Children's Books


London and South East publishers, writers, authors and book shops selling children's books of every genre, rare, popular, illustrated and the latest novels for children as well as educational literature, school curriculum texts, bespoke and personalised books, bed time stories, stiff card and pop up books, learning to read and all age group novels from first reading books to teen thrillers and classics.

    Roald Dahl
    Roald Dahl's official website. Reviews on his books, information on performances, scripts and where to find a book, script, DVD or CD plus the chance to vote about favourite stories.

    Bookstart
    Bookstart is the national programme that encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with children from as early an age as possible.

    Hodder Children's Books
    Home to a cross-section of prize-winning writers & illustrators & to some of the brightest new talents in fiction for children & young adults. Brands from Enid Blyton to Felicity Wishes and authors from Hilary McKay to David Almond.
    020 7873 6000

    Wayland Books
    A benchmark non-fiction brand representing both consistent quality of educational content & an up-to-date child-friendly approach to design. Over the years they have won innumerable awards & it remains the gold standard in children's information books.
    London
    020 7873 6000

    Twist in the Tale
    Specialist children's bookshop in Amersham stocking a wide range of books from birth to 16. Discounts available for schools. Events include craft & story time sessions during school holidays.
    Amersham, Bucks
    HP6 5DW
    01494 726234

    W & G Foyle Ltd
    Children's department at Foyles online.
    Charing Cross Road
    WC2H 0EB
    020 7437 5660

    Lovereading4kids
    The ultimate children's online independent bookstore for 0 to 14+, monthly featured books, debut books & prizewinners, books for reluctant readers, poetry, classics, new writers, online book reviews, downloadable opening extracts.
    London - Bath - Taunton

    Look! A Book!
    Bespoke books for the little people you love, Look! A Book! work with you to create a book that is truly bespoke and personalised to your little person, including the people and animals in their lives to create a story around them.

    Bollywood Series
    Bollywood fiction books.
    London

    The Willesden Bookshop
    Children's bookshops in Kilburn and Willesden that stock a good range of multicultural children's books, including imports from the USA. Booklists are available, some with brief annotations.
    Kilburn - Willesden
    020 8451 7000


    Igloo Books
    Huge selection of discount books for children.
    01604 741116

    Young Writers
    Young writers is part of Forward Press. They produce Wordsmith (three issues annually) and run creative writing an poetry competitions for young people in both primary education and for those aged 11-18years.
    01733 890066

    Tales on Moon Lane Children's Bookshop
    A specialist bookshop with two branches in NW1 & SE24. The shops hold author events and book fairs in schools and offer a discounted school service with free delivery outside the congestion zone and a book covering service.
    Herne Hill - Primrose Hill
    020 7274 5759

    Heinemann
    Heinemann is the UK’s leading educational publisher - works with teachers and trainers to produce materials that really work with all learners. Primary, secondary, library and further education and vocational subjects.
    Oxford
    OX2 8BR
    01865 888084

    Usborne Books
    Targeted at pre-school children through to teenagers covering a broad range of subjects. Usborne offers special concessions and discounts to schools and orders for libraries.
    01865 883731

    Tojo and Nelly’s Cat Tales
    Publisher of Tojo and Nelly’s Cat Tales, Maria produces children’s cat stories featuring the two main stars Tojo and Nelly, real-life purrfect pets. Available digitally as Amazon books for kindle or direct from the ‘books’ tab on this site.
    London
    EC1M 5UG

    Little Tiger Press
    A creatively led, independent company publishing children's books. They focus on contemporary and innovative books — warm, bright, bold and appealing reads that are fun for children.
    Munster Road
    SW6 6AW
    020 7385 6333

    AE Publications Ltd
    An independent publisher with a progressive teaching system and workbooks for all core subjects based on a traditional subject by subject teaching approach. Available to purchase directly from AE Publications Ltd or from all major bookshops.
    Twickenham
    TW2 6QL
    020 8893 9666

    Collins Education
    Whether your children are just starting school, trying to improve their reading or number skills or are studying for GCSEs or A Levels, Collins Education and Letts Revision Guides offer the best selling support.
    0844 576 8125

    Hachette Children's Books
    One of the most successful UK children’s publishers with an excellent track record in creating bestselling, award winning books for children of all ages & interests. Incorporates Franklin Watts, Hodder, Orchard & Wayland Books.
    Euston Road
    NW1 3BH
    020 7873 6000

    Broadway Bookshop
    Small but beautiful independent bookshop in busy Broadway Market, Hackney that sells a great selection of children's books.
    Hackney
    E8 4QJ
    020 7241 1626

    First News
    The only weekly national newspaper for children aged 7-14. It is written especially for young people and explains the stories behind the headlines. Loved by kids, trusted by teachers and parents.
    London
    SE1 2ES
    0844 8267 338

    Childrens' Cat Stories
    Join the wonderful world of Tojo and Nelly and explore their inspirational children's cats stories, books available for kindle.

    Red House Children's Books
    The home of children's books online for babies, toddlers, ages 3, 5, 7, 9, 12 plus, bestsellers, favourites, book collections, recently released, children's classics, non-fiction, book ends, film & TV, summer reading.
    0870 1919980

    Raintree
    Non fiction solutions for capturing the imagination of children in the classroom. Sister company of Heinemann
    Oxford
    OX2 8EJ
    01865 888066

    Marchpane
    Established 1989, London's premier specialist in collectable children's & illustrated books. Stock books from the 18C to 20C, from Goody Two Shoes (1747) to a first edition of Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone (1997).
    Cecil Court
    WC2N 4HE
    020 7836 8661

    Rubys Books
    Ruby's Books help children learn & enjoy reading at the same time. Beautiful personalised stories for boys & girls posted through the letter box, positive tales helping them discuss & deal with troublesome situations. Purchase online.
    London
    WC2E 9NH
    020 7379 9937

    UK Children's Books
    A directory of authors, illustrators, publishers and others connected with the world of UK childrens books.
    01983 293048

    WH Smith Children's Books
    Specialists in young children's, early learning, special book types, teen, classics, educational and top charted children's novels.
    0870 444 6 444