Our Writer in Residence Candy Gourlay was a bookworm growing up - but then life got in ...
Making stories available for everyone: The book award for children with little or no sight 22/07/2019
Find out how Anne Fine used her time as Waterstones Children's Laureate to improve acce...
BookTrust transforms lives by getting children and families reading
BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.4 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.What we do
New books we love
We review lots of new books every month, and here's where you can find the ones we liked best of all.
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Looking for the best book for an older child? Take a look at our booklists. We may well have the answer - just see for yourself.
Use the Bookfinder to find the perfect book for you, your family and friends.
Waterstones Children's Laureate
Bestselling author-illustrator Cressida Cowell is the Children's Laureate for 2019-21: a role given every two years to celebrate outstanding achievement in children's literature.
Here's how we can help you
Participating Year 7 and 8 students can choose a book to keep from 17 titles, selected by experts.
Use our toolkit to help UK publishers acquire children’s books in translation, and international publishers pitch their books.
Former School Librarian of the Year Lucas Maxwell shares another exciting idea for helping students to read and love books.
Get to know our Writer in Residence
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