Booklist

New and Recommended: Children’s

Selected by the Bookshop


Our Children’s section is brimful of books for children of all ages – from unbreakable board books, through daring YA novels, to timeless classics. Read on for just a small selection of our recent favourites.

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From two bestselling and awardwinning creators comes a magical, lyrical celebration of babies' first experiences. From the comfort of home to the adventure of the great outdoors, from family to first encounters with nature, Welcome to the…

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A brand new collection for children from beloved poet, writer and broadcaster - Roger McGoughJust when you are ready to write your first poem, along come the words and cause mayhem! 'Poems can be like that sometimes,' says Roger…

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A landmark comedic novel about a group of queer teens at their worst – and ultimately their best – from one of the UK’s leading writers of LGBTQ+ teen fiction. Barney’s a shoo-in for his…

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It's tough fitting in when you're born to stick out!When Baron Ben gives the residents of Little Town an exciting new gadget that lets them explore virtual worlds, they can't wait to try it out! Before long everyone is plugged into their…

From the publisher:
One of BuzzFeed's best YA books of 2021!Perfect for fans of the Lady Janies and Stalking Jack the Ripper, the first book in the Jane Austen Murder Mysteries trilogy is a clever retelling of Pride and Prejudice that reimagines the iconic…

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As her class explore their family trees, Georgie learns to be proud of her far-reaching roots.Miss Clark has an exciting project for the class to work on – exploring their family trees!But when each child is asked to point to the…

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A high-stakes adventure story full of heart from debut author Varsha Shah – winner of the Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition 2020!Abandoned on the Mumbai railways, Ajay has grown up with nothing but a burning…

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The latest instalment in the bestselling If I had... series imagines life with a kangaroo as a pet. With rollicking rhymes and bold illustrations, this charming bedtime story follows a little girl's flight of fancy as she imagines the…

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