Children's book club

It's never too early to begin sharing stories with your children.

From old favourites to exciting new debuts, this is the place to find books to inspire and delight children of all ages. Look out for webchats with your favourite children's authors, book giveaways, competitions and more.


31 boredom-busting books for kids

Is there a car journey looming ominously in your future – or are you just wondering how you'll fill the long summer days? Mumsnetters share the books that have kept their children entertained for hours

Share top tips for keeping kids entertained to win Where's Wally? book bundle & colouring kit

We've teamed up with Walker Books to bring you this ultimate keep-the-kids-busy prize in time for the summer holidays. To win Where's Wally? Across the Lands, Outer Space and Mumsnet favourite The Colouring Book as well as a colouring kit, just share your top tips for keeping the kids entertained on long journeys.

10 tips for boosting children's confidence

Does your little one need a confidence boost? We asked Mumsnetters to share their advice for encouraging kids to shine, inspired by new storybook The Lion Inside, illustrated by Jim Field of Oi Frog! fame

The Best Baby Books - as recommended by parents

Reading a book with your baby is a special time to bond together – these books are tried and tested by Mumsnetters, perfect for the very youngest of readers

9 reasons to love Mr Gum

To celebrate 10 years since Andy Stanton wrote the first Mr Gum story, here's why Mumsnetters think they're ace.

If you love the Wimpy Kid books...

Does your child love Diary of a Wimpy Kid? If they've already whizzed through the tales of Greg and pals, here's some more bookshelf suggestions.

10 books four-year-olds will love

From picture books to short chapter books, these smashing books for growing readers come highly recommended by Mumsnetters.

Children's book reviews

The Witches

Search our children's book reviews (arranged by age group) for inspiration when you've read The Gruffalo one too many times, or for suggestions of new authors and titles. 

The best children's books ever

The Best Children's Books Ever

You voted for the books you thought every child should read, and the results are in. These are the timeless classics, the ultimate reading list for children and parents to enjoy together again and again.

Authors share their favourite children's books

World Book Day

Mumsnet Book Club has played host to some of the world's finest writers – and in every webchat, we ask them to tell us their favourite childhood books. Here we've rounded up their responses.

11 top tips for reluctant readers

Finding it difficult to encourage your kids to pick up a book? From reading lamps to reverse psychology, Mumsnetters share their 11 favourite methods for making reading fun.

How to help your child with their times tables

Times tables help

Help your 11-year-old pass the new multiplication tests and make learning the times tables fun with these top tips from co-authors of Maths on the Go! Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew.