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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.

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.

Branford Boase Award 2018

It's always worth keeping an eye on the Branford Boase Award. It's an excellent talent spotter, highlighting some of the best novels for young people by first-time writers.

Bath Book Bed 2018: Best bedtime books

If you're looking for a brilliant book to get your little ones dropping off into a happy slumber, you're in the right place: we've picked out some fantastic stories that are sure to do the trick.

Asperger’s Syndrome and autism

We believe that books are a great way to raise awareness and improve understanding of different experiences. This booklist aims to provide a range of children's and teens' books that feature characters who are on the autistic spectrum or have Asperger’s Syndrome.

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