Children's book club

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Mumsnet Book of Animal Stories

The Mumsnet Book of Animal Stories is out NOW. This unique treasury features ten prize-winning stories written by mumsnetters and chosen by a judging panel led by former Children's Laureate, Anthony Browne.  Each of the stories is gorgeously illustrated by a talented new artist, making this the perfect gift to be treasured at bedtime.


Author Q&As


Read Q&As with host of children's authors including Lauren Child, Eric Carle, Malorie Blackman and Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney.

Create a confident reader

Reading with children

Reading to your child from birth until they leave primary school has been shown to improve both their reading and their motivation to read.

Books I'd give my 10-year-old-self

girl reading book

To celebrate the 10th birthday of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, we asked Mumsnetters what book they'd give to their 10-year-old self. The responses were many and varied; we've rounded up 20 of the most popular.

Children's books on Talk

Girl reading

Are the Hunger Games books too mature for Year 6 children? Struggling to find a children's book with a feisty female character? Share your thoughts and queries on children's books Talk topic.

Starting school reads


What did you read to your children when they were about to embark on their schooling adventure? We've rounded-up Mumsnetters' favourite books about starting school.


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 inspiration about authors and titles. 

Book club newsletter


Have you signed up for our book club newsletter yet? It's a veritable monthly treat, packed with free book giveaways, dates for your diary and the juiciest Talk threads. 

Picture and Chapter book round up

Picture and chapter books

Have a look at our favourite picture and chapter books, that have been selected as our children's book of the month.





Last updated: 20-Oct-2014 at 5:27 PM