read out loud. 

Down's syndrome awareness

Around 750 babies in the UK every year are born with Down's syndrome. This equates to one in every thousand. Here’s a list of children's and young teen books that feature characters who have Down's syndrome. 

Shakespeare retold

Take a look at some of our favourite re-tellings (or reimaginings) of Shakespeare's plays. They all bring these incredible stories to life for younger readers.

Twisted fairy tales

Here's a list of some of our favourite twisted fairy tales - fun and anarchic new takes on traditional stories.

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