Children's book club

Children's books round up


We've put together our round up of the best new books for children in 2015. Whether you're looking for picture books for pre-schoolers, chapter books for older readers, or something to engage teen readers, we've got suggestions to whet every literary appetite.

Tips for reluctant readers


If you've spent more time pleading, bargaining and bribing your kids to read than they've actually spent with a book, Mumsnetters have got 11 top tips for you...


Win 100 books for your school library

World Book Day
World Book Day is looming and we want you to help inspire other mumsnetters by posting up pics and instructions of your own WBD costumes. There's £100 worth of books for school library and a bunch of WBD book, Dinosaur That Pooped goodies up for winners.

Favourite Wimpy Kid moment?


Greg Heffley fans alert: Whether it involves Rowley Jefferson, the Cheese Touch or Löded Diper, we want you to share your children's favourite Wimpy Kid moments in our latest comp with Puffin Books. Prizes include a signed copy of Hard Luck for the winner plus regular copies and exclusive wrist bands for runners' up.

Book giveaway: Dangerous!


We've got 30 copies of Dangerous! to giveaway this week, the new book by award winning author-illustrator Tim Warnes. Mole has a penchant for labelling things, but will soon learn that appearances can be deceiving...

Your stories published!

The Mumsnet Book of Animal Stories

The Mumsnet Book of Animal Stories - 10 stories chosen from 600 entries by a panel chaired by former Children’s Laureate Anthony Browne - is out NOW. Find out more about the book's origins.

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. 

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.

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. 

Talk about books

Towering stacks of books

What are you reading? What are you reading to your children? Share your thoughts about must-reads and must-not-reads on the Book club Talk forums. Adult fiction, non-fiction, children's fiction, parenting books... 





Last updated: 29-Jan-2015 at 2:34 PM