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Summer 2022: Chapter books we loved

Summer 2022: Chapter books we loved

Fantasy, friendship, wars, worries and paper boats. Get lost in a brilliant story with one of these.

Summer 2022: Picture Books

Summer 2022: Picture Books

DIY fairytales, finding your own music, an I-spy of the natural world and some of the best fun ever had with words in a poem.

Books for thinking about the planet

Books for thinking about the planet

From picture books to novels, our pick of the best new work tackling the urgent environmental issues we face

July/Aug books

July/Aug books

Our favourite chapter books from the summer holidays, a new historical series and family cooking goes green

June books

June books

A wonderful crop of picture books, including a joyous retelling of The Little Mermaid, perfect for Pride month. Plus a brilliant new novel for ages 11+ that makes loving English lessons cool!

May books

May books

Some real treats for older readers. Hilarious knights and dragons, two very different forest adventures and an American import. Plus a couple of fun non-fiction titles and summer poems

April Books

April books

Famous names and new voices are in optimistic mood in this month's round up

March books

March books

Picture books with an eco theme for Spring; some wonderful historical adventures for older children and a new edition of a Swedish classic.

February books

February books

Tackling racism, inspiring women scientists, history through an oak tree and a poem for Spring. Our round up of the best new books this month.

January books

January books

New year, new titles and an old favourite is 50!

Festive storytelling

Festive Storytelling

Watch Emma Lazell, the creator of That Dog in action

Picture books

Picture Books

Our favourite new and newish titles for ages 3–8 that you will want to read and re-read (and will make fab Christmas presents)