Recommendations for children
Recommended book lists
Healthy food and cookery
We've put together some suggested books on food and cooking for children and families.
Choose from our list of stories for children of all ages:
Counting for early years
Great stories to help with counting
The Reading Well initiative recommends titles to help children understand their feelings and worries and cope with tough times.
Many of the books on this list cover topics that children and families may be experiencing at this time, including worry, loss and bereavement, and dealing with troubling world events.
Coronavirus: A Book for Children
This free eBook is aimed at helping primary aged children understand the immense changes happening around the world because of COVID-19
It is a collaboration between Axel Scheffler, Elizabeth Jenner, Kate Wilson, Nia Roberts, Professor Graham Medley and Nosy Crow Books.
Find a good book for your child
These websites will help you find a good read.
For Early Years
For 5 to 11 year olds
- Books for Keeps
- Fantastic Fiction
- Good Reads
- Reading Zone
- Who Next...? (Search for your favourite authors and find new ones you'll want to try. Login using your library card number)
Recommended websites for children
Borrow a book from the library or borrow an ebook or audiobook online.