Cost of living reading suggestions for children
We have put together a list of titles to help with everyday living during rising costs. These books cover a range of themes including titles to help children with money skills and stories that touch on current issues. There are also titles on cookery and crafts that contain suggestions for low cost activities and help children learn basic skills.
Book promotions are taking place at selected libraries to make it easy to borrow books to help.
How to borrow cost of living titles from the library
All items can be requested from the Barnet Libraries catalogue via our Select and Collect service. You will need your library card number and PIN to do this, and you can collect your chosen books at your local library. The links will take you to the titles so you can make your requests.
Jane Bingham and Holly Bathie Usborne managing your money
Lara Bryan and Rose Hall Business for beginners
Lara Bryan and Andy Prentice Economics for beginners
Alvin Hall All about money
Laurence Hayes and Rachel Provest Max your money: earn it, grow it, use it!
Ben Hubbard Making money
Ben Hubbard Saving money
Ben Hubbard Spending money
Ben Hubbard What is money?
Jan Miles-Kingston Economics made easy
Eddie Reynolds, Matthew Oldham, and Lara Bryan Money for beginners
Louise Spilsbury Making money…and keeping it!
Louise Spilsbury and Hanane Kai Poverty and hunger
James Alexander Sustainable living
David Atherton My first cook book
David Atherton My first green cook book
Helen Burgess Collins You Can Cook tasty food
Deirdre Doyle Chop, cook, yum!: recipes from the Cool Food School
Abigail Wheatley Poppy and Sam’s baking book
Marcy Morin and Heidi Thompson Create with cardboard
Marcy Morin and Heidi Thompson Upcycled plastic projects
Louise Nelson Cardboard (Eco Activities)
Louise Nelson Clothing (Eco Activities)
Louise Nelson Metal (Eco Activities)
Louise Nelson Plastic (Eco Activities)
Sara Stanford I am not an old sock: awesome things to make with socks!
Sara Stanford Junk modelling
Rita Storey The outdoor art room. Spring
Rita Storey The outdoor art room. Summer
Alys Fowler Grow, forage and make
Megan Anderson Slow fashion (Board book)
Duncan Beedie The last chip: the story of a very hungry pigeon (Picture book)
Matt de la Peña Last stop on market street (Picture book)
Rose Hall Look inside what we throw away (Board book)
Kate Milner It’s a no money day (Picture book)
Tom Percival The invisible (Picture book)
Onjali Q Raúf The great food bank heist (Older reader)
Jacqueline Wilson The bed and breakfast star (Older reader)